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Buko Restaurant

327 N Verdugo Rd, Glendale, CA 91206-3944
+1 818-243-1717
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
19 Oct 2016
“Unexpectedly good”
30 Sep 2015
“Neighborhood gem”
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Sushi, Japanese
327 N Verdugo Rd, Glendale, CA 91206-3944
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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Looking for affordable, family friendly, Asian restaurant near Glendale/Eagle Rock? Look no further than Buko. Smallish in size and slightly too brightly lit, Buko's ambience left a little to be desired. However the food was delightful. Fresh, zesty appetizers; thoughtfully presented entrees; generous portions; served...More

Thank Alex A
Reviewed 30 September 2015

I love Buko and many friends have thanked me for introducing me to this neighborhood gem. It's a family run Japanese restaurant. We often sit at the bar since we've gotten to know the family, can see how fresh the fish is, and watch the...More

Thank Lucy W
Reviewed 29 August 2015

we are once-a-week regulars, and have been for years. It is unbelievable that they can consistently serve such good food for such a low price, perfect service!

Thank Nancy O
Reviewed 12 September 2014

I recently moved to a new neighborhood and I've been searching for a Japanese restaurant that makes me feel at home. Here it is - BUKO in Glendale. Owned by a very friendly chef who brought his personal recipes with him from Japan, he and...More

Thank WhiteLineFever5555
Reviewed 31 July 2014

I had driven by this little strip mall for years. Never in a thousand years did I think I would find this great Japanese restaurant here in this neighborhood. But hey - why not? The prices are very reasonable and the portions are good. Service...More

1  Thank USC_Mare
Reviewed 18 July 2013

Went to Buko looking for basic Japanese food: some sushi, tempura, teriyaki, etc. We were not disappointed. The combination platters give you a lot of food at reasonable prices. Very prettily plated. I had the nabeyaki udon, which was good but just a little salty....More

Reviewed 8 February 2013

Buko is a fine little Japanese restaurant in East Glendale. They have many of the menu items typical of the Japanese restaurants in the San Fernando Valley (and probably So. Cal. in general). The place is clean and the restrooms were, as well. The food...More

2  Thank srarakawa
Reviewed 10 January 2013

Buko recently changed ownership. The former owners were great and the service and food were very good. The new owners have remodeled and added a sushi bar. The service and food continue to be exceptional. It's great to see a first-rate neighborhood restaurant continue to...More

3  Thank spotter
Reviewed 28 October 2010

Buko's is a neighborhood restaurant where you go to eat and find your friends and neighbors are there already. We have eaten at Buko's for at least 25 years...it is always good. It is a traditional Japanese menu that tastes very good. The service is...More

Thank Finessa
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Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
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11:30 - 14:00
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17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 327 N Verdugo Rd, Glendale, CA 91206-3944
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Glendale
  • Phone Number: +1 818-243-1717
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