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2430 South Gilbert Road, Chandler, AZ 85286
480 821 3908
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11:00 am - 8:00 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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Good for:
Entertaining clients
Dinner
Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 11
    Excellent
  • 4
    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
Most recent review
Good Sushi - But They Charge You for Fresh Wasabi

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 11, 2015
ackvil
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Chandler, Arizona
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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Chandler, Arizona
Top Contributor
187 reviews 187 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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157 reviews 157 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 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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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 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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70 reviews 70 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Chandler, Arizona
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

We moved to the area about two years ago and have always traveled to Kona or RA for our nice Sushi dining. Honestly, I pass by this place daily and other than the nice looking building, it never caught my attention to stop by and see what this little shopping center has to offer. Well, we finally did. My husband... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

We went to get some Sushi. While the sushi wasn't bad, it wasn't super either. I'm not even sure why I didn't like the place all that much. I think it was just bad Feng Shui. The place was split in a bar area and an atrium kind of seating area. But the whole thing was just fake. The 'marble'... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

We were very hopeful for a nice chic looking Sushi place so close to home. Obviously we should have checked Tripadvisor first. We started with the Pork Gyosa, which were deep friend and not pan fried. They were crispy and a little difficult to eat that way. For our entree's we dined on all Maki rolls as we're wont to... More 

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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: Sushi, Asian, Chinese, Japanese

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?