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About Hapa Sushi Grill and Sake Bar Lodo

The name Hapa is derived from the Hawaiian term that describes a harmonious blend of Asian and American cultures. Like our name, our food reflects this dynamic combination. The menu is based on traditional Japanese cooking fundamentals which are then amplified, muted, or mixed with influences from many different styles of cooking until they are something completely new: they’re Hapa. We have stretched the boundaries of creativity to develop dishes that defy all the rules while holding true to our roots. We hope you will find our menu innovative, uninhibited, and distinctly fun! Incomplete parties will not be sat until complete.

1514 Blake Street
Denver, CO 80202
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Sushi, Hawaiian, Japanese

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 5:30pm
Dinner: Sunday - Wednesday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm, Thursday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 12:00am

Cross Street:
15th and Blake

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(720) 354-5058

Website:
http://www.hapasushi.com/

Entertainment:
Join us every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night for live entertainment. Starting at 9:30pm to midnight every weekend, we have a live DJ spinning the latest tracks. Enjoy our late night happy hour including half off appetizers, cocktail specials, and 2 for $7 rolls from 10pm to midnight!!

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Counter Seating, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access

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Sat 11:00AM - 1:00PM 5:45PM - 7:30PM

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Hapa Sushi Grill and Sake Bar Lodo Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

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4.4

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4.2

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Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

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Creative Cuisine (5)
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Happy Hour (4)
Bar Seating (4)
Vibrant Bar Scene (4)
Good for Anniversaries (3)
Good for a Date (3)
Pre/post Theatre (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Worth the Drive (3)
Authentic (2)
Casual (2)
Cozy (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
People Watching (2)
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Notable Wine List (1)
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Late-night Find (1)
Neighborhood Gem (1)
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 (Denver)·Dined 7 days ago

Great experience incredible food. Food got to table incredibly fast. Bombest most bomb sushi in town.

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 (Denver)·Dined on January 2, 2018

Everything was great! Went there for "date night" sat upstairs, very cozy.

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion, People Watching, Bar Seating, Healthy
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 1, 2018

We have visited Hapa Sushi multiple times and this is the first time we were never seated for our reservation. Very unfortunate. I had made a reservation and even though they had called to confirm, they were so over booked that they never seated us. They said they would but never did. I've never had such poor service.

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 (Denver)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Been to the restaurant numerous times. It was NYE so naturally it was packed. Large parties that were more interested in chatting than eating. Our reservation was 30 minutes late. Luckily we weren't in a hurry but service was impacted. Didn't get our water refilled, no side plates, no wasabi or ginger. Please note this is not a common occurrence just during busy times.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on December 30, 2017

The food was really good and we got to sit at the sushi bar so we could watch the cooks roll the sushi

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on December 30, 2017

In town visiting from Minnesota. Checked this place out before heading to a hockey game at Pepsi center. Not only was the service exceptional but the food was great too! They also have great happy hour deals. We highly recommend and will be back whenever in town.

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·Dined on December 27, 2017

Only complaint was how cold it was in there. Server and host staff were nice

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 (Denver)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Smart casual atmosphere and loved all the infused dishes

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 21, 2017

This is a fabulous sushi restaurant. Lots of outstanding choices. Fresh and nicely presented. Good was really good. Only a couple of blocks from Union Station. Also very good service.

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 (Denver)·Dined on December 20, 2017

The food was great. The atmosphere was nice. The happy hour choices were awesome! The waitress was on an off with service.

Tags: Vegan, Bar Seating, Great for Lunch, Happy Hour, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Healthy, Spicy, Cozy, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Business Meals, Gluten Free Options, Good for a Date, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 11, 2017

We loved the happy hour! Apps and rolls were super creative. Flavors were on point. Definitely try the Magic Mushroom (no mushrooms in it) salmon appetizer. Out of this world! Thanks a lot! We will be back next time we visit Denver (from Boston.)

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 (Denver)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Love the happy hour. Excellent customer service. Wonderful vibe.

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·Dined on December 4, 2017

Enjoyed our meal very much. Everything was delicious. Service was great.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Healthy, Authentic, Fun
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 (Denver)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Great service, friendly, and great flavors! He beat sushi in Colorado, by far.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Hot Spot
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 (Denver)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Happy hour was awesome. KaVaughn was awesome

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 (Denver)·Dined on November 25, 2017

This is my favorite sushi place EVER!!! I’ve compared to other sushi restaurants all over CO and several other states when I travel and I can’t wait to get back to HAPA!!! We drive 60 miles ... one way.. to have dinner here at least twice a month!! We need one in Fort Collins!!

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·Dined on November 19, 2017

Celebration dinner for my son's 21st bday. The svc and food were great! Extensive selections of beer and Sake to please everyone. Great music by live DJ.

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Late-night Find, Good Vegetarian Options, People Watching, Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Great night of food, drinks and live DJ.

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·Dined on November 5, 2017

We have always loved Hapa’s so this was a chance to come back after a few years. Sushi was warm, not as fresh as I remembered and the place was very noisy.
Miss the old Hapa’s on 16 th mall

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 (Denver)·Dined on October 21, 2017

It was okay.

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 (Denver)·Dined on October 21, 2017

We frequent this restaurant and love their selection of sushi and non-sushi items (my husband is not a fish/seafood eater). I love raw fish and appreciate that I can trust Hapa to serve up the freshest fish and also offers a gluten-free menu. We met friends there this last Friday, we were able to have a great conversation (not too loud), lovely ambiance, and our server Gabriela was the absolute best. Thanks, Hapa!

