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Chinese, Japanese, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed February 9, 2020

I ordered take-out for my wife and me. We went conservative since it our first time. I got shrimp and vegetables; she wanted chicken and vegetables. Egg rolls and steamed or fried rice came with the dish. Egg rolls are more like lightly fried spring...rolls, but had mixed ingredients and meat. Very tasty. My shrimp were large, firm, and seemed fresh, not frozen - excellent. Vegetables were typical variety, but nicely cooked. Our fried rice was a little gummy by the time I got home but we didn't care - it was going under the meat and vegetables anyway. Service excellent, wait for the walk-up order was quick. We are looking forward to going back and trying others dishes and the sushi.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed December 25, 2019 via mobile

Great food! Staying overnight in Birmingham on Christmas day. Wanted a good place to eat that was open Christmas. After finding only a few places open, I looked at Trip Advisor reviews. They had very good reviews. I went there, I concur with reviews. It...was very good.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed September 3, 2019 via mobile

This little place isn’t nothing pretty to look at but the food is high-quality fresh and delicious. I always want to make sure Sushi is not gonna kill you lol and this place is awesome

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed July 14, 2019 via mobile

The menu is huge. You'll never get bored or run out of things to try. Picky eaters or those not fond of Asian cuisine can go for comfort safe picks like tempura chicken off the appetizer menu. Portions are good for the price as well....Only mistep is one of the Chinese dishes. Like many Japanese Chinese fusions, the Chinese dishes are a bit different than you would get elsewhere. King Pao chicken is lightly fried and has a sweetness under the spice for example.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed April 10, 2019

We have eaten in the restaurant once and had take-out several times. Everything we have had has been very good. The staff is friendly and service always good.

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

Long have I waited for an excellent Chinese Restaurant here in Birmingham. I understand there are many of them, with my son having a favorite of The Red Pearl in Homewood which is very good. But since the original Golden City in Inverness closed, I...have not been excited about any visited. Tonight, that changed! It's just down the hill, and that could be a very bad thing for my wallet but good for my taste buds! Ooka is in a small strip mall behind an outlieing building, a little hard to see. We found out about it from a menu that was in the mail. I stopped a couple weeks back and grabbed some food to take to work, then did not get to eat for a while so it cooled off. It was good, but did not blow my mind. Then my wife and I went tonight for a dine in experience, that did blow my taste buds up... WOW! It's a very clean place with friendly atmosphere. Nothing fancy, but inviting. They serve Japanese, Chinese, Sushi and Habachi style food. Decent beer and wine menu, but no bar. Just real good food and nice people! Lily served us tonight, she was friendly and attentive to our experience. I definitely recommend you try it!More

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed April 14, 2018

There on Thursday nite around 7:00 pm. Had the Onion Soup; Kani Salad; Hello Tuna Roll and Fire Cracker Roll. The best!

Date of visit: April 2018
Reviewed January 22, 2018

This place rock! If you haven't tried it, its a MUST go! Best Chinese/Japanese food around - certainly in our area by far. Service is great - owners nice, presentation incredible... can't say enough good things about it! Shrimp Tempura is presented SO nice and...Happy Family is so flavorful and again just pretty!More

Date of visit: December 2017
Reviewed January 15, 2018

We decided to try Sushi and chose Ooka. We were pleasantly surprised. The interior was tastefully done. Clean and modern. The waitress was very helpful in giving us choices for our first time tasting. She even prepared the sauces and helped us with the chop...sticks. The sushi was very good. I had the tempura shrimp and the sweet potato. My husband had the teriyaki salmon. We will go back to try more.More

Date of visit: January 2018
Reviewed November 14, 2017 via mobile

On my second week in Birmingham I went there for dinner. Recently opened restaurant it was around closing time but I was accommodated for dinner. I had the shrimp with vegetables, good portion and very good. Service was great, I will go back and I...recommend this restaurant.More

Date of visit: October 2017
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