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506 E Live Oak Ave, Arcadia, CA 91006-5639
+1 626-447-6150
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El Monte, California
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

Mako is our favorite restaurant in Los Angeles. We go weekly for fish soup..generous pieces of fish in a seasame brooth. Perfection!! We have yellowtail and ignagi sushi..delicious! The meal is completed with chawanmuchi..the only place we have found this Japanese treat in San Gabriel Valley. We love this quaint country style place.

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1 Thank Phyllis T
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59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2015

We have been going to this restaurant for a lonnggg time and always get excellent service and fresh sushi! They also give huge portions!!! Love this place! We bring all our guests here from all over the world and they all love it!

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USA
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729 reviews
450 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 339 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2014

I had a fantastic experience because I was with friends who are regulars and get treated extra well. Therefore, my review might be somewhat stilted. Venue is a bit unkempt and could be made nicer. Also feels quite dank. It is also in a rundown looking shopping center. So I was expecting it to be more 'hole-in-the-wall' type prices. It... More 

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1 Thank GlendaleCA
Los Angeles, California, USA
1 review
Reviewed 3 November 2013

Definitely try their spicy scallop rolls! One of the best out there!!!! I would prefer sushi bar rather than table...

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Thank princesscathryn
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2010

Kinda expensive for sushi..... Food is average but uni is outstanding. Not run by Japanese anymore... 5 star price but 3 star food.

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1 Thank jamimimi
Arcadia, CA
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 October 2009

I live right around the corner from here and so I have been a few times. Firstly, as soon as you enter it is like being in a different city - from the small cramped, busy car park, to a busy, bustling sushi joint. They have the customary sushi bar, where you can watch the elderly, and very skilled chefs... More 

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1 Thank socaljames76
Phx AZ
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 July 2009

I followed these reviews and tried out Mako Sushi. I was very disappointed. I love to find little hole-in-the walls that are gems but this wasn't one. They started off great, nice ambiance and the waitresses were great and very friendly. I had the special rainbow roll, the tear jerker roll and the oysters. The portions were good and so... More 

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Reviewed 4 January 2009

Always fresh!

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pasadena
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 August 2008

I ordered a lunch special with chicken teriyaki & sushi. It came with rice, miso soup, and salad. The salad had a plethora of dressing-- way too much. But the miso soup was some of the best I've ever had. The rice felt like 2 day old or overnight rice (I eat rice at home everyday, and you just know... More 

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Reviewed 21 July 2008

nice chief tasty sashimi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Sushi, Japanese
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 506 E Live Oak Ave, Arcadia, CA 91006-5639
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Arcadia
  • Phone Number: +1 626-447-6150

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