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Wokcano - Santa Monica

1413 5th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2401
+1 310-458-3080
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
28 Sep 2017
“Super Taste and warm ambience!”
27 Sep 2017
“Pan Asian Lunch Specials in Santa Monica”
Open Now
Japanese, Asian, Chinese, Sushi
$$ - $$$
1413 5th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2401
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

I was visiting AFM and wanted to get away from the conference and enjoy a nice place with Asian taste - nailed it! Super food, fresh and tasty and an ambience that was exactly what I was looking for!

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Wokcano is a decent, affordable place for lunch in downtown Santa Monica. The lunch menu is Pan Asian with mostly Japanese and Chinese-inspired items. Their lunch special is under $15 including tax and tip and is great for a large group of people, especially coworkers....More

Thank unabashedly
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Food and drinks were creative and very delicious. Very loud however and service took a bit longer than hoped. Menu selection was great, something for everyone.

Thank dwalker0320
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I absolutely loved everything that we ordered. Our cocktails were perfectly made and came out quickly. The calamari was awesome, more tempura style, so they were fried perfectly! The fried rice that includes chicken, shrimp and beef was amazing! There was a...More

2  Thank Grace H
Reviewed 11 January 2017

This was my first time at Wokcano's but not last for sure. They have a very friendly and fast service, great appetizers, fabulous selection of main dishes and sushi. The only thing that didn't work for me was their hot sake. Not very tasty and...More

Thank LAVict0ria
Reviewed 18 October 2016

If you like Japanese or Chinese wokcano is your place as they have both. Sushi is fresh and they deliver

Thank Terri D
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Was looking for a late lunch in Santa Monica before heading to LAX for 14 hours of fun in economy to get home! There's not much to choose from mid arvo but Wokcano was open and the salmon sashimi was simply sensational(see what I did...More

Thank jimmyhendriks
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

This place was recommended to us by our friend to go to for some latino tunes and moves. We came in a little early so we participated in a short salsa class. After it was finished, the dance floor was packed and they played only...More

Thank Juraj M
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great outdoor space with good choice of sushi and other Asian dishes.Accomodating staff and reasonable prices

Thank philsman
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Came here on a Monday evening around 7pm. Despite being less than half full, the service was quite slow albeit friendly. Sushi rolls were ok but anything else including fried dishes were either too big in quantity, tasteless or both. Despite roomy surroundings with urban...More

Thank Jeremy5858
Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a
balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a
thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers,
roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the
famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles
weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa
Monica pier spins high above the water, while park
revelers scream with delight riding the roller
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:30 am
11:00 am - 12:30 am
11:00 am - 12:30 am
11:00 am - 12:30 am
11:00 am - 12:30 am
11:00 am - 12:30 am
11:00 am - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1413 5th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2401
    (Santa Monica Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-458-3080
  • E-mail
Welcome to Wokcano! Located on 5th Street just south of Santa Monica Blvd, we boast a full bar and lounge, expansive dining room, an upstairs outdoor patio (the largest in Santa Monica independent of a hotel) that is enclosed on four sides for privacy, as well as private party facilities to accommodate any need. We are open from 11am to 2am daily. Our exquisite selection of sushi & vast array of delicious Chinese food paired with our warm lighting, hip music and wood-accented decor, you are sure to find everything you are looking for at Wokcano.

Happy Hour: Mon-Fri 4pm to 7:30pm
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