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Inaka Japanese Restaurant

Asian, Japanese, Sushi, Korean
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160 Winthrop Ave, Lawrence, MA 01843-3840
978-794-9806
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 7
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious Korean

The restaurant is actually called Inaka Japanese & Korean Restaurant, and since we just had sushi and Japanese food a few days before, we ordered all Korean dishes starting with scallion pancake as appetizer, and our regulars Kopdol Bibimbap (an order of beef and another of chicken) and Bulgogi... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 28, 2015
SoundFrequencies
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Burlington, Vermont
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Prepare yourself for the lady there. She is the wife of the chef I think and she is not a people person. She has no clue of what customer service is. My husband and I normally get our food to go so we don't have to deal with her. We try to hard to be pleasant with her but she... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

The restaurant is actually called Inaka Japanese & Korean Restaurant, and since we just had sushi and Japanese food a few days before, we ordered all Korean dishes starting with scallion pancake as appetizer, and our regulars Kopdol Bibimbap (an order of beef and another of chicken) and Bulgogi. It did not disappoint. In fact we were so full we... More 

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Thank SoundFrequencies
Breda, The Netherlands
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We come here on every visit to the Andover area. Love Japanese and this is a good place to go if you are looking for some. Quality is good, price is reasonable all in all nice to come back to.

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Thank Marcel V
Lawrence, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This restaurant has the best Chinese food around the area. Their clean and you could tell that their food does not have ant MSG.

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Thank MaxLopez
North Andover, Massachusetts
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55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I've only had a handful of dishes at Inaka but what I've had has been consistently good, tho a bit pricey. Their miso and udon noodle soups and oshitashi are great. Sushi is good but nothing special. Service is always decent.

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Thank buddhagirl108
Boston
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Dinner was excellent as always, especially the bibimbap, which is served in a hot stone bowl. They also have great sushi and udon noodle dishes.

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Thank amalis
Seattle, Washington
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79 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I'm a sushi snob. I've had the best and I've had the worst. Inaka in Lawrence is somewhere in the middle. I had the sushi regular combo which was 18.95. In other places this would have been $3 cheaper. The rice was a bit dry, and the cuts of sushi looked like they were done in haste rather than skill.... More 

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Thank Craig K
Lawrence, Massachusetts
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I love their dumplin soup! My only complain is that they only accept cash for purchases under $10. Which is a bit of a pain because the soup is only $8 and I ussually dont carry cash!

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Thank Alexira R
West Shokan, NY, United States
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I was very pleasantly surprised. The reviews looked pretty good and I was in the mood for Japanese. The reviews do not do Inaka justice. I had a great Tempura dish, salad with a refreshing ginger dressing and received very personal service. The ambiance is simple and pleasant. Sushi Bar as you enter (was not in the mood for sushi... More 

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Thank Robert H
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73 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

When we go for a dinner and a movie, we always go to Inaka. Service is fast, the staff recognizes regulars, the wait persons are happy to describe the dishes. There is a small sushi bar and a large sushi menu. The menu has pictures of the food and this is great for newcomers. We have loved all the meals... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 160 Winthrop Ave, Lawrence, MA 01843-3840
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lawrence
  • Phone Number: 978-794-9806

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian, Japanese, Sushi, Korean
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?