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Roka Akor

456 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654-4517
+1 312-477-7652
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sashimi” (37 reviews)
“omakase” (27 reviews)
“wagyu beef” (23 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
456 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654-4517
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1 - 10 of 402 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We had family in town and planned a night out, but unfortunately our baby sitter cancelled. We made the most of the situation, and tried to do an early dinner and bring our 1.5 year old along. The staff was remarkable. From the second we...More

1  Thank Brian1224
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good food and drinks excellent service..Bartender George very attentive and friendly. We had the Serrano Calamari and Tuna Roll. The best!

Thank Joy G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Thank you Jorge Bernaldez, bartender for helping find my perfect drink. Undecided on what to drink and eat. My cucumber with a pinch of spicey was perfect! Tuna Roll and Calmari was delicious!

Thank Yessica G
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've had lunch here many times. My office used to be a block away. But I'd never been for dinner before. Always wanted to because the lunches are great (especially if you want a long leisurely lunch giving you time to talk to a business...More

2  Thank ChiMike312
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food and service was amazing. Abraham took excellent care of us. I didn't catch the manager's name, but he came by and checked on us and made sure our meal was perfect.

Thank Crystalcake
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an incredible dining experience!Everything we ordered was mouth watering delicious and the great service put this place over the top! Our server had excellent recommendations and was very knowledgeable on the menu. The beef tataki was OUTSTANDING as well as the cooked to perfection...More

2  Thank Laxpride723
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best Japanese meals we’ve had. From the moment we were met at the desk the service was exceptional. Our server Casey was knowledgeable, attentive, and helpful. Food was impeccably finished and delicious. Was fun to watch the head chef finish and approve...More

Thank Ranger25
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came with a group of 9 for dinner and the experience was awesome. We had more dishes than I can name but the food was delicious and the service awesome.

Thank Eve B
Reviewed 17 December 2017

We came for a drink and a snack, but ended up ordering so many small dishes that it compared to a full dinner. We thought we knew the taste of Asian food, but at Roka Akor they succeed in bringing it to the next level!

Thank travellerszeged
Reviewed 7 December 2017

My wife and I splurged and got the Omakase Decadent and we thoroughly enjoyed it! Great personal service in an up-tempo lively environment.

Thank swmarsha
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Questions & Answers
Stephen M
9 January 2016|
Response from Ben U | Property representative |
Thank you for reaching out. I would be happy to answer your question. I'd have to say an average with beverage would be between $85-$100/pp depending on what you would like to do. Of course you can make it whatever you... More
10 February 2015|
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Response from Erin K | Property representative |
Hi, We are very very sorry for the late response. Yes, it is true our restaurant can get noisy but not to the point of no conversations. On a Friday or Saturday evening, we suggest requesting a booth for the back of our... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 456 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654-4517
    (Illinois Ave)
  • Public Transportation: Red Line – exit at Grand, one block north to Illinois #22 Bus –exit at Grand (if coming from the North), exit at Hubbard (if coming from the South)…walk ½ block west #36 Bus—exit at Illinois (walk 1 ½ blocks west) #147 Bus—exit at Illinois (walk ½ block east)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighbourhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 312-477-7652
  • E-mail
Roka Akor is the second location a highly regarded Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Japanese steakhouse and sushi bar, ranked among Bon Appetit magazine's top 10 sushi restaurants in the country in 2009. Meats, fish and vegetables are grilled over oak charcoal on a robata-style grill. Sit at the sushi bar to chat with the chefs as the slice and assemble sashimi platters and maki with fish that's flown in daily. Besides sizzling steaks and contemporary sushi served the dining room, a bar area features shochu and sake cocktails.
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