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2430 S Gilbert Rd, Chandler, AZ 85286-1591
480 821 3908
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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phoenix, az
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We used to come here a two or three years ago, bcse we were renting a home just around the corner. It was farily new at that time, and we really thought it was great value/variety/taste for the money. We still do! It was MUCH more crowded this time. We walked up (no reservation) at 5:45pm, and could only find... More 

Thank Layaway
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219 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We haven't been here is awhile and now I remember why. If you really know and like your sushi/sashimi this is not the place to go, but on the other hand if you like Asian cooked foods then its OK. My party of 3 dined here and a Saturday night around 7:30. The place was filled. Atmosphere very nice. Our... More 

Thank akdeepdiver
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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100 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

The establishment is wonderfully arranged and includes patio dining. If you come for lunch early they appear a bit unorganized and it takes a while to get things moving. Some wait staff are better than others and it took longer than surrounding tables to get served. I was very pleased with my selection, it was fresh, tasty, and plated well.... More 

Thank Deborah S
Chandler, AZ
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

Otaku is an airy, clean restaurant and we've enjoyed many meals there, both seated in the dining room area and at the bar. The water generally comes with a slice of cucumber. My favorite is the squid salad; simple and tasty. We've ordered sushi and it was very good. We prefer to patronize non-chain restaurants and this fits the bill.... More 

Thank chandlerguera
Benson, Arizona
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91 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I decided we wanted sushi on a Sunday afternoon and headed to Otaku because our friends praised it. It was closer to our house than our favorite sushi place in Arizona: RA. The decor consisted of fine marble, rich dark woods and similar high-end interior furnishings. We sat in an atrium like glass walled copula area with... More 

Thank BigOhvac
Surprise, Arizona
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63 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

After looking at some reviews, and hungering for some sushi this was the choice. The location and parking is very good. The interior decor is modern, however the music seemed a little loud at 4:30 in the afternoon. The edamame was excellent and so was the spicy tuna roll. I sampled other rolls from our group and they were very... More 

Thank Troy A
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

They don't give you plates for you appetizers, they forgot to give us wasabi. And the waiter was very slow. But the food was very good it may have just been a bad waiter but I recommend this place its very nice and not expensive.

Thank Joseph A
Chandler, Arizona
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Otaku is our #1 choice for sushi in Chandler. The food and service are great! We went in with a group of 8, including a baby. We were seated quickly, and the service was amazing.

Thank JanellD D
Chandler, Arizona
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88 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Albeit in a strip mall (what else is there in the East Valley) the decor is sleek, chic, and inviting. I would say great feng shui. Depending on your mood or the occasion, you can choose to sit in the light and airy glass atrium, the outdoor patio, a dining room booth, or at the bar. I really liked the... More 

1 Thank NewRecipesForLife
Chandler, Arizona
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74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Best sushi around in a very nice place with great service. Fresh, fresh, fresh and very tasty. they have outstanding appetizers and their entrees are plentiful and very tasty. We are customers who return time after time and it is always exceptional.

1 Thank Linda H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$29 - $31
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Chinese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2430 S Gilbert Rd, Chandler, AZ 85286-1591
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Chandler
  • Phone Number: 480 821 3908
Otaku: obsessed, hardcore fan, cult fan, fanboy or nerd. Originating in Japan from a polite second-person pronoun meaning "your home." Otaku in the U.S. is used much like the term geek. We have brought this obsession to South Chandler. Enjoy traditional Asian cuisine, artfully prepared. Fresh maki (rolls), sushi, sashimi, noodle dishes and omakase are just the beginning of this incredible dining experience.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?