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Sushi Near Roy Thomson Hall??

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Georgia65 Jan 14, 2009 03:08 PM

I just recently moved offices and I had to leave my favourite Sushi restaurant behind. Does anyone have any recommendations for a good sushi spot near RTO?

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    Spiboy RE: Georgia65 Jan 14, 2009 03:25 PM

    I used to go to Funi on Simcoe street between Adelaide and Richmond.... if they are still there I don't think you will find a closer Sushi spot...

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      Arcadiaseeker RE: Georgia65 Jan 15, 2009 10:15 AM

      Sei Sushi is right across King from RTH -- it's good. Fune on Adelaide is also good (probably better) but it is a tad further.

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        ksapd RE: Georgia65 Jan 15, 2009 01:06 PM

        I second Fune.

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          katana750 RE: ksapd Jan 15, 2009 04:24 PM

          I third Fune on Simcoe south of Adelaide

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            Googs RE: katana750 Jan 16, 2009 06:53 AM

            How does Fune compare with other sushi notables such as Take Sushi, Omi, or Zen?

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              katana750 RE: Googs Jan 16, 2009 12:07 PM

              The post was for a location near RTH. I'd rather go to Takesushi, I'd go to Ematei for kitchen food, but sushi is better at Fune IMO. Toshi sushi is too far to walk in cold. I rarely go to Zen ( out of the way for me.I know Sei-san is very skilled from his days at Masa). I wouldn't go to New Omi, it just doesn't have a comfortable ambiance for me. I liked it better on Church.

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                Googs RE: katana750 Jan 16, 2009 12:31 PM

                Yeah, I wasn't really trying to hijack the post. The info might also be helpful to the OP if they were interested in something more than just the average sushi joint.

                Its just that its been years since I've been to Fune and seeing 3 rec's pour in for it I thought it worth asking how it compares to others. I would consider adding Fune to my repertoire if it stacks up.

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                  tjr RE: Googs Jan 16, 2009 08:34 PM

                  Fune is pretty average, imo. Then again, I don't like Take either.

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          KitchenVoodoo RE: Georgia65 Feb 14, 2013 10:39 PM

          I work at Simcoe and Front and I go to Yuzu on Adelaide for a decent sushi fix.
          http://yuzunohana.ca/
          If you have the time walk up to Japango on Elizabeth Street (just south of Dundas, half way between University and Bay) it's a tiny place, so you might end up with take out, but I lived on their food for months of lunches when I worked in that area and it was always delicious.

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            rsvp7777 RE: Georgia65 Feb 15, 2013 02:24 PM

            I just had an excellent dinner at Ja Bistro last Friday night.

            Opinions are widely divided on this thread:

            http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/876704

            But we enjoyed it and it was less than 5 minutes walk from RTH.

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              HelloBeautiful RE: Georgia65 Feb 21, 2013 01:55 PM

              There's a relatively new AYCE sushi place at Adelaide and Duncan called Urawa Sushi. Decent sushi, great selection and very reasonably priced.

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