1255 Bay St., TorontoColourful Japanese cuisine is served quickly and efficiently at this modern downtown eatery. Enjoy a wide variety of traditional and
2 Lakeview Ave., TorontoFrom Leemo Han, co-owner of popular Korean-American snack bar Oddseoul, comes this similarly super-hip izakaya concept. Features a short menu
602 College St., TorontoThis Vancouver import is noted for its trendy yet welcoming atmospher and cozy patio overlooking College Street. Fresh daily, upscale
171 King St. E., TorontoCritics and chefs alike hail chef Hiro Yoshida as the sushi master. His ingredients are fresh daily; he even makes
91 Dundas St. E., TorontoThis Japanese import (originating in Hokkaido, naturally) offers a winning mix of traditional and house-signature ramen options. Try the toroniku
120 Bloor St. E., TorontoThe huge menu at this spot on the Eastern side of Yorkville has plenty of delights, from light salads to
1330 Dundas St. W., TorontoBack-to-basics Japanese fare at this Dundas West izakaya. Small plates range from steamed pork with wasabi ponzu, miso-braised mackerel, octopus
4920 Tomken Rd., Unit 5, MississaugaThe city’s only authentic teppanyaki restaurant, where a chef cooks right in front of you while showing off dazzling knifework.
222 Richmond St. W., TorontoThis higher-end sushi restaurant offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere in the midst of the Entertainment District. Blowtorched “aburi” sushi
122 Elizabeth St., TorontoTucked away on a side street in the heart of downtown, find authentic Japanese cuisine that belies the 20-seat restaurant’s
692 Bloor St. W., TorontoDon’t expect sushi at this Japanese restaurant. Instead a raw bar offers a daily selection of oysters, while other tapas-inspired
5130 Dixie Rd., MississaugaFine authentic food and Japanese traditions like tatami rooms. The most popular meals are offered in the bento tradition, with
6 Garamond Ct., TorontoKaiseki master chef Masaki Hashimoto artfully prepares gourmet Japanese cuisine using seasonal ingredients, shipped weekly from Japan to ensure freshness.
900 York Mills Rd., TorontoLavishly decorated, with traditional teppanyaki, tatami and sushi dining, plus a robata bar for grilled-to-order seafood. Lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner daily.
522 Yonge St., TorontoMini-chain of noodle houses serving up a variety of ramen dishes, from basics like miso ramen to meal-size options like
372 Bloor St. W., TorontoMini-chain of noodle houses serving up a variety of ramen dishes, from basics like miso ramen to meal-size options like
138 Dundas St. W., TorontoMini-chain of noodle houses serving up a variety of ramen dishes, from basics like miso ramen to meal-size options like
Brookfield Place, 181 Bay St., TorontoAmidst soaring ceilings and spacious seating arrangements, find traditional Japanese fare respectfully prepared with a twist. Find classic offerings such
51 Winchester St., TorontoIzakayas—that is, Japanese pubs—are all the range in Toronto, and this bustling version of it in Cabbagetown is one of
559 Bloor St. W., TorontoPopular resto that fuses Japanese cuisine with a casual pub-like atmosphere. Diners linger at the sake bar and crowd at