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450 5th St, Lake Oswego, OR 97034-3059
503-675-4496
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Amazing Sushi!

There are only two places for sushi in Lake Oswego, Kurata and Sinju. Both are excellent. I like Kurata as it's prepared by a Japanese couple who are a delight. The place is small, but the food is superb!

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 10, 2015
russellboydquinnell
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Lake Oswego, Oregon
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Lake Oswego, Oregon
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

There are only two places for sushi in Lake Oswego, Kurata and Sinju. Both are excellent. I like Kurata as it's prepared by a Japanese couple who are a delight. The place is small, but the food is superb!

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Thank russellboydquinnell
Lake Oswego, Oregon
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

Kruata is consistently an outstanding sushi restaurant, and even better it's located in the heart of the village of Lake Oswego. From the full dinners to the nigiri and rolls, every item is delicious. We've been eating at Murata since they opened @ 7 years ago and it still remains one of our favorite sushi spots.

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Thank Bjrem
Scottsdale, Arizona
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107 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This is a very small place, a few tables and a counter, run by what I presumed to be a couple that really care about their restaurant. When we arrived it was full so we had to wait 15 minutes or so for a table but it was worth it. It is a very serene setting and the food was... More 

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Thank SteveNScottsdale
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This tiny restaurant has some amazing sushi. It's one of our favorite local date-night places. It's small. But, if there's a wait, it always worth it!

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Thank Shava F
Lake Oswego, Oregon
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

It's easy to walk by Kurata's and not notice it's there. It has a very small seating area so go early unless you have time to wait. The real sushi, sashimi and bento offering which remind you of what you would be served if you lived in a big city with a large Japanese population.

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Thank Robin T
Lake Oswego, Oregon
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Some of the best Japanese food ever! We come here weekly and are never dissappoined. Love the Sushi, Tempura and Sunamoto Salad with Octopus.

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Thank Sassychanel
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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53 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I had the pleasure of dining at Kurata over the holidays. I had dinner with a close friend and we are avid sushi eaters! The food, sushi, and sashimi are top-notch!!! The prices are fair.... The quality and portions are awesome!! The atmosphere is old-school sushi house. The service is old-school. It you want amazing sushi, sashimi, and Japanese food... More 

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Thank Food1canobie
Portland Oregon
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We have seldom been disappointed at this place. We go back time and time again. Crispy tempura, excellent sushi and appetizers.

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Thank Josie72533
Lake Oswego
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53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Four of us visited Kurata and we all were very pleased with the Japanese food. The presentation was beautiful, the food delicious and the service friendly. We ordered four different entrees…soba, pork tonkatsu, tempura, and salmon. The only, very minor, weak spot was the miso soup…a little weak on the miso. We will definitely return, often.

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Thank ojichan
Portland, Oregon
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141 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

A small intimate place with good food - especially Hamachi Kama. This is a dish we try at every new Japanese restaurant and Kurata has one of the best. The tempura is light and crunchy and their salmon dinners very good. Also, very fresh sushi. If you like Japanese food you need to try Karata

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 450 5th St, Lake Oswego, OR 97034-3059
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Clackamas County  >  Lake Oswego
  • Phone Number: 503-675-4496

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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