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) #460 of 2,434 Restaurants in Denver $$ - $$$ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
1520 Blake St, Denver, CO 80202-1322
+1 720-242-7002
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“miso soup” (5 reviews)
“sushi” (24 reviews)
“crab” (3 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
1520 Blake St, Denver, CO 80202-1322
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Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

We came to the restaurant with hubby's niece and her boyfriend. The place was quiet the night we visited. Our waitress was quite attentive. The four of us was in the mood for sushi sashimi. But before that we had some squid app and Kama....More

Thank NoraFrydman
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Went here after looking sushi places on tripadvisor and came across Aoba. Their sushi is fire and affordable. What else could you want?

Thank Tim G
Reviewed September 2, 2016

Loved the atmosphere here! It was nice and quiet during happy hour so I could actually have a conversation without shouting over loud people and music like in so many other restaurants. This was my first time here and the food was excellent: perfectly browned...More

Thank Gillian A
Reviewed June 28, 2016

Their sushi and sashimi are fresh and delicious and there are some interesting twists with the presentation of the rice on the sushi. I strongly recommend that you give it a try - it's wonderful.

Thank Wayne L
Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Tryung to find a place without a wait after a Rockies game, we lucked into this place. We ordered a wide variety, Miso soup, fried chicken, Japonese style, sashimi and special rolls. All outstanding. Hilary our server was a doll and very attentive. The sushi...More

Thank TherealVman
Reviewed April 30, 2016

I had their sushi/sashimi combo and some happy hour appetizers. The fish was fresh and good. My friend had the steak with soy bean sauce. Personally, the dishes were to salty for me.

Thank KL_RR
Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

This place is fantastic. Classy atmosphere and service. The chefs know what they're doing. I highly recommend. (best squid I ever had in my life)

Thank Moses M
Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

They actually had real crab in their Cali roll. The others were great as well - the Mudslide was a surprise hit. Service was friendly and accommodating even when we were in a bit of rush to get out of there. Glad we had an...More

Thank Danirose83
Reviewed March 18, 2016 via mobile

If you love authentic sushi, flavorful sashimi, delicate and interesting rolls, tons of sake options, and affordable prices ...Aoba is the place. My husband and I love sushi and sashimi, and have tried many, many places in Denver, from the A-Listers on Pearl and in...More

Thank Holly H
Reviewed February 17, 2016

but that sushi on top of crispy seaweed was sooooo good! It is a must try and it is for real crispy. The sushi chef looks legit

Thank Tam P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1520 Blake St, Denver, CO 80202-1322
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
  • Phone Number: +1 720-242-7002