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“Tasty sushi and sashimi” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Ooka Japanese Restaurant

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
Cuisines: Japanese
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations
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“Tasty sushi and sashimi”
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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  • English first
  • Any
English first
San Bernardino, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Dining Room Experience”
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 seems to be noiser with families with children.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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San Bernardino, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Great sushi, fun teppan!!”
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 their teppan! I ordered a red sea roll as well as a lobster dynamite (sub the mango out and do asparagus, please). Everybody's teppan meal came with soup and salad in addition to their entrees, ranging from filet mignon to shrimp to chicken! Oh, and let's not forget your order of either steamed or fried rice as well as the noodles! Lots of great food - had to practically roll us out the door! If you prefer, you can also go directly to the fantastically fresh sushi bar, or regular Japanese dining areas. There's a full bar, of course, do you can totally relax here, have a great meal and a great time!!

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Riverside, California
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107 reviews 107 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 30 cities Reviews in 30 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
“Get ready to catch your food!”
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 spatula to flip a piece to everyone for them to catch it in their mouth. You can refuse, but why not give it a try.

All of the food items are very tasty!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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San Bernardino, California
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Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Sushi+”
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 for teppan in June, this was a little noisy, but to be expected. Looking forward to a return visit in the near future.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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