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About Rollapalooza

COZY AND WARM RESTAURANT. FRESH AND DELICIOUS RESTAURANT. WE ARE NOT NO.1 RESTAURANT. HOWEVER WE DO OUR BEST TO SERVE OUR CUSTOMERS.

3344 N. Halsted
Chicago, IL 60657
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Sushi, Japanese

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Wednesday - Sunday: 2:00PM - 5:00PM Dinner: Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday & Monday: 5:00PM - 11:00PM
Friday & Saturday: 5:00PM - 12:00AM

Cross Street:
Roscoe St.

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(773) 281-6400

Website:
http://www.rollapaloozachicago.com/

Executive Chef:
Eric Song

Additional:
BYO Liquor, BYO Wine, Counter Seating, Delivery, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Wheelchair Access

Rollapalooza Ratings and Reviews

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4.8

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.8

service

4.7

ambience

4.4

value

4.6

Noise

Moderate

100% would recommend it to a friend

Fun (5)
Neighborhood Gem (5)
Casual (4)
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Good for a Date (4)
Good for Birthdays (3)
Creative Cuisine (3)
Fit for Foodies (3)
Good for Groups (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Good for Anniversaries (2)
Cozy (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Romantic (2)
Special Occasion (2)
Spicy (2)
Worth the Drive (2)
Authentic (1)
Comfort Food (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Healthy (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Organic (1)
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·Dined on December 2, 2017

Don't be fooled by the neighborhood vibe- this is probably my favorite spot for sushi in the city. Two words: BLACK RICE. Mmmmm. I'm not sure why this superfood hasn't caught on at other sushi restaurants, but I'm so glad it's at this one. Try it and you will be hooked! Staff are so kind and attentive, fish is always fresh, appetizers are inventive, they are open late, BYOB, and the rolls are on par with some of the best I've had. I can't say enough great things about Rollapalooza!

Tags: Late-night Find, Quick Bite, Fun, Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Always an amazing experience!!!!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 20, 2017

Nice and quiet at first. Group of 12 came in. It’s a small establishment and their group was very loud. Didn’t seem to mind the other customers.

Great food. Highly recommend

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 31, 2017

By far my favorite sushi restaurant! It's always a treat.

Tags: Casual, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 22, 2017

My favorite sushi place in Chicago which offers black rice.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 10, 2017

The description of this restaurant says "we are not number one restaurant, but we do our best"- I can say this is the number one sushi restaurant I've been to in the city. If you are looking for great service, outstandingly fresh fish, and amazing sushi for everyday dining, a date, a birthday, special occasion, or even takeout, I can guarantee this place will not disappoint. Our absolute favorite, again and again.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on August 26, 2017

This place is fantastic! The fish is fresh, the tequila roll and the crazy philly are outstanding. Seriously every piece of fish I've tried here is the best I've ever had. I've had sushi on each coast and this place blows it out of the water. Would HIGHlY recommend.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive
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 (Chicago)·Dined on August 11, 2017

As always, delicious! The service is exceptional, and the ambiance is perfect for a fun date night.

Tags: Cozy, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Good for a Date
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·Dined on August 8, 2017

Waited like 45 min to hr for food

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·Dined on August 6, 2017

This was a great date night stop on a recent weekend trip to Chicago! The rolls were very creatively made and arranged, and the fish was very fresh and delicious. I would definitely recommend this to a friend! The rolls we got were Tequila, Smokey, and the Crazy Philly, and we couldn't pick a favorite! Great variation in flavors.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Casual, Worth the Drive, Hot Spot
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 (Chicago)·Dined on July 16, 2017

This place gives you an option of soy paper instead of seaweed. It was very accommodating to my preference.

Tags: Hot Spot
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 (Chicago)·Dined on July 3, 2017

Delicious sushi! Very extensive menu. Awesome that they are BYOB, with no corkage fee. Also, one of my friends was vegetarian and he really liked his veggie rolls. Something for everyone! Will definitely go back.

Tags: Casual, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Chicago)·Dined on June 29, 2017

Sushi was flavorful and unique. Waiter was polite and efficient.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Authentic, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on June 18, 2017

The turtle is my favorite in both presentation and taste! The other rolls I've had have all been excellent as well.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on June 17, 2017

Went here with my girlfriends and brought a few bottles of wine. Excellent quick service and the sushi tasted phenomenal ! First time trying the spicy miso soup and it was awesome! Will be back for sure.

Tags: Casual
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 (Chicago)·Dined on June 2, 2017

We stopped here for an early dinner on a Friday night and we were the only ones there. The food was excellent and the service was good. Server did not offer drink refills, otherwise I would have given 5 stars.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on May 20, 2017

Best sushi around

Tags: Tasting Menu, Fit for Foodies, Casual
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 (Chicago)·Dined on May 19, 2017

We tried this restaurant because of the great reviews and it was definitely an awesome experience. Sushi was fresh and tasty and we loved the selection available . Staff was extremely friendly and helpful. Will come back again.

