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148 Wildwood Parkway, Homewood, AL
Today
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
BEST RESTAURANT IN BIRMINGHAM!!!!

Okinawa is the best place in town! The food is fresh and tasty! Amazing rolls - samurai is our favorite! Everyone is always friendly and sweet - ask for Linda - she's the BEST! There's no other place in Birmingham for sushi!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
Milena A
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Birmingham, Alabama
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Blairsville, Georgia, United States
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This is a hibachi restaurant, with hibachi prices, but no hibachi. We ordered sushi, but received our meal before the 2 rolls - so we cancelled the rolls. Once a server finally got to our table, she was friendly, but had way too many tables to service everyone well. The hibachi food was very good, but not worth $20 a... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Okinawa is the best place in town! The food is fresh and tasty! Amazing rolls - samurai is our favorite! Everyone is always friendly and sweet - ask for Linda - she's the BEST! There's no other place in Birmingham for sushi!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We don't usually try sushi so far inland and in a smaller market, but on our road trip we broke our rule. We are glad we did. The fried oysters were perfectly fried and delicious. We ordered the Nemo roll--fried soft-shell crab, tuna, asparagus--with nice crunch, lightly fried. The deluxe sushi & sashimi was fresh and good. Service was attentive,... More 

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Northwest Arkansas
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We ate here as we had an evening in Birmingham en route to our Florida vacation. We enjoyed the food and the employees couldn't have been more pleasant. Great service and great food. Not sure why this isn't the #1 restaurant for the area. Would love to go again if we are ever in the area again.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

It was okay food, but they nickled and dimed you for everything. We had left overs so we got a to go box and they charged us for shrimp sauce to go. The fired rice had no flavor and the meat was tough. It was okay, but I would not go back. We didn't even get a fortune cookie at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Had lunch at Okinawa this week and it was great. I had the beef teriyaki lunch special. It was a nice portion for lunch. The service was excellent also.

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Barcelona, Spain
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190 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I used to go weekly to this restaurant. Sushi is really good and the price is quite chip. All the waitress are nice and attentive. One of my favorite restaurants :)

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Dandridge, Tennessee
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125 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

On a visit to our daughter, who is a freshman at UAB, she requested that we go out to dinner for sushi. I, naturally, turned to my online reviews to find the best sushi around. Okinawa was mentioned several times, and as it was close to campus, we decided to give it a shot. When we arrived, I was a... More 

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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Always stop here at least once when traveling for business... never have had a bad meal, service has always been top notch.

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Sterrett, Alabama
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17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

It is a great place, with pretty nicw decoration, super delicious food and excellent service. Very recommended for a date. Only a little bit expensive.

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Additional Information about Okinawa

Address: 148 Wildwood Parkway, Homewood, AL
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Homewood
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Japanese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 148 Wildwood Parkway, Homewood, AL
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Homewood

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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