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ROKA AKOR - Scottsdale
ROKA AKOR - Scottsdale

ROKA AKOR - Scottsdale Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://rokaakor.com/scottsdale/
  • Phone: (480) 306-8800
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Sunday-Thursday 5:00pm-10:00pm
    Dinner: Friday-Saturday 5:00pm-11:00pm
    Happy Hour: Daily 4:30-7:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Steak, Sushi
  • Executive Chef: G. Sega
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Please contact Mirnes Mehic at 480-306-8800 to book your next event.
  • Special Events & Promotions: Roka Akor rolls out another Top Rated Happy Hour for martini lovers and foodies. Come and enjoy half off all Premium Gin and Vodka Martini's as well as a variety of Roka Akor Signature Shochu Infusions and Cocktails. To compliment cocktail hour, Executive Chef German Sega has put together a bar menu covering all of Roka's signature dishes, plus a few additions at a discounted price. Doors open daily at 4:30PM!

Getting there

  • Cross Street: North of Indian Bend on Scottsdale Rd
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Roka Akor offers self parking as well as complimentary valet on Friday and Saturday.
A word from ROKA AKOR - Scottsdale
Roka Akor is Scottsdale's premier Steak and Sushi restaurant; featuring Prime Steaks, Seafood, and Wagyu Beef, cut in-house and grilled to perfection over an open flame on a traditional, Japanese Robata Grill. Additionally, Bon Appetit Magazine recognized Roka Akor Scottsdale as one of the "Top 10 Sushi Spots" in the U.S., praising the restaurant for their beautifully prepared sushi and sashimi platters. The adjacent Shochu Lounge features house made, seasonal shochu infusions and signature cocktails in contemporary, relaxed surroundings. The restaurant offers two private rooms and an outdoor patio. Guests can choose from a more intimate setting in the main dining room, patio, or lounge, or opt for a front-row view of the chefs at the robata counter.Continued
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
Diner Reviews
  • "We had a number of dishes and sushi. The soft shell crab roll was tasteless and the crispy prawn roll had more asparagas than prawn....both were a little boring. They had a Waygu beef roll that was fabulous and the Cremnini mushrooms were also very good. The toffee cake desert was the highlight of the meal....very nummy. I think the food is a bit over priced and the drinks are definately over priced."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "Took my family and had the best dinner we had in Scottsdale! Wonderful service and great food. I would highly recommend the Salmon nigiri and grilled veggies."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "This was our second occasion to dine at Roka Akor. Both times we tried the "Omikase" which means something like - the chef's whim of the day. Dinne roulette normally makes me anxious but at Roka Akor - it's consistently a hit. Bring your appetite - each of the 14 courses is fireworks in your mouth with exquisite flavors you would never even know how to order left to your own devices. Many dishes are only available with the Omikase - such as the mussels and mushrooms - divine! The sashimi was out of this world, the oysters, lovely... I could go on and on. Watching the chefs work in the open kitchen is fascinating; the presentation sublime; the service was above and beyond. This is an experience that shouldn't be missed."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "This Japanese/Asian restaurant is one of the finest in Scottsdale. You have to try the black cod!! The food is fantastic and the sake/wine selections are extraordinary."
    Dined on 7/14/2014
  • "Excellent food and service. Presentation and explanation of food preparation was great. Very pretty restaurant."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "The sushi is very high quality. Every bite was delicious. We had 7 different kinds of sashimi that was served in an amazing bowl made to look like the bottom of the ocean. Miso soup was the best I have ever had anywhere. Our server was attentive and really new the menu. This was our 2nd time back. We will be regulars."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Great sushi. Tons of different kinds/choices. Great steak too for the non-raw folks in our party"
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "The food was just amazing! I had sushi (Really fresh fish) and my boyfriend has the steak. We were very impressed. I would recommend this place."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Every dish is prepared to perfection. Really a treat for the eyes as much as for the palate. Service is always friendly, helpful and very professional. Beautifully laid out restaurant with a very comfortable bar area. Very good Happy Hour menu and prices."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "The wife and I love this place. We usually only make it to Roka Akor during the holidays. "A holiday treat for us". We recently brought along a couple of new friends and they both loved the food, atmosphere and ambiance. It's always a good place to bring people from out of town. We can't wait to come back again. Service is excellent and also informative. Keep up the good name. Regards, Mark"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "This place continues to amaze me. Every time I go there is a new exotic fish I have not heard of. Constant fresh fish everyday. Had a special of wagyu hanger with chimchurri sauce. The most amazing piece of meat."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "Food was phenomenal. The lamb was "out of bounds" - Guy Fieri.... The brussel sprout appetizer was unmatched. I swear you will like it even if you aren't a fan of brussel sprouts. Service was on point. Our waitress was extremely helpful, gave great recommendations, and had everything perfectly timed while being extremely attentive. Many thanks! Great place!"
