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Fin Izakaya

Thatcher | Aug 23, 2010 06:54 PM

Went to Fin Izakaya, a Japanese tapas place up in the Yonge and Eglinton area. Can't say whether it's new, as I don't know how long it's been there...

However, I can say, don't bother going, as it won't likely be open long.

Where to start...

Went with 4. While you can try ordering off the pictures on the menu, the food is nothing like it. Our chicken wings were tiny, deep fried single bones with minuscule scraps of meat on them - not a whole wing. I was hungry so I ordered the chicken tatsuka which ended up being tiny, booger-sized balls of deep fried chicken. In fact, our food took so long to come that I was about to get out of my seat to walk to the McDonald's down the street for a burger, but my partner complained and the food started coming...

Not like it made a difference.

The grilled squid was cold and hard as rubber.

The $18 "super-sized" sushi was so terrible that out of 6 pieces served, only 1 and a 1/2 were eaten. And then only because everything else had been so meager and scrappy... like maybe this was *North* Korean-style Izakaya...

$140 for 4. everyone left hungry and grumpy.

Maybe they'll put in a nice burrito place after Fin goes under...

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