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508 Old Elm Rd, Highland Park, IL 60035-1230
+1 847-266-0891
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good28%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“bento box” (4 reviews)
“spider roll” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian, Sushi
$$ - $$$
508 Old Elm Rd, Highland Park, IL 60035-1230
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

We weren't sure what to think when we arrive, it was dark and the place had the windows covered so we entered trepidation. But my golly what fabulous service and sushi! We had the miso, Black Dragon, Dynamite, and Millennium. I wish we bought more!

Thank SarahSFargo
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Went here with my brother, and it was awesome. Had a tuna, salmon, eel, and spider roll. Great size, perfect amount of rice and fish. Had a bunch of salmon and tuna nigiri and that was probably my favorite along with the extra shrimp tempura...More

Thank Jason P
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We celebrated my wife's birthday (belatedly) here, one of her favorite places. She ordered her usual - Bento Box A. I tried Teriyaki Thin Noodles with Shrimp, plus a Special Salmon Roll. They provided soup and dessert at no additional cost. Of course she swooned...More

Thank GerfnitAuthor
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

This is our second time visiting Koya. It is very good sushi with an excellent selection of other dishes. The cucumber salad is fabulous. The service is friendly and attentive. No reservations and you will most like need to wait but it is worth it!

Thank Schmooglet
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

I same here and it was a great meal. I got the chicken noodle dish and it was great. I would come here again.

Thank Zach S
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Kota is a big find for Japanese food. Having grow up in Uptown in the 1960's I learned about Japanese food and sushi from my friends we family came to uptown from the internment camps in California after World War Two. Why do I mention...More

Thank jps819
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by friends and it was wonderful. A large selection besides sushi. The cucumber salad was really good. Our fronds thought it was the best sushi they have had on the Northshore. Service was very good, nicely spaced out. We will be...More

Thank Schmooglet
Reviewed 24 July 2016

My wife likes to have her birthday celebrated at Koya. We carried out: she got Bento Box B and I got Crispy Calamari Salad, Shrimp Roll and Spider Roll. She loved hers (a lot of food!) as usual. The calamari was really good, on lettuce...More

Thank GerfnitAuthor
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We get take out from Koya 1-2 times a month. Food is always fresh and excellently prepared. Restaurant is also love with Japanese flair.

Thank Kim N
Reviewed 5 November 2015

This dual storefront (recently expanded from single) has great food and an engaged staff. It starts with a sincere welcome when you cross the threshold and a fond farewell when you depart. Sushi is tasty and satisfying. The bento boxes are a filling meal. Flavorful...More

Thank GerfnitAuthor
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
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Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 508 Old Elm Rd, Highland Park, IL 60035-1230
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Highland Park
  • Phone Number: +1 847-266-0891
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