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About Sushi Roku - Santa Monica
Sushi Roku combines the finest, freshest fish from pristine waters around the globe with the kind of artistry that can only be provided by a mature sushi chef ensuring superlative traditional sushi, together with a splash of California innovation. Sushi Roku is a pioneer of contemporary sushi, incorporating diverse, non-traditional ingredients from Latin America (e.g. jalapeños) and Europe (e.g. olive oil) into its edible works of art. This unique culinary experience that bridges past and present is the result of an eagerness to embrace new ideas and a profound respect for tradition. Sushi Roku’s bold and diverse menu also offers an array of hot and cold specialty appetizers and an extensive selection of exotic entrées. Delivery Available through ChowNow.
RobataBar, located behind Sushi Roku features robatayaki style skewers, tapas style sashimi dishes, and sushi.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Hours of Operation:
Santa Monica Blvd. and Ocean Ave.
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa
Delivery Available through ChowNow. Please call our Manager of Catering, Sales and Special Events Jennifer Heimpel at (310) 271-6000 ext. 127 to get more information on our catering & special event offerings.
Located on Ocean Avenue, next door in front of Ocean Avenue Seafood; $8.00 with Validation, $10.00 after 3 hours
Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, View, Wine
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Sushi Roku - Santa Monica Ratings and Reviews
Rather middling sushi. Too crowded. Got a terrible table ( despite booking in advance! ) with wait staff constantly bumping into me. Very sparse service. One very over-worked waiter for the entire room. Acceptable if it were cheap and cheerful, but it's not worth the cash.
We celebrated my sister's birthday at Sushi Roku. We shared all of our dishes. Michael, our waiter, was very attentive and the dishes he recommended were spot on! Really enjoyed the shishito peppers, brussel chips, and robata skewer appetizers. The miso black cod, the hokkaido kiwi sashimi, and the gensai sushi roll were excellent. For my sister's birthday they comped her dessert which was presented with a very cool firework sparkling candle. All-in-all it was an unforgettable evening and we highly recommend Sushi Roku.
The server confirmed many of my selections to be a good assortment of tastes and textures. This was my first time here and I brought an important customer from Europe not used to California style sushi. After our initial seating was too " tight", we were moved to a better table without hesitation. The staff worked as a team making sure our experience was exceptional.
Well the most fun was the waiter was “the Sherminator” !
Yup from the movie American Pie.
Spot on waiter that offered amazing service.
The food was pretty good the special fish sushi was amazing however the normal stuff was just meh.
The Brussel sprout chips so delicious.
Overall a great experience and for the future would stick to the specials
Quality of the sashimi has really gone downhill, I barely touched my food and the server, and Busser neglected to see if anything was wrong as my plates were cleared. There were no visible managers on the floor. There are many other high quality sushi restaurants in the area that I will choose instead next time.
I was in town for business and made a last minute reservation for my friends and I to go to Sushi Roku. I had been to this one before on a few different occasions over the years and knew that it was close by the hotel where we were all staying at. We were immediately seated. The server was great about suggesting items for our table and getting our drinks out quickly. The only thing that bothered me was that I specifically told the server that I was allergic to avocado. However, half of the rolls came out with avocado and it was up to me to figure out whether or not it had avocado in it. I didn't like that. So, I didn't eat half of the food that I ordered. Other than that, the dinner that I had was good.
This is one of my go to spots. Food is consistently excellent. Our server on the patio was great. Had her before and she’s attentive but not hovering. So many great things on the menu and we love ordering a variety of different items. Always leave full and happy?
I'm not one to write bad reviews, but this restaurant was pretty dismal considering that it is part of the BOA and Katana family (which are fantastic restaurants). Maybe it was because we were there for lunch? Or perhaps because the Santa Monica location is in a heavily tourist part of town, but the quality of service, smelly sticky tables, and low grade food was down right unacceptable. Every dish from the old dried up edamame to the stale rice with tuna, and low quality chicken skewers were all around inedible. We ended up walking out without touching much of the food and paying a hefty 120 dollar lunch bill fearing we might get sick from the low quality food. If you're looking for good sushi I would encourage anyone to steer clear from this place. If on a budget and looking for no frills sushi, head to your nearest Sugarfish and or if you're looking to splurge head to NOBU.
We had an amazing anniversary night out with the wifey. From the server to front desk, to the cooks and music. In truly was a night to remember and they all made a night on the town magical and heartwarming. Food was so rich and earthy, clean and lean. I'm definitely going back and prices were not too bad.
Best sushi experience I've ever had. Granted, I'm from the midwest, so I may not have access to the types of dishes, freshness, and authentic preparation. The octopus with yuzu kosho, lemon, and olive oil is one of the best things I've ever eaten in my entire life. It was so bright and the texture of octopus is fun to eat. The oysters were nice, but the condiment already on them overpowered the delicateness. I still enjoyed them. Chef made a rainbow roll for me, my favorite, and then I also tried the senshi roll, which has the most delicious spicy mayo sauce with it. If I ever am in Santa Monica again, I can't wait to come back here. It's loud and bustling, which wasn't bothersome to me, but that could be the only drawback if you're looking for a quiet experience.
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