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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
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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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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2013 via mobile

First time here at this restaurant, and we had a bad experience. Service is terrible! We ordered three rolls and the waitor only brought two. Then when we told the waiters we had one more roll to come he started to laugh at us. As if we were lying, and finally after reasoning with them for 5 minutes that we... More 

Thank _natooo_
westlake village
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84 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2013 via mobile

I've eaten here a few times and I keep saying I'm not coming back. This is a beautiful Resturant in a great location. This is why I keep coming back, but every time I do I leave feeling dissatisfied . There is no originality and the sushi is average. Our waiter was not really that helpful. If I want good... More 

1 Thank paris c
Saskatoon, Canada
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446 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 301 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2013

Our visit to Sushi Roku got off to an odd start when the four of us were not allowed to outdoors (even though four tables in the area were still empty when we left). What's that? The food and service made up for the unusual welcome. We had a mix of suchi, rolls and specialty dishes. Everything was very good.... More 

Thank WhitehorseVancouver
Summit, New Jersey
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45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2013 via mobile

Fun restaurant on an expense account. I don't think I'd be as happy if I was paying. Having said that the food and service rocked! We had so many different and yummy rolls. I couldn't keep track. The flavors were bursting in my mouth and i think my head was spinning. Their baked cod was so tender, I could have... More 

Thank AGold25
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51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2013

This place was recommend by a friend who lives in venice, we came here for a late lunch. Everything was spot on, cocktails, service, and the food is fresh and delicious (ESP the tartar) highly recommend if you want something really tasty without feeling bloated visit her it brilliant !

Thank Thomas M
New York
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2013

My boyfriend and I LOVE Sushi! Although the menu looked pretty good, we felt their food fell flat. It seemed that they were more interested in being hip and trendy than providing a good quality meal. The service was as disappointing as well. We ordered miso soup and it came in a small bowl which is typical, however, we didn't... More 

Thank angiepNewYork
Oslo, Norway
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200 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2013

Sushi Roku is a very nice sushi restaurant close to the Santa Monica Pier and the beach. Had sushi here for lunch. They have a large menu with different kinds of sushi, both the standard variants, and local variations. Service at the restaurant was fast and very friendly. Prices were perhaps a little expensive compared to what you get.

Thank haakonks
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37 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2013

Visited this establishment with family of 5 after getting recommendation. Very disappointed with service and food. Was very busy evening and we found there to be not enough staff to handle all the customers. Found it to be quite expensive for what we got to eat and we are not big eaters. Overall very dissapointed and would not eat here... More 

Thank PaulPSydney
Oslo, Oslo, Norway
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2013

Very nice sushi place in Santa Monica. Varied menu, where meat lovers also can find a treat, and sushi lovers can find the usual delicacies. Good service.

Thank Martin K
Sao Paulo, SP
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170 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2013

I am not keen on sushi, but I do appreciate it. As we read some reviews on tripadvisor and open table we decided to give it a try. Well worth the high prices. The ambiance and the food are the best. The service however was nice at best.

Thank Dado_de_Castro

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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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