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Sushi Roku

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Neighbourhood:
Santa Monica
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1401 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2106 (Santa Monica Blvd. and Ocean Ave.)
+1 310-458-4771
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Today
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
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Hours:
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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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The blue fin tuna experienced here was amazing, so tasty and flavorful. The patio was so delightful as the patio warmers provided warmth on a cool evening. Enjoyed a sunset over the pacific ocean. The table full of sushi we ordered was all delicious.

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Thank FoodiefromPA
Avon, Connecticut
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105 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I had excellent "Executive Bento Boxes" and our kids had Donburi and Ramen. The service was excellent as was the food.

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Thank jstaines72
West Hollywood, California
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114 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The service here is incredible. The staff obviously love working here. Lunchtime is great as the prices are reasonable. The Ramen soup is awesome and the mix and match Bento Boxes offer lots of choices. You can get in and out in an hour which is important at lunch when you need to get back to work. They also have... More 

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Thank Cyndi L W
London, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was really impressed with the place as it's by far the most delicious sushi I have ever tried, and on top of that they make really great cocktails. Plus to top it up the staff is absolutely amazing! Really friendly people, very knowledgeable and ready to jump in with a suggestion. It's right in the heart of Santa Monica,... More 

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Thank MirelaBCN
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212 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found that Roku offers a broad, thoughtful menu, but like over hyped in vogue Sushi foodie places in LA the food tends to be overly seasoned, and service a bit arrogant and un involved with customers. Also over priced.

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Thank TonyFi18
California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Visiting in town during superbowl weekend. Great bar atmosphere and incredible happy hour pricing. Food was incredible.We felt like locals.

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Thank traveltheworld46
London, United Kingdom
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219 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Great sushi and really interesting menu but the decor is a bit dated Service was fine but not exceptional still the food was excellent

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Thank Laurence D
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74 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Came for $20 Dine LA lunch, which makes dining here affordable. Had the sashimi appetizer, which was tasty but only three pieces, the assorted sushi and obligatory dessert (either lava cake with vanilla ice cream or sorbet with sliced fruit). My daughter and I had the same starter and main as other options weren't interesting and one of each dessert.... More 

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Thank Sherry S
Sydney
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

This place was fantastic. The food was delicious. One of the best places we ate in LA. It's got a good view of the water depending on where you are seated and the service is good. Try the Tuna on rice toast and the chicken skewers.

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Thank Miray M
Paddington, Australia
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Went to the bar rather than the restaurant. We had a mix of dishes from the barbecue and all were great. Loved the prawns with bacon.

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Thank kingster27

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
Saturday
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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