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Ninja Restaurant

8433 Oak St, New Orleans, LA 70118-2045
+1 504-866-1119
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good26%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible14%
Apr 4, 2017
“Thin pieces of sashimi...”
Sep 7, 2016
“Very good spot for sushi lovers ”
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
8433 Oak St, New Orleans, LA 70118-2045
Neighborhood: Uptown / Carrollton
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Reviewed April 4, 2017 via mobile

We love sushi/sashimi and we were excited about this place to visit while in NOLA. Sashimi pieces were thin that I was disappointed. But we liked their Mardi Gra roll. My daughter said her Chicken teriyaki kid's meal was just ok as well. Tempura udon...More

Thank Fantasticfam
Reviewed March 12, 2017

Very pleasant and authentic Japanese restaurant. The food was fresh and delicious. Nice hospitality.

Thank constance f
Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

You have probably walked past it a 100 times on oak without noticing it but you should! Slightly tucked away in a building this restaurant prides its self for good customer service and amazingly fresh sushi. They live up to both while also having some...More

Thank Keith P
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Went on a recommendation of a friend. The sushi was good. We really enjoyed the speciality rolls. The service was odd though, the server was very offensive and made very rude comments about children that I work with. It made the whole experience VERY uncomfortable.

Thank Kathryn E
Reviewed July 19, 2016

My husband and I were in New Orleans for a conference at the beginning of June and were having a difficult time finding gluten free food. We stumbled upon the Ninja Sushi website which indicated they had gluten free offerings and, since we cannot easily...More

1  Thank JhFithian
Reviewed July 25, 2015

In 1995, a friend of mine introduced me to sushi (I was reluctant...) at Ninja Sushi. It was phenomenal - fresh, creative - and THAT Ninja Sushi set the Gold Standard henceforth. Every time I visit NOLA, I make it a point to visit Ninja!...More

2  Thank RyanColSolare
Reviewed March 28, 2015

We were fans and loyal customers from the time our 1st daughter was around 3 (they were on Jeanette then) til the sale (daughter 28 years). Abruptly, boom! They were gone, all our servers were gone, along with a lot more. The baked green mussels,...More

1  Thank Rigel54
Reviewed February 6, 2015 via mobile

My husband & I have been going to Ninja since we first moved to the New Orleans area. It was hands down our favorite sushi spot, and it was on the top of our list when we wanted to go out for dinner. The service...More

1  Thank Susannah C
Reviewed February 3, 2015 via mobile

We've been going to Ninja for 5+ years, and have always appreciated the freshness of the ingredients, and the 'kitschy' decor. We were a little worried with the change in ownership, but we LOVE IT!! They have weekly special rolls now, and they are EXCELLENT!...More

Thank lauren374
Reviewed October 1, 2014

This was our favorite sushi place. Found out on our last trip that Momo sold the restaurant. The food was still good but the service needs a lot of work.I don't think they kept any of the old wait staff. Waited 30 min. for drinks...More

1  Thank Cool4510
Uptown / Carrollton
Very much their own self sufficient unit within the
greater metro area, Uptown and Carrollton tone down
the urban edge with a friendly attitude and collegiate
feel. Home to Tulane and Loyola Universities, all the
students living in the area ensure that Uptown and
Carrollton stay youthful, cosmopolitan and vibrantly
fun. Two of the liveliest thoroughfares for nightlife
and socializing (and yes of course more of the city’s
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8433 Oak St, New Orleans, LA 70118-2045
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Uptown / Carrollton
  • Neighborhood: Uptown / Carrollton
  • Phone Number: +1 504-866-1119
  • E-mail
Ninja Sushi is a Japanese restaurant and sushi bar located in Uptown New Orleans on beautiful Oak Street by the Mississippi River. Our award-winning restaurant as been serving New Orleans some of the freshest sushi since 1993. Ninja Sushi is a family-friendly restaurant traditional Japanese food, some non-traditional po boy sandwiches from NOLA, amazing sushi and sashimi, a large selection of lunch and dinner items, a wide variety of vegetarian menu options, and we offer special kid's meals. We look forward to serving you our delicious fare from our local Japanese restaurant.