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591 Redwood Hwy, Mill Valley, CA 94941
(415) 381-8400
Today
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • 8
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  • 11
    Very good
  • 7
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  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Not just sushi

Now I'm not the greatest sushi fan so I approached dining here with trepidation, but to my surprise the menu was much more comprehensive. Steak, lamb chops, teriyaki, udon, tempora and many other delights for your palate. The decor is lovely and the service good. A fun meal out.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
RFW1943
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Mill Valley, California
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28 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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San Rafael, California
Top Contributor
272 reviews 272 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Its an awesome place to explore the foods of Japan. Not just a sushi bar, but a full menu offering delights from the country of the rising sun. The menu is good sized and you will find Sushi is an equal part of what they offer.

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Mill Valley, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Now I'm not the greatest sushi fan so I approached dining here with trepidation, but to my surprise the menu was much more comprehensive. Steak, lamb chops, teriyaki, udon, tempora and many other delights for your palate. The decor is lovely and the service good. A fun meal out.

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Bandon, Oregon
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Tempura plate was really good, comparable to any I've eaten in Japan. Wife had Korean Short Ribs and was very happy with quality and quantity. A pleasant dinner with my Brother and Sister in Law who live "up the hill".

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Mendocino, California
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

this restaurant is not only beautiful but the food is top notch. we've had tempura, sushi, udon noodles, gyoshi - all wonderful. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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60 reviews 60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Had a late night meal at Robata and it was good! The ambiance was good, the place was packed and the service was nice.

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Despite the fact that the place was busy - slight delay in seating at 8pm on a Monday night!), Robata didn't work for us at all. We found all the food relatively tasteless and uninteresting - we had the recommended dinner menu. The Salmon Teriyaki and Shrimp Tempura were both overcooked. The salads were the best feature!

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Post Falls, Idaho
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331 reviews 331 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

this sushi spot was just a short walk from our hotel. We at first thought of it as a small place, but i is quite big with over a dozen tables and a huge sushi bar. We came early and the place filled up fast. I had the chef's choice Sashimi and my wife opted for the grilled teriyaki chicken.... More 

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California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Way more of a traditional place... not so many rolls with mayo. excellent sashimi and hamachi! The unaten is great, shrimp tempura wrapped in rice topped with unagi and some tasty sauce. Ask for Fred and tell him Edward sent you... he is one of the owners and GREAT guy!

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San Francisco / Singapore
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I have eaten at Robata several times over the past several years and always enjoyed it. On my recent visit, however, I was actually put off by the tuna and salmon sashimi. They both tasted old, which just is not acceptable when you're eating raw fish. I filled up on spinach salad with sesame and left most of the fish... More 

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Mill Valley, California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This is right on the mark for a great Lunch Special. Dinner too. All the classic Japanese-American dishes are done all right here. It's not classic Japanese Sushi or Food. But in a General American Japanese sense this is right on the money. Robata is mailnly about Grilled Food, but their menu covers everything.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 591 Redwood Hwy, Mill Valley, CA 94941
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Mill Valley
  • Phone Number: (415) 381-8400

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 35
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?