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Where can I get Sushi Grade fish in the Richmond Hill/Markham area?

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demeen25 Oct 8, 2010 05:54 AM

I'm planning to make my own Maki's and I need to find a place to get the fish. I would prefer if it were a place in the Richmond Hill/Markham, but I don't mind driving to surrounding areas. I hear that Ichiban (Leslie and 16th ave.) is decent and not too expensive.

  1. Kagemusha Oct 8, 2010 06:08 AM

    Taro's???

    http://www.tarosfish.com/home.html

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      Chocolatemama Oct 8, 2010 07:34 AM

      They have it at Hmart on Yonge, south of Major Mackenzie. I bought some once for my husband and and it wasn`t too expensive. Probably not `top notch`quality, but my husband thought it was good and fresh.

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        eco987 Oct 8, 2010 08:40 AM

        Though I'm not a fan of this place, the fish store inside J-Town.

        http://www.jtown.ca/NewStuff/index-j.htm

        Taro's use to be there and was wonderful. Sakanaya (current fish market) is not as good but cheaper. They also mark all their fish on sale on Sundays since J-Town is closed on Mondays.

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          breezey Oct 8, 2010 12:54 PM

          When we went to Akasaya (sp?) sushi restaurant we were told to get wonderfully fresh fish at the Korean Market on Yonge Street and Doncaster (a couple of streets north of Steeles on the East side)

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            jlunar Oct 8, 2010 04:09 PM

            That should be Galleria Supermarket you're talking about (I think)!

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              breezey Oct 10, 2010 06:32 AM

              Yes that's it. Galleria Supermarket

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            demeen25 Oct 12, 2010 10:13 AM

            I ended up going to Taro's, since I've read good things about them. The fish was very fresh and reasonably priced. I will check out the other places in the near future.

            Thanks for your suggestions.

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