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Drunken Monkey

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11253 Brockway Rd Ste 105, Truckee, CA 96161-3358
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Sam and his crew have created a wonderful menu of Sushi and Asian food. The spiced Edamame is addicting. And now they have a full bar! Well prepared and seasoned, and even if you are not a sushi fan there are a lot of alternatives from which to choose. I love the Singapore noodles. And they make a great Cosmopolitan... More 

Thank Picarello
Martinez, California
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome sushi and Asian delights...Everything we had - from the calamari to the ginger creme brulee was outstanding. We also had a dragon roll, some eggplant, scallops, and a shrimp and avocado salad. Oh, and of course a delightful bottle of sake to wash it all down. Service was spot on.

Thank Martinezman1025
San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

This is my favorite restaurant in Truckee. All of the friends we've taken there have also been quite pleased. Nice patio seating in the summer. I love the goma-ae spinach, the roasted beets, the tomae maki, the high monkey maki and the hor-fun noodles so much that I haven't tried much else on the menu. The menu is well marked... More 

Thank Brenda B
Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

Food was quite good. Went there with experienced locals. Atmosphere OK and service a little slow. Very popular and crowded which is a good sign. Prices OK. A little off the beaten track but worth the stop if you are a sushi fan.

Thank James C
Truckee, California
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13 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

We eat a fair amount of Japanese food and gave this restaurant a few tries. We are 4 hours from the ocean so we took that into consideration when choosing the restaurant. We live here and tried the restaurant out 3 different times. The first two times we did not get sushi, but ramen and the soba. Both dishes were... More 

Thank Sabine E
Incline Village, NV
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

We chose this restaurant because it is out of the main crush downtown and seemed to have a "mellow vibe". My wife ordered the sweet and sour soup and it was a very tiny bowl, more like a cup. The flavor was good but there was not much to it. I ordered a pho that was supposed to contain pork... More 

Thank PlayaWinters
Incline Village, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Nicely decorated atmosphere, inside/outside seating, friendly trained staff, very interesting menu-sushi, Japanese food, and other foods, mid range prices, very pleasing experience

Thank SamB29
Mountain View, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Group of 5, (2 children). Nice outdoor area. Server rarely looked us in the eye. We had to ask for water which is normal in California but we also had to ask for utensils and then later soy sauce. Both after the food was delivered and no apology. Again the server did not look us in the eye and she... More 

Thank billevans67
Tiburon, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

We went here on a recommendation. We ordered the calamari for the appetizer. This is suppose to be on of their signature dishes. We found it to not be very fresh calamari. My daughter ordered the salmon sushi. This was not to bad. However, she also order the yellowtail tuni which was not fresh.

Thank Steven A
Lake Tahoe (California), California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

This isn't mountain sushi, this is top quality food that you would be happy to find in San Francisco. The menu has traditional sushi rolls, nigiri and sashimi, and also many japanese dishes (noodles, eggplant). One of my favorite places to dine in Truckee.

Thank Jsbono-

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $20
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11253 Brockway Rd Ste 105, Truckee, CA 96161-3358
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Truckee
  • Phone Number: 530-582-9755
We have created a place where you can enjoy Asian style tapas, sushi, sake, beer and wine in a unique lounge setting. Our staff has the food and beverage knowledge to guide you and their friendly and punctual service will make your dining experience one to remember. Whether you choose to sit at the Sushi bar, the Sake bar, or in the main dining area , we provide a menu to peruse but also encourage you to order "Omakase" (chef's choice).Our Chef, Osamu (Sam) Okamoto, has over 20 years of Asian and French cuisine experience, as well as extensive experience in Vegetarian and Vegan meals. We proudly offer dishes to please your preference. All our cuisines are innovatively creative, skillfully prepared and affordably priced. Throughout the restaurant and in the Sake lounge we offer a robust selection of sake, Japanese and micro brewed beer, and varietal wines to be paired with your meal, sampled by themselves or taken to be enjoyed at home.Super high quality ingredients, innovative menu, easy on the wallet, knowledgeable helpful service, simply superb food!!!

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