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Akaoni

Mission St. & 6th Av., Carmel, CA 93923-9348
+1 831-620-1516
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sashimi” (22 reviews)
“bento box” (6 reviews)
“tofu” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Mission St. & 6th Av., Carmel, CA 93923-9348
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1 - 10 of 86 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this place. Absolutely top draw classic sushi house. Quaint venue with only 25 seats and atmosphere slightly strange (the sushi chef appeared to be a bit moody and there were no smiles from the waitress who I assume was his wife) but the sushi...More

Thank richard l
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Very humble, quaint restaurant with sushi that is out of this world. Their sushi melted in my mouth. Highly recommend.

Thank pirubin
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Carmel has many jems...by far my favorite sushi ever. Highest quality ingredients served with care, meticulous, elegant and love another reviewers word sublime. My parents eat there at least twice a month and I crave the seaweed salad, homemade tofu and many others best spiced...More

Thank Michelle A
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

This master is even licensed to serve the poisonous blowfish sashimi from that episode of the Simpsons. I really loved the abalone sashimi on special.

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

If you know what Omakase is, this is the place to go. Proper Japanese, super quality sushi. Among the best I've ever had.

Thank Floyd M
Reviewed 16 March 2017

You know when you are in a great Japanese restaurant when most of the diners are Japanese. This place is hard to find (no english sign) but well worth the hunt. The chef is amazing and offers a chef's choice which I almost always order....More

Thank dianesena23
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This is a tiny restaurant which only opens a few hours each day, 11.30 - 13.00 and then 17.30 - 20.00. If you are lucky enough to get in then the food is very very good. Just one guy cooking, probably the owner who seems...More

Thank AltonBob
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Very authentic sushi place! You must have sushi here. The sashimi is so fresh and the sushi rice has the right taste and texture. Despite the lack of smiles, the service was efficient and made us feel comfortable enough. Go early to ensure you get...More

Thank Lyegeak
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Warning! Once you go to Akaoni, you'll be spoiled for other sushi places. This is a tiny establishment with old-school sushi. Few rolls, no "sushi for beginners", just excellent sushi the way it is is Japan. The owner/chef is one of the few to be...More

Thank JonSCalifornia
Reviewed 26 November 2016

It wasn't cheap and there was NOTHING special about the food. We tried non sushi menu items. The soft shell crab, tempura shrimp , and monk fish pate were very good. If you sit at the sushi bar you cannot order from the regular menu....More

Thank worknaked
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 20:45
11:30 - 13:15
Tuesday
17:30 - 20:45
Wednesday
17:30 - 20:45
Thursday
17:30 - 20:45
11:30 - 13:15
Friday
17:30 - 20:45
11:30 - 13:15
Saturday
17:30 - 20:45
11:30 - 13:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mission St. & 6th Av., Carmel, CA 93923-9348
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-620-1516
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