Miku Restaurant

4.7
3468 reviews
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Japanese
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  • Waterfront
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
We specialize in Aburi, or flamed-seared sushi, which was developed nearly a century ago in Japan. The act of applying fire directly and lightly searing sushi enhances the natural flavours and textures of the fish. Miku owner Seigo Nakamura innovated the Aburi concept by crafting specialty sauces using non-traditional Japanese ingredients to pair with each type of fish. The light sear from the binchotan (Japanese bamboo charcoal) then caramelizes the sauce, releasing a smoky aroma and bringing out the finest flavours in each piece of Aburi sushi.

Miku Restaurant is within walking distance from the Pan Pacific Hotel, Canada Place, Fly Over Canada, Cruise Ship Terminals and Sea Bus.

Our entrance is at the corner of Howe Street and Canada Place Way, overlooking the east cruise ship terminal at Canada Place.

**We only will hold reservations up to an additional 15 minutes after your reservation time, after which your table will be released.
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Vancouver
20 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Very good food and service. Never disappoints.

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Vancouver
13 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Always looking forward to visiting this amazing restaurant. Than you Shoo Hei for the wonderful service. Cannot wait to be back in Vancouver :)

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OP
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2019
Overall 2Food 2Service 4Ambience 3

Very Overrated! This is not a Serious Sushi Restaurant.
More of an Asian Fusion mix.

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Chicago
22 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Miku was amazing. Our server was outstanding. The sushi was as good as any sushi that I have eaten. The house special salmon and mackerel was amazing.

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Toronto
12 reviews
Dined on July 1, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

They went out of their way to replace the oysters and gave us more ssashimi on our platter instead and we are so appreciative of that! They also arranged our dessert to say happy birthday and didn’t rush us at all! Def would love to come back again!

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Vancouver
12 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Such a great meal! The fish is so fresh and expertly prepared. The servers are highly educated in the food and a delight to talk with. Very unique to have the best food and best service, usually one suffers and other shines-but in walks Miku! Can’t wait until the next visit!

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Vancouver
1 review
Dined on June 30, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Friends gathering

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Vancouver
1 review
Dined on June 30, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Anniversary

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MI
Miami
5 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

It was a stand out experience in our trip to Vancouver. We had the seaweed salad, with a variety of leaves, seaweed and vegetables and lovely dressing and hamachi crudo to start. For mains, we both had the Miku signature selection with different nigiri, rolls and their specialty oshi pressed rolls. Finished with mango & lime sorbet. Everything was delicious and a delight! And the service was faultless. Highly recommend. If you have kids, choice is limited but our 6 year old loved the miso noodle soup they made for him.

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EM
Montreal
32 reviews
Dined on June 24, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

One of my favorite restaurants in Vancouver. Great service and fantastic sushi. Just delicious!

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Responded on June 28, 2019

Dear Emily, thank you very much for taking the time to share your feedback with us. It is very fulfilling to hear that we are one of your favourite restaurants in Vancouver! We will definitely share your kind message with our team. Thank you again, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. -Miku Management Team

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Vancouver
1 review
Dined on June 24, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

For this second visit, i remember to make reservation and asked to be seated overlooking the water. That didn’t really happen however, eventhough i made it a couple of weeks ahead for a party of two. Worth a try i guess. Food wise, it was superb. The Aburi Kaiseki is only available at the Vancouver location and not Toronto so it’s only right to get it. The waiter was very thoughtful. He added a little personal touch on the dessert for my graduation. He too was very attentive and seemed to have timed his table visit just right. All in all, highly recommended.

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AR
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 23, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Truly outstanding! Can only recommend it ! Best sushi I have eaten

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M
Calgary
13 reviews
Dined on June 17, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

Always good food and the food quality is too notch.

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OT
Calgary
1 review
Dined on June 16, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

3 year anniversary

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Vancouver
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great service, great food! Love Miku!

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Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Had the seafood platter plus some sushi. The flavour of everything was amazing. The server was friendly and very helpful in suggesting selections that would meet our needs. Nice location with a nice view.

