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“Fun place, great food and Sushi that is exemplary.”

Wokcano - Santa Monica
Ranked #378 of 705 Restaurants in Santa Monica
Price range: US$31 - US$50
Cuisines: Asian
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Good for: Groups
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
Cross street: Santa Monica Blvd
Description: Welcome to Wokcano! Located on 5th Street just south of Santa Monica Blvd, we boast a full bar and lounge, expansive dining room, an upstairs outdoor patio (the largest in Santa Monica independent of a hotel) that is enclosed on four sides for privacy, as well as private party facilities to accommodate any need. We are open from 11am to 2am daily. Our exquisite selection of sushi & vast array of delicious Chinese food paired with our warm lighting, hip music and wood-accented decor, you are sure to find everything you are looking for at Wokcano. Happy Hour: Mon-Fri 4pm to 7:30pm
Reviewed 9 October 2015

Fun place, great food and Sushi that is exemplary. This place has excitement, buzz and really really good food and drinks. It gets busy early and stays busy late. A place to be seen and to have great food.

Note: The staff has the typical "attitude" of a trendy place but don't let that put you off. The service is quite good.

Love the rolls, and there is quite a variety of them.

Thank mabollinger
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Reviewed 9 August 2015

This place was an unexpected delight. We were not sure, we had read good things but Chinese cuisine we've eaten in Santa Monica has usually been average really. Anyway we sat upstairs on the patio during the week on Salsa night...50 or more people were having lessons as we ate or delicious food. It wasn't overbearing in terms of noise and was lovely to watch while we ate. There were heat lamps if required. The server was very good and offered advice on choices. The wine list had a good selection and we totally made the right choice with the food. Teriyaki chicken and grilled salmon for entrees and crab wontons and chicken lettuce cups for appetizers...honestly just fantastic from beginning to end.

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Thank worldwide002
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Reviewed 19 July 2015

The food was stunning "like music to the mouth"on the other hand tho the service was atrocious.Normally at a restaurant you have one waiter to serve u for the night and we had about 6 different waiters and waitresses.Our food took an hour and a half to come and it got so bad they had to take 30 dollars of the bill, also when we came in they told us to come back in 30 minutes, giving us the impression they were busy, when we came back they gave us a table, on the way to the table we noticed that there were about 50 empty table and about 5 tables taken, to sum it up do not visit Wokcano in Santa Monica.

Thank Jeff F
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Reviewed 2 June 2015 via mobile

Their happy hour is amazing value - three of us ordered a huge amount of food because almost all the dishes are 5 dollars! The sashimi is 10 dollars, but totally worth the extra! Everything we ordered was delicious!

Thank HungryOtter1
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Reviewed 29 May 2015

I love their setting upstairs and the happy hour. Have gone alone and with people. Really good food, great chicken dumplings, drinks, 2 people can eat, drink for under $20.00. Hardly another place like that. Also has a fabulous outdoor patio with heaters and inside. Selection of sushi, chineese and asian foods. Plus there is a regular menu. Also can sit downstairs. Also good for events. Also such a price and delicious. It is a hidden treasure.

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Thank Helene W
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