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Uoko Japanese Cuisine

23600 Rockfield Blvd Ste 2-1, El Toro, CA 92630
(949) 837-7231
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Ranked #2 of 12 Restaurants in El Toro
Cuisines: Japanese
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English first
Top Contributor
100 reviews 100 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I loved the selection of fresh fish, oysters, ama rbi... toro... the prices were a little on the high side but it was worth the price.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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554 reviews 554 reviews
282 restaurant reviews
506 helpful votes 506 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Since the closing of Sushi Wok in Laguna Woods, we have been looking for a high quality sushi bar. We think we have found it in Uoko. Uoko is small, and the tables are very close together. We sat at a table next to a young couple who talked to each other so loudly that we wound up sitting at... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

What a great find in Lake Forest!! I love the mom-'n-pop feel of this restaurant. My hubby and I had ramen and udon. Great authentic tasting Japanese noodles! Koji made us feel right at home. We can't wait to come back and try the sushi. Don't let the negative reviews fool you; you will not be disappointed in the food... More

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The OC
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

I have been eating at Uoko for the last 25 years and I go there around once a month! Very authentic Japanese flavor, extremely fresh seafood, best salad and miso soup anywhere, in a true Japanese style family atmosphere. One of the highlights in Lake Forest / El Toro. It's also very close to the freeway with easy access. Highly... More

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Huntington Beach, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

Courteous sushi chefs I could actually understand too! Prices are average, you get what you pay for though. I'll come again for sure!

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Orange, California
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87 reviews 87 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2009

Very small restaurant with a few authentic Japanese dishes. Overall, quality food & a local favorite.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2008

Make sure to order anything on the menu that says "LIVE" next to it. There is nothing more satisfying that munching on something that was killed for your gastronomic pleasure.

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