Yukashi Japanese Cuisine

4.6
138 reviews
CAN$51 and over
Japanese
*Response to COVID-19. See www.yukashi.ca for detail.

In keeping with Japanese tradition, Yukashi considers the various flavours and aromas of seasonal vegetables when deciding what will make it onto our customers 'plates, and tickle their palates. Whether with our delicious main dishes, or our exciting saké / appetizer pairings, customers will find that locally-grown ingredients complement carefully chosen ingredients from Japan to make an authentic Japanese experience with a subtle Canadian twist.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
Counter seating is only available at 5:30pm and 8:00pm. If you prefer to sit at the counter, please select Counter Seating when making your reservation. If the Counter Seating option is not available, it means that the counter seats have already been fully booked for the time slot you have chosen.
We will do our best to accommodate all guests' seating preferences.
What 138 People Are Saying
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MaysamK
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience1

Yukashi did not block their bookings! We dressed up and took a cab all the way to the restaurant to find it closed! Very unprofessional and ruined our 2 year anniversary dinner

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food is excellent, fresh and delicious. Chefs worked really hard providing great food, waitress was very kind and helpful. Price isn’t cheap, but it is worthy to dine there! Will definitely go back again!

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SaSa
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Yukashi is definitely a must try omakase restaurant!

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Sundy
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

A wonderful experience. We did the 9 course meal at the counter (closest to the kitchen) and it was fantastic. The food was well balanced and beautifully displayed. The sashimi course was fantastic and of course the wagyu is a treat. The Japanese melon!!! Incredible. Ingredients were fresh and some directly from Japan.

The chef and staff are very friendly - definitely speak to the chef if you get a chance. You get a similar experience as a omakase restaurant in Japan. This experience made us want to rebook a trip to japan!

This was worth the splurge if you’re looking for fine dining. Highly recommend.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Toronto
10 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2020
Overall2Food2Service2Ambience1

My friends and I love tasting menus. We were quite excited to try this restaurant. Boy what a let down. This goes down as one of the worst restaurant experiences I’ve ever had. Unfortunately there are no redeeming qualities to speak of. The ambiance is bare bones basic, similar to what one would expect in an “all can you eat” sushi place. The food, was average. And sparse. Small pieces of sashimi scattered on a board. We got the 9 “course” tasting menu for $150 pp and I was starving afterward. And I’m not one of these people that likes big portions, I adore tasting menus. Not one dish was memorable. The dessert was the final nail in the coffin - a slice of MELON. What an insult. Do yourself a favour and avoid this place.

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DavidC
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

The food is a work of art. Very high level attention to detail. Chef is very friendly and welcoming. Sit at the counter to see the food being assembled.

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vipAbhiA
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

We loved the food and the service. It is quite similar to a private dining experience. They really did an amazing job to create a kids meal for my son while we went for the Omakashe!

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CamiG
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2020
Overall3Food5Service5Ambience3

It was very nice experience with the food. Food was very well executed no doubt of it. The waitress was just very lovely and the chefs as well. It felt a little too bright in there, maybe if the lights could be turn down a little the place would feel a little bit more warm. Portions are small but there is perfection in there. :)

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JeffreyA
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent meal. We were sad when we realized the meal was about to end. Had a very pleasant chat with chef Daisuke which made the experience even better. Will definitely be going back.

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Quincy
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Everything was amazing. The food was art I almost didn’t want to touch it. We felt like we took a trip to Japan for the couple of hours we were there. The chef and team was amazing. Highly recommended.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on August 22, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Best Japanese restaurant in Toronto, me and my boyfriend went there and we love everything! Services provided are excellent and food are so tasty! You must not miss this amazing restaurant !

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vipDavidC
London
1 review
Dined on August 18, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

wonderful tasting menu... with paired saki... we were only ones in restaurant though... PEOPLE need to support our local restaurants... !

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on August 12, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Perfect evening!

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent and very unique authentic food. You are paying for an experience and it’s well worth it. We loved sitting at the counter and interacting with the very sweet Japanese Chef!

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KevinG
Toronto
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Food is exceptional, they also remembered our anniversary. AC was a bit too cold so bring a jacket.

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OpenTable Diner
Montreal
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Will come next time

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Celerabrated my 25th birthday with my mom at Yukashi. Enjoyed sitting at the counter table, which gave me opportunities to have little conversations with the chef. Observing the production area was unique, everyone is meticulous about making the best presentation. It was worth it to try the Sake pairing which I got a little tipsy. 🥰 this experience brings up memories of my travel to Tsukiji market years ago. Shiso Flower and the umami of the ingredients never fails to surprise me.
LOVE IT.

