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Kinkaku Izakaya

217 King St W, Kitchener, Ontario N2G 1B1, Canada
+1 519-208-2688
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“sashimi” (11 reviews)
“carpaccio” (5 reviews)
“black sesame” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
217 King St W, Kitchener, Ontario N2G 1B1, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago

excellent food! wait staff friendly, always good for a recommendation, they had me try things i wouldn't normally try :o) have gone a few times but always a long wait for a table. tried to call to see if could get reservation but phn never...More

Thank Tammyeats123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I just recently moved into downtown area and this place was on my list to try out for dinner. The first time I got here I ended up not staying as the wait to get a table was over one hour. It was impossible to...More

Thank Zanchii S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Kinkaku Izakaya restaurant is great. The quality of food is very high for an all you can eat establishment. Come early or be prepared to wait.

Thank John W
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

My friend and I went for lunch and thoroughly enjoyed everything on the menu! Great momentum of serving food but when it gets pretty busy, sometimes they forget your order. However the servers are very polite 😊

Thank Michelle L
Reviewed 13 October 2017

this place is great. although they do have a time limit on the meal their service is impeccable and friendly. the food was fresh and delicious! well worth the wait

Thank alylog
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I love this place, by far some of the best sushi I have had around here. It is loud and small, but I personally find the food and service worth it. Try for your self ;)

Thank Molly M
Reviewed 15 September 2017

There's a reason why this place has line-ups at lunch and dinner - for AYCE, this place is top-notch. From the miso to the sashimi, everything is high-quality. Service is quick and very good. Highly recommend.

Thank Doug G
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We went there with a collective group of friends and family. The quality of food is amazing and it was a good atmosphere, the only negative is the time limit of 1he 45 mins.

Thank Eastrunner
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We had dinner there on our way home from Stratford to Toronto. We didn't have to wait too long to be seated. The food is comparable to the Japanese food we eat in Toronto. The menu is easy to order from. The service is quite...More

Thank Bailey55
Reviewed 18 August 2017

This place has the best sushi that I have ever had. This is probably the best sushi Ontario wide. The service here is great.

Thank rowanmcd154
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6 October 2017|
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Response from Pikshim | Reviewed this property |
Lunch is $16.99 for adults and add $2.00 for Saturday, Sunday and holidays. Dinner is $27.99 for adults and add $2.00 for Friday, Saturday, Sunday and holidays. There is a senior discount for 65+.
Brenda L
9 June 2016|
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Response from Michael R | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember if there was a gluten free option but if you go to the website the answer might be there. As for cost we went at lunch time which is less expensive than the dinner all you can eat. It was $22 plus taxes and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 217 King St W, Kitchener, Ontario N2G 1B1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Kitchener
  • Phone Number: +1 519-208-2688
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