Miku Restaurant

4.7
3436 reviews
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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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Japanese
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  • Waterfront
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
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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KL
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
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 5 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Good goodgoodgoodgoodgoodgoodgoodgoodgoodgoodgoodgoodgoodgood

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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
2 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
7 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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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
27 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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Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Oshi Salmon is an absolute MUST! Best salmon sushi I’ve ever had! Service was outstanding!

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San Diego
1 review
Dined on April 24, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Will ask for patio next time since I have a hearing problem

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MC
1 review
Dined on April 22, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The food is what brings us back to this place. The ebi fritters and calamari were good, but the prime rib, sablefish, and oshi sushi were amazing. The sushi is well presented, tasty, and melts in your mouth. I'd definitely recommend going to Miku just to try their oshi sushi.

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KJ
Calgary
6 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Everything was perfect and delicious, as usual. Cannot wait to go back for more!

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Vancouver
1 review
Dined on April 21, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Food is delicious. View is amazing! Just a bit noisy...

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Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

The new Sakura menu was not as good as last year. The main course was cold, which was out of my expectation. The Sakura drink and dessert were not worth the price. The service was not as good as last time.

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Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on April 21, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food and service!

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a
Montreal
1 review
Dined on April 19, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent service and wonderful food. I highly recommend!

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OT
1 review
Dined on April 10, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Food was fabulous! I’m not a huge fish fan but had the salmon aburi and it was DELICIOUS! Only downside is it was very noisy which made discussing business a little tricky.

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W
Vancouver
6 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Loved the salmon oshi rolls!

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San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 8, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Best sushi I’ve ever had. My husband and I shared the Chef Select and Miku Zen plates. Each was a work of art, and every bite a unique tasting experience. This will be on our must-do list next time we visit Vancouver!

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OT
1 review
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

What an amazing experience! Great location, easy to get to right on the waterfront.

We chose the Chef's Tasting Menu with a Saki pairing - service was very professional; their knowledge of the dishes and Saki was amazing. Very very nice evening, with very unique presentations.

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SM
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 3

I think without the background music the restaurant would have a bit better atmosphere. Also the servers were a bit soft spoken. I'm uncertain if this is a cultural thing or not, but it was difficult to hear them at time. Service and quality though were great

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l
Portland
12 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Third time visiting Miku. We go every time we visit Vancouver after a friend’s recommendation.
Had the chef menu and saké pairing and loved ALL of it. Our server was fantastic and recommended other places to try in town as well as bringing a special taste of a different saké after learning we are big appreciators.

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LL
Calgary
11 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2019
Overall 2Food 2Service 3Ambience 2

Not as good as before

Requested windows seat and won’t give it to us when it’s empty

Won’t be back again

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l
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

It was an amazing experience at miku for my farewell lunch with my best friend that’s moving to Ireland. We actually sat at the same table where we had our first lunch together. Thank you for making this experience even more special.

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OT
1 review
Dined on April 2, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Todo excelente. Me hubiera gustado poder cenar afuera para disfrutar del clima de Vancouver. Lastima que no tenían abierta la terraza.

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p
Orange County
6 reviews
Dined on April 1, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Es una excelente opción, linda vista, exquisita comida, atención de 10.

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Calgary
4 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

It’s a modern sushi style. You can order sushi’s as well as order main courses and other appetizers. The prawns and sable fish are good. But I would not order traditional dishes next time because they are very standard. The square sushis which are off Miku’s special are worth try. Overall good dining experience

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KH
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on March 28, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Best Sushi I have ever had! What an amazing experience - I definitely recommend!

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PB
London
1 review
Dined on March 28, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Outstanding and unique Japanese restaurant.

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a
Montreal
8 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 4

Disappointed by the limited selection of sashimis. Many items were not available. Perhaps I was unlucky.
The service was not on par with the prices charged. I don’t care how expensive it is, but it needs to match. Nice decor and beautiful view.

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M
Chicago
15 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food and cocktails & excellent service. Our waiter, Lenny, went above and beyond to make our experience a great Vancouver vacation restaurant pick!!

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NH
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 3Ambience 3

Nicely located between Coal Harbour and Gastown. Great patio looking at Canada Place and the NorthShore Mountains.
The menu offers something for everyone. We decided to stick to the Arburi items for lunch and of course the Opera cake. My visitor from Calgary was very impressed.

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New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 21, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

great food, great service!!! you habe to try the aburi oshi sushi! legendary!

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JW
Edmonton
2 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

The food was delicious, would definitely recommend trying the aburi oshi sushi. The restaurant was very busy, so make a reservation. Also very noisy, it was difficult to hear and have a conversation inside.

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MG
San Diego
4 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

What can I say. Great food. Very good service. View of the bay. Excellent restaurant

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