Kizami Richmond | Japanese Izakaya and Aburi Sushi

KIZAMI RICHMOND JAPANESE SUSHI NOMSS.COM FOOD RECIPE BLOG

KIZAMI RICHMOND JAPANESE SUSHI NOMSS.COM FOOD RECIPE BLOG

Kizami is a small Japanese restaurant that opened up last year in a tiny strip mall on Leslie Road & No.3 Road. The team comes from Manzo and is Chinese owned and operated. Kizami menu offers both fresh sheet and fish flown in from Japan along with a decent izakaya menu with lots of robata choices. What I like most is their pressed oshi sushi.

 

Unfortunately there is limited parking front of the restaurant and parking can be difficult during peak hours. I highly recommend making reservations. For parents this restaurant is kid-friendly and even has a changing table in the women’s bathroom. Kizami just earned itself plus 10 stars!

 

 

We came here for lunch of a quiet Wednesday weekday. Originally, we were going to order off their lunch set menu which includes a variety of Black Cod set, sashimi rice don sets and udon noodles – priced between $13 to $27. Instead we ordered a la carte.

 

KIZAMI RICHMOND JAPANESE SUSHI NOMSS.COM FOOD RECIPE BLOG

Cheese Chikuwa 6.50: six pieces of deep fried chikuwa filled with a creamy cheese center. These were pretty tasty and would be a great late night snack!

 

KIZAMI RICHMOND JAPANESE SUSHI NOMSS.COM FOOD RECIPE BLOG

Truffle Chawanmushi 7: Silky smooth savoury soft egg custard has a subtle truffle flavor that is delicate. Comes with one bouncy prawn.

 

KIZAMI RICHMOND JAPANESE SUSHI NOMSS.COM FOOD RECIPE BLOGSalmon Oshi 14: A good ratio of salmon to rice with a good balance of sauce. It isn’t too saucy like Hanamori. It’s a good option for pressed sushi when you don’t want to go all the way to Downtown for Miku.

 

KIZAMI RICHMOND JAPANESE SUSHI NOMSS.COM FOOD RECIPE BLOG

Saba Oshi 13: This pressed sushi also had a good amount of saba but we found this oshi sushi to be less flavourful and bland in comparison.

 

KIZAMI RICHMOND JAPANESE SUSHI NOMSS.COM FOOD RECIPE BLOG

We also ordered a few nigiri pieces and I was pleasantly surprised they also carried Engawa. The nigiri sushi are well portioned. I also love their A5 Wagyu Beef (fatty and juicy).

  • Engawa 7 each
  • Botan Ebi 5 each
  • Uni 5 each
  • Hotate 6 each
  • Foie Gras 6 each
  • A5 Wagyu Beef 12 each

 

KIZAMI RICHMOND JAPANESE SUSHI NOMSS.COM FOOD RECIPE BLOG

I’m looking forward to my next return when we try their Chef’s Choice Sushi platter for $28 – 9 pieces of aburi style nigiri sushi and includes foie gras and wagyu beef topped with a quail. And also their grilled robata chicken wings which I hear is tender, juicy and falls off the bones!

 

 

Overall I think Kizami is a great Japanese restaurant with fresh quality ingredients. I love that they are kid-friendly! And if you stay long enough, you may run into some Hong Kong celebrities like Bernice Liu.

 

 

 

 

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Kizami Japanese Cuisine
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Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

Hours:

Mon Closed
Tue 11:30 am – 2:30 pm, 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Wed 11:30 am – 2:30 pm, 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Thu 11:30 am – 2:30 pm, 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am – 2:30 pm, 5:00 pm – 12:00 am
Sat 11:30 am – 2:30 pm, 5:00 pm – 12:00 am
Sun 11:30 am – 2:30 pm, 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm

 

120 8031 Leslie Road, Richmond B C, V6X 1E4
(604) 247-2682

 

 

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