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Kokoro Sushi

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36 W Gabilan St, Salinas, CA 93901-2731
+1 831-424-7553
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We eat here at least weekly. Sit at the bar. Max and the boys always know what we want and recommend other things that we would like. They will serve you anything you like. You don't have to stay on the menu. Create!

Thank Thomas B
Salinas, California
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Love the Tanbro roll. Staff is very helpful and courteous Great for friends to get together and enjoy

Thank jeannie524
Atwater, California, United States
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114 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

I don't care for sushi personally, but went with a friend who lives in Salinas and highly recommended this place. The décor is nothing to write home about .... but the food is very very good authentic Japanese food. We shared a dragon roll, which was beautifully presented, fresh and tasty. I had the Sesame Chicken as my entrée and... More 

Thank Sandra P
Salinas, California
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

Very good, clean, great service. I was in a group of 10 plus, and everyone enjoyed their food. Recommend

Thank vivian a
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

Kokoro Sushi is a must have every month. When we have a family night this is the place to go. Everyone loves going here for their favorite dish. For appetuizers it's Agadashi Tofu and Hamachi Kama. For dinner it is a variety of different sushi rolls and BBQ Ribs, Nabeyaki Udon, Tempura Shrimp, and Oyako Donburi. DELICIOUS

Helsinki, Finland
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410 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

This is one of the best sushi I had in north-California. Great rolls, fresh and tasy. Pickups are easy and quick

Thank GlobalTraveller81
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Had a lunch Meeting, Was very good Sushi, Service was good, Atmosphere was Good, a good place for good Lunch.

Thank SKEIN1
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Wonderful atmosphere and great food! I have been here several times and it is always wonderful. Love the chefs!

Thank 827tabithaa
Morgan Hill, California
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105 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

I have never had anything here that I did not like, including the baked mussels. They are so good. Also try the jalapeno bomb appetizers. All of their rolls are good and they offer pictures of them all in their menu, which is nice. One bit of advice, get there before noon, or be prepared to wait.

Thank Mike M
Salinas, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Very good food and service. Place is a little old, but the price is reasonable and the super California roll is delicious.

Thank 425henrya

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 W Gabilan St, Salinas, CA 93901-2731
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Salinas
  • Phone Number: +1 831-424-7553

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