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929 W Huntington Dr, Monrovia, CA
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 10
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Happy Hour

The husband and I grabbed a late night snack last Sat. Very convenient because we stayed at the Doubletree across the street. They have Chimay, Maudite and Fin du Monde on tap! Not sure about the "regular" pricing, but for happy hour, they were served in what looked like mini snifters, so I'm... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
Kelly C
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The husband and I grabbed a late night snack last Sat. Very convenient because we stayed at the Doubletree across the street. They have Chimay, Maudite and Fin du Monde on tap! Not sure about the "regular" pricing, but for happy hour, they were served in what looked like mini snifters, so I'm not sure if they're worth the price.... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Found this place while driving to another restaurant for lunch....we decided to check it out and as soon as we walked in we knew this was a must try! The fact that most of the patrons were Japanese says a WHOLE lot!!! Lunch was Superb and dessert was YUMMY (shaved ice watermelon with green tea ice cream and azuki beans... More 

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Launceston, Australia
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

the staff ver knowledgeable about there menu. they don't rush you. and the prices were very reasonable

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Durango, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

It was walking distance from our hotel, so we gave it a try and were delighted. It is nicely appointed in modern Japanese style - feels like you are in Japan. We sat at the bar, as there was a wait for tables. The bartender was busy, but helpful in understanding all of the choices on the menu. Don't expect... More 

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Herndon, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Oto-Oto offers lovely decor, and excellent (and fun) wait staff, and an innovative sushi menu. Mackerel grilled at the table was delicious and I highly recommend it.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This is a good place to go for late night as not too many restaurants are open that late in this area. Wagyu steak is good. Yakitori dishes and grilled saba were also good. Presentation of food and ambiance is good. am kinda iffy about the sushi - although the fish is fresh...it is literally paper thin! Overall was good... More 

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Bevely Hills
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Recommend japanese satsuma sweet potato and tempura ice cream. Very small portion and the service isnt the best.

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LA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

When craving for some snacks or a set menus with the specials on hand as well as happy hour to avoid the crowds...this is the place! Sushi to be had, ice cream Mochi or sweet potatoes or, soy bean.. Vegetables crunch is also awesome snack! Skewers are my fave with happy hour sushi =)' Keep up the good job guys...allegedly... More 

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IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I really liked this place, I had to work late and then friends and I decided to get some food. This restaurant is open late and it has happy hour from 10-midnight. I was amazed - a lot of people came in after 10 pm!! The waiter suggested we review the menu for 10 minutes since it was 9:50 when... More 

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SIERRA MADRE
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

My friend and I checked out Oto-Oto last year and we've been going several times a month ever since. Happy Hour (which goes until 6:30) menu is a little limited but you can still get full on the offerings. Favorites are the Ruby Crush (drink with fresh squeeze grapefruit), truffled edamame, bacon mochi, and the poorly named "tuna pizza" which... More 

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Additional Information about Oto-Oto Izakaya Japonaise

Address: 929 W Huntington Dr, Monrovia, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monrovia
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 929 W Huntington Dr, Monrovia, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monrovia

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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