December 11, 2022

TAKOPO: Japanese restaurant opens location at West Edmonton Mall

TAKOPO is a Japanese street food truck that has been popular in Edmonton for quite some time. Today, November 21, the team opens its first permanent location at the West Edmonton Mall.

Located in the Phase III food court, this food point is another addition to the long list of great where to eat at the WEM.

Serving fun twists on nigiri, tempura, and other classic dishes, this place specializes in takoyaki.

Takoyaki is one of the most popular street food in Japan that we don’t see very often here, and this place makes some pretty wild dishes with different toppings and toppings.

TAKOPO’s takoyaki are the classic balls made with dashi-infused batter, but with toppings that include wasabi, cheese and creamy sesame, all with your choice of filling, such as octopus, scallops or mushrooms and corn.

You can also choose other toppings included, such as ginger, onions, bonito flakes, etc.

Other street food has a real sense of sparkle, like flame nigiri, whether you want salmon served as is or topped with jalapeno, cheese sauce, or sriracha.

As for one of the most popular Japanese street food dishes (tempura), the creations here are as interesting as they are tasty. Glazed Wirth sauces like Peaches and Cream and Honey Garlic, it’s a fun new way to enjoy the crunchy snack.

Stop by this weekend, say hello and treat yourself to fried octopus balls while shopping in the famous mall.


Address: West Edmonton Mall – 8882 170th Street NW, Edmonton