Kokoro

2390 S. Colorado Blvd.
Denver, CO 80222
303-692-8752
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Scott Lentz

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  • $
  • Vegetarian Friendly, Wheelchair accessible, Catering, Order Online, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • Beer/Wine
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Not Accepted
Founded by Mareo Torito in 1986, Kokoro has specialized in speed, low prices, freshness and healthy ingredients -- with a Japanese accent -- for decades now. In both look and feel, this original outpost apes a Japanese noodle shop, serving rice bowls and noodle bowls, sushi lite (think California and spicy tuna rolls), gyoza, edamame and salads, all very, very quickly. Wash it all down with a Japanese bubble-gum soda.

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    Thursday, August 1, 2013 at 9:36 a.m. by Jenn Wohletz

    Eel is my favorite protein, in an "if-I-had-a-last-meal-request-on-death-row" kind of way. I was very disappointed in the eel I tried at Tokyo Joe's, but at least my review of that sad meal inspired an insightful Westword reader to ...

  • Kokoro
    Thursday, November 9, 2006 at 3 a.m. by Jason Sheehan

    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 may be overlooking a Colorado mini-chain called Kokoro. Founded by Mareo Torito a f...

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    Thursday, January 18, 2001 at 3 a.m. by Kyle Wagner

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