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Drunken Monkey

11253 Brockway Rd Ste 105, Truckee, CA 96161-3358
+1 530-582-9755
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (49 reviews)
“noodle dish” (8 reviews)
“calamari” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11253 Brockway Rd Ste 105, Truckee, CA 96161-3358
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fantastic restaurant! The sushi is of the highest quality and delicious. We tried some of the appetizers and tapas and were thrilled. Go! Enjoy!

Thank heatherw883
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Large and busy. Huge Japanese restaurant menu. All of the rolls cost about $15. My group of 5 had 6 apps and five rolls, plus one soup. The waitress was friendly but didn't know much about the food. One dish we ordered was the belly...More

Thank NYBob6
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Came in after a long day at the hospital and needed a to-go order. They accommodated and it was worth it. I ordered the goma-ae spinach for a starter and the chicken teriyaki. I have never had anything like the spinach starter before. It was...More

Thank Nikki A
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Stopped here with friends because I had read about it in a travel magazine. The restaurant is located a little ways out of Truckee, not on the main drag. Decor is rustic Japanese. Service was good, not rushed. At first I was disappointed that there...More

Thank Teramo48
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Yummo, great dishes and Sushi. Chefs and wait staff obviously enjoy the service and food they provide. You can't miss-when visiting the DM. Often less crowded than downtown Truckee.

Thank DougO104
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

I live in Japan and go to these types of izakaya very often.. the food was fine and the sake choice very good... service gets hectic when they are busy but they are very nice.. they don’t seem to know about some customs when drinking...More

Thank wstark33
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Had some great food and great service. The staff was very accommodating. The sushi and Ramen are delicious.

Thank mluckenb
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

I gave it four stars caus I think I am a Thai food aficionado. One of my friends is a Thai chef so my review may be too picky. The food here is good, and for truckee they have a monopoly. Sooo. I would recommend...More

Thank Andy K
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Just across the street from the hotel, this restaurant is easily reached on foot. It was a joy to have something besides burgers and steaks. The sushi here is delicious, beautifully presented, and well-priced.

Thank SanLuisLover
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

We love it here. Everything is always good whether it's cooked; beef teriyaki, miso noodles, tempura veggies or raw rolls etc. Everyone we take here loves it

Thank Debbie D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11253 Brockway Rd Ste 105, Truckee, CA 96161-3358
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Truckee
  • Phone Number: +1 530-582-9755
We have created a place where you can enjoy Asian style tapas, sushi, sake, beer and wine in a unique lounge setting. Our staff has the food and beverage knowledge to guide you and their friendly and punctual service will make your dining experience one to remember. Whether you choose to sit at the Sushi bar, the Sake bar, or in the main dining area , we provide a menu to peruse but also encourage you to order "Omakase" (chef's choice).Our Chef, Osamu (Sam) Okamoto, has over 20 years of Asian and French cuisine experience, as well as extensive experience in Vegetarian and Vegan meals. We proudly offer dishes to please your preference. All our cuisines are innovatively creative, skillfully prepared and affordably priced. Throughout the restaurant and in the Sake lounge we offer a robust selection of sake, Japanese and micro brewed beer, and varietal wines to be paired with your meal, sampled by themselves or taken to be enjoyed at home.Super high quality ingredients, innovative menu, easy on the wallet, knowledgeable helpful service, simply superb food!!!
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