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The Koi

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1552 Commerce Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402
253-274-8999
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2:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 2:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • 7
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
YUM!

The avocado roll, vegetable roll and agedashi tofu are to die for! I LOVE how perfectly the rice was cooked and seasoned, how perfectly ripe the avocados were, and how fresh and delicious the tofu dish was. WOW! My only wish is that they would have more vegan options; they use seafood and meat... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Tacoma, Washington
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Tacoma, Washington
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The avocado roll, vegetable roll and agedashi tofu are to die for! I LOVE how perfectly the rice was cooked and seasoned, how perfectly ripe the avocados were, and how fresh and delicious the tofu dish was. WOW! My only wish is that they would have more vegan options; they use seafood and meat broth in a lot of items... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

My friend and I love sushi. We usually go to a conveyor belt sushi so this was VERY different for us. But we loved it. Everything was so good. Delicious. Great qualify. And our server Cruz was great too. Very friendly. Will be back for sure it was delicious.

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washington state
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156 reviews 156 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

We went in tonight at around eight and hoped to get a nice Japanese meal It wasn't crowded. There was live music that was a tad too loud for our taste, and we were seated in a poor place before we asked to move. It was quite a while until our order was taken. Everyone seemed to be standing around... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013 via mobile

Each person loved the food but sat around after we were eating for 45 minutes to get check. The periods between visits were way to long. If they were busy I would understand more but that was not the case.

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Jamesville, New York, USA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Very fresh fish, with some traditional dishes and some very inventive rolls. The wait staff was cheery if overwhelmed by being understaffed the night we were there.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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677 reviews 677 reviews
319 restaurant reviews
282 helpful votes 282 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

We enjoyed Two Koi. Service was fast. Decor is comfortable and fairly modern. The server recommended a bottle of Momokawa sake from Oregon which we enjoyed. Tempura was a bit greasy, but OK. Fish was fresh and the California rolls were made with real crab. Eel was a bit dry. It's just across the street from the Tacoma Museum of... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

The sushi here is good, but over-priced. And the other Japanese dishes are just not good. Seems more like a bar scene than a food scene anyway.

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Helix
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94 reviews 94 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2012

I asked the waitress for something with avocado, tuna, that had a spicy kick. She recommended the Tuna Box and it was great! Excellent sake selection as well! I also enjoyed the agadashi tofu as an appetizer.

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Tacoma, WA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2011

The only downside in our meal was getting seated. It took the staff a while to acknowledge that we were there. After that, flawless! Sushi was interesting with choices we had not seen before. Prices were less than expected for this level of food. Service was there when you needed it and absent when not. Wine pours were generous, saki... More 

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seattle, wa
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2011

We love sushi, and felt like we had tried all the places within 30 miles of here, but this one never disappoints. Occasionally, one of ''Jackie's Specials" is maybe not something we would re-order, but we have never left here less than satisfied. They have many yummy regular menu items to choose from and then always have at least 2... More 

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Additional Information about The Koi

Address: 1552 Commerce Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402
Phone Number: 253-274-8999
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
Open Hours:
Sunday 2:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $15 to $25
Cuisine: Japanese, Fusion

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1552 Commerce Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: 253-274-8999

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $15 to $25
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
2:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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