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JAPANESE  | $$
 
Guu Izakaya
 
416-977-0999
398 Church St. ,
Toronto , Ontario M5B 2A2

43.660190 -79.378970

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These days, there’s an izakaya on practically every other block, but the Church Street original is still the most fun. The place draws hour-long lines, the entire staff screams hello, and the food remains great. A starter of marinated octopus in wasabi is spicy, tender, sweet and briny. Sharp ponzu and crunchy fried garlic accent the delicate flavour of seared salmon tataki. The one dud is a leaden, squid-studded okonomiyaki pancake whose flavour gets lost under a sharp, too-salty tonkatsu sauce. Sapporo flows like a river, of course, but the extensive sake list offers better palate cleansers between bites.
Guu Izakaya
 
 

DETAILS


Neighbourhood: Church-Wellesley Village

Payment Method: Visa, Amex, Master Card, Interac, Cash

Hours of Operation


Monday: Open from 11:30 AM until 11:30 PM; but closed from 2:00 PM until 5:00 PM
Tuesday: Open from 11:30 AM until 11:30 PM; but closed from 2:00 PM until 5:00 PM
Wednesday: Open from 11:30 AM until 11:30 PM; but closed from 2:00 PM until 5:00 PM
Thursday: Open from 11:30 AM until 11:30 PM; but closed from 2:00 PM until 5:00 PM
Friday: Open from 11:30 AM until 11:30 PM; but closed from 2:00 PM until 5:00 PM
Saturday: Open from 5:00 PM until 11:30 PM
Sunday: Open from 5:00 PM until 11:30 PM

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