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Ooka Japanese Restaurant

3525 Riverside Plaza Dr, Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 779-0099
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Ranked #17 of 620 Restaurants in Riverside
Price range: $10 - $15
Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:45 pm
5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Sat 1:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Cuisines: Japanese
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This place was nice whether you are on a date or with the family there was a good mix of both. Food was most other hibachi restaurants and price was about average. The chefs were great! Very personable and funny. Waiters were attentive and friendly.

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Ooka was very nice. It has 3 separate areas: the sushi bar, a quaint dining area, and a benihana-type area. My party was there already and after I got there we waited for a good little while for the benihana area but since we were so hungry we chose the bar. This was actually the perfect choice because at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Sat at sushi bar and got the sushi and sashimi combo platter for 1(18 pieces total plus soup and salad), chef's choice. All was tasty, staff was friendly, prices were average for sushi. Going solo was about 30 plus tip.

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San Bernardino, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

I don't eat Sushi, so we ate at in the dining room. We have had Teppan in the past. Oriental cook better than Hispanic cook. I had Tempura special and it was excellant- light and flavorfull, not greasy. My husband had Sushi/Shasami for 1-excellant choice- just enough food. Can hardly wait to go back again. Dining room is quieter- teppan... More 

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San Bernardino, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Just had a lovely dinner and fun times with our adult kids, their significant others, and The Moms, as a mother's day dinner around the teppan table. The food was great, as always, and the service was excellent. Everybody enjoyed the show as well as their dinners - I love that I can order sushi and everybody else can have... More 

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Riverside, California
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107 reviews 107 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This restaurant is similar to Beni Hana. The food is cooked right in front of your. The restaurant atmosphere is very upscale so if you want to impress someone this is the place to go. The cooks make fried rice and scramble eggs into the rice. The cook will cut up small portions of the scrambled egg and use his... More 

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San Bernardino, California
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10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Great place for those who don't like Sushi- the options for those of us in that category were tremendous. My husband and friends shared a Sushi platter (recommended by the waitress) excellent! They didn't even have room for hand roll they were so full. Presentation was beautiful, service was ongoing, with empty dishes being removed on a regular basis. Went... More 

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California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Went there for late lunch with my husband and had the sushi/shashimi for two ($50), which comes with 21 sushi and 15 sashimi pieces, so plenty of food for us. Presentation was very nice and the taste was excellent. We also tried the organic cucumber martini and Georgia peach martini ($9 each). Both very good, but the cucumber martini is... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

The sushi here is always fresh and the chefs are always ready to suggest something new and different. The have a full bar and teppan room in addition to the dining room and sushi bar. This is my go to place in Riverside every time.

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Riverside, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Best sushi in town! Service was friendly and fast. Looking forward to my next visit. I had been told by a friend that the restaurant had closed but I think they may have been closed for remodeling. So glad they are still around.

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Additional Information about Ooka Japanese Restaurant

Address: 3525 Riverside Plaza Dr, Riverside, CA 92506
Phone Number: (951) 779-0099
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Riverside
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 2:45 pm  5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:45 pm  5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:45 pm  5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:45 pm  5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:45 pm  5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Japanese

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