BOA Steakhouse, Sushi Roku Open in Manhattan BeachOct 21, 2022 10:51AM ● By Jeanne Fratello
The BOA Steakhouse patio. Photo credit: Wonho Frank Lee
Designed by Finn Wijatno Architects, the new Manhattan Beach Sushi Roku seats 100 guests and features an NFT art wall with screens displaying digital art, all available for purchase. The bar is a dual sushi bar and cocktail bar.
BOA Steakhouse seats 160 guests and was designed by Tag Front. (The design is said to be inspired by the question: “What would Tom Ford’s beach house in Manhattan Beach look like?”)
The space features a sprawling open-air patio, a dining room anchored by a 12-seat bar, and cozy booths with custom carved wooden tabletops meant to evoke Manhattan Beach’s surfing history. The bar continues the surf theme with a hand-carved bar top resembling longboards of the past.
On Thursday night, BOA and Sushi Roku were packed with a who's-who of Manhattan Beach for a pre-opening party, while guests sampled creative cocktails along with small bites of sushi, jumbo shrimp and crabcakes, Wagyu beef cheesesteaks, and aged New York strip steak.
Sushi Roku and BOA Steakhouse are located on their own grounds on the Sepulveda Blvd. side of Manhattan Village. The hours are currently 5:00 to 10:00 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 5:00 to 11:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday.