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Sushi Roku

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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2018 Winner
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LUNCH SPECIALS​
served with Miso Soup
$18
sushi six
6 pieces of nigiri sushi - tuna, yellowtail, albacore, salmon, shrimp, fluke with spicy salmon or california roll
$15.95
sushi combination - 2 tuna, 1 yellowtail, 1 salmon
sashimi combination - 2 tuna, 2 yellowtail, 2 salmon
baked cod $+1.5
custom bento box
with steamed rice and garden salad
$19
traditional bento box
Baked​ salmon, panko shrimp, sashimi, miso eggplant, Chicken Kara-age, steamed rice
$26
executive bento box
Chef’s sashimi, tempura, baked cod, garlic green beans, American kobe pepper skewer, chicken skewer, steamed rice
DONBURI​
$13
beef teriyaki
$16
tekka; tuna sashimi
$12
chicken teriyaki
$18
chirashi; mixed sashimi
PRICE RANGE
US$31 - US$50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Authentic Japanese food made by Japanese chefs who skilfully craft each item of sushi or sashimi with precision and knowledge of flavours. I expected their tempura to be better having travelled to Japan previously (a lighter batter would have been good) but everything else was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank rh22093107
jeffreyo575, Guest Relations Manager at Sushi Roku, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Your high recommendation means a lot to us! It's wonderful that the skill, knowledge, and precision possessed by our culinary team was apparent in your meal, and your feedback on the dishes you tried is very much appreciated. Thank you so much for visiting!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was Staying in Santa Monica and needed a place near the Santa Monica pier for a quick dinner with the family. We hit the sushi place and we’re not disappointed. Excellent bar. Good sushi. The best garlic truffle edamame I’ve ever had. Also enjoyed some...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TheScottRose
jeffreyo575, Guest Relations Manager at Sushi Roku, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It was a pleasure to have you here while you were in town! Thank you for sharing everything you enjoyed, from the sushi and edamame to our bar and tequila. We're so happy you and your family joined us for dinner, and we hope you'll...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great tempura and sushi. Cosy table settings and friendly staff. watch for the team welcome. good location on the near the corner of ocenaic drive.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Harvey F
jeffreyo575, Guest Relations Manager at Sushi Roku, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

All your positive feedback is greatly valued, Harvey. It's terrific that everything was a hit, from the food and service to the setting and location, and we encourage you to stop in again the next time you're in the area!

Reviewed 11 December 2018

Could recommend as 2nd best Sushi in Santa Monica, but somewhat pricey and not all dishes are equally good.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Richard C
jeffreyo575, Guest Relations Manager at Sushi Roku, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2018

We appreciate you taking a moment to share your feedback, Richard. Our culinary team uses the freshest, highest quality ingredients to create our dishes, including fish delivered daily, so the price can be a little higher, but we hope our guests find great value in...More

Reviewed 1 November 2018

When it first opened it was fresh, innovative and delicious. No longer. If you don't really care about quality, just want noise and fun, this is the place. The Hamachi sashimi was not bad as in poisonous, but old and flaccid and almost past due....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank loveandpeace47
jeffreyo575, Guest Relations Manager at Sushi Roku, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Continuing to serve fresh, high quality food is a top priority, so although you thought a few of your dishes were delicious, it's very disappointing that not everything was up to par at your recent visit. Please send an email to info@innovativedining.com including your contact...More

Reviewed 14 October 2018

It doesn't matter what you order, it's delicious. Try and sit outside and watch the world go by on Ocean Avenue.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Neen J
jeffreyo575, Guest Relations Manager at Sushi Roku, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Thanks for taking a moment to share your wonderful suggestions here on TripAdvisor, Neen. We're so grateful for your kind words and five-star review.

Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely bento box for lunch, service was good but the whole experience was overshadowed by the fact the tip percentages are way out on the bill and it seemed to be quite the trap for non-maths savvy customers. Fortunately I am reasonably maths...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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jeffreyo575, Guest Relations Manager at Sushi Roku, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2018

Thank you for letting us know you enjoyed your lunch and the good service you received. In regard to the tip calculation, since your check was split, the system was showing the percentage of the total bill for your table, not just the dishes you...More

Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Came here for recommended sushi and sake, but service left a bad taste our mouths. Waiter was not attentive at all. We ordered appetizers and sushi as our meal. 2 others with us ordered steak and after appetizers, sushi came out 30 minutes before the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 551sherriv
jeffrey o, Guest Relations Manager at Sushi Roku, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Sherri, experience is everything to us here at Sushi Roku, so we're sorry you were disappointed in your visit. An a la cart system is used to order dishes here, as the food comes from three different kitchens, so dishes are served as soon as...More

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

It’s one of my favorite Sushi places in LA. High quality food, and service. Try their baked lobster rolls, it’s one of their signature rolls, and one of my favorites.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank aalmarzooq
jeffrey o, Guest Relations Manager at Sushi Roku, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

It's an honor to be one of your favorite sushi places! Our team can't wait to offer more high quality food and service the next time you stop in for some of your favorite dishes.

Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped by this restaurant to order sushi to go. Either the waitress at the entrance was very careless and ignorant or both the chef and waitress had no idea what sushi is and sushimi is. They gave me sushimi but the waitress insisted that...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank TC-BN
jeffrey o, Guest Relations Manager at Sushi Roku, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

We're very sorry to read of your experience, as guest satisfaction is a top priority here, and we always aim to provide polite, caring, and knowledgeable service. We appreciate you sharing this information with us, as feedback helps us to improve, and we will be...More

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