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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Raku

857 Higuera St. (Chorro St.) Send to Phone
805-544-7258
Expect tradition fused with innovation at this stylish downtown spot serving up everything from sushi to ramen to yakitori.
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Raku Restaurant Review

: Traditionalists should note that Raku does call itself a “fusion” restaurant. While typical items such as sashimi and a spicy tuna roll are on the menu, you’re also going to see appetizers dubbed as “tapas” and a selection of “sushi-rritos” --- the latter essentially oversized hand rolls. We suggest the slightly charred and salted shishito peppers, the pork belly yakitori skewer, the spicy "Doug roll" (named for a customer that came up with it), and the big bowls of spicy ramen. Desserts are the usual mochi and green tea ice creams. Draft (including Kirin and Sapporo) and bottled beer, soju and wine are available. Note: Raku closes during the late afternoon hours until dinnertime.

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