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Osaka Japanese Restaurant

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122 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3924
+1 319-338-9988
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
Nov 27, 2017
“Not fresh or tasty”
Jan 2, 2017
“Sushi excellence”
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Sushi, Japanese
$$ - $$$
122 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3924
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Reviewed November 27, 2017

Tried this place again and was again disappointed. Average tastes all around! Avocado mango roll was not good...the mango was hard and not at all ripe or sweet. The tuna was not fresh in the tuna avocado roll. Miso soup is much better at all...More

Thank GailCheryl
Reviewed January 2, 2017

What a treat to dine on really nicely done Japanese cuisine. The wait staff knew the menu and were able to answer all our questions. They made several recommendations which ended up making our meal a memorable one. The restaurant is large with several distinct...More

Thank Wil012014
Reviewed April 4, 2016

We had california rolls and spicy tuna rolls with potsticker and it was a pretty decent meal for the price. The potstickers were perfection, and I didn't realize I liked spicy tuna rolls so much. They had a great special going on (buy two rolls...More

Thank angelacX4161PM
Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

At first glance, it looks more like a gloomy bar than a fine dining establishment. The staff seemed preoccupied. The sushi tasted stale, not fresh. The green tea ice-cream was refreshing, but don't order it as the fried ice cream. You'll just skip the dough...More

Thank April F
Reviewed January 23, 2015

Great new Japanese place in downtown IC. The salmon Bento Box was delicious, and the ginger dressing on the salad superb. I liked the miso soup very much. The edamame cooked just right. Will return.

Thank GailCheryl
Reviewed December 15, 2014

We tried this restaurant the other night, in hopes of finding some decent Japanese food in Iowa City. We were impressed. The fish was fresh, the rice was properly prepared, and the service was good. We will definitely be back with our whole family to...More

Thank Travelamore43
Reviewed December 2, 2014

I've eaten at Osaka multiple times with my girlfriend. As a new restaurant, it's still getting up to speed. However, it's sushi tastes quite fresh, and that's difficult to do in the middle of corn country. Definitely a welcome addition to the Asian food scene...More

Thank banned_in_austin
Reviewed November 11, 2014

This is a pretty new restaurant but he service and food were both fantastic. It was steady but not busy on the night we had dinner. Sushi was fantastic. Pork katsu bento box was perfect as were all the side dishes. Overall a great experience.

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  • Address: 122 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3924
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: +1 319-338-9988
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