Miku Restaurant - Toronto

4.6
1209 reviews
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CAN$51 and over
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Japanese
Top tags:
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
As the first East Coast location of Vancouver based Aburi Restaurants, Miku Toronto is proud to bring Aburi cuisine to Toronto's waterfront.

We specialize in innovative Aburi Sushi and seafood. Combining traditional Japanese techniques and flavours with fresh, local ingredients, our highly skilled chefs pair each morsel of sushi with a unique house made sauce in order to bring out the rich flavour profile of the fish, and then seal the flavours with a binchotan (oak charcoal)- accompanied flame sear. The result is the secret to Miku's success: sushi with a smoky aroma, umami flavour, and decadent, melt-in-your-mouth texture.

We also offer a variety of seafood entrées, appetizers, as well as seafood platters.

Our menu is best paired with our extensive sake, wine, and cocktail selection.

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Japanese, Sushi, Seafood
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Hours of Operation
Lunch:
Monday-Friday: 11:30am-3:00pm
Saturday, Sunday & Holidays: 12:00pm-3:00pm

(Daily)Bar Bites: 3:00pm-5:00pm

Dinner:
Sunday-Thursday 5:00pm-10:00pm, Bar Bites 10:00pm-Close
Friday-Saturday 5:00pm-10:30pm, Bar Bites 10:30pm-Close
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Phone number
(647) 347-7347
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Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Smart Casual
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Executive Chef
Kazuya Matsuoka
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Cross Street
Queens Quay
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Parking Details
Private paid parking. Entrance on Queens Quay.
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Public Transit
Two blocks away from Union Station. We are connected to the path as well.
Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1209 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OT
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 3

I had a great dinner at Miku. I went Miku to treat my bf a nice dinner, as he loves seafood. Reason why I choose Miku is because they have oysters as well as sashimi and sushi.
We had waterfront platter, aburi prime, oshi sushi sampler and couple of more sashimi.
The waterfront platter I got tuna, albacore belly, salmon and seabream for sashimi. Every components of the platter were absolutely amazing and the quality of sashimi was just great.
I also had sea urchin, tuna belly and amberjack sashimi, which were perfect.
Aburi prime and oshi sushi were little bit salty so you don’t really need soysauce.
Dessert were also amazing. The yuzu pavlova was so refreshing it was my favorite.
Service was great, too. Our server made our dinner so special. Every staff was very knowledgeable about the menu and explained us details. But I wish they can describe little more details about the ingredients and sauce in the foods(like what Akira Back does) so the guests can aware and enjoy their expensive dishes.
The floor was quite noisy and I don’t recommend here for quiet meetings.
It is pricy even for its high quality of foods and services. You have to spend at least $120 each person + tips.

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Cancun
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 4Food 5Service 2Ambience 4

Always great at Miku however service this time around was extremely slow and the restaurant wasn't busy at all - 5pm on a Wednesday. Took 25 minutes just to get our simple drink order delivered.

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SH
Toronto
14 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I knew the sushi would be amazing and it did not disappoint! I was surprised by how great the cocktails and dessert were too!!

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l
London
12 reviews
Dined on November 8, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food and fantastic service

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OT
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Fantastic food and unbeatable service! It’s definitely one of the best Japanese restaurant I’ve been. Good wine selection but it was a bit overpriced but I guess it’s restaurant price. ($18/ bottle of Pinot noir for $68.) We ordered the coal harbour platter, Aburi Prime, and some Aburi Oahu Sushi... and we love it all! Dessert was innovative and very delicious! It was overall a great experience!

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T
1 review
Dined on November 4, 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 5Ambience 3

The food is not as good as miku Vancouver
It is hard to find the entrance
The dircection is not clear
Overall, it is good but a little bit disappointed

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W
Toronto
24 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The service and food was five star as always.

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WH
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent sushi restaurant. Server was extremely knowledgeable about the menu. Pricey, but worth it.

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KJ
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We had such a fabulous meal at Miku, food as well as service! Albert took such great care of us, wonderful recommendations and a sparkling conversation. We absolutely enjoyed the aburi sampler and cannot wait to go back! The bar staff all were excellent and the food servers were detailed in explaining our dishes so well. Huge thank you to everyone who made our experience so memorable!

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E
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 28, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

I had a great time. The service was very good and the food was out of this world. Highly recommended.

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c
New England
43 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Great place, make you think you are in Tokyo. Wonderful service and food.

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CB
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2018
Overall 3Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

The food was delicious and we enjoyed every bite but the menu was extremely over priced for what you get. They explained that the restaurant is meant to be a sharing menu - we ordered 4 courses and went away hungry with an expensive bill ($150). The waitress even asked us if we wanted to see the menu again - I guess they are used to people paying exorbitant prices. If you can afford a $300+ bill just to feel satisfied, then I recommend it for you. If not, I'd recommend somewhere else.

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OT
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great service and excellent food! Window seat was great but drafty and kind of cold

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RC
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I loved how they greeted us when we got in and the host says something to the chef each time a client comes by and they respond. Authentic cultural reference there. I'm so sorry i didnt get my waiter's name. He's an indian and wears glasses, a lil on the build body side, and hair parted to the side. He went above and beyond for us. Made us feel welcomed and checked on us at appropriate intervals. We had sushi and they were just delectable. Loved it. Price is high but expected. Had no qualms with the place. Granted, im a cheapskate and prolly can't afford to go back there, unless another friend takes me😁 but i overall had a lovely experience.