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Excellent! Finding both excellent food and superb service was a real treat. As returning guests, we came prepared to navigate the eclectic menu, but our very knowledgeable server was still able to provide us with welcomed advice for our choices. The real treat was the dessert that topped off our meal and exemplifies what Roka Akor's menu is about, exquisite flavors blending together for an exciting and tasty experience. The Japanese flan (the name escapes me) accompanied by fresh strawberries, smoked almonds, a yuzu mouse and sauce - wonderful! We'll be back for that and when it's cooler, for our favorite Japanese Wild Mushroom Hot Pot of rice."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "We took a sushi foodie from out of town to this restaurant, and all of us were very impressed with the presentation and the quality of food. We don't understand why quail egg or salmon roe are not offered, however."
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "I have been to your restaurant establishment before and brought a friend this time around to experience Roka Akor, for the very first time. We loved the Brussel Sprouts, Cremini Mushrooms, Sweet Potatoes, Black Cod, and my favorite cocktail.....the Blood Orange Margarita. Had great service at the bar as well. Keep up the quality service and the great good. A little pricey, but worth it."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Excellent food. Outstanding service (Casey) Because I was on my own I sat at the kitchen bar. Great seat if you're a foodie. Had Omikase. Food was really good and creative. Really really bothered by most of the cooks handling the food with bare hands without washing. In an open kitchen that's not good. Would definitely return, if for nothing but the service, hoping by then the cooks had found where the sink was. Would never go back if that element of Roka is not improved. Kinda gross to watch"
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Superb service, amazingly delicious meal beautifully presented. Highly recommend a dining experience from the minute you come through the door."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "2nd time in this week. Did the chef tasting with my whole group. About 9 courses of perfection. Finished off with Japanese Wagyu. The best I have had outside of Japan. The service was outstanding and the hospitality sublime. Can't wait for the All night happy hour starting on Sunday. That will make me a weekly regular for sure. "
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "Always fantastic food, service, ambience. Best sushi in Arizona."
    Dined on 5/29/2014
  • "The flavours of the food were outstanding. I will not be able to eat inexpensive all you can eat sushi after this. The room is beautiful and the kitchen is open. The wait staff were excellent. I would recommend this place highly although it is expensive."
    Dined on 5/28/2014
  • "The sushi is top notch. The freshest I have had in town. The prime ribeye was heavenly. The service was professional and knowledgable. The General Manager, Rick, stopped by and made use feel really welcomed. Insisted we try some Honey Shochu. Wow! That was awesome. Think I have a new favorite cocktail. Can't wait to get back there."
    Dined on 5/27/2014
  • "Congratulations on the spectacular food, great service and nice decor."
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "This past time I visited roka akor was for my boyfriends birthday and it was a beyond amazing experience! We ate in one of the private dining rooms and had the most amazing waitress (I forgot her name she was tall brunette absolutely gorgeous) the food was amazing per usual I love the butterfish appetizer and the black cod is done amazing here! Wish there was one in Orange County I'd be a huge supporter "
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "The food has always been good at this restaurant but the ambience for fine dining is terrible. The Pike Place Market-like shouting that servers use to communicate with the open kitchen is a terrible affectation. It's quieter at a hot dog stand in Penn Station. The servers and wait staff rush about so much that relaxed dining is impossible. Edamame which is complimentary at many sushi restaurants is a la carte here and was not revealed as such by the waiter. The food is superior yes but for the prices they charge I expect to be able to talk to my fellow diners without shouting. Too much "Scottsdale chic" for me' I'll take my sushi elsewhere, thank you."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "This restaurant was recommended by several friends and it was fantastic! Huge sake selection and delicious food-helpful wait staff."
