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Tokoro Japanese Restaurant

802 Fair Oaks Ave, South Pasadena, CA 91030-2606
+1 626-403-2542
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (11 reviews)
“tempura” (5 reviews)
“beef” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
802 Fair Oaks Ave, South Pasadena, CA 91030-2606
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

I love the sushi combo I've been ordering here, six pieces nigiri plus a roll. Always beautifully presented and tastes fresh. My husband always orders a chicken, beef, or salmon dinner combo. I also enjoy the ambiance with the lanterns and their "Irasshai" welcome each...More

Thank Sherry S
Reviewed 11 July 2017

After reading other reviews, we were excited to try this place. On the plus side, the staff was friendly and this was a good place to bring the kids, the service was very fast and the sushi was OK. On the negative side, the cuts...More

Thank Eric G
Reviewed 4 June 2017

From some of the great reviews we were expecting it to be great...but it was really quite average. The tonkatsu was dry, the salmon teriyaki was a little dry, the albacore salad was average- lots of salad with very little fish. The rice was good,...More

Thank janny45
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We were a party of 4 and was seated right away, the waitress was very helpful in explaining the menu and the sushi bar options. The sake selection was top self and came with an explaination of type and quality. The owner is visible and...More

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 3 September 2016

From the outside, Tokoro looks like a really small place next to Papa John's. We were impressed with the friendly welcome from all of the wait staff. The menu had many choices and everything was tempting. Our order was delivered to the table very quickly....More

Thank geotech522
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Ordered the Spicy Pork combo and the large sashimi platter (24 pieces), plus California rolls. The combo came with rice, soup, salad, California rolls and tempura. Fairly generous size meal for under $20. The sashimi platter was presented beautifully and the fish pieces fair sized....More

Thank TomJ56
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Came on my own last night and sat at the sushi bar. They have lots of unique rolls, but I opted for sashimi and sushi. The fish was really tasty and fresh. I had blue fin, salmon, and yellow tail. All tasted excellent and the...More

Thank Tommy S
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We eat here at least once a month and have never been disappointed. The food is delicious, the service is very attentive, the staff are all friendly and there to please. A good eating experience. It gets really busy after 6:00 pm, so we normally...More

Thank W5601XPlindad
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Love this place! Service, food, atmosphere.....Always a pleasure to visit and have some food and drinks.

Thank maddogkbfilms
Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

I was out after Weight Watchers meeting, and was looking for buckwheat soba noodles, which have half the carbs and calories of wheat or rice noodles. Used the Near Me Now feature on the Trip advisor mobile app, and Tokoro was minutes away. Fish is...More

Thank astrojane
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 802 Fair Oaks Ave, South Pasadena, CA 91030-2606
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-403-2542
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