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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 #17 of 97 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
Houston, Texas, United States
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Best sushi ever. Great variety and authenticity. Sushi was fresh and very tasty. We ate here 3 days in a row and didn't get sick of it. Had something new each day. Really great!

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California's Wine Coast Country, California
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We had six big hungry golfers. We were late but called to ask for a change of time and the person was so helpful. No problem. We arrive in time for our revised res and we were happily greeted and seated. Big bar bill, two bottles of sake, beer, G&T. Sushi was all very good. Two of the group had... More

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Concord, California
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Centrally located in Northstar Village. Staff was great as was the food. If you like Japanese food this is the place

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Nevada County
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

The dinner at Mikuni was wonderful with a great choices of Japanese favorites. The atmosphere is busy, fun and vibrant in a wonderful setting at the Village at Northstar. The service was good and the freaky edamame is terrific. Can't wait to visit again.

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SF Bay Area
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Very good selection of sushi and traditional Japanese cuisine. Had lunch here and the service was stellar. Plan on returning whenever I am in the area.

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Los Gatos, California
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86 reviews 86 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Due to a lack of open restaurants at the Tahoe Mountain Resort we decided to try Mikuni. I have the say the food was decent although a bit heavy on the mayonnaise, the problem was with the cocktails. We were trying to drink a rum and diet coke. The first drink came and tasted wrong so it was sent back.... More

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Mill Valley, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
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97 reviews 97 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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65 reviews 65 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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