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Sushi Roku

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33 Miller Aly, Pasadena, CA 91103-3643 (Colorado Blvd.)
+1 626-683-3000
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12:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri 17:30 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Robbinsville, New Jersey
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wait staff was terrific! We really enjoyed everything we ordered. From the Seaweed Salad and Edamame to the sushi...all were fantastic! Even had room for desert. The bread pudding was awesome! 5 stars would have been given if not for the main course coming out a few minutes after the appetizers and seating comfort. Would we go back again? Certainly.... More 

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Parsippany, New Jersey
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82 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hot Sake and Edamame.. but that's it.. actual rolls and sushi are a little on the expensive side.. classy decor and food tasted as you can expect for a good sushi place. Repeat visit? Nah..

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Thank Love2ReviewThis
California
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102 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

Have been here twice just to make sure my first time wasn't a fluke. Sat at the sushi bar both times. The chefs are very good. We just asked them to make us a few of what they thought was good -- omakase style. The sushi was wonderful. Most did not need any soy sauce at all. They even have... More 

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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

After many years of being away from the area I dropped by to catch up with friends. Was glad to see the yellowtail sashimi was still on the menu. Delicious! Fantastic service, and well executed menu all around. Great wine list.

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Thank Caldeonmr
Kansas City
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

I visited this place because it was rated as a top ten by USA Today Newspaper. The Sushi was very good, but the service left me with a very bad impression of the place. OK, I am not a famous person. I am not a movie star, sports figure or musician. Which may explain why treated with an eat fast... More 

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Idyllwild, California
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

We had an incredible lunch at Sushi Roku yesterday! The sushi was fresh and flavourful, the house wine excellent! Brandon, the Manager was very attentive, helpful and engaging. My wife and I had never been here before and would definitely go back again and again!

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Los Angeles
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Servers are friendly and efficient. The food is very good. The broiled salmon is off the charts excellent. The size of the portions is embarrassingly small. The wines are ridiculously overpriced, e.g.,$50 for a $19 bottle is unconscionable. Lovely ambience.

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Thank CalifJ0e
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

The sushi was very tasty, the only reason I am rating it a 4 out of 5 is because the cut rolls are smaller than most places. And my teens can eat a LOT OF FOOD, so it was more expensive than I would have wanted.

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Thank Tonya d
Los Angeles, California
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72 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Sushi Roku is a hidden gem in Pasadena. We have been going to Sushi Roku, quite often, for years now. The sushi is very fresh and great quality; there are times that we just skip the rice and go for sashimi. The service is excellent (ask for Michael; unfortunately, now he only works on Fridays). Try the happy hour; the... More 

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Pasadena, California
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86 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A group of us, (6 persons), met at this restaurant to celebrate a birthday. First they wouldn't seat our group until we all arrived even though we had reservations. It's loud environment and almost impossible to carry on a conversation. The prices are really on the high side and the sushi was mediocre for the price you pay. The straw... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 50
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Miller Aly, Pasadena, CA 91103-3643
    (Colorado Blvd.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-683-3000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?