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Oyama Sushi

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1853 Lower Muscatine Rd, Iowa City, IA 52240-3105
319-337-8801
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11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Every sushi item tried there has been excellent. The waiters and waitresses were so attentive to our needs.

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Thank Barbara S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent sushi and tempura. Presentation and freshness is what keeps me coming back. Always fresh! The ambiance and service is also of high quality.

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Thank midwest9
West Lafayette, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Oyama offers some creative and delicious sushi rolls, as well as traditional Japanese offerings. The hand rolls were outstanding, as was the shrimp fried rice and udon. The waitstaff worked well as a team, and regularly topped off our beverages, and intuitively brought items we needed which really enhanced the dining experience. Oyama is a wonderful dining option in the... More 

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Thank MEKA354
United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Ordered octopus salad and seaweed salad, both were good. Then came my "magic roll" and it was very disappointing, the spicy tuna in the middle was mushy and had a red color like ketchup, it did not taste good at all and I could not eat it. Told the waitress and she would not accept my complaint. Her argument was... More 

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Thank 127AnaA127
Iowa City, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

Oyama has a very large selection of fresh Sushi to choose from, all are hand made to order. Very nice little restaurant! Highly recommended!

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Thank Nicole E
Sun City, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We were on a long distance trip and found this gem. It is in a mall and undistinguished facade. We entered and they were very busy. A good sign! We had GREAT sushi and the fried ice cream and fried cheesecake were superb.

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Thank DOCBABE_SCOUT
Springfield, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This lovely little place, found in the middle of a strip mall, served delicious, fresh sushi. Of note is the extremely large variety of house-made specialty rolls, which were flying off the counter to the people in the restaurant. My rainbow roll was lovely; however, they served only a little wasabi and ginger with it, so that I had to... More 

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Thank caringinthemoment
Iowa City, IA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I love the salmon hibachi and sometimes at lunch get the bento box salmon for more variety. The hot green tea is very nice and free. The staff is attentive and shows up at just the right moment.

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Thank GailCheryl
Iowa City, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

I tried all sushi places in Iowa city/coralville , this one is hands down the best place in town. Prices are normal and service is fast.

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Thank JorgeGaraicoa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

First, our sushi was very good. We both enjoyed the rolls we ordered. However, it's too casual of an atmosphere and the service is below average -- both of these items really detract from the experience you ~could~ have here. They casually get around to you when it's convenient type attitude... and you just get to the point where you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $20
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1853 Lower Muscatine Rd, Iowa City, IA 52240-3105
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: 319-337-8801

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?