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602 College St, Toronto, ON M6G 1B4
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Methods of Payment:

  • American Express
  • Interac
  • Mastercard
  • Visa

Rates:

  • $11 to $25,
  • $26 to $60,
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 2014, and 'Best Casual Chain' by Vancouver Magazine from 2011-2014, Hapa continues to offer a winning combination of Japanese cuisine, fun, and culture, paired with local seasonal and Ocean Wise ingredients. more...

Opening Hours

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Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

Restaurant type

  • Pub,

Cuisine type

  • Asian,
  • Japanese,
  • Californian,

Dishes

  • Tapas,
  • Sushi,
  • Seafood,
  • Breakfast,
  • Vegan,

Features

  • Oyster bar,
  • Bring your own wine,

Atmosphere

  • Casual,

Products and Services

  • Cuisine contemporaine,

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    Joke L
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    Amazing service amzing food

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    Angela C
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    Great food and amazing staff. The barkeepers are great talk mates and are highly knowledgeable about the food and drinks

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    May 23, 2017

    Delicious 10 course dinner. Great service, delicious food, good time.

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    May 11, 2017

    Great food, price and quantity

    Ambiance: 3/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    May 9, 2017

    Honesty I expected to sample a Japanese food ( as it was said in Add), but it was more like Korean fusion food, which were not bad, but I was expecting something different

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 3/5

    Service: 5/5

    May 8, 2017

    The service was excellent and the staff were very friendly and explained what the dishes consisted of. The food was very tasty and done to perfection. It was wonderful dining experience. Ava

    Ambiance: 4/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    May 8, 2017

    Great meal, lovely service. Would absolutely go back again!

    Ambiance: 4/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    April 28, 2017

    We had a great experience. The wait staff could not have been better. The food was fantastic! Thanks so much!

    Ambiance: 4/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    April 16, 2017

    we had a great dinner, thank you

    Ambiance: 4/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    April 10, 2017

    Excellent service and great food, although they tended to rush us through our 10-course dinner, until we asked them to pace things a bit slower. Atmosphere was "okay", a bit of a sports bar in the front of the room, with loud music and 6 TV screens. One issue we felt uncomfortable with was the fact the young ladies serving us had very long hair, which should have been tied back, or up, and would have looked much neater.

    Ambiance: 3/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    April 8, 2017

    I am totally dating myself here but I have to tell you I wish I had known that this place was as loud as I was on the reviews. My boyfriend and I were literally yelling just to be heard. While my experience of the service was excellent, I did hear from others that typically the service is poor here. As for the food – I will admit that the fish was very fresh and the flavours were well done. But I was clearly playing for the privilege of being there as the portions were small, even for tapas. Had to go eat somewhere else afterwards. I always hate doing that.

    Ambiance: 1/5

    Cuisine: 3/5

    Service: 5/5

    April 3, 2017

    I held my wife's birthday here with over 25 people. Mackenzie & Paula treated us like gold. This is the BEST venue to hold a party in Toronto. THANK YOU!

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    March 19, 2017

    Excellent service, excellent host, would recommend this play to everyone

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    February 21, 2017

    Nice atmosphere great service

    Ambiance: 4/5

    Cuisine: 4/5

    Service: 4/5

    February 18, 2017

    Fantastic staff, very knowledgeable! Food was delicious as always!

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    February 16, 2017

    This place is amazing!

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    February 15, 2017

    Lovely meal! Everything tasted great and was a good price as we got the Valentine's day set menu. Their matcha creme brulee was also one of the best desserts I've had! Highly recommend.

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    February 11, 2017

    Fantastic food! Servers were great, making sure we enjoyed our food, refilled our drinks, gave great recommendations!

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    February 7, 2017

    Amazing service. My boyfriend and I made reservations for 6:30. We arrived to a very busy restaurant, the host apologized profusely, we would have to wait a few minutes for our table. He had is sit at the bar to wait and informed us our first drink was on the house. Would definitely go back for the service. The Karaage was really good and juicy. I loved the marcha crème brûlé. And their drink specials are really good.

    Ambiance: 4/5

    Cuisine: 3/5

    Service: 5/5

    February 7, 2017

    Super Bowl was on at least 6 screens and was so loud we couldn't here each other talk. Made reservations but there was no table reserved for us we had to sit at the long table that seats 14 or so. Food was good but nearly as good as the Hapa on Vsncouver.

    Ambiance: 2/5

    Cuisine: 3/5

    Service: 3/5

    February 5, 2017

    Dinner was delish! Staff was awesome!

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    February 5, 2017

    Mackrel unfortunately did not taste fresh (have had it before at this restaurant)

    Ambiance: 4/5

    Cuisine: 2/5

    Service: 3/5

    February 4, 2017

    The service was excellent! Food came fast, and the staff was very friendly and very attentive! I would definitely want to eat there again!

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    February 3, 2017

    nice winterlicioud experience! the matcha creme brulee was amazing and the service on point!

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 4/5

    Service: 5/5

    February 1, 2017

    Very friendly and personable service, tasty food and a fun atmosphere!

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 4/5

    Service: 5/5

    January 30, 2017

    First time here and we came for Winterlicious. The service and food were excellent. We will definitely be returning to check out the regular menu. Really enjoyed this place a lot and the staff were so friendly!

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    January 28, 2017

    Awesome time for Winterlicious! Great ambiance, excellent service. We'll definitely be back.

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    January 24, 2017

    We always enjoy the food at Hapa and take our friends to introduce them to the restaurant. MacKenzie is doing a great job creating ambiance and a dining experience.

    Ambiance: 4/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 4/5

    January 22, 2017

    Service was excellent. Waiters and waitresses always there to service. Drink prices are reasonable however the food prices were a little in the pricy side for what you get.

    Ambiance: 4/5

    Cuisine: 3/5

    Service: 5/5

    January 8, 2017

    Amazing as usual! Highly recommend this place. Food, music and most of all spectacular service.

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    January 1, 2017

    Amazing time & experience!!

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    December 25, 2016

    very pricey and the quality of the food wasn't as we expected to be. We waited long for the first round, after that the waitress that was taking care of our table forgot the order.

    Ambiance: 3/5

    Cuisine: 3/5

    Service: 2/5

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