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About Roka Akor - San Francisco

ROKA AKOR brings an unparalleled combination of thoughtful design and contemporary Robata Japanese cuisine to five locations across the U.S., including Scottsdale, San Francisco, Houston, Chicago and Skokie, IL.
Roka Akor’s menu changes seasonally, including a rotating selection of wagyu steaks, seafood, and vegetables with Japanese-inspired marinades and sauces, along with sushi and sashimi. The restaurant’s design features a centrally located robata grill that provides the heart of the visual experience, surrounded by contemporary décor and sleek lighting. Guests are encouraged to speak with the chefs about the food to create an interactive and engaging dining experience.

801 Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94133
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Japanese, Sushi

Hours of Operation:


Lunch: M-F 11:30am-2:30pm

Dinner: Su-Th 5:30pm-10:00pm

Dinner: F-Sa 5:30pm-11:00pm

Happy Hour in Roka Bar 4:30-6:30pm daily.

Cross Street:
Jackson & Montgomery (entrance on Jackson)

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(415) 362-8887

Website:
http://www.rokaakor.com/locations/san-francisco/

Entertainment:

Parking Details:
PARKING TIP
Parking can be a challenge in our neighborhood. For convenient parking there is a lot located on Columbus St. just north of Jackson St.

Executive Chef:
Roman Petry

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Join us for $1.00 Oysters and all night Happy Hour in Roka Bar every Sunday.

Happy Hour daily from 4:30pm-6:30pm.

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Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 20 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 20 People

Starts: August 23, 2017

Ends: March 31, 2018

Availability: Sun 5:30PM-5:30PM 8:45PM-10:00PM
Mon-Thu 1:30PM-2:00PM 5:30PM-5:30PM 8:45PM-10:00PM
Fri 1:30PM-2:00PM 5:30PM-5:30PM 9:30PM-11:00PM
Sat 5:30PM-5:30PM 9:30PM-11:00PM

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Private Dining

Accessible for private celebrations, birthdays, anniversaries, corporate meetings, and more, Roka Akor’s private rooms and event design planners will ensure every private party is a seamless and unforgettable dining experience. Roka Akor’s private dining options can accommodate 8 to 120 guests.

Roka Akor - San Francisco Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.6

ambience

4.6

value

4.1

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Moderate

93% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (48)
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Hot Spot (20)
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Authentic (16)
Tasting Menu (16)
Fun (15)
Notable Wine List (12)
Healthy (10)
Neighborhood Gem (10)
Pre/post Theatre (10)
Great for Lunch (9)
Bar Seating (8)
Cozy (8)
Happy Hour (8)
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Worth the Drive (8)
Casual (7)
Handcrafted Cocktails (7)
Gluten Free Options (6)
Paleo Friendly (5)
Tapas (5)
Comfort Food (4)
Local Ingredients (4)
Good Vegetarian Options (4)
Late-night Find (3)
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·Dined 2 days ago

Roka Akor always delivers. The food, service, and environment together are a triple threat. Would recommend to anyone this experience to anyone.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined 7 days ago

It’s good but menu seems to be overly simplistic

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined 7 days ago

This restaurant never disappoints. Great food, fine service, lovely and creative presentations.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 7, 2018

Loved the interior design and architecture inside Roka Akor, there's a dramatic concrete/wood entranceway and they have a gorgeous dining area that is airy with lots of wood.

Our dishes were all delicious. We both shared the tempura shrimp, which was surprisingly large at a good price. Loved the slightly spicy dipping sauce and the tempura was perfectly crispy with fresh tiger shrimp.

I ordered the Chirashi ($22) and my colleague ordered the snow crab roll. We both loved our dishes. I thought mine had generous portions of fish and it was all buttery soft on a nice bed of rice with some salmon roe.

It was difficult to get the attention of the servers, and that's one area that could've been improved in the experience, but I'd definitely give it another try in the evening.

