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Ninja Restaurant

€€ - €€€Japanese, Sushi, Asian
8433 Oak St, New Orleans, LA 70118-2045
+1 504-866-1119
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good26%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible15%
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“sushi” (18 reviews)
“tempura udon” (2 reviews)
“salmon” (3 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
8433 Oak St, New Orleans, LA 70118-2045
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1 - 10 of 46 reviews

Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

The title Ninja would suggest Japan. Yes, they have Japanese food but also other Asian food. So, unless you know how to prepare food from all around Asia, it's probably best to stick with a region and do it well. The sushi wasn't good. I've...More

Thank Randall97222
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

This place has decent sushi at a reasonable price. There is usually a small wait, and the service is pretty average, but the sushi is above average for New Orleans.

Thank casualdiner90
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Great restaurant. It had an amazing selection of specialty rolls (which averaged between 9-15 dollars). Not cheap, but worth every penny. The fish was very fresh and the combination of flavors incredible. It took us a while to decide what we wanted to eat because...More

Thank PLC42515
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

I've never had this happen in the US. Enough said but TA requires more. Stay away from teriyaki and maybe anything else that can cause food poisoning.

Thank dou2ble
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

We love sushi/sashimi and we were excited about this place to visit while in NOLA. Sashimi pieces were thin that I was disappointed. But we liked their Mardi Gra roll. My daughter said her Chicken teriyaki kid's meal was just ok as well. Tempura udon...More

Thank Rei H
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Very pleasant and authentic Japanese restaurant. The food was fresh and delicious. Nice hospitality.

Thank constance f
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

You have probably walked past it a 100 times on oak without noticing it but you should! Slightly tucked away in a building this restaurant prides its self for good customer service and amazingly fresh sushi. They live up to both while also having some...More

Thank Keith P
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Went on a recommendation of a friend. The sushi was good. We really enjoyed the speciality rolls. The service was odd though, the server was very offensive and made very rude comments about children that I work with. It made the whole experience VERY uncomfortable.

Thank Kathryn E
Reviewed 19 July 2016

My husband and I were in New Orleans for a conference at the beginning of June and were having a difficult time finding gluten free food. We stumbled upon the Ninja Sushi website which indicated they had gluten free offerings and, since we cannot easily...More

2  Thank JhFithian
Reviewed 25 July 2015

In 1995, a friend of mine introduced me to sushi (I was reluctant...) at Ninja Sushi. It was phenomenal - fresh, creative - and THAT Ninja Sushi set the Gold Standard henceforth. Every time I visit NOLA, I make it a point to visit Ninja!...More

2  Thank RyanColSolare
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Uptown / Carrollton
Very much their own self sufficient unit within the
greater metro area, Uptown and Carrollton tone down
the urban edge with a friendly attitude and collegiate
feel. Home to Tulane and Loyola Universities, all the
students living in the area ensure that Uptown and
Carrollton stay youthful, cosmopolitan and vibrantly
fun. Two of the liveliest thoroughfares for nightlife
and socializing (and yes of course more of the city’s
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$35
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Saturday
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8433 Oak St, New Orleans, LA 70118-2045
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Uptown / Carrollton
  • Neighbourhood: Uptown / Carrollton
  • Phone Number: +1 504-866-1119
  • E-mail
Description
Ninja Sushi is a Japanese restaurant and sushi bar located in Uptown New Orleans on beautiful Oak Street by the Mississippi River. Our award-winning restaurant as been serving New Orleans some of the freshest sushi since 1993. Ninja Sushi is a family-friendly restaurant traditional Japanese food, some non-traditional po boy sandwiches from NOLA, amazing sushi and sashimi, a large selection of lunch and dinner items, a wide variety of vegetarian menu options, and we offer special kid's meals. We look forward to serving you our delicious fare from our local Japanese restaurant.
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