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Sushi Roku

$$ - $$$
Santa Monica
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1401 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2106 (Santa Monica Blvd. and Ocean Ave.)
+1 310-458-4771
12:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 23:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri 17:30 - 23:30
Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

WOW...!!!...quality sushi and real Japanese sushi chefs in Santa Monica was an awesome experience and at a fair price made me and friends happy as a clam sashimi. We had phenomenal Toro ($18.00 2 pcs) Japanese Mackerel, ikura salmon roe, jumbo clam, and some special sashimi dishes from chef jason and chef Tetsu. Great energy and attentive service made our... More 

Thank Michael C
Prague, Czech Republic
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108 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Super food and service. Dinner with friends to acceptable price and high quality of the food. Perfect served and with friendly smiling personal.

Thank Pepasved
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The blue fin tuna experienced here was amazing, so tasty and flavorful. The patio was so delightful as the patio warmers provided warmth on a cool evening. Enjoyed a sunset over the pacific ocean. The table full of sushi we ordered was all delicious.

Thank FoodiefromPA
Avon, Connecticut
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106 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had excellent "Executive Bento Boxes" and our kids had Donburi and Ramen. The service was excellent as was the food.

Thank jstaines72
West Hollywood, California
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121 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The service here is incredible. The staff obviously love working here. Lunchtime is great as the prices are reasonable. The Ramen soup is awesome and the mix and match Bento Boxes offer lots of choices. You can get in and out in an hour which is important at lunch when you need to get back to work. They also have... More 

Thank Cyndi L W
London, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I was really impressed with the place as it's by far the most delicious sushi I have ever tried, and on top of that they make really great cocktails. Plus to top it up the staff is absolutely amazing! Really friendly people, very knowledgeable and ready to jump in with a suggestion. It's right in the heart of Santa Monica,... More 

Thank MirelaBCN
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222 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We found that Roku offers a broad, thoughtful menu, but like over hyped in vogue Sushi foodie places in LA the food tends to be overly seasoned, and service a bit arrogant and un involved with customers. Also over priced.

Thank TonyFi18
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Visiting in town during superbowl weekend. Great bar atmosphere and incredible happy hour pricing. Food was incredible.We felt like locals.

Thank traveltheworld46
London, United Kingdom
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223 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Great sushi and really interesting menu but the decor is a bit dated Service was fine but not exceptional still the food was excellent

Thank Laurence D
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74 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Came for $20 Dine LA lunch, which makes dining here affordable. Had the sashimi appetizer, which was tasty but only three pieces, the assorted sushi and obligatory dessert (either lava cake with vanilla ice cream or sorbet with sliced fruit). My daughter and I had the same starter and main as other options weren't interesting and one of each dessert.... More 

Thank Sherry S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1401 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2106
    (Santa Monica Blvd. and Ocean Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-458-4771

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

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