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Kokoro - CLOSED

Map & Directions 555 Broadway
Denver, CO 80203
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720-904-8090
  • Japanese, Sushi
  • Sun-Thu 11am-9pm, Fri-Sat 11am-9:30pm
  • All Major Credit Cards, cash, check, ATM/Debit
  • Catering, Delivery, Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Smoking, Takeout, Vegetarian Friendly, Wheelchair Accessible
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Beer/Wine
  • Not Accepted
  • Lot Available

Description

Westword's Description

Founded by Mareo Torito, Kokoro has specialized in speed, low prices, freshness and healthy ingredients -- with a Japanese accent -- for two decades. In look and feel, this outpost apes a Japanese noodle shop, serving rice bowls and noodle bowls, sushi that isn't really sushi (five choices, all cooked), gyoza, edamame and salads, all very, very quickly.

 
Member Reviews

  • westwordbestof wrote a review for Kokoro
    on 05/06/09
    4

    An argument could be made that all Japanese food is fast food. Dumplings and noodle bowls are basic convenience foods, and sushi's ready with the slash of a knife. But Kokoro puts a uniquely American (and, arguably, uniquely Denver) spin on this idea that lands its noodle bowls, rice bowls, gyoza and sushi right between Chipotle fast-casual and old-time Woolworth's lunch-counter... More >>

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Reviews and News

  • Kokoro closes its spot at Sixth and Broadway

    When he founded the fast-casual Kokoro more than two decades ago, Mareo Torito had visions of growing the concept into a national chain. But from... More on Kokoro »

  • When Larry Leith says his idea for Tokyo Joe's -- a fast-casual Japanese rice- and noodle-bowl joint-- came out of nowhere (see review, page 50), he... More on Kokoro »

  • Bowled Over

    The diner sitting on my left has stomach cancer and isn't sure what treatment he's going to try. The diner sitting on my right has a... More on Kokoro »

 
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