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Ota-Ya Japanese Restaurant

) #26 of 33 Restaurants in Lambertville €€ - €€€ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
21 Ferry St, Lambertville, NJ 08530-1802
+1 609-397-9228
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good30%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
15 Apr 2017
“Great meal, atmosphere needs updating”
1 Feb 2017
“Consistently good service, high quality food and an inviting atmosphere.”
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
€€ - €€€
21 Ferry St, Lambertville, NJ 08530-1802
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

The sushi here is great, but the restaurant is in dire need of an upgrade. It looks dirty and old. If you don't look too closely, you'll be fine.

Thank flmnglnd
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Our go to sushi place. We eat here about once a month and have not had a bad meal. The sashimi is always fresh and the rolls are well constructed. The staff is very warm and responsive.

Thank William P
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

There were five of us for dinner so we decided that we were going to order several appetizers and share family style. We had gyoza, shumai, an assortment of tempura and several permutations of raw fish. The gyoza, shumai and tempura were all delicious. The...More

1  Thank Vivian B
Reviewed 7 March 2016

When you order spicy tuna roll, it doesn't disappoint... the roll is sliced then heaps of the spicy tuna are pile on top

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 9 January 2016

Excellant sushi, friendly staff, very interesting menu The New Style Sashimi is amazing and so is the Tuna Metropolitan, best sushi place in the New Hope/Lambertville area.

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 1 January 2016

By far Ota-Ya has the freshest, most delicious sushi I have ever had!! It's off the main street going through Lambertville, NJ which is a wonderful little town to visit as well. I have to disagree with another reviewer and tell you the staff could...More

Thank jerzeegrl23
Reviewed 2 November 2015

All the locals know this is the best place for sushi as long as you are willing to put up with the unfriendly, brisk wait staff. It's BYOB and the price is great!

1  Thank Love2winedine
Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

The best...great family friendly and delicious love the shrimp tempera and philly rolls...prices are decent...and its in a nice small town of lambertville...I've been going here for years and love it!!!

Reviewed 4 September 2015

The atmosphere is not the best, but Ota-Ya consistently serves the best sushi in Lambertville. We have been regulars there for several years.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 11 August 2015

I must say we were pleasantly surprised to dine here despite so many negative comments. We first ate here close to 13 years ago and it was very good so we decided - what the heck we have a bottle of sake so let's go...More

1  Thank pam w
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Ferry St, Lambertville, NJ 08530-1802
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Lambertville
  • Phone Number: +1 609-397-9228
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