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Sushi Roku

1401 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2106
+1 310-458-4771
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“sushi” (144 reviews)
“bento box” (8 reviews)
“edamame” (10 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 23:00 Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1401 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2106
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Casual place, just in from of santa monica beach. the service is awesome and food delicious. I think I had the best sushi and kobe beef outside Japan, at least the best ever tried. Of course it's expensive (for the average prices), but can we...More

jeffrey o, Guest Relations Manager at Sushi Roku, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Andrea, we're thrilled that you enjoyed your experience so much! Offering excellent service and high quality, flavorful dishes is our goal, so we're pleased to read that the sushi and beef was the best you've had. Thank you for your fantastic review!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here for dinner with my son couple days ago. Very nice appearing restaurant with excellent waitstaff who are extremely attentive even when they seem to be training other individuals. Sushi was exceptional and extremely tasty. I also ordered one of their signature cold sake...More

Thank Nitbc
jeffrey o, Guest Relations Manager at Sushi Roku, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us for dinner with your son! It's fantastic that your meal was extremely tasty, and that you received exceptionally fast service. Your kind review is truly valued, and we look forward to serving you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We mainly ran in here because there was a sign advertising 50% off large bottles of sake on a sunday evening, and as the drinking continued...we got peckish. The only thing I managed to photograph was the uni (sea urchin) udon ($19), which was yummy...More

Thank Buttpacker
jeffrey o, Guest Relations Manager at Sushi Roku, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We appreciate you visiting and taking a moment to share your experience with us! Hearing that you received the best vegetarian sushi roll you’ve ever tried is fantastic, and we're grateful for your feedback on all the other dishes you had. We hope you'll be...More

Reviewed 25 February 2018

On a recent trip to California and stayed in Santa Monica a short walk to Sushi Roku. I had visited this establishment several years ago and it was as nice as I remembered it. The ambiance is excellent and the staff is pleasant and polite....More

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jeffrey o, Owner at Sushi Roku, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience with us, and we're glad to hear you had such a great time during your stay in Santa Monica. We appreciate you stopping by,and sharing some of your favorites. Should you return to LA, we hope that you will...More

Reviewed 14 February 2018

We had people on the next table to us who were incredibly loud. Normally this would be fine but its a small place and hard surfaces. Got a headache. Pity because the food was excellent. We would go back. But maybe sit outside.

Thank FamilyTravelJunkkie
jeffrey o, Owner at Sushi Roku, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Thank you for sharing your feedback with us, and we hope this hasn't put you off of a return visit. Should you ever come back to the area, we hope that you will stop by again.

Reviewed 7 February 2018

There are better sushi places within a few minute walk from this place. This place is too expensive,

Thank rj100032655
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Good location & romantic restaurant. Quick Service Yellowtail diced chiles Brussel chips Lobster roll & spicy tuna cut

Thank jamesdR630SS
jeffrey o, Owner at Sushi Roku, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Hi James, thank you so much for sharing with us your feedback! We're glad to hear you enjoyed our food, and we hope to see you again real soon.

Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Super sushi with nice atmosphere. Waiter was great. Highly recommend this restaurant if you are a sushi fan. Enjoyed This restaurant in Vegas and not disappointed here. Definitely worth visiting.

Thank rarphan2m
jeffrey o, Owner at Sushi Roku, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Thank you for sharing such a wonderful review, and we're happy to hear you enjoyed our sushi so much! Looking forward to welcoming you back soon!

Reviewed 11 January 2018

We had a lovely lunch well prepared with their special rolls and delicious sushi. Our server suggested the house sake and was very good for only $10. The location is fantastic and we had a few appetizers as well. We really enjoyed and will be...More

Thank moniqueashbrook
jeffrey o, Owner at Sushi Roku, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Monique, thank you for sharing all your favorites with us, and we're happy to hear you had such a wonderful lunch experience. We cannot wait to welcome you back the next time you are in the area! Thanks!

Reviewed 6 January 2018

great sushi place in santa monica. great quality of food, choice of wines (mostly local) and good service. price is in line with LA high end

Thank galassoe
jeffrey o, Owner at Sushi Roku, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

We're thrilled to hear we have impressed you on every level, and thank you for your positive feedback on our sushi and wine selections! We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

Santa Monica
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1401 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2106
    (Santa Monica Blvd. and Ocean Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-458-4771
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