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Tokoro Japanese Restaurant

802 Fair Oaks Ave, South Pasadena, CA 91030-2606
+1 626-403-2542
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (9 reviews)
“tempura” (4 reviews)
“yellowtail” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
802 Fair Oaks Ave, South Pasadena, CA 91030-2606
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Reviews (22)
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1 - 10 of 22 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 25 January 2016

We had the salmon teriyaki, and another had the salad, and everyone loved everything. Green tea was great. Soybeans to start were great too.

Thank anonymousLosAngeles
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Great sushi. I like that the rolls here differ so much from what you see at most sushi places. The spicy tuna is great. My favorite is the Japanese burrito appetizer. Any of the rolls are great though, highly recommended!

Thank Nimisis303
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
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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