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Mikuni Japanese Restaurant and Sushi Bar

5001 Northstar Dr, Suite 5101, Truckee, CA 96161
530-562-2188
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Ranked #20 of 95 restaurants in Truckee
Price range: $15 - $25
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Set against the glorious backdrop of the majestic Sierra, our sixth restaurant blends fabulous scenery with equally fabulous sushi. Located in the heart of the village near the skating rink, it boasts decor that successfully blends contemporary Asian design with the ambiance of a European mountain lodge. The pale wood on the walls is enhanced by custom east-meets-west paintings by artist Terry Flanigan, a variety of Mikuni t-shirts, and an assortment of restaurant awards that we just had to display.If you're in the mood for a high-energy experience, by all means take a seat at the bar that sits in the center of the room. If a cozy meal is more to your liking, sneak off to a quiet booth or table and relax in your own little world.
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English first
Mill Valley, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Terrific sushi and Japanese favorites. Lots of creative sushi rolls to choose from. Try the zigzag roll.

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Truckee, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Awesome patio dining in the Northstar village. Great with kids as it's near the other outdoor activities. Awesome food but prices are a bit high for ski village Sushi. They did have a kids portion Udon Noodle soup that was good for our 5 year old. Will definitely go again but I think for value there are other better local... More

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Escondido, California
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

We dined here for dinner. The food was ok. It wasn't the best we've had but it was ok. Ambience is lively. Service was friendly. Not sure we would come back.

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Santa Rosa, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We have eaten at Mikuni many times at is located at the Village at Northstar and we own a home there. It is usually always busy and they do not take reservations. Superb Japanese food with friendly service. Good choices in food and drinks. Staff are very friendly and the place is kid friendly. Advise get there early especially during... More

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Groveland, California
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61 reviews 61 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Northstar... it's not for the feint of wallet. Our meal for 2 at Mikuni's was almost $70 with tax and tip, but we had left overs to take home for a late night snack, it delicious both to the taste and for the eyes, and we could have been more frugal in ordering but opted to treat ourselves. Miso soup,... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Surprisingly good sushi and price for where it was. Typical prices in the village are very high. Had a great lunch and staff was friendly and accommodating for us to be able to watch some college ball.

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Clarksburg
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46 reviews 46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

We visited the other night. Restaurant not busy but hostess didn't want to seat us until we were all there though I told her they were taking off their skates and we wanted to go ahead and order for everyone. I understand this during peak time, but it was not. Our server was wonderful! Friendly, helpful, sweet. But our food... More

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Las Vegas, NV
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Loved the rabbit roll! Good all veggie selections, veggie tempura was great! Ladies behind the bar were awesome!

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San Jose, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

If you crave Japanese while in the Tahoe area, this will satisfy it. Service was excellent. Will definitely be back!

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

This is our favorite sushi restaurant. We are frequent visitors, especially during ski season. I love the dressing on their bonsai salad and the sea steak. My husband usually gets the Heath and Annie rolls. The sesame chicken is also really good. The prices are a little more than most sushi restaurants, but we find the food consistent. I only... More

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