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Aya Japanese Steakhouse

235 S Spring Garden St, Carlisle, PA 17013-2565
+1 717-218-8000
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (35 reviews)
“hibachi grill” (4 reviews)
“shrimp” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
€€ - €€€
235 S Spring Garden St, Carlisle, PA 17013-2565
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We took the whole family to Aya tonight for an early holiday dinner. We made reservations which are important if you want a seat for a group for a weekend especially near the holidays. We enjoyed the hibachi and the food was plentiful and fresh...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SAinPA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got take-out Hibachi and the Pineapple and Seafood Fried Rice. The Hibachi itself was good. We got shrimp and scallop. The problem was it came with only a few vegetables cooked with it and then a LARGE serving of fried rice and a LARGE...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank KNichols2014
Reviewed 14 October 2018

The first time the novelty of having the chef squirt Sake into your mouth was kind of fun. The second time, I just wanted to enjoy dinner and the Sake squirting was a bit of a nuisance.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Matthew B
Reviewed 28 July 2018

This is our "go-to" restaurant for special occasions. It's large and attractively decorated with dark woods. One side is for Hibachi, where the chefs chop, toss, and cook dinner right there in front of you, and the other side for ordering from the expensive menu,...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

This is a good place to get Japanese Hibachi. They have the option to eat at the grill or in the dining room. They have many options on the hibachi side and you get a lot of food. Prices are comparable to other hibachi restaurants....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Darcy G
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Every year for 6 or 7 years we have gone here for dinner. It’s hard to find somewhere to go to for dinner on Christmas Eve with our family. Most places are closed, understandably. Aya never disappoints. The food is great and the entertainment while...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank wimers
Reviewed 18 June 2018

The food here is always good, the wait can sometimes be a little long when they are trying to fill a grill side table.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank RaineB1962
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Had dinner with our granddaughter. The portions are plentiful and taste was ok. She ordered the tempura cheesecake for dessert and it was huge. Not somewhere we go regularly, but ok for a change of pace.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Dean_Amy-2004
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Our favorite sushi/hibachi place by FAR is in Chambersburg but when we don't feel like driving, we keep trying Aya and are disappointed every single time. The food doesn't have a ton of flavor, the sushi is not great and the last time, the water...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 2 October 2017

It was fine that they squish us into one area since we went from 12 to 10 for lunch. they were short of hibachi chefs. He was not as friendly as some. But he was adequate

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank strongsprong
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 235 S Spring Garden St, Carlisle, PA 17013-2565
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +1 717-218-8000
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