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Hikari Sake House

401 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2388
+1 310-576-7011
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good30%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
15 Nov 2017
“Delicious and Large Portions”
23 Sep 2017
“Sushi rolls average, decent sake.”
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
401 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2388
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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Just the seafood miso soup was enough for two and the crispy shrimp tempuras with rice that came later was difficult to finish. Service is authentic Japanese and the owners and staff are very patient with us non-Japanese who are somewhat unfamiliar with their cultural...More

Thank Abid F
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Sushi rolls were tasty, but one thing I noticed was the wasabi looked as if it was plated and stored open in the fridge... having a brown color at the edges. Salmon plate was great and salmon cooked perfectly. Sake offerings were limited (shocked) but...More

Thank ECC88
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

This place is a disgrace to Japanese food. Their idea of a spicy miso soup is adding Mexican pickled chillies. The broth itself is of instant powder soup quality. They use minced (!!!) tuna in the rolls and maki. And it wasn't fresh!! Rice was...More

Thank Vitamin_Sea2008
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

5th visit here filling in time between flights. I look forward to it every year. Imaginative twists on great Japanese favourites and the happy hour menu is incredible value. Love love love this place!

Thank Simon A
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is a great go-to spot for a late night Happy Hour. They have food and drink specials that are great for groups.

Thank Justravelin86
Reviewed 1 September 2016

we got a sushi platter with 10 sushi pcs and 10 rolls. the portion was good, but the quality of the food was very average. i guess, i was expecting more, but this is not a fancy place, you get what you pay for. it...More

Thank huzefac
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

We had a mixture of raw and cooked dishes - all were tasty and fresh and our party of 5 including kids were all very satisfied 👍🏼 The booth offered a bit of quiet in an otherwise very busy area.

Thank Billibo
Reviewed 16 May 2016

The presentation is nice, but I fear that they don't use the freshest of fish. I had two different dishes with spicy tuna, and in each one, the tuna tasted too fishy. Maybe you should stay away from the raw stuff, but that kind of...More

1  Thank David L
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Quite standard sushi bar, nothing fancy but with a wide range of selection. They look like real Japanese and this is rare. Price is reasonable for the quality and the portions served.

Thank JohnBelushi85
Reviewed 22 January 2016

So... I would only say it is worth visiting this place when it is happy hour 5-7 and 9-11. Happy hour here has a dedicated menu with over 50 options of sushi and other dishes. 3$ Sake shots $14 Bottle of Wines $5- $10 Sushi...More

Thank Alex S
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2388
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-576-7011
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