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Roka Akor

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456 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654-4517
+1 312-477-7652
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sashimi” (38 reviews)
“omakase” (24 reviews)
“wagyu beef” (23 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
456 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654-4517
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We found it and have not been disappointed. The Tempura with vegetables is huge. But excellent. We also had the lamb and the chicken teriyaki. The highlight are for sure the crispy Brussel sprouts. The waitress was really nice and very careful. Unfortunately we had...More

Thank 711silke
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

In a word: Incredible. We had 5 of us and chose to order a la carte. Every single dish was amazing and so well prepared. Service was fantastic. Literally nothing bad to say, all around great experience! What a gem.

1  Thank kllewkow
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great food , fantastic service starting from the host stand to the main room . The waiter was very knowledgeable of the menu and provide us great recommendations . Very nice ambiance in a very busy place.

Thank Eduardo O
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a great dinner at roka akor , the ambiance and service were amazing. Food was excellent the only disappointment were the dessert , need a lot of improvement on the service side the Casey was superb he knows all the menu and his passion...More

Thank FoodieLab
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food. Very loud, especially the chef in the open kitchen. Trendy spot. Not cheap. Located in a very Nice area. Outside dining possibilities

Thank Annelou V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking forward to dining at Roka having read some of the reviews. Happily, it actually exceeded our expectations. Our group was large enough that we were able to order a good sampling of what was offered. No dish fell short. Service was spot...More

Thank Fred M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful space. Open kitchen. Some of the most unique and delicious sushi I’ve ever had. Can’t wait to go back !

Thank Bacchus49
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were only in town for 1 night and we searched for something different from all of the big steak houses the city has to offer. We found it in Roka Akor and had a great birthday dinner. Excellent service which I...More

Thank Craig M
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

Wow, we went for dinner twice in one week: both times we were completely satisfied by the exciting menu, the service and variety of food. Enough said, anytime again!

1  Thank Martiiinnn
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

Phenomenal menu/chefs. Bravo! Three of us ordered a number of items including brussel sprouts, wagyu beef, chicken dumplings, sushi, and everything was truly top-notch. Wonderful meal. I definitely respect Chicago as a foodie-city. I would love to return to this restaurant.

Thank heather j
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Stephen M
January 9, 2016|
Response from Ben U | Property representative |
Thank you for reaching out. I would be happy to answer your question. I'd have to say an average with beverage would be between $85-$100/pp depending on what you would like to do. Of course you can make it whatever you... More
February 10, 2015|
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Response from Erin K | Property representative |
Hi, We are very very sorry for the late response. Yes, it is true our restaurant can get noisy but not to the point of no conversations. On a Friday or Saturday evening, we suggest requesting a booth for the back of our... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$50 - $50
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 456 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654-4517
    (Illinois Ave)
  • Public Transportation: Red Line – exit at Grand, one block north to Illinois #22 Bus –exit at Grand (if coming from the North), exit at Hubbard (if coming from the South)…walk ½ block west #36 Bus—exit at Illinois (walk 1 ½ blocks west) #147 Bus—exit at Illinois (walk ½ block east)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighborhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 312-477-7652
  • E-mail
Roka Akor is the second location a highly regarded Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Japanese steakhouse and sushi bar, ranked among Bon Appetit magazine's top 10 sushi restaurants in the country in 2009. Meats, fish and vegetables are grilled over oak charcoal on a robata-style grill. Sit at the sushi bar to chat with the chefs as the slice and assemble sashimi platters and maki with fish that's flown in daily. Besides sizzling steaks and contemporary sushi served the dining room, a bar area features shochu and sake cocktails.
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