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Roka Akor

456 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654-4517
+1 312-477-7652
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sashimi” (35 reviews)
“omakase” (24 reviews)
“wagyu beef” (21 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
456 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654-4517
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My friend and I shared a number of very good dishes including: salted edamame, lobster red miso soup, lobster and shrimp dumplings (the only weak dish), escolar tataki, hamachi Serrano chili maki roll, dynamite scallop maki roll, lobster maki, and seared salmon maki. We finished...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The restaurant is so nice, very sophisticated and casual as well. The service is also very good and the dishes are marvelous. Don't miss it!

Thank Guilherme C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This particular branch is better than the one in San Francisco which is how we became familiar with the establishment. We love Japanese food and this was an exemplary demonstration of Japanese cuisine. Its expensive but can't complain when the food is so top notch!...More

Thank sm00rthy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent cocktails and service. Fresh, fresh, fresh sushi. Delightful combinations to choose from in a fun, fresh environment. Extensive wine list and servers know the menu well. Try the spicy tuna roll -Delish!

Thank Sarah K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been there after making a reservation which is recommended. The service is very attentive, friendly, and the food is of good quality, even the sashimi could have been sliced more accurately. Nigri is fine, the wasabi was the less sharp-tasting one I ever...More

Thank Mchenchef
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service was great and the ambiance is pretty cool. We arrived at 7:15 and it was empty but by 8 it was packed! The edamame was great and the seasonal warm heirloom tomatoes were delicious. They were cherry tomato size but perfect flavor. The...More

Thank Lori H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Met friends for dinner here. Sushi is on the top end of average. The wagyu dumplings are awesome ! We got 3oz of wagyu beef and it was delish. Edamame was good too. The rib eye and lamb chops were a hit at our table...More

Thank jasonsbiz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had been last year on a business trip and I had liked it very much, so in my return I decided to go there again. As last year we asked them to recommend us a variety of dishes (I find it very difficult to...More

Thank Alejandra M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were celebrating our anniversary and went with the chef's choices menu. 5 courses of deliciousness!! The way to go to experience it all.

Thank jenbake0921
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food in a fabulous atmosphere! Great for business or small group dinners, given the diverse menu. Equal parts asian steak house and sushi restaurant, everything I had was incredible including: Lobster and Shrimp dumplings, beef tataki, yellowtail sashimi, hamachi roll - YUM!

Thank US_Cafe_Latte
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Questions & Answers
Stephen M
9 January 2016|
Response from Ben U | Property representative |
Thank you for reaching out. I would be happy to answer your question. I'd have to say an average with beverage would be between $85-$100/pp depending on what you would like to do. Of course you can make it whatever you... More
11 February 2015|
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Response from Erin K | Property representative |
Hi, We are very very sorry for the late response. Yes, it is true our restaurant can get noisy but not to the point of no conversations. On a Friday or Saturday evening, we suggest requesting a booth for the back of our... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 50 - USD 50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 456 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654-4517
    (Illinois Ave)
  • Public Transportation: Red Line – exit at Grand, one block north to Illinois #22 Bus –exit at Grand (if coming from the North), exit at Hubbard (if coming from the South)…walk ½ block west #36 Bus—exit at Illinois (walk 1 ½ blocks west) #147 Bus—exit at Illinois (walk ½ block east)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighbourhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 312-477-7652
  • E-mail
Roka Akor is the second location a highly regarded Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Japanese steakhouse and sushi bar, ranked among Bon Appetit magazine's top 10 sushi restaurants in the country in 2009. Meats, fish and vegetables are grilled over oak charcoal on a robata-style grill. Sit at the sushi bar to chat with the chefs as the slice and assemble sashimi platters and maki with fish that's flown in daily. Besides sizzling steaks and contemporary sushi served the dining room, a bar area features shochu and sake cocktails.
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