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“Nice sushi, other dishes ok.”
Review of Robata Bar

Robata Bar
Ranked #431 of 678 Restaurants in Santa Monica
Price range: US$0 - US$20
Cuisines: Japanese, Asian, Sushi
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Nice sushi, other dishes ok.”
Reviewed 27 February 2014 via mobile

We had sushi and other side dishes and me and my gf were very satisfied. Especially the sushi was great! The other dishes were fine, but not super. When you be there between 4 and 7 they also have really good prices (happy hour)

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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Los Angeles, California
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706 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 365 helpful votes
“Shrimp to die for!”
Reviewed 26 January 2014

The Skinny-

Parking: public structures nearby within walking distance
Decor: asian
Bathrooms: shared with other business' - weird smell
Service: über polite
Coke: sweet, could have used more carbonation
Food: very delicious

We ate here before going to Cirque Du Soleil. At 545p the place was not crowded and if you want to add sushi to the order (it comes from Sushi Roku next foot).

We ordered:

Edamame - plain, salted
Sunomono - perfectly sliced, could have been soaked longer
Chicken Meatball skewers - good
Chicken with green onion - excellent
Chicken Tenders - skip this one
Shrimp with bacon - food explosion in your mouth
Asparagus with bacon - so good
Beef Wagyu - excellent
Rib eye - excellent
Pork Cheek- too fatty
Black Cod - food explosion in your mouth
Chicken fried rice - delicious

Would go back, slightly pricey but some of the skewers are worth it!

  • Visited January 2014
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Delray Beach, Florida
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44 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Consistently Good”
Reviewed 22 October 2013

Very good sushi and other creative small plate options. Drink menu has lots of options, and a wine bar is next door. Service is friendly, helpful, and professional. Been back several times.

Visited April 2013
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Auckland
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240 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“Very yummy !!”
Reviewed 9 October 2013

This is the second time we have been to this restaurant and is always worth the 30 minute drive from our hotel. The food is modern and delicious. The service is very attentive and we have sat both inside and outside there. Outside was a little chilly but they are quick to light the heaters if requested to do so. The drinks menu is ample and the cocktails are great. It is not cheap- $120.00 plus tip for 2 of us which included 2 drinks, but worth it for a nice occasion.

  • Visited September 2013
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Santa Clarita, California
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30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great restaurant”
Reviewed 24 August 2013 via mobile

Last night went to Santa Monica beach, walked around decided to stop at this bar very crowded we waited for our tables about 5 mins not bad wait time, recieved the menus and they have lots of skewers grillled on a different type of grill gave it great flavor..I order lamb, salmon and rice and corn...first time trying lamb it was awesome!! I also tried the tomato wrapped in bacon that was great as well. It was different foods the waitress was very very nice. All together it was $102.00 for 3 people not bad at all. Ooo just the downside the drinks are expensive $12 to 32.00 a cup.

  • Visited August 2013
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