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1552 Commerce Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402
+1 253-272-0996
11:00 - 23:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 14:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 14:00 - 23:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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128 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Here on business and wanted something close to the hotel. I can't say enough about this restaurant from the moment I walked in and was cheerfully and quickly greeted to the terrific job the servers did as a team to the amazing food (sushi, tempura, etc.!). Also seems like a place the locals like to go. I am also amazed... More 

Thank Ambrose L
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

The best fish in Tacoma!!! The owner Jackie definitely knows what he is doing and runs a great restaurant. One of the few places to carry o-toro (super fatty tuna), ju-toro (less fatty tuna), and fatty salmon belly on the regular. I also highly recommend wasabi tobiko with quail egg if you're feeling adventurous. I LOVE the spicy mussel soup.... More 

Thank Joe R
New Jersey
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129 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

I arrived to this restaurant at 4:45 and was able to take advantage of their happy hour prices: 3 rolls for $25. Plus 1/2 off beer. I thought the sushi quality and quantity was excellent. Plus they had 7 Seas beer on draft. I also found the staff to be extremely friendly and accommodating.

Thank jrman66
Portland, Oregon
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

Stopped in here on a Sunday afternoon mostly for a drink, knowing nothing about the place. Was very pleasantly surprised by the size of the wine pour (:-) and the most excellent appetizer/happy hour snacks we had. The calamari was amazing...I'm been craving it ever since. The brussel sprouts and gyozas were also excellent. Looking forward to returning to Tacoma... More 

Thank Sonja K
Tacoma, Washington
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152 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016

We had a great meal at The Koi. The sushi is prepared and presented very well. I thoroughly enjoy every roll on their menu.

Thank TacomaTraveler2013
Playa Ocotal, Costa Rica
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

What a great place. I am in town for the holidays. We went early on new years eve. Even under new management we had superb service, and the food was remarkable. What we like to do is order many of the appetizers served over a period of time. Not necessary cheaper than having a full meal, but gives everyone as... More 

Thank 2holysneakers
Seattle, Washington
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

There were only a few other tables so our service was good. Having gone to many other sushi / Japanese restaurants this one doesn't make the cut.

Thank dreamketcher
Tacoma, Washington
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015

I had a wonderful dining experience with my family yesterday. Highly recommend this place. When you go, be sure to ask for Cruz for you server. He's the best!

Thank Jeremy S
long beach
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015

My 4 year old daughter had been at the Children's Museum in Tacoma on an extremely rainy day. Being from Southern California, I was not prepared so as we were leaving, I spotted The Koi across the train track from the Tacoma Museum of Art. We scurried over and got a great booth with a view of the museum, trains,... More 

Thank annies133
Bakersfield, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

We live in California, but visit Tacoma at least once a year. We discovered The Koi's predecessor Two Koi a few years ago, and have made it a must-visit spot for when we are in the area. This year we were saddened by the Two Koi website's news that they were closed. My family in Tacoma confirmed: Two Koi is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Japanese, Asian, Seafood, Sushi, Fusion
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
14:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1552 Commerce Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-272-0996

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?