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Spring Izakaya Menu...Perfect for the Patio Season!

We are open this Sunday, May 19 from 4PM-9:30PM to support all of the hungry fans heading to the Raptors playoff game!  Stop in for a snack, cocktail or dinner.  #wethenorth #gorapsgo!

cocktail hour begins with 'kanpai'

Monday to Friday from 4-6PM 
Izakaya Snacks $9 Wine Features$6 Sapporo Glass
Every Thursday from 4-6PM 
$10 Signature Cocktails

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Sake Master Dinner with Dewazakura Shuzo


ki is thrilled to announce an intimate sake dinner with Yamagata's Dewazakura sake brewery. Yamagata is the first and only prefecture to be awarded a Geographical Indication by the WTO, and the sake of Dewazakura portrays the typicity of the region. Sake pairings will include sake available in the Toronto market in addition to a special sake or two only available in Japan. Please join host Michael Tremblay, Ki’s certified Advanced Sake Professional for an unforgettable evening of exceptional sake paired with a special six course menu created by the chefs at ki.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 30 @6:30PM ...

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Gifu's Yamada Honten Sake Brewery

Now Featuring "Everlasting Roots" Tokubetsu Junmai at ki 

One of the recent additions to our ever-changing sake list is the “Everlasting Roots” Tokubetsu Junmai from Gifu’s Yamada Honten.  We are currently listing it on our Sake Sommelier page served up at a variety of temperatures so that you can fully enjoy all it has to offer.  In mid-February, I had the opportunity to make a brief stop at this tiny brewery located in the foothills of the Japanese Alps.   

 Three Generations of the Yamada family

Three generations of the Yamada Family


The tea room at the Yamada family's ancestral home overlooks the Kiso river ...

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Summer at Ki


Summer at Ki

From all of us at ki to you

 Have a wonderful Canada Day long weekend! 



Ki will be closed this long weekend but will be celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary all July and August with amazing Canadian wines, sake and sushi!  We look forward to seeing you all very soon!



Ichigo Ichigo Ichigo!



Our latest cocktail, an ode to summer, was recently included in NOW Magazine.  The Ichigo (“strawberry’ in Japanese) was crafted by ki bartender Katrina Matthews and is the perfect patio sipper.  Click HERE to read the NOW article.   


Patio and Rosé …the Perfect Combination ...

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