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Sushi Roku

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Neighborhood:
Santa Monica
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Pacific Rim
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1401 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401 (Santa Monica Blvd. and Ocean Ave.)
+1 310-458-4771
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Today
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Wed 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thu - Fri 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Creative waterfront Asian fusion

This place is underselling itself as "Sushi" Roku. While I enjoyed the sushi, there are many other creative Asian fusion dishes, a nice view from the front room and friendly wait staff. I will come back!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
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Auckland, New Zealand
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The sushi was beautifully crafted using very fresh ingredients. My daughter eats a lot of sushi and since eating at this restaurant has been unable to find sushi as good.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This place is underselling itself as "Sushi" Roku. While I enjoyed the sushi, there are many other creative Asian fusion dishes, a nice view from the front room and friendly wait staff. I will come back!

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Los Angeles, California
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Wonderful dining experience. We dined on the patio and enjoyed people watching as the waiters brought plates of delicious hamachi, shrimp, salmon and other delicate and exceptional sushi wonders. Thank you!

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Dubai
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We had a great dinner here, amazing service, yummy food, with a great atmosphere, very loungy. Dark lighting. We loved it. it seems great for couples and groups.

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Santa Monica, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

An elegant romantic place, great for couples. Incredibly delicious sushi, attentive service. Love the style and flavor both. A bit pricey so we save it for special occasions, we have never been disappointed yet.

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Ventura, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

On nearly every trip to LAX, that it is to drop friends off or pick them up, we always time our trips to stop at our favorite sushi place! It's well worth the detour! Their carpaccio platters are so amazingly fresh and tasty you'll want to try them all as we did! Their grilled octopus is also superbly well done!... More 

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Vancouver, BC
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

My partner and I wanted to have a meal around 9:30 pm on a Tuesday night and this restaurant looked good... we wanted to sit outside and watch the passing parade. That was imperiously nixed by the young woman who told me that area was being closed for the night (even though it was full and had only one empty... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The greeting was warm and friendly and the waiter was engaging with enthusiastic service. It's a busy place with way more style the substance. It's located on the Main Street across from the Pacific Ocean so you can enjoy a nice sunset when dining at the right time of the day. The sushi was just not good at all. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We were recommended this and wow it over delivered. Great service, nice location and the most amazing food.

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Whippany, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Best Sushi I had in a while. Loved the location and top notch service. Reasonability priced for Santa Monica.

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Additional Information about Sushi Roku

Address: 1401 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Phone Number: +1 310-458-4771
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Pacific Rim

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1401 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401
    (Santa Monica Blvd. and Ocean Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighborhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-458-4771

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Pacific Rim

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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