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Shakou St. Charles

312 W Main St, Saint Charles, IL 60174-1814
+1 630-444-0850
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“maki rolls” (6 reviews)
“sushi” (33 reviews)
“spicy ahi” (3 reviews)
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
312 W Main St, Saint Charles, IL 60174-1814
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Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Freshest Sushi in this area for sure ! Plus so many other options on the menu for those who don’t like sushi - one of my favorites is the spare rib with fresh vegetables

Thank Jodie R
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Had a wonderful early dinner. Tuna Tartare, maki rolls sushi, and sweet chili chicken katsu. Delicious!! We also enjoyed drinking their sake offerings. The sushi offerings were fresh and well prepared. The service was friendly and efficient. A very pleasant, surprisingly good experience. We will...More

Thank Jourman
Reviewed 10 May 2018

This one is a hit! One of the hip happening places that you find in big cities. Great menu, very tasty. I had a sea bass and it was just fantastic! Hope to come back.

Thank BeeLittle
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Upscale dining experience within walking distance of everything downtown. I travel a lot and I can tell you... this restaurant is on par with anything found in Las Vegas. Do yourself a favor and have the black rice with your meal.

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We love Shakou - great place - the owner Ed always makes sure everyone feels at home and welcomed and the Food is Fantastic

Thank Jodie R
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I wanted a different place to impress a business client and Shakou definitely made this possible. The entire menu is available for lunch which is impressive. A great selection starting with soups, salads, sushi, sashimi along with chicken, fish,pork and beef. Full service bar with...More

Thank christinehD4567YR
Reviewed 30 August 2017

First, I have never tasted Soy Sauce with so much salt. After tasting the regular asked for low sodium and not different. The miso was only fair as strong smell of fish. And the rolls were heavy on rice and low on fish. The best...More

Thank FransDavis
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Had dinner at this beautiful restaurant. The menu is extensive and elaborate. lots to choose from. the food was amazing served at a leisurely pace and unhurried. the glassware, cutlery and dinnerware was beautiful. Everything about the restaurant was impeccable except the seating!! We were...More

Thank Prionsias2014
Reviewed 7 August 2017

The restaurant (part of a chain througout the Chicago suburbs) has a modern decor on 2 levels--hence plenty of seating. We have now been there twice and neither time have we needed reservations--but no sure on Friday/Saturday PM's.--better safe than sorry-make them. The wait staff...More

Thank Sugar Grove Guy
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We have been eating here 5 to 6 times a year since they opened. In fact it had become our favorite sushi restaurant. Food quality has NOT slipped. We had a server that had not served us in the past so I asked the server...More

Thank vagabond116
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 312 W Main St, Saint Charles, IL 60174-1814
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Saint Charles
  • Phone Number: +1 630-444-0850
  • E-mail
Shakou St. Charles brings you an inviting atmosphere specializing in modern Asian Cuisine. You don’t want to miss the succulence, style and sophistication that is Shakou. The Shakou ninja warrior chefs, led by Executive Chef Sang Choi, have mastered the art of producing the menu’s tasteful innovations that offer something for everyone. Shakou uses only the freshest ingredients and top-quality seafood to produce traditional sashimi and specialty rolls. Shakou’s menu will satisfy sushi connoisseurs and novices alike. For the land-lover, Shakou offers contemporary versions of some Japanese classics including Teriyaki, Tempura and Katsu dishes. From the impressive wine and cocktail list, diverse dining selections and delectable desserts, everyone will be amazed with the dining experience at Shakou. Book your table today!
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