BISTRO SAKANA Neo Japonesque Sushi & Tapas

Status: Accepting Reservations
  • 1123 Mainland Street
    Vancouver BC V6B 5P2


Black Sesame Encrusted Tuna

Bistro Sakana, long considered a Yaletown sushi icon, continues to impress diners with a high standard of quality and service that has remained consistent for over 10 years. Creativity is paramount here, and at Bistro Sakana the goal is not only to satisfy, but to inspire as well. Some of the city’s most original Japanese fusion dishes, including the use of brown rice in sushi, were conceived here, and that creative spirit lives on. Bistro Sakana also has a reputation for freshness, and like all good restaurants in Japan, this starts with a daily visit to local markets.
Chefs at Bistro Sakana are very much in touch with their Japanese roots, but also willing to experiment. Here you will find both traditional Japanese cuisine alongside a variety of colourful fusion dishes. Try the Tuna Avocado Crepe or the Teppan Roll, inspired by French and Italian influences and interpreted from a uniquely Japanese perspective. This global spirit is also evident in the original cocktails, extensive selection of wines, and Vancouver's largest and most exclusive cold sake list.
Bistro Sakana is located in an historic former rail-yard warehouse, with high ceilings, exposed beams, a garden patio situated on an old railcar loading dock, and a rustic/contemporary atmosphere that features modern European jazz and intimate lighting.
Come and enjoy what long time patrons often refer to as “the best sushi in Vancouver”. There’s a good chance the Bistro Sakana is just what you’ve been looking for.

Dine Out Dinner Menu

Dine Out Menus are available between Jan 16 and Feb 1, 2015


Neighborhood: Yaletown Cuisine Type: Japanese Dinner Menu Price: $38


Appetizer 1: Suzuki Dashi-Chazuke grilled marinated mediteranean sea bass, light macha dashi broth, genmai, edamame, araré crisps


Entree 1: A Signature Sample Platter including all of the following: Wild Sockeye Jalapeno Aburi "Hakozushi" sockeye salmon layered with rice, box pressed, flame torched, and topped with jalapeño slices Toro Red Chili Aburi "Hakozushi" albacore toro marinated in Junmai sake & shiro miso, layered with rice, box pressed, flame torched, and topped with red chili and key lime slivers Caprese Roll fresh tomato, hotaté scallop sashimi, fresh bocconcini mozzarella & home-made shiso-basil pesto, rolled up with rice, lightly sauteed and plated with a rim of aged balsamic reduction and unfiltered extra virgin olive oil Crunchy Filo Scallop & Prawn hotaté scallop and tiger prawn wrapped in fine filo dough and lightly fried. miso hollandaise dipping sauce & shiso crisp. Black Sesame Ecrusted Tuna lightly seared albacore tuna tataki , encrusted with black sesame seeds, drizzled with zesty yuzu-shiro-miso sauce. BC VQA Wine Pairing: Quail's Gate Dry Riesling


Dessert 1: Linda's Chilled Chocolate Raspberry Soufflé Rich but light chocolate raspberry delight!

Beverages, tax and gratuity are extra.



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