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Koi Fine Asian Cuisine and Lounge

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner
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Sponsored by: Koi Fine Asian Cuisine and Lounge

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. A First-Class Experience!
1. A First-Class Experience!
"Great sushi and the service is always good and fast."
jennifer1NY
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2. Saturday @@Brunch@@
2. Saturday @@Brunch@@
"I had a guest in town, and we had Saturday brunch at Koi."
Bruce N
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3. Fine Chinese Restaurant
3. Fine Chinese Restaurant
"Koi serves both Japanese and Chinese cuisine. "
Henry F
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About
Offering brunch, lunch, and dinner, Koi is located in the heart of Evanston's bustling downtown area. The fine Asian restaurant and lounge brings the bold flavors of eight different regions of authentic Chinese cuisine and a wide variety fresh sushi. With an innovative menu and carefully crafted cocktails, complemented by the knowledgeable staff, Koi is one of Evanston's premier dining destinations. Koi offers a modern, relaxing atmosphere perfect for a night out with friends, date night, or private event.
PRICE RANGE
$10 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Chinese, Sushi, Asian, Japanese, Thai
FEATURES
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews sushi mongolian beef tea smoked duck shrimp dumplings general tso spring rolls beans great menu our waiter great lunch downtown evanston portions are large northwestern university prices are reasonable dining experience dishes appetizers
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with large group, service was good, managed us very well, but was a weekend night so it was very loud. You have to concentrate on the food.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank InterestedGrace
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Koi is an Asian fusion restaurant with an excellent selection of both sushi and Chinese specialties. There was something for everyone in our group and everyone enjoyed their selection. Prices are moderate. Dining is casual, but nice. You can dress up or wear jeans and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank debhim
sandy c, Owner at Koi Fine Asian Cuisine and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2018

Thank you for visiting Koi and sharing about your experience! It is through your support that we have been lucky enough to serve the North Shore community for the past decade! We are so grateful to have such loyal, local customers, as well as friendly,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great lunch options in a beautiful setting. The service is great. You can parking directly across the street in a parking lot with an attendant that gets your car in seconds. Many shopping options nearby, along with a walking path at Northwestern.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank crunch6
Reviewed March 16, 2019

We REALLY enjoyed our meal at Koi. There service was friendly and attentive, the food was delicious and the restaurant itself was lovely. They offer a wide variety of Asian food from various regions and their cocktails are creative and tasty. The servings are HUGE...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Laura B
Reviewed January 15, 2019

We were excited to try this restaurant after a recommendation from a friend. Our wait person was spread thin but she was great and rolled with it with a sense of humor and a professionalism. The food was good with some vegan options too. The...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kendall K
sandy c, Owner at Koi Fine Asian Cuisine and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2019

Hi Kendall, thanks for taking the time to write us this great review. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit and we appreciate your friend giving you the recommendation, hope to see you at Koi very soon, we'd love a chance to earn...More

Reviewed October 31, 2018

One of my go to spots in Evanston. Great atmosphere and great food. also a good bar scene hang out. My entire family loved their dishes as well as the starters. Restaurant is easily located in the downtown section of Evanston and walking distance from...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jolaca09
sandy c, Owner at Koi Fine Asian Cuisine and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2018

Hi Jolaca09, we're so glad you enjoy Koi, thanks for the 5 stars and see you soon.

Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Just went with my son and we both loved it. Our server was so friendly and funny, he immediately put us in a great mood. Recommended great wine and perfect gluten free and low fat Mongolian Platter.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank gflastersteing
sandy c, Owner at Koi Fine Asian Cuisine and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2018

Hello, we are so happy that you had a good time here at Koi, we strive to deliver knowledgeable and friendly service and are thrilled that your server was both, we look forward to seeing you at Koi soon. Should you have any further feed...More

Reviewed October 2, 2018

First-rate Asian cuisine. Loved the fusion of Japanese and Chinese food. Dumplings are particularly good.More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank glusberg
sandy c, Manager at Koi Fine Asian Cuisine and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Thank you for visiting Koi and sharing about your experience! It is through your support that we have been lucky enough to serve the North Shore community for the past decade! We are so grateful to have such loyal, local customers, as well as friendly,...More

Reviewed September 28, 2018

WE go here a lot its is right down the street from where we live and we take family and friends there when they are in town. we eat there at least 4 times a month. the food and service keeps us coming backMore

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Matthew T
sandy c, Manager at Koi Fine Asian Cuisine and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Thank you for visiting Koi and sharing about your experience! It is through your support that we have been lucky enough to serve the North Shore community for the past decade! We are so grateful to have such loyal, local customers, as well as friendly,...More

Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I started coming to Koi years ago when our daughter attended Northwestern University. Always enjoyed it. This time a group from our office took some new hires here for lunch. The service was a bit disjointed but the food was great. I...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Orso52
sandy c, Owner at Koi Fine Asian Cuisine and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2018

Thank you for visiting Koi and sharing about your experience! It is through your support that we have been lucky enough to serve the North Shore community for the past decade! We are so grateful to have such loyal, local customers, as well as friendly,...More

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