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Kokoro

5614 Menaul Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM
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Ranked #307 of 1,488 restaurants in Albuquerque
Cuisines: Japanese
Most recent review
- Apr 18, 2014
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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

Heavenly just about anything, had tried just about everything on the menu before it closed by going with various friends and eating off one another's plate. We all pray in the future this place reopens to delight our taste buds again!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013 via mobile

Drove all the way from Utah and picked this place over all the resturaunts in town and it was closed so staff could have a break. Bummer. The vietnamese place across the street was amazing though!

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San Francisco, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013 via mobile

Food is great and portion is adequate. Only downside is the small restaurant size with inadequate seating. Nonetheless, people eat and go, so the wait is short.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013 via mobile

Be patient, it is a small place and they are understaffed. Go early and big groups will be hard to seat. That being said, I had the most tastiest tonkatsu ramen with the freshest noodles and deep, savory broth with all the pork goodness that should come with it, including several slices of the most tender pork that tasted like... More

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9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013 via mobile

Restaurant only had one person working the front counter and he obviously had no training. They were so crowded at 11:45 a cook put up the closed sign, which several people ignored. A few minutes later there were so many people in the room customers were standing by the walls, which was very uncomfortable for my friend and I since... More

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Centreville, Virginia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

We were really looking forward to visiting Kokoro today as our daughter loves Japanese food. Unfortunately, after driving across town we found the restaurant was closed on a Saturday evening. According to the note on the door, it was because their server (singular) was sick. Another car of people pulled up soon after us and left disappointed. For such a... More

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Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
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60 reviews 60 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

I am a sushi fanatic and, coming from the East Coast, am accustomed to having some really great sushi restaurants. I'm starting to think I'm really spoiled by the amazing sushi restaurants I have in my hometown. After reading TA reviews wanted to check this place out. We went early knowing that it's a very small restaurant and fills up... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

I am not well experienced with Japanese food, but I have been going here for four years andit has been consistently delicous every time. I was in last night and I was pleased to see a long wait to sit in this tiny unassuming wonderful restaurant.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

We tried this restaurant on my suggestion and I really wanted to like it. Possibly the dishes we tried were just not to our liking. The Sushi was delicious- Tempura California Roll and Spicy Mix Tuna Roll. The seaweed cabbage salad with miso dressing was also fantastic. I also loved the fact that hot green tea was free and that... More

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Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012 via mobile

This place was packed at 6 pm on a Friday. And for good reason . Fresh sushi, great miso and from what I see yummy donburri. People are willing to wait and I would on my next trip. 4 tables and the rest bar style seating

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