I just passed by the Teashop 168 at Yonge and Gerrad and saw that they are serving takoyaki from Naniwa-Taro in the foodcourt of T&T supermarket in Scarbourgh. I have heard a lot of good things about the takoyaki from Naniwa-Taro, but I have never tried it because I am stuck in downtown. Just want to know whether the version in Teashop 168 will be as good. Did anyone try both places and can comment on this?
Thank you very much!
I'm also interested in Naniwa-Taro takoyaki... in general...
How does it compare to J-Town's takoyaki, which I haven't tried, and Kenzo's takoyaki, which I tried and enjoyed.
I've been up to the bar area at Kenzo on two separate occasions to watch two different guys make takoyaki. They seem to put a lot of care into making the takoyaki and making it look good.
They no longer serve takoyaki. The signs on the front are gone. Naniwa-taro's ad in the monthly Japanese paper dropped the 168 tea shop location. Uptown location is business as usual.
I can't compare the different places but if you're downtown you might want to try the Okonomi House on Charles St between Yonge and Bay.