Gyoza King

I’ve heard about Gyoza King many times before, but always ended up somewhere else on Robson Street for whatever reason. This time, I purposely wanted to visit Gyoza King because one of my friend said it was really really good…

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This is the Tuna Salad. I’m normally not a salad person but my friend was, so I decided on the Tuna Salad as I love tuna! The salad was fresh and both of us enjoyed this one. Funny note, I was avoiding those garlic-chip looking things because I don’t like garlic breath, but my friend said that they were cereal corn flakes, and indeed they were haha…

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This was the Tako Wasabi that my other friend was crazy about, so we had to try it. You take the raw octopus marinated in wasabi and wrap it in a piece of seaweed. This was my first time having raw octopus! The wasabi added slight spiciness, but wasn’t too spicy. Texture of raw octopus was very bouncy in the teeth! I liked this one, very refreshing.

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This is the Yam Tempura. I normally never get tempura unless it’s part of a bento box. I prefer the yam to be more soft; in this one, the yam is more the carrot-like texture.

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This is the Salmon and Avocado Yukke. Another one of those “wrap-in-seaweed” dishes. There is an egg on top that we mixed with the salmon and avocado. I liked this one as well, both the salmon and avocado tasted fresh. I liked how the avocado was cut into little pieces so it’s very easy to put into the seaweed wrap.

We actually also got the Nabeyaki Udon but forgot to take a picture. This is a good “stomach-filler” item as it was huge, but the udon itself wasn’t special.

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Of course, being at Gyoza King, we had to try the gyozas. They did a pretty good job with the skin being crispy on the bottom.

Spent around $25 a person for some pretty good food, so I think I’ll be back in the future.

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