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Kinokawa Japanese Restaurant

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1611 E Wardlow Rd, Long Beach, CA 90807-4927
562-427-8737
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:15 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:15 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Long Beach, California
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Went to dinner just this last week and was greeted warmly as usual. Jun was my chef this night and started off with Japanese Scallops which were fabulous as always, then i turned over my meal to Jun. I was given an experience again like nothin I had in the past. June made some of the most incredible dishes for... More 

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Thank Sean r
Torrance, California
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142 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

A wonderful place to have a Japanese lunch. The luncheon specials are great! Sushi is tasty! The service is wonderful.

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Thank Denise O
Seal Beach, California
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228 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This was the first place I ever had Japanese food in the late 70's. Last night we went back for dinner and were not disappointed. The sushi was great, the dinner was perfectly prepared and service was friendly. It is a hidden gem in Long Beach.

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Thank lynndds
Long Beach, California
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Went to my favorite Sushi Bar - Junson (Jun) is the head sushi chef and he made our normal Japanese sea scallops with meyer lemon.. can i just say OMG! Also had the Jeff&Marta Roll that is great as well. If you want a great Sushi Experience you have to visit this place and say hi to Audrey!

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Thank Sean r
Palos Verdes Estates, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We have been going to this restaurant for 20 years and have never been disappointed with it. The food is good and the prices are competitive. It could use a little updating in its décor.

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Thank Greg H
Long Beach, California
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170 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Maybe our mistake was to go on a Friday night. They've been open for a while, but they treat customers as if it is their first night open...ever. Disorganized! Three different people came to us when we were waiting in line. No tables were open, they knew that…but they came to check the line. Why? They did nothing. We saw... More 

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Thank chgo919
Cerritos
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012 via mobile

After reading reviews my fiancé and I were craving some sushi and decided to stop here. We arrived here at 1:35pm only to find that the door was locked and had closed sign. I then call and a lady picks up. I ask if their open and she said yes and informed her that the door was locked. She then... More 

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Thank adrianlperalta13
California
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104 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

Had lunch here the other day, which is the time I usually come here. Everything was good and fresh as it usually is. These guys do a nice job so I will definately be back soon.

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Thank my_red_dress
Huntington Beach, California
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132 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

Kinokawas is a great traditional Japanese restaurant and as soon as you walk in, you'll know why. The decor is very old school and they even have traditional eating rooms with tatami mats if you're so inclined--but don't be weary, there are plenty of tables and a huge sushi bar as well. The prices are reasonable, but not cheap. The... More 

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Thank hbgirl-forever
Long Beach, California
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76 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2012

Very Japanese; from everyone working there wearing kimonos; to table seating on pillows on the floor; no shoes please. Sushi and Japanese food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating
Open Hours
Monday
11:15 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:15 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:15 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:15 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:15 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1611 E Wardlow Rd, Long Beach, CA 90807-4927
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Long Beach
  • Phone Number: 562-427-8737

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?