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Sushi Roku

$$ - $$$
Santa Monica
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1401 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2106 (Santa Monica Blvd. and Ocean Ave.)
+1 310-458-4771
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 23:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri 17:30 - 23:30
Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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88 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the top 5 best Japanese we've been tô in the US! Tried their nigori sake, oysters and the chef's sushi special. Amazing!

Thank Rivadávia N
United Kingdom
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My title says it all. Me and my partner have never eaten sushi like it. We have eaten a lot of sushi and nothing like this. The tuna roll was puréed - like someone had already digested it for us. There was a weird curry "mayo" which was actually a hot sauce on a warm crab maki. Please don't eat... More 

1 Thank India H
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I appreciated my delicious meal, especially since they could accommodate my gluten sensitivity. I had Miso Soup, and a bento box with Eggplant Miso, and nigiri. They brought me Tamari Sauce, since I can't eat soy sauce. They had a Gluten Free menu, and they did custom a couple of things for me off the regular menu. My husband got... More 

Thank reikimom999
Marshfield, Massachusetts
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80 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great sushi restaurant, the fish is so fresh it melts in your mouth. The truffle edamame were amazing, as was the tuna tartar appetizer. It's expensive for sushi, but the quality is excellent and worth the price.

Thank opalkramer
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

WOW...!!!...quality sushi and real Japanese sushi chefs in Santa Monica was an awesome experience and at a fair price made me and friends happy as a clam sashimi. We had phenomenal Toro ($18.00 2 pcs) Japanese Mackerel, ikura salmon roe, jumbo clam, and some special sashimi dishes from chef jason and chef Tetsu. Great energy and attentive service made our... More 

Thank Michael C
Prague, Czech Republic
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120 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Super food and service. Dinner with friends to acceptable price and high quality of the food. Perfect served and with friendly smiling personal.

Thank Pepasved
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

The blue fin tuna experienced here was amazing, so tasty and flavorful. The patio was so delightful as the patio warmers provided warmth on a cool evening. Enjoyed a sunset over the pacific ocean. The table full of sushi we ordered was all delicious.

Thank FoodiefromPA
Avon, Connecticut
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106 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had excellent "Executive Bento Boxes" and our kids had Donburi and Ramen. The service was excellent as was the food.

Thank jstaines72
West Hollywood, California
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121 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The service here is incredible. The staff obviously love working here. Lunchtime is great as the prices are reasonable. The Ramen soup is awesome and the mix and match Bento Boxes offer lots of choices. You can get in and out in an hour which is important at lunch when you need to get back to work. They also have... More 

Thank Cyndi L W
London, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I was really impressed with the place as it's by far the most delicious sushi I have ever tried, and on top of that they make really great cocktails. Plus to top it up the staff is absolutely amazing! Really friendly people, very knowledgeable and ready to jump in with a suggestion. It's right in the heart of Santa Monica,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1401 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2106
    (Santa Monica Blvd. and Ocean Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-458-4771

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

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