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508 Old Elm Rd, Highland Park, IL 60035-1230
+1 847-266-0891
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good32%
  • Average0%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“bento box” (3 reviews)
“sushi” (13 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian, Sushi
$$ - $$$
508 Old Elm Rd, Highland Park, IL 60035-1230
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

This is our second time visiting Koya. It is very good sushi with an excellent selection of other dishes. The cucumber salad is fabulous. The service is friendly and attentive. No reservations and you will most like need to wait but it is worth it!

Thank Schmooglet
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

I same here and it was a great meal. I got the chicken noodle dish and it was great. I would come here again.

Thank Zach S
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Kota is a big find for Japanese food. Having grow up in Uptown in the 1960's I learned about Japanese food and sushi from my friends we family came to uptown from the internment camps in California after World War Two. Why do I mention...More

Thank jps819
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by friends and it was wonderful. A large selection besides sushi. The cucumber salad was really good. Our fronds thought it was the best sushi they have had on the Northshore. Service was very good, nicely spaced out. We will be...More

Thank Schmooglet
Reviewed 23 July 2016

My wife likes to have her birthday celebrated at Koya. We carried out: she got Bento Box B and I got Crispy Calamari Salad, Shrimp Roll and Spider Roll. She loved hers (a lot of food!) as usual. The calamari was really good, on lettuce...More

Thank GerfnitAuthor
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We get take out from Koya 1-2 times a month. Food is always fresh and excellently prepared. Restaurant is also love with Japanese flair.

Thank Kim N
Reviewed 4 November 2015

This dual storefront (recently expanded from single) has great food and an engaged staff. It starts with a sincere welcome when you cross the threshold and a fond farewell when you depart. Sushi is tasty and satisfying. The bento boxes are a filling meal. Flavorful...More

Thank GerfnitAuthor
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Not too many Japanese restaurants impress my little Japanese mother. But this small gem of a place in Highland Park is the exception . Even Sushi Kushi's tempura Udon didn't elicit any hmmmmms from her danity mouth! I have to admit, Koya's tempura udon is...More

Thank Kggranny
Reviewed 11 July 2015

Five of us had dinner at the new Wilmette location a few days ago, and were very pleased. Service was attentive and prompt, the ambience is calm and pleasant, and the food was superb. With five people, we sampled a great variety of dishes, and...More

Thank Russ R
Reviewed 27 June 2015

Cramped decor, but good food, good value, and good service. Not as pretentious as some other local sushi places.

Thank lori1019
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
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Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
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16:30 - 21:00
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11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 508 Old Elm Rd, Highland Park, IL 60035-1230
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Highland Park
  • Phone Number: +1 847-266-0891
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