Tags: Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Paleo Friendly, Bar Seating, Business Meals, Afternoon Tea
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 6, 2018

Every item was delicious! We ordered sushi, spicy edamame, brussel sprouts and cod entree. Very fresh and beautiful presentation. Will definitely go back and recommend to others.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 5, 2018

Great sushi -actually nigriri with delicious fish chosen by the chef and a spinach gomae.
Very tasty.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 4, 2018

One of the most innovative, & creative Japanese + Steak dishes in the city. The food was insanely good! Can get expensive so would recommend for special occasions.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Romantic
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·Dined on February 4, 2018

Great food and great service. Definitely would come again

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·Dined on February 4, 2018

The omakase was worth it!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 31, 2018

We had an excellent dinner at this restaurant the night before and decided to return for lunch the next day. The same hostess was again, very friendly and welcoming. We were seated at the sushi bar with comfortable chairs and an opened and airy bustling kitchen. We chose from the enticing restaurant week menu. Waiter waited on us right away. I began my meal with the Mizuna Salad with grapefruit, lotus root chips, white asparagus and avocado. I enjoyed all the flavors in this salad...very refreshing and well balanced. Since Roka Akor is a steakhouse, my next course would be the New York Steak with sautéed Japanese mushrooms...well seared, cooked perfectly, char on the outside and moist on the inside...well flavored, tender and scrumptious! My husband started his meal with the Escolar Tataki with white asparagus and yuzu. The Escolar Tataki was very fresh and tasty and was a great choice. He also had the New York Steak. The lunch meal includes Miso Soup and Steamed Rice. I enjoyed their German Reisling so much the night before that I had another glass. Wait staff and servers were very helpful and efficient. They complemented each other. Good quality of food and great atmosphere led to a satisfying dining experience. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Great for Brunch, Romantic, Hot Spot, Special Occasion, Cozy, Fun
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 31, 2018

Enjoyed it our dine about lunch & plan to visit again soon!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 31, 2018

Resturant week. Quick, easy, and friendly service.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 31, 2018

My bf and I came here during SF Restaurant Week.

While the other dishes that were part of the set menu were good, the wagyu sirloin and bone marrow stole the spotlight. We'd absolutely come back for this dish again!

Tip for next year's Restaurant Week: If you can't snag a reservation, the Restaurant Week menu is available not only in their main dining room but also in their bar/ lounge area.

Tags: Casual, Business Meals
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 31, 2018

Had dinner during Restaurant Week. Dinner menu is very enticing. 4 course menu for $65. Hostess at the door was very warm and friendly. Led us into a beautiful spacious well lit dining room with great atmosphere and a bustling opened kitchen. I ordered the yellowtail sashimi with shallots and poached garlic ponzu...good, but a little fishy. Yuzu miso marinated black cod wrapped in a Japanese Magnolia leaf is flavorful, flaky, and moist and beautifully presented. Next course came the Chef Choice of five piece assorted sashimi, which includes octopus, tuna, salmon and two other types of Hamachi fish and these were tasty and presented nicely. My husband had the wagyu sirloin with grilled bone marrow and spicy sweet garlic soy. The wagyu was seared well on the outside, juicy and moist on the inside and delicious; the marrow was very rich. Both of us had the warm valrhona chocolate cake with almond caramel and vanilla ice cream. The caramel was too sweet for my taste. What I favored was the glass of German Reisling (Schloss Schonborn, Kabinett, Erbacher, Marcobrunn, Rheingau, Germany 2003). It has a mild taste of sweetness and was a perfect pairing to my yuzu miso marinated black cod. Service was well-timed and attentive. Comfortable chairs, great food, bustling at times and great people watching. We had a great experience and we will be back!

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Hot Spot, Business Meals, Comfort Food
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 29, 2018

Fantastic lunch with my wife.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Went for SF restaurant week. The sashimi, wagyu beef, and bone marrow was exceptional. It’s expensive so I would only go for special occasions but the restaurant week deal was worth it. Also, happy hour only applies to the downstairs bar, even if it’s the same drinks. Got free champagne for our anniversary.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Delicious food. Especially the Wagyu sirloin with bone marrow is top. When it hits your tongue, it melts like butter! Ate here during SF restaurant week.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Wagyu and bone marrow is a must! The warm valhrona cake dessert is absolutely delicious!

