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Robata Grill & Sushi

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591 Redwood Hwy Frontage Rd, Mill Valley, CA 94941-6001
+1 415-381-8400
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11:30 - 14:00
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Hours:
Sun 17:30 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Mill Valley, California
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243 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have had some great times at this restaurant over the years. There is always a line to get in, and the food is usually good to great, but not always. Still, I keep going back because the people are really nice and I can count on some excellent sushi most of the time.

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Thank ClaudeA654
Mill Valley, California
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This restaurant is a good choice for a group that includes some vegetarians (who do not eat fish). It has a good selection and wonderful soup!

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Thank jwarnersanfrancisco
Mill Valley, California
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Jane and I eat here several times a month--and that means it's a great place. Sushi or bento box or noodles or rice-bowls: it's all good.

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Thank Michael F
Singapore, Singapore
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195 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

I have always loved this place, but my latest visit has me a little underwhelmed. The sushi is still great and really fresh, but the cooked food seemed rather over cooked, and it used to be a lot better !

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Thank ajlaut
Richmond, California
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216 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

If you're looking for expensive, gussied up food where appearance is more important than quality, you'll probably be happy with the cuisine at Robato Grill. I wasn't! Even though the sushi was freshly prepared and elegantly served, Robato Grill's cooked food left much to be desired. I ordered tempura. It was awful! At most Japanese restaurants, shrimp and vegetable tempura... More 

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Thank Jim B
Berkeley, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

We were warmed on a rainy Sunday night, showed our table immediately (we had a reservation) and though it was crowded we had no trouble with noise. Though the menu looked pricey, the "special" was a great bargain, including miso, two seafood salads, six sushi, grilled salmon, and mochi...all delicious and under $25.

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Thank franary12
Boston
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84 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

Having enjoyed tonkatsu with a curry sauce in Tokyo, we were looking for a good Japanese restaurant that might offer it. Robata was recommended by an employee at the Muir Woods gift shop, who lives in Mill Valley. While the tonkatsu was tender and tasty, the sauce that accompanied it was more of a sweet teriyaki. I don't know if... More 

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Thank Flenser
Massachusetts
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

We stopped here on our way back to San Francisco after visiting Muir woods in the morning. I tried their special Maki offers - the 49er roll with thin sliced lemon and salmon which was fantastic and the Marin roll with crab. The rest of the party picked off their lunch menu. It was a very convenient place for lunch... More 

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Thank Isaboston
Corte Madera, California
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59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

My husband and daughter LOVE this place. If it wasn't so pricey, we'd go more often. Much more of a special occasion place. Nice presentation and a HUGE menu. Open restaurant, so it really stinks when someone has a tantrum-throwing child because the WHOLE place gets to hear it. We always love our meals here.

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Thank Bonnie M
California
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here early on a saturday night - we were seated right away in the back of the restaurant, which was fine. Food was fresh and interesting, loved the grilled rice and eel cake special. Sadly, even though the place was not that busy, service was very poor. We were not offered refills of hot tea, the server never... More 

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Thank Jill R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 35
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 591 Redwood Hwy Frontage Rd, Mill Valley, CA 94941-6001
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Mill Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 415-381-8400

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?