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O-Ku

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463 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-6231 (Radcliffe Street)
18437370112
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11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Passing by this place for years I have always assumed it to be a pretentious Martini Bar, but I never gave it a try until this weekend. It turns out to be a pretty pretentious martini bar that also serves great sushi! And hey, if people want to dress to the nines to go out for sushi and a drink... More 

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Thank David B
Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is the number 1 place if you want great sushi. Couple that with the excellent service and well managed staff. Free Valet parking after 6 is a plus on King street. I usually try to get to O-Ku once a week.

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I really wasn't expecting good sushi in Chareleston, but I was pleasantly surprised by O-Ku. We has nigiri and a dragon roll. Very fresh with nice sized roll and Nigiri. A little expensive, but to be expected with location

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Jacksonville, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first night in Charleston we were excited to hit the town for a friend's birthday. When we hit King Street, we were going to pop in here for a drink. We were with 3 black men dressed the same as everyone else on King Street (cargo shorts, tshirts and hats) and us 2 ladies in dressed and sandals. The... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Super food at O-Ku - not just the sushi but this is the high spot. Very friendly service and, as in our case when there is a hitch, well handled. All restaurants , no matter how good, occasionally make mistakes - how they handle them makes the difference between happy customers who will return and unhappy ones who don't! Great... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just arrived into town. Daughter 8 wanted sushi, walked in. Great experience. Sat at the sushi bar. Service was great. Good sushi. Surf and turf! Free samples from the food expadiaitor . Couldn't ask for better first dining experience in Charleston. Thanks

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

High level of Culinary experience. Enjoyed different dishes with the family. Everything was good. Enjoy your visit there.

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Thank Mt1965
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited O-Ku for dinner, but sat at the bar. The bartender was very helpful, as I am always indecisive with my menu choices. I settled on 6 tempura fried oysters with a spicy sauce. The oysters were delicious! I also ordered a traditional Maki roll, which was simple but well done. My friends ordered special sushi platters, which were... More 

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Thank Erica B
Pittsburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of our favorites in Charleston, O-Ku has amazing sushi and great small plates to share. The fried oysters are heavenly, the wagyu-steak sushi is my favorite. And Happy Hour is Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Great food and cocktail deals.

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Greer, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delicious, inventive sushi, Everything was fresh and tasty. Our server, David, was great! His suggestions were spot on. The green eggs and hamachi were delicious! His service was attentive not pushy. Even his suggestion of je is ice cream vs gelato was a great one, Be ready to spend some money on the dinner here, but it is well worth... 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 463 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-6231
    (Radcliffe Street)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: 18437370112

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?