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KOKU Japanese Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Seafood
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
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Menu

SOUP & SALAD
3
Miso Soup
3
Spinach Wonton Soup
Homemade pork wonton topped w. fried onion & spinach
9
Squash Lobster Bisque
5
Vegetarian Lemongrass Hot & Sour Soup
Assorted vegetable
8
Seafood Lemongrass Hot & Sour Soup
Shrimp, scallop, fish Cake, assorted vegetable
5
Green Salad
w. Ginger Dressing
10
Spicy Seafood Salad
Octopus, sushi graded shrimp, spring mix, spicy mayo, yuzu dressing
8
Avocado Salad
House green salad, half avocado, ginger dressing
8
Kani Salad
Crab meat mixed w. cucumber, tobiko, crunch and spicy mayo
7
Salmon Skin Salad
Toasted marinated salmon skin, seaweed salad, cucumber, yuzu miso dressing
KITCHEN APPETIZERS
8
Shishito Pepper
Tossed w. soya ginger, topped w. ramen cracker
7
Spicy Edamame
Shichimi pepper, mayo topped w. parmesan cheese
5
Edamame
Soy Bean
6
Pan Fried Gyoza
Pork or Vegetable
6
Steamed Shrimp Shumai
Shrimp dumpling
6
Japanese Spring Roll (3)
Vegetarian
9
Endive Chicken Wrap
Sautéed chicken with chopped jicama, snow pea, red onion, bell pepper, carrot, fried onion and pine nut
11
Blue Crab Fajita
Maryland blue crab, onion, cajun, cream cheese, spicy mayo dip
8
Crispy Calamari
Mango sweet chili sauce
12
Crispy Duck
SUSHI APPETIZERS
15
Spicy Tuna Gyoza (5)
Lightly fried dumplings filled with spicy tuna and cream cheese, bedded with guacamole, sweet chili sauce
13
Crispy Rice w. Spicy Tuna or Spicy Salmon*
Crispy rice, balsamic miso dressing (4 pieces)
12
Tuna or Salmon Tartare*
Served w. tortilla chip and guacamole and spicy mayo
13
Tuna Carpaccio*
Seared pepper tuna rolled w. spicy crabmeat, bedded w. wasabi yuzu & sweet chili dressing
14
Yellowtail w. Jalapeno*
12
Truffle White Tuna*
White tuna sashimi, rice caviar, truffle dressing, torched with truffle paste
14
Five Way Sashimi *
Daily chef choice, served w.five daily special sauce
14
Truffle Scallop*
Pan fried scallop, lobster salad, bedded with seared pepper tuna, guacamole, truffle dressing
14
Salmon or Tuna Pizza*
Toasted tortilla, topped w. guacamole, tuna, spicy sour cream, chives, rice caviar, tobiko, balsamic vinegar
16
Lobster Taco
Fresh Canadian lobster, avocado, mango dressing on homemade taco shell (4 pieces)
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Reviewed June 7, 2019 via mobile

Was coming from Westchester county airport. Place looked good on TripAdvisor. It was even better. Walk in and get greeted by friendly staff. Take drink orders immediately. One of the best extra dry dirty titos martini with olives. It was perfect and ice cold. Springs...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 23brucet
Reviewed March 31, 2019

KOKU is festive on weekend evenings. Nice vibe with a bit of music, bar scene, a few TVs....family sushi night with lots of signature sushi rolls was very good. Tried negamaki and gyoza appetizers, both of which were delicious. Soups were good, salad was larger...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank CTMans
Reviewed March 30, 2019

We had dinner there while in town on business. We sat at the Sushi bar, which was very nice. The restaurant is nicely-decorated, and was quite busy for a Thursday night. The staff is friendly and helpful, and service is good. They serve a very...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Al-Sue-Maine
Reviewed January 16, 2019

Visited for the first time in December 018 and have returned three times since...A little loud most of the time but you can blame that o the sake. great selection and affordable. food is also great with a menu that can satisfy all tastes.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Paul V
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Visited this place with office colleagues to bid farewell to couple of couple of friends and was impressed with their food quality and service. As soon as you get in you know you’re in an Asian food place due to the strong aromas dissipating from...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank rpstgnyc
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

They have an extensive menu of modern and traditional Japanese food: sushi, sashimi, teriyaki, and even Japanese curry - with a good selection of special makimono and other appetizers. (If you’ve never had Japanese Black Cod - try it!) Our one complaint was how loud...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank HKL1962
Reviewed September 12, 2018

I had warm house sake (wish they had a "small" size), with tempura appetizer and sushi platter. The former was hot and delicious, the latter buttery (I mean texture-wise) good. Sweet shrimp is the telltale for me at a Japanese restaurant, and the both have...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank calvino
Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

I can’t comment on what it’s like to eat at the actual restaurant, but we’ve had take out from here twice and loved it. They have the standard rolls, but also offer some unique twists of their own, which we like (try the mango shrimp...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank CelestialBaker
Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

KOKU is hands down the best upscale Japanese Restuarant in Westchester! The food/sushi has generous portion sizes, the drink menu has a good variety of cocktails, and the ambience has a fresh vibe. Also, the management and staff are extremely friendly. They go out of...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Heather K
Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

We’ve been going to Koku, more or less, since it was open. This review is long overdue. We are often there Friday or Saturday evenings. In our opinion, they prepare the best sushi in Westchester. The club atmosphere makes for a fun although sometimes loud...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Sh5fam
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