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Shohko Cafe

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321 Johnson St, Santa Fe, NM 87501-1828
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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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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Cambridge, MA
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

2 Thank RioGrande57
Traverse City, Michigan
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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97 reviews
72 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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76 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 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
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

We eat at Shohko at least every other week. We used to eat at some of the others but have settled on Shohko because it is always fresh and delicious. They usually have Blue Fin Toro if you phone ahead and reserve. A generous portion is served with a topknot of some delicious garnish on a small bonus piece. The... More 

2 Thank Lesley M
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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71 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016

First of all, I would recommend a reservation, even though it's not always busy. We got the sashimi plate, and it was DELICIOUS! We really wanted to try something different. The tempura was good also. For dessert, we got the black bean cake and plum wine ice cream: YUM!

2 Thank Elizabeth B
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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79 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016

Fantastic meal at Shohko Café. Sushi was incredibly fresh and flavorful, but the tuna sashimi was the best I've had since I lived in the bay area. Service was great - server achieved that perfect balance of being available but unobtrusive. The biggest surprise of the night, though, was the dessert. As a big fan of chocolate I am very... More 

2 Thank Nativa505

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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, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
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: 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?