Best izakaya in Vancouver
By Vancity Buzz
This popular Japanese izakaya eatery and drinking den on Denman Street not only offers visiting patrons an assortment of tapas style Japanese fusion food, but also a vibrant atmosphere.
Authentic izakaya food and drink offerings can be found at the Guu family of restaurants.
Black Rice Izakaya
A relaxed izakaya eatery on the edge of Yaletown, Black Rice is a great little place to grab a drink and a bite to eat.
Launching back in 2003, Hapa Izakaya remains one of the most popular izakaya restaurants in the city.
Suika Snack Bar
This casual West Broadway joint serves an assortment of Japanese-inspired food offerings to accompany the drinks poured.
Sansho Sushi & Japanese Dining
Located in North Vancouver Sansho promises an authentic Japanese experience, dishing up a variety of small plates.
Zakkushi Charcoal Grill
Somewhat hidden, this Main Street outlet offers a wide selection of dishes, including grilled meat and veggie skewers, sashimi, and udon bowls, just to name a few.