Frequently Asked Questions

What does Kōjin mean?
Kōjin is the Japanese god of fire, the hearth, and the kitchen.

What type of cuisine does Kōjin serve?
Kōjin is centered around a wood-fired grill. The menu features a constantly evolving selection of meat and vegetable dishes that highlight the bounty of Ontario and Chef Paula Navarrete’s childhood spent around the grill in Colombia.

Who is the chef of Kōjin?
Paula Navarrete is the Executive Chef of Kōjin. David Chang is the Chef and Founder of Momofuku.

Can you accommodate dietary restrictions and allergies?
Yes. Please alert our team of any special dietary needs you have, and they’ll be able to help identify appropriate offerings. Due to our constantly evolving menus, we can make accommodations on a case-by-case basis.

Is Kōjin wheelchair accessible?

Do you take reservations Do you allow walk-ins?
Yes. We accept reservations for groups up to 7 on OpenTable or by calling the restaurant at (647) 253 – 6227. Though we always recommend making reservations, we are happy to welcome walk-ins on a first-come, first-served basis.

Can I have a private event at Kōjin?
Yes. We can accommodate private parties and also offer large reservation options. For more information, email

Can I bring in my own wine?
Yes. Our corkage fee is $40 per 750 mls for the first two bottles and $50 for each subsequent bottle. Please note that we do not allow corkage for wines that appear on our list.

Can I bring in my own cake?
Yes. While we offer a selection of desserts, you can bring in your own cake. Our cake cutting fee is $5 per guest.

Do you do take-out orders or delivery?

Do you sell gift cards?
Yes. Gift cards can be purchased online or at Momofuku Toronto. TO gift cards are redeemable at Kōjin, Noodle Bar TO, and Milk Bar TO. Please note, we do not accept NYC gift cards. 

Is parking available at Kōjin?
Guests of Momofuku Toronto may use the Shangri-la Hotel’s valet service. Their rate is $20 an hour. There is also Green P parking lot at Simcoe and Adelaide.