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Kinka Izakaya Almost Set to Open in the Faubourg Downtown

Brace for this wildly popular Toronto concept.

Kinka Izakaya
Kinka Izakaya
Kinka Izakaya

Kinka Family Inc., the Toronto restaurant group behind Guu SakaBar and Kinton Ramen, will open Kinka Izakaya in Le Faubourg Ste-Catherine very soon.

"Hopefully within October," reports management. The inaugural Montreal outpost will join the company's six extant restaurants in Toronto.

The imminent debut of the hashtag-happy Toronto transplant cements the fact that Montreal is a progressively ripe market for casual, non-sushi Japanese. The city has seen a veritable explosion of ramen shops and izakayas over the past few years (supplanted only, perhaps, by burgers and pizza).

· Kinka Izakaya [Official Page]
· Kinka Family Inc. [Official Site]
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