    Dined on 5/15/2014
  • "The food, the service, and the way everything worked together was awesome. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Went for Mother's Day. Food was very good. Room very nice. Servers were meh. Not rude but very friendly and kind of cold."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "We went to Roka for our first wedding anniversary. the drinks were so good and the food was amazing. perfect evening! try the brussel sprout side dish and squid appetizer - our favorites!"
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "So many restaurants to choose from there in Scottsdale and many of them have the same feeling. This one stands out. From the sleek decor (maybe just a little too minimalist, but still beautiful) to the unique menu offerings, everything felt special. Our server, Lisa, was very patient as I asked a million questions about the menu--and she had an answer for them all. The first thing I ordered, at Lisa's suggestion, was their specially infused vodka drink called Sochu. It was great. Everything that followed was equally impressive. What shocked me the most was the steak. It was better than most I've had in standard steakhouses. Desert was to die for too. The GM, Rick, came over to chat and made us feel at home."
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "The Lamb was undercooked and my girlfriend spent three days getting over the undercooked meat. Its so dark in the restaurant that you cant see how rare the food really is. Be careful… This ruined the rest of the weekend."
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "I loved this upscale restaurant for the simple reason they serve great steaks and sushi! Our server Lisa was excellent and very helpful. I cant wait to go back! Everything was delicious. "
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "the food at Roka Akor is un beatable but the music and noise make it hard to enjoy a pleasant evening there"
    Dined on 5/1/2014
  • "We were 3 couples and everyone thought their food was delicious. The presentations were awesome! My husband and I each had the black cod and tempura veggies. Others had the salmon and edamame. Roka Akor also has a great happy hour which we plan to try soon. We all left satisfied and full. "
    Dined on 4/28/2014
  • "I tried something new this time. The Black Cod, is simply amazing. It is the best Black Cod entrée, that I have EVER had. I am a big "FOODIE", so this comment from me means a lot. Also, the Brussel Sprouts are to die for if you are a Brussel Sprout lover. They are fried, but it is so worth it, so go ahead and take the plunge I say! I will be back. That is a fact."
    Dined on 4/27/2014
  • "We just returned for our third time to Roka Akor and each time it has been exceptional. Wonderful list of nigiri, and enough options for those who don't like sushi. We request a waiter named Casey each time we go back because he does a fantastic job and he truly makes the dinner a unique experience."
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "We went for oyster night and it was awesome. Great oysters, brocollini was fabulous, outstanding service. We even talked about making this a weekly date night. "
    Dined on 4/24/2014
  • "Were some of the best I have had: so flavorful and fresh. Also enjoyed the brussel sprouts, butterfish, and sushi rolls. "
    Dined on 4/23/2014
  • "The freshest sushi I have had anywhere in the valley. Actually watched the sushi chefs carving up whole, fresh yellowtail. The Robata grill adds great flavor to the steaks. Out server was so awesome. Had the Honey Shochu infusion. Outstanding. I can't wait to get back for more of that good stuff. Overall an incredible experience. "
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "This was my first visit to this restaurant after having heard good things about it. Unfortunately, the menu was very limited, undoubtedly because of the Easter holiday, although our waitress & the kitchen was kind enough to offer some limited selections (sushi rolls) from regular menu. Fried rice was very heavy, probably due to the addition of pork belly. Spare ribs were the big winner and would recommend them. This less-than-stellar dining experience was clearly a function of the Easter holiday, so not completely fair to judge how the restaurant would be on a normal day for lunch or dinner. "
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "Roka akor does good food - but not at the price you pay for it. The steaks (their specialty) are good, not great. And yes their rolls are good, but their fish is mediocre (somewhat understandably as Phoenix is inland, but then don't charge such a premium for the sushi). The overall experience was underwhelming and over budget. "
    Dined on 4/19/2014