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Restaurant KEN

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Av. Uruguay 730, Santa Cruz, Bolivia
+591 3 3333728
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

I've been stopping to dine at Ken's since 2008. The food is great. We've ordered many different plates and have never been dissatisfied. The portions are generous and all plates are seasoned well. Ken in my opinion is a must eat for those visiting Santa Cruz if you like Japanese food!

Thank lmari535
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised to find such a great place in Santa Cruz. Great for Japanese dishes in general, sushi is not bad but not the best they have. Try the Special Ramen, the Ginger Beef and the Gyozas :))))

Thank Angelita M
Berea, Kentucky
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

Ken's is a fantastic little dive that boasts a large menu of lovingly prepared Japanese cuisine. It may not be as flashy as its Santa Cruz compatriots, but the food is reasonably priced, the service is warm and prompt and the flavor (of the things that I have tried so far) has been very good. Dare I say, legit. This... More 

Thank CalypsonTheGinger
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015

The restaurant is quite simple but clean and the service is good. I am not a big fan of sushi, but I recommend the noodle/chicken/vegetable dish -yakisoba. So big that you can share:)

Thank Danusius
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2015

If you're missing asian food or just got tired of grill steaks this is the place! low prices, warm place, good service and fine food.

Thank Christian Eduar... B
Samaipata, Bolivia
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2015

Yes anytime again here. The food was just amazing. Fresh and super tasty. There where so many japanese dishes. We tried a few and also a fish from the Titikaka lake (local) and every time we are near the restaurant we go back.

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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2015 via mobile

I visit here several time. But everytime rice condition is different. Too much put water so rice is too sticky. If rice condition is same everyday, i can give to 5star.

Thank 상현 백
Santa Cruz, Bolivia
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2013

Ken's Sushi is good,similar to the sushi experience I had in San Francisco California,I like the Chicken Teriyaki,tempura,the seasonings are great,the Bamboo deco makes you feel in an oriental Atmosphere,go there.

Thank Benjo M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2012

My mother was Japanese and I grew up eating Japanese food, and I can say that Ken’s is one of the best places to eat in Santa Cruz and the most authentic Japanese taste. Considering that Bolivia is a landlocked country and it is very difficult and expensive to find sea food, this restaurant does wanders in the kitchen. For... More 

Thank Jorge C
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2012

Food was only passable, not great but the restaurant was a messy dive with questionable sanitation. Menu selection was only vaguely Japanese, more of a Bolivian-Japanese fusion The tablecloths were stained and dirty and they were only brushed off and not changed between diners. Would not return

Thank dennis29

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Uruguay 730, Santa Cruz, Bolivia
  • Location: South America  >  Bolivia  >  Santa Cruz Department  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +591 3 3333728

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?