Hapa Izakaya

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Details

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Robson Oyster Bar: 1479 Robson St, Vancouver B.C. Tel: 604-689-4272
Coal Harbour: 909 W Cordova St, Vancouver B.C. Tel:604-420-4272
Yaletown: 1193 Hamilton St, Vancouver B.C. Tel: 604-681-4272
Kitsilano Beach: 1516 Yew St, Vancouver B.C. Tel: 604-738-4272
Toronto: 602 College St, Toronto, ON, Tel: 647-748-4272
Ritz Bar: The Ritz-Carlton 181 Wellington St W, Toronto, ON Tel: 416-585-2500
Open: Monday to Saturday, 5:00pm – late
Email: info@hapaizakaya.com | Web: www.hapaizakaya.com
Twitter: @hapaizakaya | Facebook: Hapa Izakaya

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The People

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Owners: Lea & Justin Ault
Chef Masafumi Okuno, Yaletown location
Chef Daiji Tanaka, Kitsilano location
Chef Nobutaka Watanabe, Coal Harbour location
Chef Toshiyuki Iwai, Robson location
Chefs Koichi Fujioka and Takayuki Sato, Toronto location

About Hapa Izakaya

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Voted “Top Five Izakayas In North America” by Bon Appétit Magazine; topping “Industry and Readers Choice” Georgia Straight awards for Best Japanese in 2012 and Best Izakaya in 2013; and “Best Casual Chain, Silver” by Vancouver Magazine in 2013, Hapa continues to offer a winning combination of Japanese cuisine, fun, and culture, paired with local seasonal and Ocean Wise ™ ingredients.

Awards & Accolades

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MARCH 2014 THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT | Golden Plates – Reader’s Choice | Best Izakaya (GOLD)

FEBRUARY 2014 VANCOUVER COURIER 2014 | Stars of Vancouver – Reader’s Choice Awards | Gold, Vancouver’s Best Tapas

APRIL 2013 VANCOUVER MAGAZINE | Restaurant Awards | Silver, Best Casual Chain

MARCH 2013 THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT | Golden Plates – Industry’s Choice | Best Japanese (GOLD)

MARCH 2013 THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT | Golden Plates – Reader’s Choice | Best Izakaya (GOLD)

FEBRUARY 2013 WESTENDER | Best of the City Dining, Readers’ Choice | Bronze, Best Japanese

NOVEMBER 2012 WESTENDER | Best of the City Dining, Readers’ Choice | Silver, Best Japanese

APRIL 2012 VANCOUVER MAGAZINE | Restaurant Awards | Silver, Best Casual Chain

MARCH 2012 THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT | Golden Plates – Reader’s Choice | Best Izakaya (GOLD)

MARCH 2012 THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT | Golden Plates – Industry’s Choice | Silver, Best Japanese

MARCH 2012 THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT | Golden Plates – Reader’s Choice | Bronze, Best Japanese

FEBRUARY 2012 WESTSIDE BUSINESS AWARDS OF DISTINCTION | Best Restaurant

AUGUST 2011 BON APPETIT MAGAZINE | Top 5 Izakaya’s in North America

MARCH 2011 THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT | Golden Plates – Reader’s Choice | Best Izakaya (GOLD)

FEBRUARY 2011 TOURISM VANCOUVER | Best $28 Dine Out Vancouver Menu | Best Japanese

FEBRUARY 2011 WESTENDER | Best of the City , Readers’ Choice | Bronze, Best Japanese

APRIL 2010 THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT | Golden Plates – Reader’s Choice | Silver, Best Japanese

MARCH 2010 WESTENDER | Best of the City, Readers’ Choice | Bronze, Best Japanese

OCTOBER 2009 WESTENDER | On The Plate – 50 Favourite Things to Eat & Drink in Vancouver

FEBRUARY 2009 WESTENDER | Best of the City, Readers’ Choice | Gold, Best Japanese

MAY 2007 VANCOUVER MAGAZINE | Restaurant Awards | Bronze, Best Casual Japanese

APRIL 2006 VANCOUVER MAGAZINE | Restaurant Awards | Gold, Best Casual Japanese

MARCH 2006 THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT | Golden Plates, Readers’ Choice, Best Japanese (4th)

FEBRUARY 2006 WESTENDER | Best of the City, Readers’ Choice | Silver, Best Japanese

APRIL 2005 VANCOUVER MAGAZINE | Restaurant Awards | Gold, Best Casual Japanese

APRIL 2005 VANCOUVER SUN | Best Izakaya

JANUARY 2005 NATIONAL POST | #2 of Five Best Canadian Destinations for Small-Plates Dining

APRIL 2004 VANCOUVER MAGAZINE | Restaurant Awards | Editors’ Choice Award | Bronze, Best Japanese | Premier Crew Award (Vancouver’s Best Service) – Kana Yanagawa

APRIL 2004 VANCOUVER SUN | Best Robson Street, Budget | Best Contemporary Japanese | Best New Hip

NOVEMBER 2003 ENROUTE MAGAZINE | Listed among Best New Restaurants in Canada