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Drunken Monkey

11253 Brockway Rd Ste 105, Truckee, CA 96161-3358
+1 530-582-9755
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“sushi” (56 reviews)
“noodles” (9 reviews)
“calamari” (9 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11253 Brockway Rd Ste 105, Truckee, CA 96161-3358
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Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Eclectic mix of Japanese, Thai, Vietnamese. Wonderful noodle dishes, fresh sushi, lots of choices. Took over another space so a lot of seating, and a few outside tables too.q

Thank ina504
Reviewed April 28, 2018

looks like this is a local favorite as well. packed on a week night. sushi looks great but we had ramen and stirfried fun and they are good. would have loved to try the verious different sushi if we weren't quite so full

Thank mnsp1964
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

It can be crowded, especially on weekends the food is always fresh, slightly expensive but always good. Wait staff is excellent.

Thank calsun99
Reviewed April 1, 2018

This place was humming, even on a week day evening. Understandably, as the sushi is really outstanding and fresh. The hebi saba nigiri and yellowtail ngiri were melt-in-your-mouth exquisiteness. The blank and white dragon roll was spot on, and the fiery bincho had a little...More

Thank SF-Ranger
Reviewed March 13, 2018

Central location in Truckee. The menu had a great selection of food but the service was slow. We were there on a Sunday and one of our main entrees took 30 minutes but the rest of the food came out. The sushi was falling apart...More

Thank justcali
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

So hard to believe that there is such a great sushi restaurant here Make sure you check this out.. warm dishes look great too, but this sushi is among the very best I be ever had Enjoy!

Thank 207jeromer
Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

Went early for lunch and got easily a table. Had edamame for starter and was a small portion to share. Most of the teriyaky diahes and bowls are spaicy so be carefull if your sharing specially with kids, portion size was also too small not...More

Thank juan t
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

Dined for early dinner with family. The place is very popular and doesn’t take reservations. Early arrival is best if you can. Arrived at 5:45. Party of 4 had 10 min wait. 5 or more was 30-35 min. Got busier and longer later. Easiest to...More

Thank LThomas1301
Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

Had a family dinner as we do every year over christmas holidays, and always good. But tonight really hit the mark. In the past, because the place is usually busy, service can be slow and orders slightly out of order...but the food was always great....More

Thank patsenoj
Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

The food was excellent. Sushi was very fresh. OK pricing. Service was outstanding. It is not a big establishment, so it can fill up quickly at dinner time. Recommend reservations.

Thank Michael Y
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11253 Brockway Rd Ste 105, Truckee, CA 96161-3358
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Truckee
  • Phone Number: +1 530-582-9755
We have created a place where you can enjoy Asian style tapas, sushi, sake, beer and wine in a unique lounge setting. Our staff has the food and beverage knowledge to guide you and their friendly and punctual service will make your dining experience one to remember. Whether you choose to sit at the Sushi bar, the Sake bar, or in the main dining area , we provide a menu to peruse but also encourage you to order "Omakase" (chef's choice).Our Chef, Osamu (Sam) Okamoto, has over 20 years of Asian and French cuisine experience, as well as extensive experience in Vegetarian and Vegan meals. We proudly offer dishes to please your preference. All our cuisines are innovatively creative, skillfully prepared and affordably priced. Throughout the restaurant and in the Sake lounge we offer a robust selection of sake, Japanese and micro brewed beer, and varietal wines to be paired with your meal, sampled by themselves or taken to be enjoyed at home.Super high quality ingredients, innovative menu, easy on the wallet, knowledgeable helpful service, simply superb food!!!
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