Kawa Sushi

First sushi meal of the trip even though I’ve been in Van for a week. No idea how that happened. We decided to check out a new spot (for us), Kawa Sushi. It’s located close to Amay’s House and Chau Veggie Express.

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Hours.

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Outside menu.

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We just missed the dinner rush when we dropped in on Monday (around 7:30pm). Lucky! Quite a few people came in for takeout; otherwise, it was pretty quiet. The inside is small with room for about 30 people. Service was friendly.

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The menu is pretty standard with appetizers, greens, teriyaki, bento boxes, ramen/udon, donburi, sashimi, nigiri and lots of rolls.

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Click here to see the full menu (1, 2, 3, 4 and 5).

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Couple specials along the wall.

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They serve farmed and wild salmon.

Tea
DSC03168Complimentary tea! Slightly roasted and they ended up bringing a whole teapot for us.

Ebi sunomuno (#4) ($2.95)
DSC03159Decent but quite a small portion. You get two ebi’s.

Toro sashimi (#47) ($9.95)
DSC031588 pieces of fresh, properly sliced toro. Give me more! The thin radish was a nice palette cleanser.

2x salmon ($1.25 each) and tuna nigiri ($1.25 each)
DSC03156This was our least favourite. Way too much rice on each piece. No wasabi underneath. Nigiri’s not their forte apparently.

Negitoro (#57) ($2.95)
DSC03165This was insanely good. There was so much toro. Such a good deal!

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Look at the side view of these rolls. It’s all toro.

Hotage roll (#63) ($3.95)
DSC03161Chopped scallop and asparagus. Chopped scallop was fresh and had a great texture. We tried it with asparagus to shake things up but it didn’t add much.

Canucks roll (#102) ($6.95)
DSC03163Crab, mango and cucumber wrapped with salmon and avocado. Some pieces had more avocado than salmon.

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Others had waaaay too much rice. Pretty standard.

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Mostly good dishes but avoid the nigiri here. Would come back!

Kawa Sushi
https://kawasushi.weebly.com/
5088 Victoria Drive
Vancouver, BC
(604) 559-5998

Kawa Sushi Japanese Restaurant Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

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