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Kumagoro 1

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533 W 4TH Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-2211
(907) 272-9905
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Expensive but Good Sushi

I ordered 1 Spicy Smoke Roll ($19.oo), 1 Dangerous Roll ($21.oo), 1 Tiger Roll ($22.oo), 1 Spicy Crunch Roll ($17.oo), Edamame ($5.oo), and two drinks. The first set or rolls were delivered in about 10 minutes and the others were delivered in 30 minutes. The two different female servers were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Warrington, Pennsylvania
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Warrington, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

I ordered 1 Spicy Smoke Roll ($19.oo), 1 Dangerous Roll ($21.oo), 1 Tiger Roll ($22.oo), 1 Spicy Crunch Roll ($17.oo), Edamame ($5.oo), and two drinks. The first set or rolls were delivered in about 10 minutes and the others were delivered in 30 minutes. The two different female servers were courteous and relatively quick to address our needs. The prices... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

The sushi is excellent; superb, fresh salmon roe! Also had a second meal of a lunch bento box of halibut teriyaki. It was huge, and the vegetable sides--bean sprout, spinach, and hijiki with beans were all nicely flavored. The salad of iceberg lettuce was nothing special. The accompanying rice was very good and freshly made. I have two quibbles. 1.... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Dinner for family of 5 (3 generations) after a long day's travel. The server was very helpful in picking out a good variety of dishes. The service was quick. The presentation was excellent -- adding to the whole experience. The taste was wonderful. The spicing and preparation was just right. A great evening.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We had a few hours to spend in downtown Anchorage, but we also didn't want to miss our bus to the cruise dock. A shop owner recommended Kumagoro for sushi and tempura, and we're SOOOOO glad we went there. Friendly staff, lots of choices, and super fresh food - what a nice change from the cruise ship meals! It's a... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Yes it sounds crazy but my wife loves Japanese food and the quality rice that is usually found with it. We just stepped of a cruise ship and although the food was excellent their choice of rice was not and they used it for everything even sushi which usually uses even better quality rice. So she was starving for good... More 

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San Diego
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

As a frequent business traveler I'm always on the lookout for nice but casual places for a solo meal. Sushi often fits the bill and this places was just a couple of blocks from my hotel so I thought I'd give it try. It's on a lively stretch of W 4th Ave in downtown Anchorage, and was pretty empty when... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

4 of us went to Kumagoro to dine & had a lovely meal so we went back the next night. Not so good , we were not given little hot towels this time, again there were 4 of us, a different 4, the gyoza's we ordered did not arrive until half way through 3 main courses, the 4th main course... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Right downtown, nice atmosphere. Wide selection of sushi, plus other options like tempura. Nice choices of saki. Pleasant service. Short walk to PAC.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Kumagoro is our all-time favorite Japanese restaurant outside of Japan! We have yet to find another place in Alaska or in the lower 48 that is as fresh and authentic. Every time we visit Alaska (every two years or so) we make sure to stop by Kumagoro for lunch. They are a little pricey (but Japanese food usually is). We... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I was feeling somewhat weighed down by American food until I discovered Kumagoro. A Japanese restaurant run by Japanese people was a welcome discovery. The food was very fresh and I felt almost as if I was back in Japan.

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Address: 533 W 4TH Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-2211
Phone Number: (907) 272-9905
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage>  > Downtown
Average Prices: USD 14
Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

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  • Address: 533 W 4TH Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-2211
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: (907) 272-9905

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 14
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

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