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“Fun” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Ohana Steak House

Ohana Steak House
2900 University Ave, West Des Moines, IA 50266
515-225-3325
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Ranked #10 of 208 Restaurants in West Des Moines
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Fun”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

Very entertaining dining experience. The chefs are great at catering to everyone's needs. The bar staff is also great. It's nice to have a drink as you wait for your table. Reservations are recommended.

Visited March 2012
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Des Moines, Iowa
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Show Cooks”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

Your food is cooked at a grill with seating for around 8. The food is excellent and the cook is engagingly and dexterously putting on a show as he cooks the meals .

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Elk Grove Village, Illinois
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Outstanding Japanese Steakhouse!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

The Scallops were the best I've ever had! The cooks are fun and very accommodating. Our group of twenty enjoyed every moment of it. This is always a stop on our annual trip.

Visited April 2012
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Des Moines, Iowa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Two words: Lemon scallops”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

The lemon scallops live up to their expectations. Basically, it's just a heavy sauce they smother the scallops in, but still delectable. Service is very light-hearted, accommodating. We took a visitor from home here, and he thoroughly enjoyed himself.

Bartender makes an excellent Lemon Drop Martini!

Visited January 2012
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Johnston, Iowa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“BEWARE food can be awesome but..............................................”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2012

The food here has always been good however it is pricey. I don't mind paying that price when you have a good waitress and Chef, After all the chef makes it in this enviroment. Our Chef was SOOOOO boring everything he said had been said several times that night to his other tables. It was my sons 21st birthday and we made a point of telling him that, however at Ohana the only thing they do is take a picture which cost 5.50. The tables next to us were all laughing doing shots with the chef and we sat there idle. I had finally had enough and went to talk to the MANAGER who listened blah blah and did Nothing. We were a party of eight so 18% gratuity was added on per the menu but when waitress brought the checks she didn't bother to tell us it was included. Again disappointed to pay 18% gratuity because of the service we recieved, I spoke to the manager again.... Sorry was all he said no attempt to try to fix the problem.

  • Visited February 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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