Tags: Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Happy Hour, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine
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 (Miami)·Dined on May 12, 2017

Simply put, this is the best sushi restaurant in Chicago. I am from South Florida, so I have had a hard time with fish not tasting fresh, but it;s definitely fresh here. On top of that, they have some great creative rolls. I make everyone I go with try the Anne...Thumbs Up roll which is so good and has a flavor profile that vastly exceeded what I had expected. The Ocean Vinaigrette roll is also wonderful in that the flavors are great and the roll is refreshing. Those are my top two favorites but others that are also quite good include the Tequila, Garlic Salmon, and German rolls. The staff is super friendly and helpful,and to top it off, it is a BYOB with no corking fee!

This is definitely my favorite sushi spot in Chicago. My girlfriend keeps trying to get me to try other places, but we keep going back to Rollapalooza. :)

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 (Chicago)·Dined on May 6, 2017

We had dinner in Rollapalooza again and we tried the Blackmonster roll. it was perfect. We will come back there

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 (Chicago)·Dined on May 3, 2017

It was amazing food, a loud group came in for the second half of the meal which wasn't great. But the rolls were unique, delicious, and a great value for how many pieces we got. Definitely will come back!

Tags: Healthy, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Authentic, Casual
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on April 28, 2017

this was my first time at rollapalooza. I had heard that it was very good and that was true. the salad was exceptional!

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on April 6, 2017

This is such a great neighborhood gem!!! We ran into friends and we're easily accomodated!!!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on April 3, 2017

The atmosphere was great the service was great our server made excellent recommendations, the Sushi was to die for I have been a couple times before usually get the same stuff but tonight I was with friends and wanted to try some new stuff and our server came through for us with outstanding recommendations! Must try the Cloud Nine, the Snow White, and of course the the simple but so good Spicy Tuna roll!! Great place highly recommend this for other to try!!!!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on March 25, 2017

Sashimi was fabulous. Salads mediocre - both for ingredients and presentation. Sushi was good though not stellar.

Tags: Casual
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 (Chicago)·Dined on March 21, 2017

2nd time coming here and its never a disappointment! We love coming here, food is great service is outstanding!! Most have the ny cheesecake for dessert!!! Definintely coming back again!!😁😁😁

Tags: Good for a Date, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Kid-friendly, Casual
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on March 12, 2017

We ordered about 6 rolls plus a couple of appetizers and every roll was delicious and reasonably priced as well!

Tags: Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Healthy, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Spicy, Outstanding Value, Worth the Drive
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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 28, 2017

Wow! This place blowed our mind i was looking for a great sushi place to go with my boyfriend to eat!! This restaurant showed up on my opentable app!! Definitely was the best choice ever!! Service was great, food was delicious!! Too bad we got full fast that we couldnt keep ordering the rolls! New york cheesecake was extra delicous!! Camt wait to come back again!!👌🏻

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Good for Groups, Casual
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 (Miami)·Dined on February 25, 2017

Fresh and fabulous! Worth the drive! All the rolls are yummy and the Annie comes to the table in flames. And it's BYOB which is awesome!

Tags: Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive
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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 14, 2017

We had a beautiful night there. the rolls were delicious and the mochi mmmm. It was our second time in Rollapalooza and we will go back.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 14, 2017

Went with a group of girls for Valentines Day and had a great experience! The wait staff was very attentive and timed out our sushi so it did not arrive all at once. They were also very friendly and accommodating when we had to add one additional diner to our reservation.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on February 2, 2017

Excellent sushi!! BYOB! We will definitely return!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Casual, Good for a Date, Authentic
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 21, 2017

Consistently great food and service. BYOB makes it a fantastic deal. Quality is great and rolls well made. Love this place once I went.

Tags: Healthy, Outstanding Value, Good for a Date
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 14, 2017

I find myself at Rollapalooza at least twice a month. My husband and I go all the time for an incredible sushi dinner as it's in the neighborhood and the food is always tasty. My girlfriends and I go for our girl's night out dinners as well, and always have a fantastic time. Note that this place is small, but accommodates a good number of people. I love that I can make a reservation and know that I won't be waiting an hour to eat. We always experience great service, AND it's BYO!

Tags: Casual, Cozy, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 8, 2017

Love Rollapalooza's sushi and byob policy!

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 (Indiana)·Dined on January 4, 2017

Always the best experience at Rollapalooza. I tell everyone I know to go here. My favorite restaurant.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 29, 2016

Best Sushi I habe tried in Chicago. R&J and Dynamite rolls are delicious. Also, do not leave without trying mochis. Good service and BYOB without corckage fee.
Very recomendable

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 15, 2016

Tasty sushi with a vast array of options (too many to remember). Service is professional. Ambiance is pleasant.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 1, 2016

Some of the best sushi I have ever eaten! High quality seafood and great portion sizes. I highly recommend the German roll and Mafia roll. I will definitely drive the distance from Naperville to this restaurant when I have my next sushi craving!!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 23, 2016

I literally loved this restaurant! It was delicious! I would recommend this to any of my friends and will definitely be back. Yum!

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