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Ikko Japanese Restaurant

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735 Baker St, Ste C, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-4349
714-556-7822
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6:00 pm - 9:45 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 25
    Excellent
  • 4
    Very good
  • 0
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  • 1
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
excellent

Go here for great food if you're in the area. Great food. A Touch of class. Great atmosphere. Might go again tonight.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
John O
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Costa Mesa, California
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Costa Mesa, California
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Go here for great food if you're in the area. Great food. A Touch of class. Great atmosphere. Might go again tonight.

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Newport Beach, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Omakase menu is a must and the experience is worth every penny!! Loved every item the chef served. This restaurant is an updated version of the traditional sushi experience. Great ambiance.

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GA
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We were seated quickly, and then no service for a while. This was around 8:00 pm on a Tuesday night and the restaurant was not busy. When the waiter finally came we ordered and the waited. After about 10 mins 2 pieces of sushi were brought out, no drinks. I asked for water. The waiter asked if we wanted soy... More 

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Laguna Beach, California
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15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I really enjoyed the omakase as they serve you both cooked dishes and sushi. The entree dishes were very creative and flavorful. Since I love sushi, we ordered extra on the side so we can try some of the other fishes there. The fish is very fresh - you don't even want to dip your sushi in soy sauce. Although... More 

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Ireland
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Food served to you raw, you cook it over a BBQ in centre of table, make sure to order the marinated pieces, the taste is well worth the visit

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St. Gallen
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

During my two weeks stay here in Costa Mesa I have already visited this place three times and the Sushi is always perfect. You get a healthy portion of always very good fish and just the right amount of rice, which means not too much as in other places. The seasoning is perfect and therefore there is no need to... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013 via mobile

This was a truly amazing meal. If you want the real deal for authentic Japanese sushi this is it. But it will cost you.

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Orange County, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I want to start off by saying, "make reservations", but if you don't, fear n the wait for the sushi bar is still worth it. The entire restaurant is tiny. However, their smallness really help project an intimate environment, while their chef to patron ratio made it feel like we had his undivided attention. Furthermore, one of the refreshing things... More 

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Restaurant was small and cozy. Went here for an anniversary dinner and it did not disappoint. Had the omokase dinner and we got to watch the chef prepare all of our dishes.

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Huntington Beach, California
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65 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

This place is traditional in ever sense of the word.... Don't expect rolls on the menu, or soy sauce on your table. They grate fresh wasabi to order, and it will blow you away. Luckily I went with a friend who is Japanese to show me how it's done. I definitely recommend ordering "omakase" instead of off the menu. This... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 735 Baker St, Ste C, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-4349
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: 714-556-7822

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 9:45 pm
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 9:45 pm
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 9:45 pm
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 9:45 pm
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 9:45 pm
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 9:45 pm

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