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“It'll do...”

Oka's Japanese Restaurant
Ranked #24 of 49 Restaurants in Oakhurst
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Modesto, California
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“It'll do...”
Reviewed January 25, 2013

Nice to have a japanese restaurant in Oakhurst...but, the food was just 'ok'. We had the Combo: Shrimp Tempura (w/veggies) & Chicken Teriyaki. Batter on tempura was thick, more like fish-n-chips. Chicken breast for teriyaki was either boiled, or just defrosted from frozen state...sauce poured on top - rather bland. STILL...it is a nice change from burgers & pizza.

  • Visited January 2013
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English first
Pleasant Hill, California
Level 5 Contributor
51 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
“A Delightful Port in a Storm”
Reviewed January 5, 2013

With many restuarants in Oakhurst closed the night of our Jan 2, 2013 visit we were just delighted to happen upon this warm, friendly, Japanese restuarant. Service was prompt. Food excellent. Full bar service. The side of gyoza was somewhat different that what we had experienced before and absolutely delightful!! Much enjoyed my combo of salmon teriyaki and assorted tempura! --Jeff

Visited January 2013
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“Discount menu prices were not honored”
Reviewed December 28, 2012

Waitress Debbie didn't honor the Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday discount menu prices which would have reduced each meal by about $4. Chef Alex was skilled and cooked a nice meal. The interior design is a creepy aquarium theme.

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Oakhurst, California, United States
Level 5 Contributor
44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Awesome sushi for a small town!”
Reviewed October 29, 2012 via mobile

Love to eat here for both lunch and dinner. Can be a bit pricy if you eat individual rolls. There combo dinners are the real value.

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san diego
Level 4 Contributor
22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great Vegetarian Options”
Reviewed October 26, 2012

Yummy!
I have friends that say that they have had food poisoning here, but I have always had a great experience. I am local, so anything different is exciting, but I do eat out in the Bay Area and this is comparable. They have a delicious teriayki veggie bowl, good (if greasy...are they ever not?) tempura and I just found out they do vegetarian sushi! Now, I don't like seaweed, so that puts a damper on sushi, BUT they have tofu wraps in place of seaweed. So I get the fun experience of sushi without the fish OR seaweed! Awesome!

  • Visited October 2012
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