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OKKU Dubai

) #176 of 9,100 Restaurants in Dubai €€€€ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
One Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai 125511, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 501 8777
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“sushi” (112 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
One Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai 125511, United Arab Emirates
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1 - 10 of 799 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We've been there 5 or 6 times with friends and family, diffrent kind of people and it has always been amazing. To me everything is perfect. Definitely will come back!

Thank lizcarter2401
Reviewed 2 days ago

inside NH Hotel this nice restaurant where you will have a very good overall experience more than only very good food. Great musical entertainment before during and after your meal with nice and gentle staff that will help you in your needs.

Thank manuelperrrotta
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Even though during Ramadan the live band was closed, Okku was one of the liveliest brunches I have been to. You are greated by drinks and oysters in the lounge while waiting for the rest of your party to arrive. There is also an option...More

Thank Divij P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The welcome was pleasant, but the positive part ends here. This was not our first visit, so we had some expectations based on past positive experience. Not this time. The waiter was condescending and did not listen, several of the dishes were below par, we...More

Thank DXB_Mike
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are a LOT of great places in Dubai to go out and have dinner. OKKU is in the top 5 for sure. Which means you have to EARN that. As a business traveler, I dont have time for disappointments, so OKKU was recommended, and...More

Thank davidhilton
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Since discovering Okku four years ago, we eat here every visit to Dubai - except last year when the roadworks in March on the Palm were so horrendous we were stuck in a taxi for 3 hours and missed our reservation! So this time -...More

Thank Nicola W
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Waiters focused on larger groups ignoring our small group of four , very long wait in between drinks and courses 1 hour 10 minutes to get main course. Repeat complaints to manager but service still slow then tried to placate us by bringing 3 drinks...More

2  Thank Daryl H
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

We had a Warm welcome on arriving. Great food & choice of cocktails. Overall a great experience with excellent service, special mention to Patrick ( the bar man). Thanks..

1  Thank Nicole M
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

The food was great and succulent. They have individual/closed sitting upstairs (for non smoking) which nice if you go as a group and you want to enjoy some private time. The food was really good and tasty and thee service excellent.

1  Thank LAMIA R
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Today we had a craving for a good Japanese. After the demise of our favourite Japanese restaurant, we followed the recommendations of several friends and went to Okku which we knew of but had never tried. The welcome was friendly, and after we managed to...More

1  Thank DXB_Mike
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is the smoking area too bad? We are planning to go to brunch tomorrow but a table in smoking area is all they have left with. And we are nonsmokers.
27 October 2016|
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Response from Ka W | Reviewed this property |
Isn't ideal for families since in the bar area you have about 8 stools and a big u shaped sofa. I don't smoke either but I don't remember smelling smoke as I came in. The bar area is bit open, I mean when people walk is the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$100 - US$200
Brunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
19:00 - 02:00
19:00 - 02:00
19:00 - 02:00
19:00 - 02:00
19:00 - 02:00
12:30 - 18:00
20:00 - 02:00
19:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: One Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai 125511, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 501 8777
  • E-mail
Introducing a New Style of contemporary Japanese cuisine to the Middle East dining scene catering to the discerning fish and meat lovers, as well as vegetarians alike.

For the first time, "cutting" edge service, style, and design are combined with a see-and-be-seen atmosphere that is set to revolutionize the Dubai restaurant scene and elevate it to a whole new level.

Okku has scanned the globe, to put together one of the hottest management and kitchen teams in the industry, who have all relocated to Dubai to set a new standard in modern Japanese cuisine.
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