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OT
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I celebrated my 18th birthday here. Nice decoration and nice service.

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OT
Toronto
11 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Great food but portions are a bit small.

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TT
Toronto
10 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Best sushi in the city!!!

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OT
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Always excellent!

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AS
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Went for our anniversary. Beautiful, classy, upscale aesthetic. Fantastic, attentive service from the front desk and wait staff for the most part -- there was one girl who did not seem too familiar with the desserts when we asked for more details about it, but it was a minor thing. We shared the Waterfront Platter, a mix of nicely presented seafood -- each of the different components were quite delicious (the salmon ceviche and sashimi were so fresh and flavourful), but they unfortunately did not come together to create the 'umami' impact we were hoping for. That said, those hopes were later answered with their affogato and chocolate matcha lava cake desserts -- they were to die for, absolute perfection and the umami we wanted. They surprised us by writing out 'Happy Anniversary' in chocolate sauce on our dessert dishes; it was a really nice and connecting touch.

Overall, we had a fantastic experience that paralleled our experience at their sister restaurant in Vancouver. I would definitely recommend this restaurant for any special occasion!

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a
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2018
Overall 1Food 1Service 1Ambience 3

BE AWARE. My partner and I went to Miku Toronto on last Saturday to celebrate our anniversary. This restaurant is known for its upscale sushi/seafood dishes. Not for everyday due to high prices, but rather for special occasions. After an hour of indulging into one of the recommended menu dishes, we both felt our stomachs turning. We immediately expressed our concerns to a manager on duty, Mrs. Michelle Seguin. Our intentions were to alert the management of possible food contamination. We were both shocked to hear Michelle's blunt "I don't know what you are hoping for here".

At that point we figured our efforts were pointless as we were not being taken seriously and asked a server to bring the bill. Before we were on our way out Michelle asked for our contact info and assured she will be calling us next day to follow up on our condition.

She never called.

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B
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Food is great! We had oyster, uni sashimi, beef carpaccio, and some Aburi Sushi, plus, of course, some sake! The flavours just explode in your mouth and every bite bring new sensation!

A special thanks to our server! Apologies I forgot his name. But he was extremely helpful and gave us such an unforgettable dining experience!

Will definitely come bakc!

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S
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Chefs special was very interesting and delicious. However the prime rib steak was not to my liking in terms of meat choice. It was too fatty. The accompanying sauces were delicious.

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M
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

The oshi aburi sushi here is absolutely phenomenal. It is so delicious, definitely worth the visit.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2018
Overall 1Food 1Service 2Ambience 1

Food was very average for this price, very salty, atypical to a fancy restaurant.

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MN
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Sweet omakase.. Just a small step down from kaji. Always get the sweet shrimps and then get the heads deep fried... They are too good.

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C
Toronto
38 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The service was outstanding. We were in a bind to be out within 80 minutes and our server , Mila, ensured everything went smoothly.

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L
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2018
Overall 3Food 5Service 2Ambience 3

We have dined here many times at dinner, preferring to sit at the counter, and it’s been excellent. Also at the one in vancouver. This was the first time I went for a business lunch , and it was not as good. Food still excellent, quality and quantity . However the noise level and music level made it difficult to have a business conversation, and the server kept interrupting us, in a hurry to take our orders etc - as though he was on a mission to turn the table.

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SS
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Excellent service and food! Very knowledgeable staff. Enjoyed the experience!!!

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RP
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 5Ambience 4

I had the tasters menu and wished I had stuck to nigiri and aburu sushi which I know are excellent.

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G
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

As visitors to Toronto we wanted to have a dining experience unique to the city. Miku is a wonderful blend of Japanese tradition with local ingredients. Our server and supporting wait staff were very helpful once they knew it was our first time there, and guests in their country. The restaurant was busy and energetic but not overwhelming loud. We had a delicious dinner and enjoyed all elements of our meal. Thanks for a great experience, Miku!

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AC
Montreal
4 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 3Ambience 3

Food is always exceptional. Service can be hit or miss- extremely attentive when slower, non-existent when busy.

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MC
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Awesome place. Great food and the very best recommendations from the serving staff. Pricey but it is downtown TO

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OA
Toronto
7 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2018
Overall 3Food 5Service 3Ambience 1

Although the food IS exceptional, it is also exceptionally expensive. Even acknowledging its presence in the Queen's Quay tourist area, given the ambiance (not exceptional) and service (good but not outstanding) the price is hard to justify unless it's a REALLY special occasion... even then, I'd choose another spot I think.

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OT
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

great place to have food, the service is also great, pretty quiet

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L
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Nice birthday date celebration

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SV
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent meal, everything was gorgeous, fresh, and delicious! Shout-out to our waiter, Kenneth for his exceptional service. We will definitely be back!

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DB
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Best sushi my girlfriend and I have ever had in our lives.
Amazing service.
Waiters very knowledgeable and kind.
Would recommend for every meal even if you aren't feeling sushi or Japanese.

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R
New England
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great sashimi and sushi. We liked especially the Miku roll. Very recommendable!

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OT
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Best sushi in Toronto! Love their Aburi sushi!

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MD
Ottawa
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

1st time recommended by a friend. He said it was outstanding and was correct. Will be back.

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