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Gekko Sushi

Old Fourth Ward
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620 Glen Iris Drive, Atlanta, GA
(404) 249-4300
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5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good Lunch

A good sushi restaurant in the 4th ward of Atlanta. We all enjoyed the atmosphere which was good, but we went there for the food and it was wonderful.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 3, 2015
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Atlanta
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Atlanta
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58 reviews 58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

A good sushi restaurant in the 4th ward of Atlanta. We all enjoyed the atmosphere which was good, but we went there for the food and it was wonderful.

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Atlanta, GA, USA
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152 restaurant reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We had the beef teriyaki ($10) and sushi ($12) bento boxes, which come with miso soup, salad, one crab Rangoon, and 4 pieces of California roll. The beef was very tasty and the sushi comes with five assorted pieces (not the best in Atlanta but o.k.). The place has floor to ceiling windows and is on Glen Iris between Ponce... More 

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Hudson, Massachusetts
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306 restaurant reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Fresh sashimi, rich in flavor. Its kind of shameful we had to have sushi after visiting the Aquarium... Cruel, but OH so fitting. Fresher fish would have a pulse. The miso was toooo salty with no briny flavor, but the rolls had perfectly moist rice. A bit "sloppy" in the rolling, but very tasty. Place is open and spacious, clean.... More 

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Atlanta
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My husband and I have been fans of Gekko Sushi ever since they opened a few years ago. The quality of the sushi is good for the price. Our favorite appetizers are the calamari salad and the spicy tuna bowl - both are good-sized portions to share. Parking is somewhat limited (the restaurant is on the ground floor of a... More 

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Woodstock, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We went for a late night dinner after being at a concert in the area. There were only 4 other people in the place but a lot of servers hanging around chatting with each other. Our server was nice and the restaurant was nice aesthetically. We weren’t overly impressed with the sushi. We ordered a sashimi/sushi sampler and the tuna... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Gekko sushi is conveniently located at the corner of North Ave & Glen Iris in Poncey Highlands. It's small space boasts incredible charm. With friendly staff & wonderful sushi selections, you can be happy you dined here. The fish is fresh & the creative rolls are delicious. My favorites are the Candy roll & Kiwi roll.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Food was fantastic and fresh, but the lack of customer service not so much. Waiter was nice but beyond distracted. Not sure why, since it's just two customers here, including myself. Perhaps take out orders take precedence. But I waited 8 min for a glass of water, another 10 for one roll, and another 9 for my bill. It just... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014 via mobile

Gekko used to be my favorite sushi spot, but it has gone downhill since new owners took over. Instead of focusing on good sushi, they have moved to a mix of Chinese food with some sushi. The sushi quality has gone down, and the service is very slow.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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46 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Very good, fresh sushi. Highly recommend the Tiger roll! It was very busy, but we were served pretty quick. Staff is awesome as are the chefs

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Atlanta, Georgia
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99 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Located this through Scout Mob as an impromptu lunch. It was a good value. Service was good. Food was above average. Would stop here again, if in the neighborhood.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 620 Glen Iris Drive, Atlanta, GA
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta>  > Old Fourth Ward
  • Neighborhood: Old Fourth Ward
  • Phone Number: (404) 249-4300

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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