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Sushi Roku

1401 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2106
+1 310-458-4771
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“sushi” (131 reviews)
“bento box” (7 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1401 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2106
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Reviewed June 4, 2014

Having grown up in Japan, I am a sushi snob and will normally opt for top quality sushi over ambiance and location. But on Saturday my husband and I were celebrating something so we opted for Sushi Roku. For the price, the sushi is not...More

Thank vlaurend
Reviewed May 28, 2014

Popped into this place unannounced right at dinner time with 4 people. We were sat promptly which was great as it was getting crowded. Food was really good, but we mainly snacked on appetizers, and tried a couple sushi rolls. The only downer of the...More

Thank 10boom
Reviewed May 7, 2014

Dinner on 05/02/2014 On May 2nd , 2 friends and I had dinner at Sushi Roku Santa Monica and we feel like leaving our opinion. Quality of food and service: above average, in some cases even outstanding. Payment and, in particular, request/advise of tip: extremely...More

3  Thank maurizio b
Reviewed April 30, 2014

We were out looking for dinner and just called in and got a table right away which was good. It was fairly busy which is good as it creates a little atmosphere. Our server was very enthusiastic and knew the menu well, she tried to...More

Thank Jimmy H
Reviewed April 26, 2014

My daughter and I were on a shopping trip to Santa Monica and as she loves sushi - we stopped in for happy hour. Wow - great service from the bar staff who have been there for 15 years which must indicate something good. Great...More

Thank karlowsj
Reviewed April 17, 2014

This has been maybe the best dinner sushi in our life. Both the "usual" sushiware, and the "exceptional" things were excellent: let me only quote the rolls with truffles and the one with crabs. We got the chief special, and it was excellent. Also the...More

Thank polifema
Reviewed April 13, 2014

Went to Roku on the recommendation of my hotel concierge in Santa Monica. I'm not going to say it was bad--- it wasn't. But surely there has to be better sushi in LA, this restaurant had a chain feel to it. I'm from Cleveland, you...More

Thank ncflyer99
Reviewed April 7, 2014 via mobile

Great sushi nice view and excellent service. Awesome friends. Awesome food. Great sake. Get there early. Big crowd. Make a reservation.

Thank Justin K
Reviewed April 7, 2014

I went there on the first day of a week long business trip and was so impressed that I ended up going every day for the duration of my stay, even stopping off on my way back to the airport for a takeaway to eat...More

Thank Tim H
Reviewed April 3, 2014

In the heart of Santa Monica overlooking the beach very near the Santa Monica pier. The atmosphere is very soothing. The staff is very good, starting with the knowledgeable bartenders and extending to our waiter, Deborah. We went with all of her recommendations and they...More

Thank krandy21784
Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a
balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a
thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers,
roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the
famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles
weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa
Monica pier spins high above the water, while park
revelers scream with delight riding the roller
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $50
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1401 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2106
    (Santa Monica Blvd. and Ocean Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighborhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-458-4771
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