Miku Restaurant
Responded on June 14, 2019

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your recent dining experience with us. It is very fulfilling to hear that you had a wonderful meal with our seafood, service, and location. We will definitely share your kind message with our team. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. -Miku Management Team

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JC
Querétaro
7 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excelente lugar y comida exquisita
Recomendable totalmente

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New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2019
Overall 2Food 1Service 4Ambience 3

All dishes were pedestrian at best. The sushi was tasteless and the fish felt it was from yesterday’s catch. Even the sushi rice was not good. Tourist trap extraordinaire

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EV
Vancouver
65 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

This is an amazing restaurant that delivers on quality food and thoughtful service. The ingredients are fresh and executed perfectly on every dish. Our server Seung was outstanding; the best we have had dining at Miku over the many years.

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D
Vancouver
4 reviews
Dined on June 7, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 3

Always enjoy Miku... Great food and service.. Thanks again!

Miku Restaurant
Responded on June 14, 2019

Dear Dean, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience with us. Thank you for your continued support of Miku! It is so fulfilling to hear you had a fantastic time with our cuisine and service. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! -Miku Management Team

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MS
San Francisco
14 reviews
Dined on June 7, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We had a great meal. This is the best sushi we have ever had.

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JC
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on June 6, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Hands down, the best sushi we've ever had. Presentation was beautiful and the service was impeccable. I would fly back to Vancouver just to go back to Miku for dinner.

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VM
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on June 4, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Lovely setting with a view of the water
Excellent service
Good Sushi
Slightly overpriced

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M
Los Angeles
8 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We come to Miku every time we Visit Vancouver. The sushi melts in your mouth, the location is fantastic and the we always have such great service. Definitely worth a visit!

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BG
Montreal
1 review
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

One of the best restaurants I’ve eaten at. Mixes traditional with different twists.

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Manitoba
3 reviews
Dined on May 19, 2019
Overall 4Food 3Service 5Ambience 3

I had the tasting menu but for a vegetarian. I would have rather just had the entree. I paid the same price as everyone else and it wasn’t anything g to exciting.

Everyone else enjoyed the menu allot. I just wish I had just gone with an entree.

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J
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 19, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Service was professional, prompt and attentive. Came to celebrate my 40th birthday and had a great time. I would definitely come back again

Miku Restaurant
Responded on May 24, 2019

Dear Jason, thank you very much for taking the time to share your recent dining experience at Miku. We are thrilled to hear that you had a wonderful birthday evening with us! We will definitely share your kind message with our team. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. -Miku Management Team

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KL
1 review
Dined on May 13, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Fresh seafood with beautiful presentation. Lovely view of the water and great service!

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SH
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on May 13, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Good goodgoodgoodgoodgoodgoodgoodgoodgoodgoodgoodgoodgoodgood

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OT
Chicago
11 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent food, presentation and service! We will be back!

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AH
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Time and time again miku never failed to be excellent and league's above all other Sushi restaurants

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SB
London
1 review
Dined on May 8, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fabulous sushi, fabulous service - very highly recommended. Would return in a heartbeat!

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CC
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on May 7, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Long time patron and very happy customer. A beautiful and rare marriage of atmosphere, attentive service and delicious food.

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Edmonton
9 reviews
Dined on May 6, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Food was excellent. The pace of the meal was perfect. We ate waaaay too much. It was worth it. The tasting menus are a great option.

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OT
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on May 6, 2019
Overall 2Food 1Service 5Ambience 5

everything was ok except food was mediocre.

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Vancouver
1 review
Dined on May 5, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Food is amazing but it is expensive.

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YR
Vancouver
8 reviews
Dined on May 5, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Perfect in every way! Rarely does a restaurant actually lives up to the hype and reputation for me but Miku did! Given the location and the quality of the food (and portion sizes) it was good value for money. Service was perfect and food came at perfect pace. Did I say perfect?

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Miami
31 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

A fantastic meal. Possibly the most fresh sushi in Vancouver. Wonderful service and very knowledgeable staff, including when dealing with my gluten allergy. This meal was definitely a highlight of our visit.

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Washington DC
1 review
Dined on April 28, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Amazing food

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JC
1 review
Dined on April 26, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

The tasting menu was really good. However, the Aburi Prime sushi (9-piece) portion was way too small and definitely not worth the $58. The taste didn't wow me at all. The fifth nigiri was good, but the rest of them were just ok. I would never pay $58 for this dish again.

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