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2834 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90404-2410
+1 310-828-7582
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good20%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“gyoza” (3 reviews)
“fresh sushi” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
2834 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90404-2410
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were doing a Spring break trip and noticed Kaido. Had good review on TA and so we decided to take a chance and were very glad we did! We got there early, at 5:45 and by 6:20 the restaurant was full. But service was...More

Thank Sharon D
Reviewed 22 February 2018

Our 5th visit. The owner is Fumisan and he is very friendly and generous. the selection of regular dishes is large and there are daily specials as well. The beer and saké are fairly priced and well chosen and tasty. The hamachi sushi was excellent!...More

Thank Haskell J
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here a couple of times on a work trip with little time. Food was always fresh and came very quickly, staff is friendly and prices are very reasonable, will come here again if I’m in the neighbourhood

Thank SGFstravels
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We liked this as it reminded us of out favorite restaurant in Tokyo, we enjoyed the Sashimi, we had small plates of dumplings steamed, with various ingredients. The kitchen was busy during our meal and sitting at the bar was an enjoyable experience witnessing the...More

Thank Ted N
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Fresh and tasty. Great new combinations in Kaido Rolls for me. Kids enjoyed basic nigiri sushi and Philadelphia Rolls.

Thank Haustveit
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

This is the only Japanese restaurant that I know that offers Happy Hour menu 8:00pm to midnight. One would expect a mediocre quality. It's actually quite good. It would be better if they have put more salmon on my hand roll. It was more a...More

Thank pejenn
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We eat here often for lunch or dinner. Miso soup, salad. The teriyaki salmon. The California rolls are great. My favorite are the crispy/spicy tuna rolls. It's a great spot for lunch or dinner. It's kid-friendly. The service is superb.

Thank Rosemary M
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Kaido is a very local restaurant. It is in a very unassuming strip mall but don't let that stop you from having a really good dinner. We had gyoza, California roll and the Special. It was a huge plate of fresh sushi of all varieties.

Thank kimmickunas
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Victor at the sushi bar is great. This is a hole in the wall sushi joint - don't let the decor turn you away. Everything is solidly good. Try the specials on the blackboard. The pepper tuna sushi is great! Their hot food is also...More

Thank BeckyWinchester
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

What a delightful surprise lay beyond the suburban facade of Kaido. I enjoyed the Gyoza, Beef Tataki & Chicken Teriyaki Dinner Set served with Miso. The Miso was fully flavoured, the Gyoza were delicious; the Tataki - melted in my mouth & the Terriyaki was...More

Thank Donna255100
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2834 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90404-2410
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-828-7582
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