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Shohko Cafe

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321 Johnson St, Santa Fe, NM 87501-1828
+1 505-982-9708
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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La Canada Flintridge, CA
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67 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shohko Cafe is one of my favorite Santa Fe restaurants. It has spare, modern, asian decor, the food is excellent, and so is the service. We usually have dinner there, but on the basis of several rave reviews, we went there at lunch for their ramen, and oh, my god, it was so good! It's a very large portion, chock... More 

2 Thank DHBall
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62 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is top of the line and a place you should stop in and eat if you get the chance. I think the restaurant is up there with the best sushi places I have ever been to. Just don't wear perfume, they won't let you in.

2 Thank Kathrin C
St. Petersburg, Florida
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Amazing sushi in the high desert! Who knew? Tucked away near the city center is a fairly non-descript building with a tiny little parking lot squeezed into the courtyard. Find this gem if you want really good, fresh sushi! The highlights were David's albacore; Albacore Sashimi, Avocado, Scallion, Spicy Oil and Sesame Seeds, and the Caterpillar roll; Freshwater Eel and... More 

2 Thank Anthony C
Cambridge, MA
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

This as good as the best sushi restaurants near oceans. They seem to do a great business so are able to get large amounts of beautiful fresh fish daily. The head sushi chef is a distinguished looking woman who seems to be very involved with the other chefs. Everything is made fresh including a delightful spicy tuna maki which is... More 

2 Thank davidsol1
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

My wife and I ate at the bar and Chef Alexander was very friendly and helpful in guiding us to the best selections.

3 Thank RioGrande57
Traverse City, Michigan
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Wear no fragrance but enjoy the cuisine. Food for all tempura is succulent and of course sushi is fresh. Nice change from red chile in Santa Fe.

2 Thank mered4u
Boulder, Colorado
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106 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

We love Uni and they had it. Good sushi. Tempura poblano pepper stuffed with shrimp was excellent too. Service was a little slow, but not unusual when ordering sushi in a busy restaurant. Friendly efficient service. Great bulding with its own parking in back.

3 Thank MikeDorsey
Sedona, Arizona, United States
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90 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

we find this restaurant by chance and stopped by for lunch....it was amazing.....back the next night for dinner, even better....great saki selection too......need reservations for dinner

4 Thank Carol L
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Birthdays, anniversaries, for sushi and a Flight of sake. Lovely service and fresh food. As good as the sushi we loved in L.A.

2 Thank Ann R
Santa Fe
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83 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

We've been to Shohko Café several times and whenever the male host is at the front desk we dread asking for a table. He is rude, gruff and unfriendly. It was finally enough to make us decide not to go back. There are several other Japanese restaurants in Santa fe where the customers are treated with respect. Not this one!

Thank hankmail505

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Parking Available, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 321 Johnson St, Santa Fe, NM 87501-1828
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 505-982-9708

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?