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vipJeniseating
Toronto
32 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2020
Overall4Food3Service4Ambience4

Lovely restaurant. The Toro and wagyu beef were melt-in-your-mouth. Good sake selection.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on March 4, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This place gives you an amazing omakase experience,the best visual enjoyment and the most worth it experience. All the staffs especially the chef is super friendly and enthusiastic

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tashbot
Detroit
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Yukashi was a fantastic omakase experience. The ambiance was serene, the food was a symphony of unique textures and flavours, and the staff were helpful in explaining the dishes and the proper way to eat them. We went for a romantic dinner and I got the 4-course and my husband got the 9-course menu and they split the additional course so we both got to try them. Still tasting the in-house smoked yellowtail, the tuna belly, and the sake soup in my memories...

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Erin
Montreal
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We celebrated a wonderful birthday at Yukashi and were hosted with superb generosity and attention-to-detail by Chef Daisuke and his team.

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SusanS
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Chef is super friendly, I would definitely go back

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Me and my gf taste the 9 courses menu with sake pairing on Valentines Day. The food is so creative in its taste, texture, combination:)

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JasonBriscoe
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 12, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Such a unique experience – unlike any other Japanese resto I've been to in the city.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 12, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food was excellent and fresh

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Catas12
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Good experience.

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vipyanc
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

True authentic Japanese meal and experience that I only had in japan.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing delicate touch creating beautiful delicious food, with impeccable service. A very enjoyable experience all around (particularly sitting at the counter in full view of the kitchen and creative process)

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 6, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was awesome! Great friendly staff. Very good experience!

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HaroldW
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 29, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Such an amazing experience. The food was amazing, the staff beyond accommodating, and the chef had a great sense of humour and "bedside manner". This isn't just a meal, it is an experience.

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janeg
Toronto
1 review
Dined on January 28, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We had the four course taste menu. I was just super amazed. One of the best Japanese cuisine in GTA area. The four course set actually comes with 5-6 dishes, which actually make you feel enough. The owner is really friendly, good vibe, excellent service and top-notch food.

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vipFoodaddict777
Toronto
22 reviews
Dined on January 28, 2020
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience4

if you really enjoy sushi the hard core way and nvm the north americanized style, Yukashi is one you should enjoy. Omakese and not Okonomi, leave and trust the chef. You do not find too many such sushi place in Toronto so give it a try. The creation was fabulous but personally I would like to try more hard-cored kaiseki but perhaps next time when I sit at the bar and let it run. The presentation was delicate and well thought out. I still like to try some fundamental fish fish fish and special chef's secret sauce. Wonderful place....

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K1234
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

My date and I had an excellent experience. We decided to undertake a 4 course and 9 course meal (intended to share each of the subsequent courses) and had decided to do a sake pairing. The entire experience was incredible. The chef and the staff were exceptionally attentive and the staff was very knowledgeable and explained each of the dishes to us.

The chef was also incredibly kind and provided us with what seemed to be extra food to ensure each of us were able to try each of the dishes and not feel stressed with dividing the portions.

I would recommend the sake pairing. My date and I were pleasantly surprised by how delicious the pairings were and how well they complimented.

In regards to the food, the food adventure was emotionally provocative and the food was never as it seemed... what we had anticipated it to be and the tastes and flavors were never consistent with the actual experience and it really made for a wonderful gastronomic experience full of surprise and wonder.

We certainly would go back and would recommend this place to anyone looking for a new experience.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food was great, will definitely go back again!

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vipWilsonN
San Francisco
17 reviews
Dined on December 20, 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

Modern decorated omakase while maintaining traditional quality and taste. If you get used traditional style, this is the one you must try.

(P.S. the smoked Buri in the sashimi platter is really good)

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Alir
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fabulous food, amazing and very attentive chef and excellent service. Not to be missed!

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vipMarkA
Toronto
1 review
Dined on December 18, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience3

We went for my birthday and it was a fantastic experience. We sat at the bar seating which I would recommend because you can see all your dishes being prepared. The chef was able to answer all of our questions about the food and it was a great learning experience. Would recommend for a special occasion or for foodies!

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on December 7, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Superb! Food was excellent. We had a great time! Will be back.

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nathan
Toronto
1 review
Dined on December 6, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Birthday.
Experience was great. the waitresses were helpful and fun, and the chef came to personally tell us his signature dish

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MarcTan
1 review
Dined on December 5, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Absolutely memorable delicious experience - each dish was an enjoyable experience for the senses. Left feeling very satisfied.

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Yukashi Japanese Cuisine is rated 4.6 stars by 138 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.