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Kokoro - CLOSED

526 Main St, Lafayette, IN 47901-1445
+1 765-742-8180
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible15%
Mar 13, 2017
“Expectation heightens the experience!”
Mar 15, 2016
“Delicious, but Expensive and VERYYYYY Slow”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
526 Main St, Lafayette, IN 47901-1445
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Reviewed March 13, 2017

Tony is a unique chef. He expects to give you the best. He expects that you'll be willing to wait--sometimes a very long while--for the tastiest Asian food you may ever find. He expects that you'll know HE is serving you the tastiest food you'll...More

Thank Connie B
Reviewed March 15, 2016

Kokoro is owned and run by Tony. He says his food isn't Japanese, that it's just Tony food. Quite happy with himself. I must say that his food IS delicious. I had probably the best fried rice in my life here. No doubt about that....More

Thank djkudrak
Reviewed February 29, 2016

My husband and I plus a couple of our friends had heard wonderful reviews about this restaurant, so we decided to try it out one evening. We had also heard that there could be a wait for the food since it was freshly prepared by...More

1  Thank JCrickett16
Reviewed June 8, 2015

Dining at Kokoro is an experience, and very unpredictable. The sushi is tasty but expensive and packed with rice. I recommend sticking with two dishes that have routinely been impressive. The hibachi steak is prepared beautifully and the accompanying sauce is exquisite. The shrimp fried...More

Thank MEKA354
Reviewed March 19, 2015

My cats wouldn't even eat this stuff...a crying shame I had to pay for it! Was very heavy and rather unappealing. Won't be back...I can't believe the place is still in business as long as it has been

Thank penskesucksfulk
Reviewed February 18, 2015

The food is unusual and fantastic. Chef Tony is eccentric to say the least, but it is hard to argue with the results. It is not a cheap date, but it is worth the experience.

Thank Tipcores
Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

Food is outstanding. Just know that you will wait a while and people in your party will get meals at different times. Tony might even yell a little bit. The teriyaki steak is to die for. The sushi rolls are huge and delicious and the...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed July 11, 2014

Yes, it's expensive. Yes, the wait might take hours. Yes, you will forget all of this once you get the first bite. An all time favorite!!

1  Thank katee785
Reviewed June 26, 2014 via mobile

Some of the best sushi I have ever had. Tony was awesome. People who don't like him need to lighten up a bit. Great!!!!!!!!

Thank tstell
Reviewed October 22, 2013

I've eaten here many times over the last nine years. I never come hungry-- I know that by the time I get my food, I'll be starving. "Tony," the legendarily cranky Japanese owner, claims on the menu that he's slow because he's the only one...More

Thank SusanMochnacs
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 526 Main St, Lafayette, IN 47901-1445
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 765-742-8180
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