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2430 South Gilbert Road, Chandler, AZ 85286
480 821 3908
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Otaku: obsessed, hardcore fan, cult fan, fanboy or nerd. Originating in...
Otaku: obsessed, hardcore fan, cult fan, fanboy or nerd. Originating in Japan from a polite second-person pronoun meaning "your home." Otaku in the U.S. is used much like the term geek. We have brought this obsession to South Chandler. Enjoy traditional Asian cuisine, artfully prepared. Fresh maki (rolls), sushi, sashimi, noodle dishes and omakase are just the beginning of this incredible dining experience.
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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 5
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very Nice.

Albeit in a strip mall (what else is there in the East Valley) the decor is sleek, chic, and inviting. I would say great feng shui. Depending on your mood or the occasion, you can choose to sit in the light and airy glass atrium, the outdoor patio, a dining room booth, or at the bar. I really liked... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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Chandler, Arizona
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Chandler, Arizona
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Albeit in a strip mall (what else is there in the East Valley) the decor is sleek, chic, and inviting. I would say great feng shui. Depending on your mood or the occasion, you can choose to sit in the light and airy glass atrium, the outdoor patio, a dining room booth, or at the bar. I really liked the... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
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43 reviews 43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Best sushi around in a very nice place with great service. Fresh, fresh, fresh and very tasty. they have outstanding appetizers and their entrees are plentiful and very tasty. We are customers who return time after time and it is always exceptional.

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Chandler, Arizona
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great food, service, and people! What more could you want? We love it here!! We were super excited when Otaku opened a few years ago. Make sure you give it a try.

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Chandler, Arizona
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195 reviews 195 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

My wife and I stopped in for sushi last evening. The restaurant sits in a strip mall but is very attractive. The decor is pleasant. The service also is quite good. We started by ordering drinks and two cups of miso soup. The soup was good but not very hot.We ordered a tuna sushi and a smoked salmon sushi along... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My family and I love Otaku. Good food, fun restaurant with a friendly staff. My son likes their kids' menu but has recently graduated to the sushi bar which is even more fun. Great happy hour too!

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Chandler, Arizona
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164 reviews 164 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

My wife and I recently went on a date here on a Friday night. We have driven by this place 100 times but have never been. It is on Gilbert road, near all of the retail at 202/Gilbert. However this place is a little further south then the bulk of the retail area and may be a little harder to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Today I went to the sushi restaurant of Otaku. The decorations are very elegant and quite enjoyable. I was amazed by how realistic the feel of this restaurant had. Everywhere you look there is Asian artwork. I truly felt connected with the appearance of this place. At this restaurant you can get sushi, rice, meat, and many other Asian cultured... More 

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Port Huron, Michigan
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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

During the past two months we ate three times at Otaku. Each time the service was excellent and the food absolutely delicious. On the Saturday night before Mother's Day, I had the black cod in miso on the recommendation of our waiter. I normally eat seafood but this was the BEST fish I have ever been served!!! Another occasion we... More 

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Gilbert
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84 reviews 84 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Husband said the squid salad was the best he's had. The Dynamite, Red Blossom and Shrimp Tempura rolls are awesome. Unique atmosphere. Service at bar on an early Saturday night was great. Definitely give it a try. It's pricey but all sushi is anymore.

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Gilbert, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Excellent food, great service, perfect all the way around. The wait people were attentive but not annoying. The food was delivered with perfect timing as we completed each round. The sushi was fresh and well made.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2430 South Gilbert Road, Chandler, AZ 85286
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Chandler
  • Phone Number: 480 821 3908

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 29 - 31
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients

Description

Otaku: obsessed, hardcore fan, cult fan, fanboy or nerd. Originating in Japan from a polite second-person pronoun meaning "your home." Otaku in the U.S. is used much like the term geek. We have brought this obsession to South Chandler. Enjoy traditional Asian cuisine, artfully prepared. Fresh maki (rolls), sushi, sashimi, noodle dishes and omakase are just the beginning of this incredible dining experience.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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