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17 Purdy Ave, Rye, NY 10580-2959
914-921-9888
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Today
11:45 am - 2:45 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon 11:45 am - 2:45 pm
Tue 11:45 am - 2:45 am
Wed - Sat 11:45 am - 2:45 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • 4
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    Very good
  • 1
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  • 4
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Good Sushi

I have lunch at Koo with a friend on the average of once a month. There is seldom more than a few people eating at lunch time, which is one of the reasons we selected Koo. I wonder how they stay in business. The restauarnt is a little on the dark side, but the service is cheerful. The sushi if... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 25, 2013
alang448
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New Canaan, Connecticut
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New Canaan, Connecticut
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107 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I have lunch at Koo with a friend on the average of once a month. There is seldom more than a few people eating at lunch time, which is one of the reasons we selected Koo. I wonder how they stay in business. The restauarnt is a little on the dark side, but the service is cheerful. The sushi if... More 

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new york
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

If you are looking for a quiet, peaceful little oasis for lunch or dinner, this is the place in Rye. New owners, very personal, family business. The food reflects the kindness of the family. Our sushi and sashimi were excellent and fresh even on a Sunday evening.

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Lawrence, Kansas
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

I have long questioned how Koo stayed in business as long as it has. First opening after the new millenium we returned from an incredible Japanese meal in San Francisco one night to Koo's opening week the next night - it was magical - although VERY expensive. Now it seems to have degraded into a "Japanese take out" place. Tonight... More 

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Poole, England, United Kingdom
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Four of us visited Koo's for a late lunch. We were greeted cordially and shown to a table. The service was swift and friendly and we were soon served with the drinks which we had ordered. We chose our meals from the lunch menu. Three of us chose soup as a starter which was absolutely delicious ,my daughter chose a... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

I reviewed last year under the original owners when the restaurant was great but expensive. Under the new owners it is still expensive but everything is bland. I don't think these people know what they are doing. Stay away if you are smart. I cannot see them lasting long.

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Stamford, Connecticut
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

I am from CT and at the suggestion of a business owner across the street decided to try koo. She recommended the tuna rocket after I told her about my obsession for spicy food. I eagerly ordered the $15 app...and was totally bored with what I got. It was a tempura rice sushi roll in thick bbq sauce essentially. With... More 

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Ansonia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

I used to frequent Koo about 2 years ago and it was the best sushi place other than going into NYC. I just returned to Rye on business and I was looking forward to eating at Koo. What a disappointment when I found that had changed owners and kept the same name. The sashimi was warm and the rolls were... More 

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Seat 1C, Delta Airlines
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99 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

Visited this place which used to be a favorite a few years ago when was here regularly on business It has been remodeled, the menu has been changed, and the staff/cooks appear to have a shift in demographic. NONE of this was for the better. The menu had been reduced to a few selections of run-of-the-mill selections, no specials and... More 

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NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2012

We dined at Koo hoping for some quality Japanese food (my favorite cuisine). We were highly disappointed with what we got. Our appetizers were just ok. They lacked flavor and one was way to salty. The sushi wasn't bad but come on...$40 for a california roll and 4 pieces of sushi...give me a break. There is much better sushi in... More 

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Stow, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

Went with the wife and kids last week. Hemi the manager was very gracious to us and the service impeccable

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 17 Purdy Ave, Rye, NY 10580-2959
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Westchester County  >  Rye
  • Phone Number: 914-921-9888

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:45 am - 2:45 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:45 am - 2:45 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:45 am - 2:45 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:45 am - 2:45 pm
Friday
11:45 am - 2:45 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:45 am - 2:45 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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