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Ooka Japanese Restaurant

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3525 Riverside Plaza Dr, Riverside, CA 92506
+1 951-779-0099
13:00 - 22:45
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Sun 13:00 - 21:45
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:45
17:00 - 21:45
Sat 13:00 - 22:45
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is very versatile and you can order much more than sushi here. They also have group dining around a large grill where the chefs cook right at your table. We came for the Sushi, so we sat at the Sushi Bar and it was my first time at the restaurant. I love how they start you out with... More 

Thank Dancinkwn
Corona, California
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144 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We had not been to Ooka for a few years and had forgotten what a great party destination this is. The show put on by the chef was great. We had a number of kids with us and the overall noise in the restaurant actually makes it great for kids since it is pretty noisy anyway.I have the Filet Mignon... More 

Thank richardlewis115
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

His place was pretty cool. The other chain restaurants are fine but this one is worth visiting in riverside. And it's been some time but MTV was Filming when we were there. That was pretty cool

Thank Steven S
Agana, Guam
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Love this restaurant. The quality is very good. We like to go with 4 to 6 people and order appetizers and sushi at a table or booth where we can sip sake and talk easily. Try the Hamachi sashimi, baked mussels and Central Avenue roll.

Thank lkcguam
Riverside, California
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

I like sushi, hubby doesn't. Wide range of food options. Took the grandson there once and he got steak! Reasonably priced for the type and quality of the food. We sit on the opposite side of the hibachi grill where it's quiet. Can't come up with any negatives at all.

Thank Penny A
Riverside, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

Really good food with chefs preparing in front of you. Like coming here. What's nice is that you can have your choice of hibachi grill, or sushi...

Thank ptspencer
Moreno Valley, California
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

Just had the MOST HORRIBLE EXPERIENCE at Ooka Sushi Restaurant in Riverside!!! I went alone for lunch since I was in between dr's appts. I wanted hibachi. I tell the server who takes my order that I wanted garlic fried rice, she tells me to tell the cook that when he comes, I said ok. The cook comes, I tell... More 

Thank sandiegogirl22
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2015

Clean, fresh and at a good price. Yes you can find a great sushi place in Riverside. Try the dragon roll, extra spicy.

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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

I've been here several times and so far the best I've had is the bento box lunch. So filling and priced just right! There's not much more I can say except bring your appetite. The food is always fresh. They have a sushi bar and hibachi also. Lunch is still the best to me!

Thank Jennifer S
Palm Springs, California
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143 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

We went for lunch hour and were really surprised at the quality of the food, the service and the prices. This was our first visit. For $11.00 I got the chicken teriyaki. It came with soup, small salad, rice, gnozi, sweet potato. The chicken was so tender-wonderful. My husband got a shitaki mushroom roll and udon soup that was wonderful.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 21:45
11:30 - 14:45
17:00 - 21:45
11:30 - 14:45
17:00 - 21:45
11:30 - 14:45
17:00 - 21:45
11:30 - 14:45
17:00 - 21:45
11:30 - 14:45
17:00 - 21:45
13:00 - 22:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3525 Riverside Plaza Dr, Riverside, CA 92506
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Riverside
  • Phone Number: +1 951-779-0099

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?