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Roka Akor | Chicago

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” (44 reviews)
“omakase” (23 reviews)
“wagyu beef” (25 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
456 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654-4517
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Amazing Food
"Everything we ordered was mouth watering delicious"
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2. Incredible Service
"Our dining experience was perfect for everyone"
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3. Great Atmosphere
"This is probably one of the best restaurants in downtown Chicago."
Andreas M
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1 - 10 of 459 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The food was fresh and very tasty. The service was excellent. It is very noisy, so go early if you don’t like crowds and noise. We went at 6:30; would do 5:30 next time.

Thank FestBT
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had an amazing meal tonight at one of the top Japanese restaurants in Chicago. This is much more than a sushi place (although the sushi is amazing) the food is a wonderful delight for your tongue. While not cheap it is...More

1  Thank James H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Good restaurant, good service, quite expensive but good food. Sushi is very good and another good options in the menu. Nice place to visit with friends or partner.

Thank Carlos C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Perfect sushi. Freshest wasabi. Beautifully cooked high quality steak over coals. Good service and an excellent wine list. Slightly unusual seating at low round tables in kind of sofa chairs but once the food arrived it didn’t matter. Was a flawless experience and would go...More

Thank david e
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best sushi I've had all year, great atmosphere. Perfect flavor and texture, on par with the best places I've eaten at in NYC and LA. They nailed it.

Thank SereneTravels55
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a real popular place. We had the tasting menu (standard and not the premium), and it comprised sushi/steak courses. We were able to tailor the meal (no pork or seafood) and were treated to a varied series of plates, each different, fresh and...More

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I like to try the sushi somewhere in every city I go to. And I eat it almost once a week in my hometown. So I'm a huge sushi fan despite the thought of raw anything yucks me out a little. I just enjoy the...More

Thank Alysia K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice restaurant with a very fresh fish on a delicious recipes. Great waitress and the deserts are really good. Good price for the quality of the food they offer.

Thank Luis J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! What a great food at this restaurant. Maybe not cheap, but we think it is worth it considering overall prices in Chicago city centre. The restaurant has a very modern interior. We tried 2 different sushi rolls, dumplings and a tofu dish. We were...More

Thank Josien_Dennis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined here with a few couples. We all left hungry and disappointed. There was no one in the group that would return. The atmosphere was noisy but not bad. We had a nice large table in the back. We had a good variety of...More

Thank Robert E
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Questions & Answers
August 7, 2018|
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Response from Pjverlinden | Reviewed this property |
Of course!
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
Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
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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