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OKKU Dubai

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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“black cod” (75 reviews)
“sushi” (115 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 770 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

We went as a family of 3 for dinner to celebrate my sons birthday. This is his favourite cuisine. My wife is vegetarian so not the best choice for her, however, we expected that. The decor is not that impressive for fine dining either. What...More

3  Thank sandinna
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the food . The Bar is also fancy. The sushi was my favorite pick. Edamame is always a good pick. Expensive restaurant

1  Thank Bhawna K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Okku is a great place for dinner with friends that serves truly delicious Japenese cuisine. We have tried a tasting menu intended for 4 people. Most of the dishes were close to perfection but what I did not enjoy was the wagyu beef prepared on...More

Thank Lucie_KU
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Special thanks to chef Jerry, he’s very talented and my main reason for re visiting Whilst the food is a bit pricey it is a special treat , top tip let Jerry just keep making the food don’t worry about ordering

Thank Farhat A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Okku is the best Japanese in Dubai. The food is amazing and creative. The staff take care of you for real. What amazes me most is how it turns to a great party place. The DJ is great too

Thank BettyDubai
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

The vibe was amazing, the music just completes it. The food was so delicious and we loved the service too.

Thank Nombasa M
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Hi I'm Rob and I'm here to tell you about one of the worst if not the worst dining experience of my life ! I will honestly try to give you my full raw experience without leaving you traumatized, disgusted and/or angered about this horrible...More

10  Thank Rob v
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

One of the best japanese restaurants I know. The food was awesome and the best way to taste all the good dishes is ask for the suggestion from the employee. If you're lucky you'll find Marcelo. A fantastic and very nice man that give us...More

Thank silvapma
Reviewed 6 September 2017

It is an interesting place, with decent options for us. Usually we find Japanese restaurants with lots of limitation for vegetarian options, and often times some members in our group (we usually go in group of 6 to 10 pax), don't like the taste, so...More

Thank Shivlani
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Usually hang out on Sundays at love Sunday, amazing ambience music is always on spot, food is top notch and service is always fast and staff is friendly. I'm not a cocktails person so usually it's wine which they have a good collection of. If...More

Thank Bisher G
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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
Dinner, Brunch, 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, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene
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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