Sushi on Bloor


nice tree...obstructing the sign.
What? Sushi on Bloor for an insanely late lunch (aka 3pm)
Where? 515 Bloor st w (3 min walk from Bathurst station)
Price? $5.99 (for lunch special)
The skinny: The 20 or so award plaques on the wall greeeting you by the entrance should be enough to tell you that this place is successful. Very. Successful. If that’s not sign enough, then you would intrigued to know that the restaurant was still full at the hour that I arrived, aka 3PM. Cheap, good sushi. That’s what I’ve read and heard.

Wall of awards. The table I sat at? Right below the plaques...where that Starbucks coffee is haha

Very chill atmosphere.

I ventured downtown today to do some errands...meaning shopping for warm and mildly waterproof apparel before my first on-water dragonboat practice of the season. SO EXCITED!!!!!!! Stoked to the max it’s not even funny. When the schedule was confirmed, let’s just say I got a little giddy. :)

By the end of my trying-to-be-frugal-but-still-trying-to-be-mindful-that-I-don’t-want-to-freeze-in-cheaper-not-so-warm-clothing-shopping-day, I was undeniably famished. Really wanting to finally try Sushi on Bloor, it was an easy decision to come here. :D

Check out the actual (tiny) flakes of green tea leaves in the tea! mmm soothing hot tea. :]    (miso soup on the right)

Luckily as soon as I walked in a couple were leaving so I got a seat right away. Yeah, I ate alone. Kinda sad haha.
I was greeted by a HOT cup of green tea and a steaming bowl of miso soup. Oh yay! The cup doesn’t even have a faint smell of bleach. Winning! 

Lunch special menu (Hot meals & sushi)

Wanted to order from their regular menu but “lunch special for $5.99” had me at “unagi don”. By that I mean grilled freshwater eel. Haven’t had it in a few months so suddenly, I was having an intense craving. Convenient, I’ll take it!

<--- H10. Unagi Don!! :D:D

Crunchy iceberg lettuce in the beginning of spring?! cool.

Just like at other sushi restaurants (ie Sushi World), what followed next was a bowl of salad. 

Although the photo sucks, (didn’t set out to take photos so I didn’t have the DSLR with me :( ) I hope you can still get a sense of the size of this bowl. It was big!! Mmm good Japanese salad dressing! Grainy, tangy, thick, and a little sweet.

The Unagi Don came as an even bigger bowl (it was probably 7 or 8-inches in diameter) filled with steamed rice, 5 unagi pieces, and 3 pieces of pickled Korean radish.
UNAGI!!!!! So much flavour (of course the sauce helps a lot).

ugh phone camera not the greatest.

Did not expect something this huge. It was a battle trying to finish it. The pickled radish was a little old and shrivelled so I set that aside. The unagi was delicious!!!! I savoured those slowly. Rice. I usually like mine with a bite to it but this rice was on the hard side. Poured a little bit of green tea, mixed it in, perfect! Haha

Also, after mixing the rice, it seemed as though sauce had magically appeared! I’m pretty sure it was just at the bottom but still, I was fascinated. You know what they say about simple minds. Oh boy…digging myself a hole there.
This is mid-mixing. After I was completely done, all the rice was evenly covered in the delicious delicious sauce.

Needless to say, I had the most lovely food baby going when I finally peered into an empty bowl. Pleased, satisfied, stuffed, I waddled my way out…into BMV (a few doors down) to check out what other than cookbooks!
I came, I tackled the beast of a bowl...more like a giant pot of rice and unagi-goodness, and finally...CONQUERED! :D

Oh lookie here! Under $7 for a belt-busting lunch?! AWESOME

Verdict: Not fond of the shrivelled pickled Korean radish haha but as far as the quality and amount of food that you get in relation to price, I have yet to go to a sushi restaurant that’s better!

Check ‘em out!   http://www.sushionbloor.com/

5 out of 5 NOMs

Sushi on Bloor on Urbanspoon


  1. like like like!!!

    and don't worry i've eaten there by myself many times too!

  2. oh hello there :)
    this place looks good!
    let's go when we hang out soon cuse we haven't in forever?

  3. This post was entertaining to read. :)

  4. This is the process to proceed further for the transfer. AP Teacher Transfer Web Counseling will be held on October 4, 2015. The teachers need to provide choice or preference for web counseling.

  5. Nice post! I like it

    You need catering services? Visit my blog Jasa Catering Surabaya

  6. Nice post.. Thanks For Informtion

    Sukses Belajar Trading Forex

  7. thank for your information guys, i like it, very interesting.

  8. It looks delicious. I'll try to go there with my family when I have free time. Thank you

  9. I think this article will be very useful to the reader, because it can provide very useful information and helpful at all of course, and I think, Google also will just love articles that are good and able to provide a great value for the benefit of visitors. And I hope I will also be able to become a great writer like you. Thank you for sharing!
    Situs Download Film Terbaru 2017 Gratis Subtitle Indonesia
    Download Film 2015
    Download Film Gangster

  10. Semoga bermamfaat, Berikut ini adalah informasi tentang Container bekas. Sedangkan untuk mendapatkan followers di Instragram dengan cara mudah adalah berikut ini: Cara Menambah Followers Instagram, karena kebanyakan main game atau terlalu penuh maka smartphone bisa lambat sehingga anda perlu untuk mengikuti cara agar smartphone tidak lemot. Untuk itu jika anda suka dengan novel inilah the essex serpent sarah perry yang sedang populer di seluruh dunia.

  11. very interesting article, the story of you. same with me like top places to raise a family . to divide their time between work and time.

  12. the food is look like delicious..

  13. Well, that's a huge portion for one person you have there. I would like to try that to.

    tips jualan di instagram
    cara menambah followers instagram
    cara download video di instagram

  14. Nice information. Thanks for the information.

    please visit my blog Contoh Surat Permohonan Magang Kerja

  15. Hai friends, your website is so good in terms of content and appearance it becomes an inspiration for some of my web, if you have time can you visit my website?
    this my url : Leapyguide

  16. Your style is so unique compared to other folks I've read stuff from. Thank you for posting when you have the opport
    unity, Guess I'll just bookmark this page.
    visit here my site Showtv21

  17. Hi Carmen. Your style is so unique compared to other folks I've read stuff from. Thank you for posting when you have the opport
    unity, Guess I'll just bookmark this page.
    visit here my site cek kecepatan flashdisk

  18. http://www.carmenhungry.com/2011/05/sushi-on-bloor.html