Tags: Casual, Vibrant Bar Scene, Vegan, Notable Wine List, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Good Vegetarian Options, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Authentic, Disabled Access, Worth the Drive, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch, Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour, Paleo Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Romantic, Fun, Hot Spot, Comfort Food
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 (Denver)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Went with my daughter! Service was friendly, quick and efficient! Amazing variety of options. Kids menu is a deal ($5 for 10pieces of sushi!). We have been to the Hapa in Boulder and this location was busier but also more efficient!

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Aspen roll is highly recommended. Not necessarily traditional fare, but it is a fun treat for sushi lovers!

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·Dined on September 30, 2017

Very, very, very slow service-- from both the wait staff and the kitchen. We waited 10 minutes for a gluten free menu and then waited another 30 minutes for food. We had to eat so fast, because we had an event to get to, that we didn't get to enjoy our sushi. We just shoveled it in and left. Very disappointed.

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 (London)·Dined on September 26, 2017

Cool place with great and friendly waiter. Had miso soup and sashimi and did not regret the choice.

Tags: Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Quick Bite, Vibrant Bar Scene, Bar Seating
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·Dined on September 17, 2017

Awesome place defenitly recommend it thr food is yummy and the service is excellent

Tags: Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Fun, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Kid-friendly, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Brunch
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·Dined on August 26, 2017

Great customer service and atmosphere! And the food outstanding. Booty Call Lobster Roll is my Favorite!!!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Dallas)·Dined on August 13, 2017

Came from out of town looking for a good place to eat and we loved it here! Their sushi was great and the food was delicious. Loved the prices as well!

Only complaints were that the miso soup was VERY salty and the seaweed salad had more lettuce than seaweed.

Tags: Happy Hour, Casual
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 (Denver)·Dined on August 13, 2017

I have always loved Haps. Mainly the Hapa in Boulder but for my birthday I decided to invite my friends out for a night out town and Hapa - Lodo was the restaurant of choice. Here are some things that I love about Hapa: they have a gluten free menu, they have gluten free drinks, they have gluten free soy sauce, I love the ambiance, service and I like the food! Here are some considerations for them to keep in mind: bigger booths are always fun for special occasions as they are more intimate but their booths only hold max 4 people I believe, the price of alcohol was a little too much, the chairs were pretty close together and found myself backing into the person behind me. Overall though service was great and our bills came out as expected even though they were a bit complicated. Overall I was happy with my visit!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, People Watching, Good for Groups, Gluten Free Options, Authentic, Business Meals, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date, Cozy, Hot Spot
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vip
 (Jackson Hole)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Fun and fresh food!! Try the Tuna Poke, the Kahlua Pork Sliders, the Tempura Combo, Sashimi Combo and a couple rolls (we had Vegetable and Salmon Avacado) plus Mochi Ice Cream for dessert! And go during happy hour!

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 (Houston)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Great deals - Happy Hour at 11pm! Good service and cool crowd.

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 (Denver)·Dined on August 8, 2017

Hapa is in my top 5 favorite restaurants in Denver! I love their creative twists on sushi.

Tags: Happy Hour
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on August 6, 2017

Had an anniversary ... everyone was very accommodating and gave us cake
Also crazy good prices

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 (Denver)·Dined on July 31, 2017

Hapa Sushi never disappoints! Went for lunch this time and ordered a bowl for the first time- delicious! Can't wait to return.

Tags: Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Great for Lunch
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 (Denver)·Dined on July 30, 2017

Hapa is a great place for dates, business meetings, and casual bites. The two levels of the building can get loud so I would recommend either asking for a corner table in the back on the main level or a booth upstairs. The atmosphere is casual and professional. My favorite appetizer is "Monkey Brain" which is basically tempera avocado deliciousness. Their "Expert" rolls names can make a join woman blush but if you can get past those I would highly recommend the Multiple O's roll - when you go you will see a theme in my favorites - tempera and spicy mayo - so good but in moderation. Can't go wrong with ~5 rolls for two people. Have never been disappointed. I keep coming back because I know what I like, price is right, and of course ability to use Open Table is a huge plus! Don't go for wine or other beverages they have a most impressive Saki list. Check it out!

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Groups, Bar Seating, Tapas, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Casual, Business Meals, Good for a Date
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 (Denver)·Dined on July 28, 2017

We had a great time. Will return.

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·Dined on July 25, 2017

Anniversary celebration made so special by the Hapa staff!

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 (Birmingham)·Dined on July 13, 2017

Took my wife here for her 1st time sushi experience. She loved it and is looking forward to going back again! The menu gives you plenty of choices to pick from that lets you warm up from beginner rolls to the more experienced (love the names!). The sushi, service and everything about the evening was excellent. We will be back soon.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Denver)·Dined on July 4, 2017

When we first walked in, we stood at the podium waiting to be acknowledged (the hostess wasn't there). A bartender walked by us twice but didn't even say hi or better yet "someone will be with you shortly". The hostess finally came back from upstairs and seated us.

We had trouble getting drinks refilled and had asked our server for additional ginger but it never arrived. Disappointing.

The food was great tho!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on June 26, 2017

Great food and great service. To top things off they had a gluten free sushi menu and gluten free soy sauce.

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