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About Sushi Roku - Pasadena
Sushi Roku Pasadena has transformed the traditional sushi bar experience into a complete dining affair. Guests can enjoy their visit at the sushi bar, one of the hand-made bamboo dining tables adjacent to a trickling waterfall, or escape to the garden patio overlooking the courtyard. Sushi Roku's vast and colorful menu features an array of fresh California sushi, luscious salads, specialty appetizers and hot entrees. Our full service bar offers a variety of hot and cold sake as well as asian martinis and an extensive wine list.
Pasadena, CA 91103
Hours of Operation:
11:30 am – 2:00 pm
Saturday – Sunday
12:00pm – 4:00pm
Monday - Thursday
5:30pm – 9:30 pm
4pm- 10:00 pm
5:00pm – 9:00pm
5:00pm – 7:00pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Please contact our Director of Catering, Sales and Special Events, RuthAnne Gibson at (310)-271-6000 ext. 113 for more information.
3 hour validated self-parking is available at One Colorado (at Fair Oaks) and valet parking is available at Colorado and Union for both Lunch and Dinner.
Private Party Facilities:
We can accomodate large parties. Please contact the restaurant for more details.
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Wine
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Sushi Roku - Pasadena Ratings and Reviews
Big fan of Sushi Roku, been going to Pasadena location since it opened.
However, was very disappointed that after being seated at 8:30, was immediately informed that it was "last-call" for sushi and the kitchen.
I know this is LA and restaurants don't stay open late, but 8:30 last-call, not very cool.
Beautiful Japanese restaurant with authentic decor. We sat outside with a view of the interior. Service was excellent and prompt. It's located down an alley in charming square of shops and outdoor lights. We ordered sushi (divine) and fried rice (also very good) for a small dinner. My only criticism is that the restaurant didn't mark me as "attended" for my Open Table reservation and OT emailed me. (I also confirmed the rez earlier in the day.) I think they've now taken care of it.
Food was very innovative and quite excellent but pricey. The server appeared to have too many tables and took him forever to take our drinks and food orders and have dishes out. They did not tell us when the last order was and since we waited forever to get our food, we could not order more though we were still hungry.
Fantastic! The only issue we had was that a group of people at the bar were being extremely loud, howling at the game playing on the TV. I understand management being reluctant to say anything to the bar patrons for fear of insult, but the noise almost ruined our dining experience. I really don't think an upscale sushi restaurant needs to worry about catering to a sports bar crowd. Perhaps the owners/management would be willing to rethink the TV in the bar idea?
Extremely slow service. Server was not attentive. Not enough staff. Food was left at sushi bar sitting for long periods of time before being picked up and taken to the table. When arrived at table hand roll seaweed paper all soggy. Had to send back and wait another 20 minutes. The cuts of sushi and sashimi were off and bad quality. Quality and freshness of sushi questionable. We left most of our meal, as could not eat it.
Food was excellent but a little pricey! Good quality sushi and calamari was the bomb! Our server seems like she's rushing us to leave, she gave us our check already without asking us if we want dessert first! We had to tell her we wanted dessert, so she took the check back! Other than that, all was great 👍🏻
My wife and I love to go to Roku Sushi when we are in Pasadena!
We came out to Pasadena this time for our own bar crawl and definitely wanted to eat sushi before we started!
The service is always great and the food is always delicious! We would highly recommend Roku Sushi!
We have been going regularly to Sushi Roku since they came to Pasadena. We enjoy the sushi, specials etc. it is great for groups with both sushi & non-sushi diners because of their extensive menu. We always get great service & did as well this time too. Lately we have not thought the sushi & items from the kitchen were as good as they used to be. Not sure what has changed in the last couple of months. I hope it gets better again as this is a 'go to' place for us.
We were there to celebrate Father's Day. My son ordered the "Chef choice" of sushi which was a lengthy procedure of 5 rounds of plates with up to 10 elegant little bites on each plate. They were surprised by the one with kiwi fruit on scallop, and the remarked on the one that had marmalade on top of some fish. I did not partake of this feast with them, as I am not keen on raw fish, but they loved it.
Been coming here for years. Love everything about this place in terms of food, happy hour, and ambiance. Service can be a little slow though (almost every time). Took us 35 minutes to get our dinner order placed and drink orders often take about 15-20 minutes to arrive. The servers are working hard, but I just think they need to hire more to keep the flow going.
I go here pretty frequently. The food is always good, but I think the kids meal is particularly expensive. Maybe they don't want kids, but $13 to buy my 2 year old something she can eat seems a little excessive. This particular night, service was slow, there was a concert in the courtyard and it was very difficult to squeeze through the crowd to get in.
We went to have dinner for Mother's Day and normally that can be a very busy hectic time for restaurants but we had a relaxing, FABULOUS DINNER. Their signature drinks were the BEST we've ever had.
BAKED LOBSTER creamy miso sauce THE BEST EVER, I will go out of my way to get this again and again.
BAKED CRAB HANDROLL
*CRUNCHY SPICY TUNA avocado
CRAB DYNAMITE crab, avocado, curry mayo
SPICY PORK BELLY “KAKUNI” FRIED RICE outstanding great flavors
Food was very good, service was amazing, our waiter's name was Lance, he was the highlight of this visit. Had been there before about 9 months ago, food seemed much better then. The brussels sprouts chips are not to be missed however and since I've lived in Hawaii pretty picky about my Poke but that was very good as well!
My boyfriend and I celebrated my birthday at Sushi Roku, and had an amazing time! The service was very accommodating, and the food wonderful. In addition, due to scheduling conflicts we had to change our reservation several times, and Sushi Roku/Open Table was very helpful in allowing us to do so.
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