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ISO: Sushi restaurants in downtown Toronto that use brown rice

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I know, I know - brown rice isn't exactly what most sushi eaters would probably go for, but I'm just wondering is anyone knows of any sushi restaurants in the city that use, or at least offer the option, of brown rice with their sushi.

Any help would be appreciated as always! :)

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  1. the last time i was at sushi D for ayce...which was a while ago, they offered some rolls with brown rice.

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    1. re: c_snapper

      Thanks for the rec.!

      I actually found another place at Carlton & College called Sushi Shop. Unlike most places I've seen that offer brown rice, they use it without extra charge! Brilliant!!

      Their sushi is quite different from 'traditional' sushi too, which is a nice change for me. Experimentation is always a delight :)

    2. At the moment the name eludes me however, on the north west side of Queen at John there is a place which offers brown rice for a $1 extra. They also have Korean dishes. It isn't the best sushi in the world but it isn't bad either. I've eaten there many times in my 10+ years in Toronto.

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      1. re: JennaBean

        HoSu Bistro.

        The food isn't very good but I have eaten brown rice vegetarian sushi there from time to time when I am trying to find a somewhat healthy fast food lunch.

      2. Sushi Island on College does brown rice.

        1. did you try sushi shop?? was it good? i am curious about brown rice for sushi too, just don't know where to go.........

          1. "Ichimi Sushi at 66 Edward (at Bay St.) offers brown rice sushi. My partner can now only eat brown rice. She went there for take out initially and tonight we sat and ate in the restaurant. The place has really excellent vegetarian options. I had egg/avocado and tempura broccali and avocado. It was so delicious and they added the egg and broccali at no extra charge. The service was accomidating and sweet. I so want to go back there but never will again. The place was really dirty :( The toilettes looked as if they hadn't been cleaned in a really long time. The rest of the interior of the place also looked slimy and dirty. What a shame! I feel bad for my girlfriend because she is so limitted on her options. Any other downtown sushi places (other than Ho Su) serving brown rice sushi?"