Tokyo Joe's

1360 Grant St.
Denver, CO 80203
303-830-7277

Details

  • Monday through Friday 10:45 a.m. to 9:05 p.m.; Saturday 11:35 a.m. to 8:35 p.m.; Sunday noon to 8:35 p.m.
  • $
  • Vegetarian Friendly, Wheelchair accessible, Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • Beer/Wine
  • Garage Parking, Street Parking
  • Reservations Not Accepted
Tokyo Joe's is all about fast-food Japanese done well. The food really does arrive fast, and the rice bowls are cheap, nutritious and delicious. (Best-bowl honors go to the mahi-mahi bowl, served with lemongrass and macadamia nuts.) Check out the sushi, too: It's starter sushi consisting almost entirely of rolls, but in a welcome twist, they use real crab-with-a-C. In an atmosphere that's feng shui meets skateboard park, everyone feels welcome -- and leaves feeling well fed.

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