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Wabora Restaurant

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Downtown West
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550 Wellington Street West | Thompson Hotel, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2V4 , Canada
+1 416-777-9901
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 23:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Montreal, Canada
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84 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2015 via mobile

Went with 2of my Customers on a Friday night The atmosphere was great, the wine selection is various, the service excellent and the food yummy delectable From A to Z it was excellent

Thank Valllentina
Toronto, Canada
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58 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2015 via mobile

On a cold, dark, Sunday night in January, I stepped into Wabora for the first time, on the insistence of my son. I'd walked by it dozens of times, but couldn't really see anyone inside, or even a front door for that matter. I should have tried earlier. Food is delicious, service at the bar is excellent, and the room... More 

Thank Michael L
Dallas, Texas
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2014

Convenient if you are staying at the Thompson but not worth it the sushi is sub-par and the decor is poorly done. I would explore looking for other options.

Thank DaDaichi
Austin, Texas
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2014

The atmosphere in the restaurant was nice. When I entered, there were 3 employees in the bar area who were engaged in a conversation. I had to greet them. I got a small table in a noisy section of the restaurant. My waiter took forever to come over, and my food took forever to arrive. It was average at best.... More 

Thank TXBeachPatrol
Toronto, Ontario
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2014

We recently purchased a groupon for the Sushi Making class at Wabora. I would highly recommend this class. The instructor (restaurant managers) was great and very personable. We learned how to make two different type of rolls, and both were amazing and easy to make at home. We met great people as well. This was an awesome experience that I... More 

Thank SP_TO
Kaiserslautern, Germany
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2014

We took the sushi making class at Wabora, and it was so much fun! Daniel and Chef Kim were excellent hosts and teachers. I would definitely recommend to a friend.

Thank Brittany C
London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2014

Very wide selection of sushi. I was totally impressed with how fresh and tasty the sushi was. Also the service was pretty good. perfect place for a date tbh.

Thank taiwol
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105 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2014

Wabora was our best meal in three nights in Toronto. Our server advised us on sake, which turned out to be great. My udon was delicious and the sushi/sashimi was delicious, also. Service was prompt and efficient. Recommended highly.

Thank Mike28a
Toronto, Canada
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2014

My family celebrated my birthday, taking the sushi making class in mid July. There were 6 of us, so we had an opportunity to learn together and test each other's creations. I was very impressed with how we were instructed; an opportunity to observe, then try it with a chef close at hand. We were able to make sushi a... More 

Thank Kanbei S
Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2014 via mobile

I was in Wabora more than 10 times in a past 2 years and can fairy say that it is the most delicious sushi in TO. The variety of rolls are excellent , always fresh fish and complex rolls. It's a bit pricey but well worth every penny! Located conveniently in downtown Toronto in a Thompson hotel. The staff is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 550 Wellington Street West | Thompson Hotel, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2V4, Canada
  • Public Transportation: We are located one block south of King Street West & Bathurst Street. So, please get off at the King Street West and Bathurst Street intersection. Walk one block south and we are on the east side of Bathurst st.
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown West
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown West
  • Phone Number: +1 416-777-9901

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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