Our Story

Utilizing traditional Japanese flavors and merging them with a modern and seductive flair, in true Canadian fashion to please the palette. Chef Jade Hill brings a taste of Tokyo in the heart of Little Italy, on Toronto’s lively College Street.

The History

Top Five Izakayas In North America

As voted 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.