Okonomiyaki is a Japanese-style savoury pancake, and if you haven’t tried it yet, you should, because it’s delicious.
This dish is sometimes referred to as “Japanese Pizza” is made from a large pancake created out of flour and grated nagaimo (Chinese yam), dashi (cooking stock), eggs, green onion, and shredded cabbage. Okonomiyaki usually combines, octopus, squid, shrimp, vegetables, and thin pork belly, along with konjac, mochi, or cheese.
Pair it with a pint of Sapporo and you’ll be in heaven – here are 7 places to get Okonomiyaki in Vancouver.
Hyoga offers pork Okonomiyaki along with prawn Okonimiyaki.
Address: 3343 Kingsway, Suite 2, Vancouver
This spot offers seafood Okonomiyaki among many other traditional Japanese offerings.
Address: 1118 – 3779 Sexsmith Road, Richmond
You can get seafood and veggie Okonomiyaki at The Clubhouse Japanese Restaurant.
Address: 255 West 2 Avenue, Vancouver
This spot offers Kansai-style Okonomiyaki in multiple varieties including vegetable, beef, squid, seafood (prawn, squid, scallop), chicken, pork, and prawn. Add kimchi, cheese, or yakisoba for an additional charge.
Address: 3446 Dunbar Street, Vancouver
Yuzu Shokutei serves its Okonomiyaki with bacon strips, a great addition to this classic dish.
Address: 854 Denman Street, Vancouver
Kishimoto offers a Ebi Okonomiyaki osaka-style savoury pancake with cabbage, green onion, and prawns topped with Japanese BBQ sauce, mayo, and fish flakes.
Address: 2054 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
Marulilu serves a their okonomiyaki with cheese and seafood. It’s a combo of a Japanese-style pancake, okonomiyaki sauce, mayo, shaved bonito, and red ginger.
Address: 451 West Broadway, Vancouver