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Oto-Oto Izakaya Japonaise

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929 W Huntington Dr, Monrovia, CA 91016-7237
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11:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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Arcadia, California
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

I like this restaurant especially happy hours. Their food is very fresh. Not too crowded. Only thing I didn't like was, last time waitress asked us to move to other tables after we were seated because of big groups had arrived. If I were them, I would offered free ice cream or miso soup for moving customers like that. That's... More 

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Thank ashamta
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

We have had Japanese food before, so thought we would give this a try. The place was busy, and we were the only people in there that were not Japanese, which is usually a good sign! The service was very friendly, and they quite prepared to answer questions from us about the menu. My son was very happy as he... More 

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Thank Mark G
Arcadia, California
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

We have been here a few times to have very authentic Japanese food, some items I am only familiar with because my friends have had them in Japan.Good Service and awesome variety and flavors.All the seafood seems really fresh tasting, with some great sauces to accompany them.Some very interesting dishes I have to read to order, and then they are... More 

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Thank Davescookin
Los Angeles, California
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67 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

This was our family's first time dining at the restaurant. There were many items on the menu to choose from and everything looked delicious. The staff were very friendly and welcoming, but the service was slow. We had to wait a long time for our food.

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Thank sunnydays4579
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

This is the third time I've dined here. The first few times food was good and well as the service. From the hostess to the waitress everyone appeared as if they hated their jobs. Food and beverage service was at a snail"s pace. Food average. No plans on returning with so many other options in close proximity

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Thank Dana D
Los Angeles, California
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

The husband and I grabbed a late night snack last Sat. Very convenient because we stayed at the Doubletree across the street. They have Chimay, Maudite and Fin du Monde on tap! Not sure about the "regular" pricing, but for happy hour, they were served in what looked like mini snifters, so I'm not sure if they're worth the price.... More 

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Thank Kelly C
Boulder, Colorado
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47 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

Found this place while driving to another restaurant for lunch....we decided to check it out and as soon as we walked in we knew this was a must try! The fact that most of the patrons were Japanese says a WHOLE lot!!! Lunch was Superb and dessert was YUMMY (shaved ice watermelon with green tea ice cream and azuki beans... More 

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Thank Kenzzzoo
Launceston, Australia
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015

the staff ver knowledgeable about there menu. they don't rush you. and the prices were very reasonable

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Thank neil h
Durango, Colorado
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2015

It was walking distance from our hotel, so we gave it a try and were delighted. It is nicely appointed in modern Japanese style - feels like you are in Japan. We sat at the bar, as there was a wait for tables. The bartender was busy, but helpful in understanding all of the choices on the menu. Don't expect... More 

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Thank Tom D
Herndon, Virginia
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2015

Oto-Oto offers lovely decor, and excellent (and fun) wait staff, and an innovative sushi menu. Mackerel grilled at the table was delicious and I highly recommend it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 929 W Huntington Dr, Monrovia, CA 91016-7237
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monrovia

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