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Guu Otokomae

375 Water Street, #105
Vancouver, BC V6B5C6
Tel: (604) 431-9009
Neighbourhood: Central
  • Cuisine: Izakaya, Japanese, Tapas
  • Price: $$ ($15 - $30)
  • Reservations: Accepted
  • Hours: Mon - Thu: 5PM - 11:30PM, Fri - Sat: 5PM - 12AM, Sun: 5PM - 11:30PM
  • Guu Otokomae serves homestyle Japanese food in a loud and electric atmostphere. Food is served from an open kitchen and the dishes are generally tapa sized.


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I Love Guu
By faketrees of main st (3 Reviews)
Submitted Friday, March 27, 2009 - 4:42pm [Dine in]

I have been this Guu location many times with various different groups of friends. I understand the strict reservation policy because it is always super busy but I always make a reservation to ensure I get a seat.

I recall one visit where four of us drank 2 bottles of wine and stuffed our faces, sharing many dishes, for only $110! The prices and portions are perfect and the staff is friendly, they always make sure to yell an enthusiastic goodbye as your leaving.

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One of my favourites
By jaceycori of Vancouver (7 Reviews)
Submitted Friday, October 31, 2008 - 2:04am [Dine in]

Definitely my favorite one of the all the Guu's. I like it more than the other ones because of its more upscale decor and larger selection of food. The food and drinks are always interesting, delicious and decently priced. I love the tako yaki and deep fried brie cheese. The Kimuchi Pork Bibimbap was also very good.

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Nice place to dine out
By lyod of Vancouver (2 Reviews)
Submitted Wednesday, February 13, 2008 - 3:35pm [Dine in]

I went their with my girl friend, great food not too bad service and great ambiance!! Bit pricy but a good place to take your girl out... I went there on a saturday nite, and it was pretty busy so like any other restaurant on a busy nite your most likely to get a bad service... well other then that I've been to this restaurant many time and it always one of my favorite ones to revisit..

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A great izakaya
By Crusader17 of Vancouver (5 Reviews)
Submitted Wednesday, June 27, 2007 - 2:08am [Dine in]

Kitanoya Guu has to be one of the most entertaining places I've been to in this city. The atmosphere there is great - nice decor mixed with friendly and cheerful staff who seem to have shouting contests to see who can greet you the loudest.

The food is delicious, if a tad pricey. Service is great, although it gets bogged down while busy like any other place.

I recommend Thursday nights for the $6.99 umeshu double (plum wine) special.

Kitanoya Guu receives a high recommendation from me, especially if you're looking for a fun and energetic atmosphere to enjoy a few beers in.

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Must try
By tastey604 of vancouver (6 Reviews)
Submitted Tuesday, January 29, 2008 - 1:57pm [Dine in]

The ambiance is nice.
The service was great. Our server was very helpful. A bit of a language barrier, but still understandable. Great recommendations.
Very nice staff all around.
The food was incredible. Enjoyed it a lot.
Would visit again.

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By YummyFP of Downtown/Kits, Vancouver (4 Reviews)
Submitted Saturday, January 26, 2008 - 3:20am [Dine in]

I kinda love this place! Sometimes the service is a trip! Everyone is always friendly but some of the servers are confused or something because they don't seen to understand english fully. Their specialty menu makes me giggle too.. I'm not the greatest speller but do THEY know of their spelling errors on their menus?? Maybe they do this on purpose to throw people off!?

Must have my usuals: chicken karage, yaki undon. Lamb burger/patty that come on the hot plate is surprisingly good too! However don't have the Unagi Avacad(yes that is how it's spelled on their menu); it looked very pretty but didn't taste very good... take an avacado, cut it in half, top it off with a mushy mix of unagi(with some bones) and mayo, pop it in the oven/grill and call it Unagi Avacad!!! Their deserts are not very impressive either. Excellent tea but you have to keep asking for refills!

Aside from that it's place I'd recommend, you just have to know what to order!

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