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Sushi Roku

33 Miller Aly, Pasadena, CA 91103
(626) 683-3000
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Ranked #55 of 583 Restaurants in Pasadena
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Price range: $30 - $50
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Colorado Blvd.
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English first
Los Angeles
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I was never a big fan of sushi until I discovered Sushi Roku. The difference? Fresh fish, great atmosphere, good to great service. I highly recommend Sushi Roku for dating, business meals, friends, or even solo. Recommend the Katana Roll for those who like tuna and yellow tell combined.

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We visited prior to the Man-U vs Galaxy football match and it was a happy hour menu which is restricted to the open seating area or the lounge/bar area,you can not order from the happy hour menu in the dinning room. As the restaurant got more crowded the service diminished and it didn't appear they anticipated a crowd ( Rose... More

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South Pasadena, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

It was a modernized sushi restaurant. Ambience is nice. Food could be better but it's not bad. Service was good. They validate parking.

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Glenside, Pennsylvania
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44 reviews 44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Had dinner here with a coworker on a recent visit to Pasadena. Not surprised by the good quality sushi, but very surprised by the value. We expected some higher prices due to the location but found prices quite reasonable. Wide selection of sushi and rolls. Service was prompt and helpful, and the restaurant was very well designed to break people... More

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Beverly Hills, CA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

As others have noted here, this place is consistently good. The real value here is the lunch menu, when they offer a fabulous kid's Bento box that our little ones really love. We've been coming here for years, and it's a family favorite - so much so that our kids refer to it as "Miso Soup" instead of Roku. They've... More

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Sushi Roku offers very good sushi but it is very expensive for what it is ! The atmosphere is very good and a nice touch , the chefs great and say good bye to you .

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Gainesville, Florida
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83 reviews 83 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Went here on NYE while visiting Pasadena for the Rose Bowl. Very fun crowd and atmosphere. Sushi rolls were very good and fresh. Interesting combinations. Attentive, friendly staff. Right off the main drag in Pasadena. Kind of pricey for a sushi place. No complaints!

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Los Angeles, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Pasadena is probably the best of the Sushi Roku locations. It has a bit more room, a cool vibe, and feels much less like an "LA scene". The great debate rages about whether or not some is "real" sushi--they're known for their amazing dishes such as yellowtail with diced chilis, Hanabi (crispy rice with spicy tuna), filet wrapped asparagus, baked... More

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La Canada Flintridge, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Last night we had dinner at Sushi Roku in Pasadena...BEST Sushi ever!!! The ambiance in the restaurant is wonderful, the service was attentive and very helpful in giving recommendations especially since this was our first time there. The Sushi was very fresh and delicious. The restaurant is located right next to Crate and Barrel but on the side of this... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Good Sushi places in Pasadena, and the Pasadena area are in abundance. No need to go to this overpriced restaurant. The location is great, but waaaaay too expensive.

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