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Shakou Arlington Heights

70 N Vail Ave, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-1431
+1 847-749-3915
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good15%
  • Average30%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“bento box” (2 reviews)
“sushi” (9 reviews)
“tuna” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
70 N Vail Ave, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-1431
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Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

I met a friend at Shakou for dinner on a Monday. They were surprisingly busy for a Monday evening but we were seated immediately. Our waitress was attentive and knowledgeable. We began with the Seafood ceviche which was very tasty. We then ordered maki- the...More

Thank crownct938
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Haven't been to any of Chicago's Shakou's in a year now, the one in Arlington Heights is the coolest so far. Great visit e, great service. Patrons of all ages but definitely a 20-30 something crowd overall. I sampled salad and sushi this time around....More

Thank Dan C
Reviewed July 9, 2018

The food here is VERY good, but not excellent. The décor is a bit of an overload with the loud techno music, and the busy and eclectic furnishings. I prefer to sit in the chairs, as the bench sofas are too low and squishy, for...More

Thank Muffie D
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

Went with another couple Decor was clean upscale and luxurious Service was good volcano sushi green dragon sushi and tempura calamari all excellent Had chililean sea bass delicious and the short ribs memorable Would definitely return

Thank I5328XMpatriklise
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Decor here is a little too much, unless your are a space jockey. Food was only average, but pricing was above average - not a very good value for the price paid. Several of these are]Lund the area, not sure if they are all the...More

Thank RielyC
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

The fab wife and I just celebrated my birthday at Shakou. We love sashimi and the rest and have enjoyed many of the sister Shakou restaurants. We ordered the "Boat for Two" ($69) and each had two drinks. It was "chef's choice" which we thought...More

Thank BarclayB3
Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

We went to Shakou in Arlington Heights for New Year’s Eve. There were two of us seated at a large table which was perfect as we ordered 4 appetizers and drinks to start. We needed the table space. Service was a bit uneven, our drinks...More

Thank Traveller60004
Reviewed December 19, 2017

I decided to try the Nabe Udon and Tempura Udon as takeout for fun for dinner, and I think the noodle soups have a great choice of a good variety of ingredients and a rich tasty broth! Service is also fast and friendly.

Thank Callie J
Reviewed November 26, 2017

Had several appetizers for dinner all of which were very good as was the service. Because of the incredibly loud noise level, I would only recommend this place for a couple. We had 4 in our party, and we all had difficulty hearing each other....More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

Six of us gathered for a Monday night dinner. The waitress was helpful and eager to please when we asked for a few minor changes to one dish. We enjoyed the bi bim bap which was served in a stone bowl that kept it hot,...More

Thank Jerry L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 N Vail Ave, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-1431
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Arlington Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 847-749-3915
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Shakou Arlington Heights brings you a trendy modern Asian restaurant featuring a "city vibe" in the suburbs atmosphere. You do not want to miss the succulence, style and sophistication of the dining experience at Shakou. The incredibly talented Shakou chefs have mastered the art of producing the menu's tasteful innovations that offer something for everyone.
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