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Desaki Restaurant

2054 Route 611, Swiftwater, PA 18370-7773
+1 570-839-2500
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good21%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible13%
Travelers talk about
“edamame” (20 reviews)
“scallops” (23 reviews)
“fried rice” (12 reviews)
Open Now
3:30 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2054 Route 611, Swiftwater, PA 18370-7773
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Desaki Restaurant
1. The Freshest Sushi
"The Sushi was great and fresh!"
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2. Family Fun Experience
"the best Hibachi entertainment I've ever been to around the US"
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3. Award-Winning Building
"Desaki is a beautiful building inside and out"
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11 - 20 of 395 reviews

Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

I recently came to the poconos on a couples retreat with two of our lifelong friends. We came to Desaki on a busy Saturday night and were promptly seated at a large hibachi table. We ordered the pocono paradise (2 large filet mignon dinners) and...More

Thank cheryllotz
Reviewed October 20, 2017

Got there at 5pm just in time for dinner. We were greeted by very happy people and seated immediately. Our server took our drink/dinner order right away as they were seating another 10 people at our table. The 2 chefs put on a nice show...More

Thank Michael Z
Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful Saturday evening with all the girls! Did not have a reservation but we were seated immediately. Expected a pricey menu and it ended up a little more money than anticipated. Drinks were generous, cold and tasty! 5girls $250... The food was exceptionally good. Scallops...More

Thank OleSeaHaggSS
Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

Great place to eat. Fun for everyone good is great and the staff is even better especially out server Alex Alvarez!!!

Thank Natalie A
Reviewed September 1, 2017 via mobile

Exceptionally fresh and beautifully presented sushi and traditional appetizers such as shumai and gyoza alongside house specialties such as perfectly tender bacon wrapped sea scallops and yakitori steak skewers can be a dinner standing alone but don't miss the amazing and entertaining Hibachi performances which...More

Thank janetjackson1023
Reviewed August 22, 2017

We been to Great Wolf Lodge there is a Desaki shuttle to take us to this restaurant. This restaurent is good. If you go to Great Wolf Lodge, Camelback Lodge, and Kalahari Resort hey have a Desaki shuttle if you want to go to this...More

Thank shirleybalboa40
Reviewed August 15, 2017

Went with a group of 16 for dinner. The service is excellent. Friendly, very clearly explaining the tipping, asked about allergies, great with the kids. Typical hibachi service, funny chefs, fresh food and lots of it. A little expensive, but Hibachi usually is and the...More

Thank Jean T
Reviewed August 11, 2017

This place is by far the largest teppanyaki restaurant I've ever seen! There had to be like 20 tables (some could seat up to 20 people!) for teppanyaki! It is beautifully landscaped outside and appointed inside. We had been on the road since early in...More

Thank crookedhalo
Desaki611, Public Relations Manager at Desaki Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2017

Thank you for your glowing review! We pride ourselves on the freshness of our ingredients and the unique, entertaining experience we offer. We are glad to hear you enjoyed it and we will certainly share these kind words with our staff. Thank you for joining...More

Reviewed August 8, 2017

A puerile show, maybe the children like it, however the food is tasteless and expensive. For children probably they can have fun at McDolnald or Burger king. They did not eat anyting, the liked the fire though. Your plate is filled with rice barely browned,...More

Thank Wanda Roman C
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

Bought a vacation home in the poconos and always passed this restaurant. Decided to go to dinner there and it was truly amazing. From the experience of watching the chefs cook to eating the delicious meal and fresh seafood. I will definitely be back.

Thank Thomas_Cuccio_Jr
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April 29, 2015|
Response from Desaki611 | Property representative |
Hello! We are very happy that you enjoyed the martini! Its very simple...equal parts of Grey Goose and Unfiltered Sake. Enjoy! We look forward to having you back!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:30 PM - 10:00 PM
3:30 PM - 10:00 PM
3:30 PM - 10:00 PM
3:30 PM - 11:45 PM
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2054 Route 611, Swiftwater, PA 18370-7773
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Swiftwater
  • Phone Number: +1 570-839-2500
  • E-mail
Desaki Japanese Restaurant's entertaining Hibachi chefs prepare all your favorites like Filet Mignon, lobster, scallops, chicken and shrimp right before your eyes to ensure it's just the way you like it. Desaki's ultra fresh Sushi menu includes traditional items as well as our chef's own unique creations. More than delicious family dining, desaki is an entertainment experience where adults and children of all ages can enjoy the XBox gaming station and free rides in our authentic Rickshaw. The XBox gaming station often lures parents into the fun as well as their children. On weekends, desaki offers families many experiences to enjoy which sometimes feature a magician, face painter or caricature artist to entertain young guests.
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