Vancouver Cheap Eats: Japanese Food

Jun 15 2016, 6:16 pm

From sushi to ramen, nothing quite compares to delicious and healthy Japanese cuisine. So when hunger strike, here are five places to grab some chopsticks and chow down for $10 or less.


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When you’re not in the mood for sushi or ramen, make a date at one of two of Shishinori’s locations. From the Curried Chicken Bowl to the Wild Salmon Bake Eggs, choose from a variety of dishes for $10 or less.

Address: 2328 Cambie Street, Vancouver
Phone: 778-737-1981

Address: 1467 W Pender Street

Instagram: @shishinori2014

Basho Cafe

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Available until 11am, order the Homemade Thick Toast with Cheese or Butter and a Boiled Egg for $4 and receive $1 off a coffee. For lunch, opt for the Basho Veggie Rice or Salad Bowl for $9.50.

Address: 2007 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-428-6276
Instagram: @bashocafe

Tokyo Joe’s Sushi

Located in Richmond, Tokyo Joe is known for their Happy Hour special, where you can enjoy 16 pieces of California Rolls for only $7 after 2 pm.

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

Kintaro Ramen

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Feeling under the weather? Consider Kintaro Ramen the ultimate pick-me-up. The over-sized steaming bowls of Shoyu Ramen and Shio Ramen are both $9.95, and are served with BBQ pork, bean sprouts, bamboo shoots, green onions, and boiled egg. Arguably serving some of the best broth in Vancouver.

Address: 788 Denman Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-682-7568

Gyudonya Japanese Rice Bowls

Tasty, quick, and under $10. Guaranteed to serve you in 10 minutes or less, try Japan’s famous beef rice bowl for $5.95. Hungry? Upsize for $7.50 and add $2.50 for a Combo.

Address: 500 Robson Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-569-0259

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