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Went for restaurant week and it was phenomenal! Great deal and food was outstanding!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Went for restaurant week and the food and service was great! Parking is a bit difficult to find though.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Delightful service! Even with a crush of diners for SF Restaurant Week, our servers were very responsive and friendly.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Best food/service/ambiance in SF

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 25, 2018

I loved the bone marrow

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 25, 2018

LOVED IT AND WILL RETURN.
THAT BEING SAID, THERE WERE DRAWBACKS:
1. THE WAITER KEPT TRYING TO UPSELL - BOTH US AND TABLES AROUND US. ANNOYING AND UNNECCESSARY.
2. WAITSTAFF MIXED BEAUTIFULLY, FRESHLY GRATED HORSERADISH FOR US WITH SOY, AND ADDED TOO MUCH SOY.
3. THE SPOONS PROVIDED FOR THE SCRUMPTIOUS DESSERT WERE ALARMINGLY LARGE SOUPSPOONS AND CAUSED US TO STRETCH OUR MOUTHS UNCOMFORTABLY. WHY DOES THE RESTAURANT NOT PROVIDE SMALLER SPOONS?

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 25, 2018

Food overall is very good, but not worth the value.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 24, 2018

Awesooooooome seafood! Tataki, the tuna in the middle, wagyu, the chocolate cake with ice cream! Definitely will go there again next SF restaurant week! The restaurant week price and menu is soooo good!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 23, 2018

Food and service is quite good. Food presentation outstanding. Service was okay. Dessert was wonderful.

Tags: Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 23, 2018

We asked for medium rear on the NY strip steak; it arrived medium and the meat was tough.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 22, 2018

Excellent food, service and ambiance as always. And they provided a very generous selection of dishes for restaurant week.

Tags: Comfort Food, People Watching, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Great for Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Tasting Menu, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Fun
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 22, 2018

Outstanding meal and service

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·Dined on January 21, 2018

It was lovely, try the waygu!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 17, 2018

Great food and service

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 17, 2018

Went here for my boyfriends birthday. He is definitely a sushi Conness sore and he said this was the best sushi he’s had outside of Asia. Fresh, amazing, and great service.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 17, 2018

I usually loved the restaurant , entertain there frequently and concerdered as a regular at the restaurant. But, this one was a great dissatisfaction! Starting with the gal who answered the phone , I was running 5 -10 min late,out of courtesy, I called, she argued and argued and insisted on changing my reservation to 6 o’clock . Later, found out this was to avoid paying 1000 OpenTable points. (This happened once before). If you cannot afford paying 1000 point you should never advertised that. The first time maybe a mistake , second time, then it is intentionally. By charging customers time to avoid paying is CHEATING and CHEAP!! Food were really salty. Even though it’s cooked by the the same crews, it’s like I was in a completely different restaurant. Worst thing of operating a restaurant is inconsistence !
As we were leaving, out of three employees at the door, no one said thanks for coming, every one had a very long face. As we just got out of the door, my guest touched the glass part of the door, the man immediately took out a cloth to wipeout her hand prints right away with a big frown on his face then gave my friend a dirty look. I am in total shock for the treatments.
I’ve spent thousands at the restaurant, usually it’s great, but, it only this time it’s REALLY BAD!!

Tags: Cozy, People Watching, Casual
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 17, 2018

Amazing!!!!
The food is fabulous.
A must try if you love food.

Tags: Seasonal, Healthy, Fun, Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre, Authentic, Local Ingredients, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Organic, Gluten Free Options, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 15, 2018

Food and service are consistently top notch.

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 (Austin)·Dined on January 13, 2018

A5 wagyu ........enough said .................................................
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Tags: Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Fantastic dinner menu with phenomenal ambience. Drinks are a specialty, try the downstairs area while you wait to be seated. Great place for your husband and/wife , or friends!

Tags: Hot Spot, Romantic
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on January 5, 2018

The omakase was amazing. It took about 1.5 hours to finish all the courses and we were stuffed. The staff were awesome. Our server was super knowledgeable and attentive. The ambience was chill and we will definitely come back again.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 4, 2018

Well worth it. Loved everything we ordered!!! Highly recommended

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