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919 W Huntington Dr, Monrovia, CA 91016-3111
+1 626-359-0716
11:00 - 21:00
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Mississauga, Canada
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138 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

This is a like a small food outlet in the food court of a shopping mall except it is not in a mall. Food quality is so-so. But prices are cheap - example: chicken teriyaki donburi (chicken teriyaki on rice in a bowl) costs about $4.99 US. Drinks are serve yourself fountain pop like at a food court or a... More 

1 Thank Kamiizumi
Stoneham, United States
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59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Craving salmon - thought a nice teriyaki bowl would satisfy for cheap money. Friendly "cashier" recommended chicken. Should have listened. Oh well - undercooked veggies smothered in something hoisin tasting and overcooked salmon. It's why I stick with what I know - maki & sushi. Nice people though.

Thank Robin L
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138 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

We had the teriyaki chicken bowl and the California rolls. The service was quite quick and there are a few tables so you can eat here but most people have a takeaway. The food was excellent and very inexpensive well worth the money.

Thank twocalis
Los Angeles, California
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76 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

This is my go to place when I want some California rolls. My husband loves the chicken bowls. I like to get my CA rolls without cukes and wrapped in brown rice. The brown rice is an extra charge but worth it. When I get my rolls, they are warm from the rice pot. The staff here is very friendly... More 

Thank Peggy H
Los Angeles, California
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2015

If you are looking for an inexpensive yet really good teriyaki plate. Then this the place for you. You get a good portion and they have this yummy seaweed and cucumber salad.

Thank K K
Athens, Georgia
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117 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2014

Clean modern place.One of a chain I think. Order at the counter and then they deliver to table or to take out. Moderate price a small portion of tasty meat and some nicely cooked vegetables over rice. Young friendly staff. Not memorable but OK for what it is.

1 Thank gashrink
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2013

Good value for the money!!!!! Would come back again to eat. Service very fast and staff was very friendly.

Thank darren g
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729 reviews
450 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 337 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2011

This is not a 4 star hibachi grill, but it is far better than similar places like Yoshinoya Beef Bowl. Prices are quite low for what you get. If you are staying at the Doubletree or the Homestead, it is a great inexpensive option from eating at the chain restaurants surrounding them.

1 Thank GlendaleCA
southern california
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60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2011

Went for lunch. Service was fast and easy. food is made in front of you and is fresh

Thank nomad1957
Pleasanton CA
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33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2011

Udon was quite tough, kids didn't like them. But the spicy tuna rice and combo rice are both amazing. Hubby and I were pleased that we found this little place!

Thank Khim Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Fast food, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 919 W Huntington Dr, Monrovia, CA 91016-3111
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monrovia
  • Phone Number: +1 626-359-0716

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