Shakou Park Ridge

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$30 and under
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Asian
Shakou Park Ridge, one of the Top 10 Asian Eateries in Chicago, brings you a trendy modern Asian cuisine restaurant featuring a “city vibe” in the suburbs atmosphere. You do not want to miss the succulence, style and sophistication of the dining experience at Shakou. The incredibly talented Shakou chefs have mastered the art of producing the menu’s tasteful innovations that offer something for everyone, including vegetarian and gluten free diners! The quality and freshness of every ingredient that goes into the Shakou Signature menu items is unparalleled in the industry. Shakou’s menu will satisfy sushi connoisseurs and novices alike. For the land-lover, Shakou offers contemporary versions of some Asian classics including Teriyaki, Tempura and Katsu. From the impressive wine and cocktail list to the diverse dining and delectable dessert options, everyone will be amazed with the dining experience at Shakou! Call to book today!
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OT
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another great dinner!

TK
Chicago
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, huge menu both food and drinks. Prices are very reasonable, liquor a little pricey. I have been to the AH location and this one does not disappoint either. Will definitely be back

L
Chicago
9 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience3

We love this place. The food is amazing. The only complaint we have is that we ordered Patron margaritas, and each one was $18.50! It seems like the drink prices have gone up. We are also not big fans of the music they play - feels a little bit like a club. But we will always continue to go back for the food!! Definitely recommend.

D
Chicago
1 review
Dined on November 1, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The club music didn’t fit the ambiance, it was annoying after a while.
The food and drink menu was very good.
The food was excellent
The decor and ambiance were very nice.
The food was very good but for the price your going to pay. Party or four and ordering moderately with only one drink each was over $200. It was very good but not to that level in comparisons to other places I’ve gone to in Chicago.

AS
Philadelphia
16 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food with a cosmopolitan ambiance. We really enjoyed it!

OT
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was amazing. Some good energy doesn’t hurt right?! We laughed we ate great food and we enjoyed it. I love Shakou , I love how I feel here and how special every time is. Thank you

SU
Chicago
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall2food4service3ambience5

I have been to Shakou once before and loved the food, the service was ok, but the noise level was incredibility loud. This time we made a reservation for 7:30 pm for my birthday celebration. I was totally excited to enjoy all that they offer food wise. We arrived 10 minutes early and they informed us that there were 5 parties with 7 pm reservations that still were waiting to be seated and it would be quite a wait.
This was such a disappointing experience as we had to leave. My husband is a diabetic and people cannot just postpone for an hour! That was a bit excessive to us...
Too bad...

JF
Chicago
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Excellent service!

OT
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Server was not as attentive as we would have liked.

EW
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Services was great, the booths are very uncomfortable

HT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love Shakou!!! The sushi and drinks are always fantastic! I really enjoy the ambiance for a date night with my husband or a girls night out.

OT
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Jelena was a great waitress!

j
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great food and service!

SR
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2019
Overall3food3service2ambience3

It's in the neighborhood so it's not bad just wish it wasnt so expensive. The lounge area is very uncomfortable but the Sushi is pretty good.

JG
Chicago
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I was quite surprised they have a great kids menu. I went with my two boys, 6 and 8. The older loved the salmon and tuna nigiri. The waitress was fantastic with my boys. We are looking forward to returning.

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, service and ambiance

T
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2019
Overall3food5service4ambience4

When you book a table for 6:00 PM, relatively early for the evening, I think you shouldn't start ordering an appetizer and few minutes later to hear the server saying: Sory sir we're out of it.
I can't stand the fact that an item is out and still appearing on the menu without notice.
It really reminds me of Romania 50 years ago, when going to a restaurant everything was out other than the one-week-old bread!

OT
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience5

Food was okay. My boyfriend got chicken teryiaki with vegetable fried rice, I got the dragon roll. For the price you’d think the roll would come with rice or something but no. Also the gyoza was mediocre at best.

