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Ota-Ya Japanese Restaurant

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21 Ferry St, Lambertville, NJ 08530-1802
+1 609-397-9228
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Aug 20, 2017
“Great sushi, best for take-out”
Jun 15, 2017
“Good Sushi, Unfriendly Service”
Open Now
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
21 Ferry St, Lambertville, NJ 08530-1802
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Reviewed August 20, 2017

Oto-Ya has great fresh food with a large selection of all our sushi favorites. It is a little pricey but worth it and they have a steady stream of repeat customers. Many people I know visit this place weekly and have been going for years....More

Thank P T
Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is located in one of Lambertville historic buildings. The previous restaurant did a great job at maintaining the building. Ota-Ya is doing a poor job with maintaining this building and it looks a very worn from the outside these days. However the inside...More

Thank James S
Reviewed April 15, 2017

The sushi here is great, but the restaurant is in dire need of an upgrade. It looks dirty and old. If you don't look too closely, you'll be fine.

Thank flmnglnd
Reviewed February 1, 2017

Our go to sushi place. We eat here about once a month and have not had a bad meal. The sashimi is always fresh and the rolls are well constructed. The staff is very warm and responsive.

Thank William P
Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

There were five of us for dinner so we decided that we were going to order several appetizers and share family style. We had gyoza, shumai, an assortment of tempura and several permutations of raw fish. The gyoza, shumai and tempura were all delicious. The...More

1  Thank Vivian B
Reviewed March 7, 2016

When you order spicy tuna roll, it doesn't disappoint... the roll is sliced then heaps of the spicy tuna are pile on top

Thank Peter C
Reviewed January 9, 2016

Excellant sushi, friendly staff, very interesting menu The New Style Sashimi is amazing and so is the Tuna Metropolitan, best sushi place in the New Hope/Lambertville area.

Thank Bob S
Reviewed January 1, 2016

By far Ota-Ya has the freshest, most delicious sushi I have ever had!! It's off the main street going through Lambertville, NJ which is a wonderful little town to visit as well. I have to disagree with another reviewer and tell you the staff could...More

Thank jerzeegrl23
Reviewed November 2, 2015

All the locals know this is the best place for sushi as long as you are willing to put up with the unfriendly, brisk wait staff. It's BYOB and the price is great!

1  Thank Love2winedine
Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

The best...great family friendly and delicious love the shrimp tempera and philly rolls...prices are decent...and its in a nice small town of lambertville...I've been going here for years and love it!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Ferry St, Lambertville, NJ 08530-1802
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Lambertville
  • Phone Number: +1 609-397-9228
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