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Kokoro - CLOSED

5614 Menaul Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110-3234
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good11%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
10 Apr 2017
“Not really what expected.”
17 Jun 2015
“Dinner at Quaint "Kokoro" Restaurant”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Japanese, Asian
5614 Menaul Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110-3234
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Reviewed May 28, 2012

By some measures, Kokoro might be considered a hole in the wall restaurant. It is housed in an unremarkable strip mall in a generic part of Albuquerque. The quality, flavor and value of the food here makes it one of my absolute favorites in the...More

1  Thank J&CinNM
Reviewed March 9, 2012

This is not one of those Japanese steak house type of restaurants where the chef does tricks in front of you (which is not really Japanese anyways...) but if you are looking for authentic Japanese food, this is the place to go. It's a small...More

Thank zee1angel
Reviewed January 1, 2012

Not a fancy sushi place but Japanese home cooking. Actually the most popular home cooked dish in Japan is curry and Kokoro's is great. I usually get the breaded pork version (Katsu). My wife gravitates toward the Chicken Bento, every bit as good as the...More

Thank Albuquerque_NMGeezer
Reviewed October 21, 2011

This is a little out of the way type place with authentic food. Family owned and operated, the head chef, half owner, is the real deal. Everyday is a new chef's special and it has always been worth a try. Very reasonably priced.

Thank Sue D
Reviewed October 12, 2011

I love Kororo for Japanese food in Albuquerque. According to my Japanese friend, it is the closest thing to authentic in town. Everything on their menu is delicious. You can find a photo of their menu online if you are curious. My favorite meal is...More

1  Thank purpletabby
Reviewed August 14, 2011

Kokoro is a wonderful, hidden gem in Albuquerque. A tiny place with a large following. On my first visit, I had no idea what to order, as I had never been to a homestyle Japanese restaurant before. Since then I have tried most everything on...More

1  Thank stracci2000
Reviewed May 23, 2011

Kokoro is one of the best restaurants in Albuquerque. It is very cute (though a bit small) and can get crowded at lunchtime. The food is homestyle Japanese which is not easy to find, and consistently fresh and delicious. Prices are very good and green...More

Thank bhakk
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  • Address: 5614 Menaul Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110-3234
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
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