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4340 Cochran St, Simi Valley, CA 93063-2352
+1 805-527-6490
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 16:30 - 21:30
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Simi Valley
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Sushi... I do not even like SUSHI and been their twice because Family wanted Teppan table..... Never again!!

Thank Paul O
Simi Valley, California
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

A very good place for Japanese food with a nice atmosphere. It has been in the Valley a long time and has improved over the years. Good service.

Thank Mary M
Bourne, Massachusetts
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64 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2013 via mobile

Went the other night. Huge menu and separate menu for sushi appetizers. I had the Shrimp Tempura which was very nice and filling. The friend rice was so-so. Others at the table ordered lots of sushi and were not disappointed. Overall, nice evening, great atmosphere. Next time will try the hibachi tables.

Thank Jillmoran1
Simi Valley, California
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2013

They are empty on a Friday night, which doesn't look good for them. But we could certainly understand why. The interior is run down - the carpet old and stained, several broken pieces of decor; Their food wasn't worth the price - BlueFin (Madera St and Royal St - South East side of Simi) might be a couple of dollars... More 

1 Thank SueHibbs
southern california
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2013

not the best, nor worst of Japanese food. the beef teriyaki isn't bad , but it is chewy. We have been here dozens of times. always is chewy or slightly chewy. Tempura is good. Love the miso. teppan has been hit and miss. couple times good. last time we were squashed into a table and it made it uncomfortable. food... More 

Thank suegab7
Simi Valley, California
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2013

It was my wife's birthday and I made reservations for 5 adults and one child. We ate in the side where the food was cooked in front of us. The chef was great, funny and a good cook. There were 4 different dinners ordered from meat to scallops, and everyone was well satisfied. Even with the leftovers that we took... More 

1 Thank sacmabSimiValley
Fallbrook, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2013

They have great food but TERRIBLE service. I used to live here and would sometimes dine here 3 x a week. They are very rude now. I asked some friends in town and they told me they don't eat there anymore due to the way they were treated. With so many dining options I am very surprised that this wouldn't... More 

Thank SueMcSue
Simi Valley
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61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2013 via mobile

The food is excellent at Ken of Japan. The only negative is that they are seriously understaffed. But the reason I keep returning to this restaurant is the Sake Bomb Special. $8 buys you a huge beer and a large hot sake, what a great deal! I cannot name another restaurant where you can get that tipsy off of $8.... More 

Thank Katie H
Bakersfield, California
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260 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2012

Love Boat plus all other foods very good. Service is excellent, atmosphere very nice. Sad to move away from Simi and not have this restaurant.

Thank altonjk
Simi Valley, California
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70 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2012

Ambiance is terrific. Cooks right in front of you.

Thank YoungSeniorCruiser

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4340 Cochran St, Simi Valley, CA 93063-2352
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Simi Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 805-527-6490

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