R
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

My wife really liked this place when she went with a friend so we had our anniversary dinner there. The staff could not have been nicer or more accommodating. Not that we needed any special attention.. but in general - they all went out of their way to provide excellent customer service. The place is very cool inside - nice decor....
The food? Not that impressed... it was good. Fresh. Nice size pieces of Nigiri... but the maki and tuna tartare left me unimpressed...
Will give it another shot based on customer service ... maybe just an off night.

OT
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall2food2service1ambience2

Our server should re-evaluate her career choice. One of the worst and uncomfortable dining experiences I’ve ever had. Food was lukewarm and bland. Underwhelming experience all the way around.

OT
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another unforgettable experience. Thank You to the entire team of Shakou Park Ridge to wow me again!

t
San Francisco
18 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brittany is the best server we've ever had at any restaurant. She makes us feel so special.

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place for great sushi!

JS
Chicago
9 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service were excellent. Wonderful experience

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect date night spot. Great food, lots of choices. We had an excellent server who was very attentive and gave great recommendations. Will definitely be back.

J
Chicago
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Enjoyed our family dinner. Was nice that the food selection covered everyone's different tastes.

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Responded on September 5, 2019

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OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had an amazing experience. The food was delicious and the staff very friendly.

Shakou Park Ridge
Responded on September 5, 2019

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M
Chicago
21 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

I enjoy eating at Shakou because the food is good and you can’t beat the value at lunchtime. My only unhappiness was that the Music was too loud, with a lot of bass, lessening the enjoyment of the experience.

Shakou Park Ridge
Responded on September 5, 2019

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BO
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

We all loved the food and the choices. Unfortunately, I got sick afterwards, but everyone else was fine. It may have been a bad crab as I had the crab appetizer and no one else did!

Shakou Park Ridge
Responded on September 5, 2019

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OT
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great as always.

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Responded on September 5, 2019

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S
Chicago
12 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love it here. Always a good meal with drinks. One suggestion. They are most always out of Jameson whiskey by Saturday night. They say they order 2 bottles per week and it’s popular. Maybe up your order? Just a thought. But still love it.

Shakou Park Ridge
Responded on September 5, 2019

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IA
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2019
Overall2food2service2ambience4

My first visit here was great and it pretty much hit 4.7 stars. This last visit save the splendid company joining me for dinner was disappointing. The wait-staff seemed to be non plus'd and disengaged throughout the dinning experience, my steak was near cold and over salted when it arrived. A second glass of wine requested to compliment the main arrived as we were getting ready to leave. Third times a charm, we'll see!

Shakou Park Ridge
Responded on September 5, 2019

Thank you for your feedback; it only helps us get better.

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OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on August 23, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience2

Music is too loud and techno

Shakou Park Ridge
Responded on September 8, 2019

Thank you for the 4 Star Review! #ExperienceShakou

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OT
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food as always. Love the short rib and Chilean sea bass. Great service and ambience!

Shakou Park Ridge
Responded on August 23, 2019

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f
Minneapolis
56 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2019
Overall4food5service2ambience5

Server was very slow.. we sat for about 10mins before anyone came to see us

Shakou Park Ridge
Responded on August 23, 2019

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t
Chicago
12 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great good, service and ambiance. Great advice for food and sake. Delush!

Shakou Park Ridge
Responded on August 23, 2019

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OT
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Wasn’t impressed with sushi I got, won’t get it again. Some sort of shrimp tempura with smoked salmon. The roll was purple and took away flavor of the roll.

Shakou Park Ridge
Responded on August 23, 2019

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OT
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was fast and everything was delicious. Amazing flavor combinations!

Shakou Park Ridge
Responded on August 23, 2019

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LM
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Food was absolutely AMAZING. Hands down best Maki rolls I have ever had. Great, very modern atmosphere, open air seating with fire element. I felt bad for the server, though. Obviously she had way too many tables or something. She took care of our needs but was extremely rushed and short with each interaction. Will definitely be back.

Shakou Park Ridge
Responded on August 12, 2019

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OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday for my daughter.

Shakou Park Ridge
Responded on August 12, 2019

Thank you for the 5 Star Review! #ExperienceShakou

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