Rating: NNNmariko (348 Danforth, at Jackman, 416-463-8231) Minimally appointed Japanese restaurant -- paper lanterns, a pair of wooden booths --.
mariko (348 Danforth, at Jackman, 416-463-8231) Minimally appointed Japanese restaurant — paper lanterns, a pair of wooden booths — presents straightforward sushi, sashimi, teriyaki and tempura. Many vegetarian options. Best: jumbo shrimp tempura tofu teriyaki licorice-like slivered hijiki or mixed greens over soba-noodle salads deep-fried soft-shell crab for dessert, tofu custard over green-tea ice cream with maple syrup. Complete dinners for $25 per person ($15 at lunch), including all taxes, tip and a bottle of Japanese beer or a glass of sake. Open for lunch Monday to Friday noon to 2:30 pm, and for dinner Monday to Saturday 5:30 to 10 pm and Sunday and holidays 5:30 to 9 pm. Fully licensed. Barrier-free. Rating: NNN SD