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463 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-6231 (Radcliffe Street)
843-737-0112
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5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Casual Elegant
Bar scene
Doing business
Special occasions

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Visitor rating
  • 75
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
It's Awsome!

Had sushi for the first time here and it was like nothing I have ever tasted. I loved it! Highly recomend it! If you haven't had sushi I recomend the California Roll!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
Miche P
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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139 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

Had sushi for the first time here and it was like nothing I have ever tasted. I loved it! Highly recomend it! If you haven't had sushi I recomend the California Roll!

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Charleston
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

It's a wee bit on the pricy side but the atmosphere, service, food and cocktails are great. We went for happy hour on a Girl's Night Out and had some excellent sushi. The bartender concocted some delicious and unusual drinks making us happy guinea pigs.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Service and wonderfully prepared sushi are always perfect at O-ku. Be sure to visit while in Charleston

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Charleston, South Carolina
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52 reviews 52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Visited here on a Friday night for happy hour -- a lot of fun. The place was packed, but fortunately quickly found a seat at the bar. Good sushi specials along with the drink specials, good conversation with both the people and the bar and the women tending the bar. Many locals seem to frequent this happy hour, which is... More 

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Louisville, KY
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

It is dinner and a party. At least it was when we there. It is loud! We had good food, good service and everyone was very nice and friendly. We had 7:30 reservations and the table was waiting for us. Warning however to anyone who may not want to be in a noisy restaurant, do not go here. This is... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The food is exquisite and far better than many asian restaurants in the Big Apple. The service is excellent, starting with the manager Kim who makes you feel really special. Would highly recommend it.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Not often can you say the food, ambiance and service were all great, but that was our experience at O-Ku . One of my pet peeves, is service. We have a lot of wonderful restaurant's in Charleston and most have excellent chefs and have great atmospheres. But service is always something of a crap shoot. This evening our hostess informed... More 

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Everything we sampled was incredible. Our server assisted those in our group having difficulty in making their minds up. Two in our group selected Restaurant's Week $35.00 pre-fix dinner. We plan on returning but what is it about Charleston restaurants and ear piecing music? You go to dinner at a astoundingly designed restaurant, sit down to enjoy conversation with friends... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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135 reviews 135 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We ate here with friends who live in Charleston, and my only negative comment was the overall noise level that made conversation more difficult. The food was excellent, well presented and that was helped by knowledgable waitstaff (and knowing one of the chefs!) Clearly a hang out for some well known people. The actor Bill Murray was at the bar... More 

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bergen cty nj
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

Best sushi! Excellant service. Loved it. Nice atmosphere. Spring rolls yummy! Highly recommend Food allergies were noted and cared about

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 463 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-6231
    (Radcliffe Street)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: 843-737-0112

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 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?