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509 2nd Ave, Apt 2, San Mateo, CA 94401-3214
+1 650-401-7008
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good35%
  • Average0%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“skewers” (7 reviews)
“yakitori” (7 reviews)
“duck breast” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Japanese
$$ - $$$
509 2nd Ave, Apt 2, San Mateo, CA 94401-3214
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Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

This place is very good. The food is fresh and prepared with care. The service is outstanding, but best to have reservations.

Thank mdh95070
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Yakitori is my favorite and I'd rate this place top 2 in the Bay Area! Yakitori Kokko and Sumika are both great, but Kokko is the more affordable option. It's usually busy so we always make reservations in advance. Must eats: - Takowasa: simple and...More

Thank Kevin and Cassa... F
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Really good Yakitori, but it can get pricey if you're like me and want to try everything. For the yakitori (skewers) I liked the: Quail Eggs with Bacon Chicken Gizzard Chicken Thigh Duck Breast Chicken Meatball Chicken Hearts Pork Belly Asparagus with Bacon Cherry Tomatoes...More

Thank Neil L
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

The real Japanese grilled food is not what the average American tourists would normally go for, but... Trust me it's worth your time!

1  Thank Trueheat
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Kokko, or Yakitori Kokko, is a small & bustling Japanese Restaurant. In addition to the standard sushi and ramen, they specialize in skewers, featuring vegetables and a wide variety of meat & poultry. The sauces used on the skewers is delicious. You can get things...More

Thank DCM2015-1
Reviewed 7 April 2015

Or don't expected to be seated til like 8:30. They DO NOT reserve seats for early (before they even open) walk-ins. I was pretty upset once when we were literally standing in line with couple other groups at the door and waited for half an...More

Thank Shane K
Reviewed 4 April 2015

The prices are reasonable here for the quality of yakitori you get and I like how they have a much wider variety of other dishes besides just skewers. Yakitori: Chicken Skin/ Chicken Hearts/ Chicken Thigh/ Bacon Wrapped Quail Eggs/ Bacon Wrapped Enoki/ Bacon Wrapped Asparagus/...More

Thank jnlv2trvl
Reviewed 6 January 2015

I was turned on to this place by my cousin who owns a japanese restaurant. This place is awesome. Just make sure you have reservations or come first thing when they open. It's not that big and gets PACKED. Also parking can be a challenge....More

Thank 11Messier
Reviewed 23 July 2014

This is a small little japanese restaurant specializing in skewers. Great value, the prices are super reasonable, the service is good but this place gets CROWDED CROWDED. Make a reservation. The portions are large, the service is good. I would say the place is not...More

Thank Bo C
Reviewed 15 April 2014

They have black sesame ramen here! Broth and noodle both black!! They also have my favorite chicken wings. Love all their grilled stuff-cartilage, chicken hearts, liver, grilled veggies. Yum! Always busy and small parking lot. It's right next to another Japanese place.

Thank hrdabster
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  • Address: 509 2nd Ave, Apt 2, San Mateo, CA 94401-3214
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-401-7008
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