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Uoko Japanese Cuisine

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23600 Rockfield Blvd Ste 2-1, El Toro, CA 92630-1624
+1 949-837-7231
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good54%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“lunch” (3 reviews)
“sushi” (4 reviews)
“pop” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
23600 Rockfield Blvd Ste 2-1, El Toro, CA 92630-1624
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Reviewed March 14, 2018

Back again for my favorite grilled salmon on rice / California roll. Consistently good. Nice lunch place, always busy.

Thank 4SIGHT
Reviewed February 16, 2017

We love sushi, and get it often. Uoko is our sushi-joint of choice in Southern Orange County. When my husband first came to the US back in 2003, a bunch of us took him to Uoko, just assuming he'd love sushi like we did. He...More

Thank elsie31
Reviewed February 13, 2017

If you're looking for a fancy sushi bar, this is not the place. However, if you are looking for an authentic sushi restaurant that serves good quality fish, one that is not doused with all kinds of sauce at reasonable prices, this is the place...More

Thank Prizilla C
Reviewed February 14, 2016

I was fooled by the reviews! On paper, this place should excel. They even have a location in Tokyo, so this place should be legit, right? Unfortunately our experience left a lot to be desired. When we arrived, we awkwardly stood at the front of...More

1  Thank caesarspal
Reviewed December 31, 2015

We had a short visit to Lake Forest. We visited Uoko Japanese Cuisine. The food was so good and tasty.

Thank Mahimai
Reviewed July 16, 2015

Small, family owned restaurant. Authentic, delicious, consistent (I have been here dozens of times). Good service.

Thank 4SIGHT
Reviewed March 5, 2015

I have eaten at every sushi bar in southern California and this is by far the best if you consider price, service, parking, and quality of food. The lunch special is outstanding. Ken the sushi chef is outstanding and has an unbelievable memory. He always...More

Thank Damon B
Reviewed June 4, 2014

I loved the selection of fresh fish, oysters, ama rbi... toro... the prices were a little on the high side but it was worth the price.

1  Thank Cooking_Hawaiian
Reviewed January 11, 2014

Since the closing of Sushi Wok in Laguna Woods, we have been looking for a high quality sushi bar. We think we have found it in Uoko. Uoko is small, and the tables are very close together. We sat at a table next to a...More

Thank Staidthere
Reviewed August 5, 2013

What a great find in Lake Forest!! I love the mom-'n-pop feel of this restaurant. My hubby and I had ramen and udon. Great authentic tasting Japanese noodles! Koji made us feel right at home. We can't wait to come back and try the sushi....More

Thank jacknlily
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  • Address: 23600 Rockfield Blvd Ste 2-1, El Toro, CA 92630-1624
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  El Toro
  • Phone Number: +1 949-837-7231
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