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2390 S Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80222-5905
+1 303-692-8752
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
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“gyoza” (3 reviews)
“beef roll” (8 reviews)
“rice” (7 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian, Fast food
2390 S Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80222-5905
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

We have been regulars since they opened 40-odd years ago with only a one-item menu. ("What would you like to drink with your bowl?") Everything we have tried on the menu has been great, straight-forward, Japanese fast food. It might be be tailored a little...More

Thank 357donaldm
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

At first glance Kokoro may seem like a shambly Denver pass up. However if you take the time to stop here and have one of their many fantastic, simple and fresh options you'll be coming back again. The staff is friendly and attentive- the drink...More

Thank Cara C
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I have been coming to Kokoro since I was a kid, but was recently back in town for a brief visit. Kokoro was one of the first restaurants on my list to visit, and I was not disappointed. Their gyoza is just as delicious as...More

Thank Chelsea E
Reviewed 9 September 2016

I went here for a quick lunch with a friend who recommended it since we were in the neighborhood. I was very pleased with the food, we both got a rice bowl with salmon. The wait staff was very friendly and put two tables together...More

Thank lunamoon51
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

I've been coming here since I was young. As kids, we always requested it because it was delicious and we wanted to use chopsticks, and our parents liked that the wait time was minimal. My dad grew up on a Japanese Air Force base, and...More

Thank Winslow5289
Reviewed 15 July 2016

We always enjoy going to Kokora for fast and fresh Japanese food! Casual with lots of locals who come for meals. We usually have a type of chicken or beef bowl -- there are several to choose from. The chicken is Red Bird so it's...More

Thank JaelyA
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Very casual restaurant for low cost bowls, edamame, gyoza, shumai etc. My favorite is the white meat chicken teriyaki bowl with rice. I think it is around $5. We usually stop in while we are out running errands on Saturday.

1  Thank Rugbyjello
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Kokoro is our all time favorite place to eat while we're in Denver. The menu is not typical Japanese - yes, they do have sushi but I think the best items on the menu are the chicken bowl, the beef bowl and the chicken katsu....More

Thank caccrco
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

My family had rave reviews about this place and I was i initially impressed with the friendliness of their staff and affordable prices. I ordered take out and when I brought home the food it seemed more like a bowl of white rice (I requested,brown...More

Thank MarriedWidow
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

I've lived in the Denver area for over 30 years and passed this place several times, never stopping in. Well the other day my friend said do you want to do Japanese for lunch. I said sure it will be something different Well the place...More

Thank vegasbaby1957
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$5
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2390 S Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80222-5905
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
  • Phone Number: +1 303-692-8752
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