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160 Winthrop Ave, Lawrence, MA 01843-3840
978-794-9806
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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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 of 5 stars
Good sushi and soup

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 2, 2015
buddhagirl108
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North Andover, Massachusetts
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North Andover, Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Boston
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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South Yarmouth, Massachusetts
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58 reviews 58 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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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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West Shokan, NY, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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52 reviews 52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 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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Madrid, Spain
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12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

This is totally one of my favorite Places in the world. They have such a variety and such a good quality I always go as much as I can. In the Menu they have all the Pictures of the plates which makes it super simple to know what you are eating. For starters, I always have the Miso soup or... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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162 reviews 162 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Friendly staff, easy parking, convenient location near I-495. Good selection of Japanese and Korean food. Better than Japanese restaurants in North Andover.

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Massachusetts
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78 reviews 78 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

First of all, the sign on the building says "Sushi Inaka", in case you are looking for it. The menu is a mix of Japanese and Korean things. We are not actually sushi-eaters, but my husband loves the "kopdol bibimbap" (Korean hotpot), which is gluten-free, and I love the noodle stir fries. We go all the time. The place is... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Friendly service, good food, good prices. Will return. Variety of sushi, teriyaki, katsu, standard Japanese fare. I had katsu.

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