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5535 Wadsworth Byp, Arvada, CO 80002-3105
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Our family has eaten at Kokoro more than any restaurant in town. The most consistent reliable food and always tasty. Owners take meticulous care to assure customers are satisfied and sure to return. The menu is traditional Japanese cuisine and frequented by Japanese customers.

Thank Jeff W
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

Excellent food, good quality ingredients and you can get it fast food style. I really enjoy the bowls with Chicken.

Thank tiga31328
Littleton, Colorado
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great place for counter style rice bowls and ramen noodles. All the Ginger you can eat. My son from Texas said if they had these there, he'd eat there all the time. Try Gyoza and Saki specials when they're offering.

Thank taliden
Denver, Colorado
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

There are plenty of reviews on here complaining about the menu and how this restaurant is not authentic. Read the menu before you go... Its not that difficult. I have loved Kokoro for as long as I can remember. I frequented the location on Colorado blvd as a child, begging my parents to go cross town for a chicken bowl.... More 

Thank Trina G
Denver, Colorado
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Awesome food, never fails, highly recommend the Kokoro bowl, delicious. Staff some days great, some days a little slow and grumpy.

Thank samanthashep
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71 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Kind of a Japanese fast food place. Many healthful options and some not so healthy I'm sure! Sushi and a very good happy hour, good coupons usually available in local mailers, and an 'Arigato' frequent customer card available. Beer and wine available, too.

Thank ZanyOArvada
Battlement Mesa, Colorado
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

My husband and I have come here many times in the past when we are in town and have always enjoyed the food and service. What a shock to find that it has really gone downhill. The moment we entered the restaurant, I had some trash to throw away, and found a full, smelly trash can by the register. This... More 

Thank Superglide09
Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

Kokoro is a great healthy fast food option. We eat there quite frequently. We gave it a 5 star rating because compared to other fast food options its a stand out. Sure, you can't compare it to a true japanese sushi house or high end restarant, but for a good affordable quick stop its a great option. They serve Red... More 

Thank SKC P
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

We weren't expecting top class Japanese food as we walked in for lunch, so we were very pleased with the range, quality, price of the food at Kokoro. We tried the miso udon, some extra tempura shrimps, the tempura udon and the teriyaki beef with rice. The miso udon, the tempura and the teriyaki sauce for the beef were very... More 

Thank H L
Winter Park, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Fast food Japanese? Yep, that's what it is. And fresh, too. All the dishes are obviously fresh, including the Sushi. I know about fresh Sushi having been to Japan. Can you get better Sushi elsewhere? Yes but you'll pay for it. A lot for it. Kokoro's Sushi is way above average and well worth the small price you pay. The... More 

Thank Ron S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5535 Wadsworth Byp, Arvada, CO 80002-3105
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Arvada
  • Phone Number: 303-432-0600

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