At Gyoza Bar, our menu focuses on conventional Japanese comfort food with an Aburi twist. Inspired by the diversity of Vancouver, we created a menu that integrates international flavours with traditional recipes. Here you can find all the classic Japanese favourites such as the crispy Pork Teppan Gyoza and hearty Classic Japanese Shoyu ramen, as well as more innovative items like our Spicy Chicken Miso Ramen.
We have also crafted vegetarian options for our signature dishes so that diners of all diets can enjoy our comfort cuisine. Standouts include our Crispy Vegetable Gyoza and Creamy Vegetable Shio Ramen.
Our to-go menu makes for the perfect power lunch between work, as well as a hearty dinner experience at home.
What makes our ramen different?
Here at Gyoza Bar we are commited to making our ramen stand out from the rest. Our ramen philosophy consists of four components:
Our chefs use the best quality cuts to create broth of optimal flavour. Our long simmering times adds richness to our broth. Our commitment to not using MSG has a flavour enhancer leaves you satisfied instead of sick, and you are also not left dehydrated.
Tare = Umami
Tare is added to our signature broth to create the Shio (Salt) or Shoyu (Soy) flavour. This is how we build a flavourful broth without MSG. Our chefs use a signature blend of premium salts and soy with other complements to enhance the broth.
Flavoured Oils to Enhance
We make our own flavoured oils in house. It is common practice to use the oil collected from boiling the protein (usually pork), however this can create a “muddy” flavour to the broth because of the impurities that come out of the meat during the cooking process. At Gyoza Bar, we remove this protein oil form our soup and add our own flavoured oil. This acts as an insulator to retain the heat of the ramen, and the oil carries the flavour of the soup over the noodles and your palate, further enhancing your ramen enjoyment.
Perfect Koshi Noodles
Our noodles are designed around the Japanese concept of Koshi, the perfect texture with a slightly al-dente bite. Crafted using a special blend of Canadian flours in our signature square-straight shape, our koshi noodles complete the full Gyoza Bar ramen experience.
Combining these four core components of ramen into one hearty bowl, our exceptional dish will have you calling out for kaedama (another serving!). Our unique take on this age-old Japanese comfort food adds to our core Aburi philosophy of innovating traditional cuisine and localizing international flavours.
What makes our gyoza different?
What sets our gyoza apart from others is our cooking method. We serve our gyoza in traditional Japanese imono cast iron pans to achieve a perfectly seared and crunchy texture on the outside while locking in the juices of the filling on the inside. This cooking technique makes for the remarkable texture and deep flavour in our signature dish.