Vancouver Cheap Eats: 10 sushi spots that you have to try

Nov 18 2021, 8:15 pm

Vancouver is known for its extremely fresh and affordable sushi that is well-loved by locals and visitors alike.

It’s a great option if you’re looking to eat something on the healthier side, as sushi is full of protein, omega-3, and carbs to keep you full.

This Japanese export is an all-around good choice. Cheap and delicious sushi is one of the things this city does best.

Here are some of the best places to get sushi in and around Vancouver that won’t break the bank.

Naruto Sushi

Naruto offers a stellar lunch deal for only $10.95 that’s composed of any three sushi items on their menu. The offer is valid between 11:30 am to 4:30 pm daily. Keep in mind that it gets packed so you’ll want to arrive early.

Address: 2763 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
Phone: 604-558-3858


Tokyo Joe’s Sushi Factory

The eatery is a total hidden gem, tucked inconspicuously into an outdoor strip mall, Tokyo Joe’s isn’t called a sushi factory for nothing. Regular rolls and veggie rolls (six or eight pieces) here range from $2.95 to $7.25. The Famous Rolls go for just a couple dollars more.

Address: 8211 Ackroyd Road #130, Richmond
Phone: 604-273-3868


Yamato Sushi


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Yamato has over 40 different types of sushi for $5.95 and under. With their melt-in-your-mouth sashimi and super fresh sushi, you’ll want to check this place out. Pro tip — the lines can get long here, so we suggest you order it to go.

Address: 616 Davie Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-682-5494


Shabusen Yakiniku House


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Located on the second floor of 755 Burrard Street, Shabusen offers an all-you-can-eat sushi lunch for $19.50 and dinner option for $33.95 per person. This smorgasbord of sushi includes bbq meats you cook yourself at your table, various kinds of sushi, sashimi, and gyoza options.

Address: 202-755 Burrard Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-669-3883

Bay Sushi Cafe

Bay Sushi Cafe is a great place to hang out with some friends and eat some seriously cheap sushi. Most rolls are under $5, and they have some of the most competitively-priced sushi combos in town.

Address: 678 Seymour Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-806-0363


Volcano Sushi and Grill


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This sushi joint has some cheap eats, with all of the pieces priced at less than $10. Volcano Sushi and Grill offers most of their rolls for only $2 to $4 each, so it’ll be hard to spend a lot at this place no matter how hungry you are.

Address: 1991 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-566-9918


Momo Sushi

Momo Sushi in Gastown has an extensive sushi menu for some great prices. The spicy salmon roll at this joint not only comes with double the salmon (sashimi on top – plus the normal spicy salmon inside the roll) but it’ll only cost you $5.60.

Address: 375 Water Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-563-2022


Sushi California


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Sushi California has some of the most unique rolls you’ll find around town including their Las Vegas roll, Alaska Roll, and Raptors Rock Roll. Not to mention, most of them cost under $5. The best part is they also offer sushi roll combos for as low as $7.50.

Address: 388 W Broadway, Vancouver
Phone: 604-873-8284

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Samurai Sushi


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This sushi spot has two locations offering awesome, low-priced rolls. They have a range of traditional and fusion options, with their cheapest ones coming in at $3.25. Their Special House Roll made with tuna, salmon, avocado, tamago, crab and masago is a customer favourite if you’re willing to spend a few extra dollars.

Address: 1108 Davie Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-609 – 0078

Address: 6428 Fraser Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-676 – 4479

Sushi Bar Ajisai


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Sushi Bar Ajisai is a well-loved neighbourhood spot for affordable sushi. They have plenty of different rolls to choose from with a majority of them being under $5. They also have a lunch special that runs from 11 am to 3 pm and includes California roll, BC roll, one piece each of tuna, salmon, and prawn, and a salad all for under $10.

Address: 2081 W 42 Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-266-1428

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