Ooka Japanese Sushi & Hibachi Steakhouse
Ooka Japanese Sushi & Hibachi Steakhouse

Ooka Japanese Sushi & Hibachi Steakhouse

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.ookasushi.com/
  • Phone: 2153611119x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 3:00pm, Saturday-Sunday: 12pm-3pm
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:30pm - 10:00pm, Friday: 4:30pm - 11:00pm, Saturday: 3:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday 3:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Japanese
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: Semi private Hibachi room that can accommodate up to 50 guests.

    Is there a birthday or special occasion coming up? Let us host your party! We offer priced fixed menus to fit any budget. Join us in our exciting and entertaining hibachi or our more relaxed and quiet fine dining room. We would love to be a part of your celebration.

    For more information and sample menus please feel free to email us at GabbyOoka@gmail.com.
  • Private Party Contact: Gabriella Adams 2153611119x
  • Entertainment: Hibachi entertainment 7 days a week for both lunch and dinner. Semi-private dining room that accommodates up to 40 guests.

Getting there

  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Ooka Japanese Sushi & Hibachi Steakhouse
Ooka is a groundbreaking Asian restaurant set in the unsuspecting area of Montgomeryville, Pennsylvania. Opened in July of 2009, Ooka is setting the standard for forward thinking Japanese cuisine and gourmet hibachi in Southeasten Pennsylvania. The restaurant is highlighted by warm earth tones, deep banquets, lively hibachi entertainment and dim candlelight atmospherics. Ooka takes a modern minimalist approach to classical Japanese dishes with utmost thought and attention to purity, simplicity and seasonality. Ooka keeps focus on the constant evolution of Asian cuisine keeping grounded in the classical techniques of Japan. Ooka-Montgomeryville accepts online reservations for parties up to four.
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Ooka Japanese Sushi & Hibachi Steakhouse reviews from OpenTable diners
67 reviews since April 22, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.4
    Service3.9
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
92% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (36)good for groups (32)fit for foodies (24)kid-friendly (15)romantic (14)neighborhood gem (9)notable wine list (8)hot spot (7)great for lunch (7)late-night find (4)vibrant bar scene (3)Show More
  • Fabulous Maki
    DCBostonVIP
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    Went to Ooka for a birthday dinner with the hubs. First off, our waiter, Brad, was spectacular. The right amount of service, with the right amount of humor = big tip! The maki was delicious as well. Their special, blt roll, was phenomenal. Also had the Crispy! roll (a shrimp tempura) was our favorite. Then the Montgomerville role and the Philly role. All yummy! Great japanese decor. Comfortable booths. Cute bar that we will try some time. And they have a Hibachi part of the restaurant, too. Will definitely be going back :)
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • just go!
    nmallen
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    The food, the ambiance, the service..cannot speak highly enough. Options for gluten free and vegan diners.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • don't go late
    Super
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    Ooka Sushi & Hibachi is a great restaurant to have a nice romantic meal with a great service, just don't go too late, chef will be tired and you will not have a good service you are expecting.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Helpful Waiter
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004VIP
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Our waiter Alex was very knowledgable and helpful since it was our first time to the restaurant. Food was very good and fresh. Will definitely go back.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • sunnygirldlw
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    Our dining experience would have been a 5 if our waiter had been easier to understand and more courteous. The food was excellent and we will definately be going back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • yummy
    nateyk
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    everything is good....period!!!!!! been going for years every meal is good whether fusion or traditional
    Special Features:
    hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ooka's Japanese Restaurant
    Fab50th
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    I have taken my family to Ooka's to celebrate a family members birthday. Being that I had previously eaten at a hibachi restaurant in Philadelphia before I was hoping for a great presentation while preparing the food. Our server Anna was fabulous. She was attentive and frequently returned to the table to check on our needs. Our chef, who I couldn't tell you his name, was bland and lack in showmanship. Although the food was good, the restaurant "did not steal the show!" Go to Philly if you really want to be entertained.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Not happy
    Delak
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    This used to be our favorite place to dine but after two bad experiences, we will be finding a new favorite. It's not worth the price! Service was awful and food didn't come out as ordered and some items didn't come out at all.
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  • Delicious food...
    Ta2dcatlover
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Delicious food, beautifully prepared and presented, and unusual menu selections (to me, at least. E.g. The filet carpaccio), along with a lychee in my Lychee Cosmopoitan made my taste buds very very happy. My daughter and I visited on a Saturday night; we had used your on-line reservation system, so we did not have to wait to be seated at all. Our server was attentive and actually remembered us from a prior visit-several weeks before. We ordered a variety of small plates. I especially enjoyed the Filet Carpaccio. And because you offer soy paper wrappers (as opposed to seaweed wrappers) for the sushi rolls i was willing to try the veggie sushi and found the two veggie rolls very tasty.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome (as expected)
    TheresaHK
    Dined on 7/1/2014
    I have been a fan of Ooka in Willow Grove for many years. The Ooka in Montgomeryville is just as good. I tend to order from the "specials" menu -- as there are always interesting choices. I got the lobster bun --- amazingly good -- fresh bun, tasty lobster, and micro greens that brought the whole thing to life. I also got the spicy tuna pizza -- to die for. I am always delighted at this place!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 6/24/2014
    We're not Sushi fans but we love the Hibachi!!! And it is so easy to make the reservation on Open Table!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ooka is top notch!!!
    Pammy
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    My husband and I are long time fans of Ooka! They have 3 restaurants in the Northeast region of PA. We've been to every one and have NEVER been let down. Quality food, atmosphere and service! Try the "OMAKASE". Chef's choice, you won't be dissapointed!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent food, good service
    JDPurvisVIP
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    We were there an a busy Sunday evening, and sat in the dining room. Our waiter was busy and seemed easily distracted. Food did not arrive quickly, but was hot and obviously freshly prepared, so that was not his fault. Food was excellent - some of the best Japanese food I've had in the area. Would recommend.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Very Dissapointing
    DissapointingVIP
    Dined on 6/4/2014
    Service was slow, never cleared our plates until the end! I had to grab new plates next to me. The chef was hurried and sloppy, the food was disappointing, My family and I have been here and plenty of other Hibachi style restaurants this was the worst experience. We were there for our 6 year old's birthday, both him and my 9 year old agreed it could have been much better
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • great atmosphere
    suhshi
    Dined on 5/25/2014
    it was a great time with delicious food. Hibachi was so much fun! Went with work crew and we spent the night there. Very friendly and super interactive. A great idea for parties.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Dependable Sushi
    dph0020
    Dined on 5/25/2014
    Always get sushi here, never less than very good, very fresh, nice presentation. Always a solid performance.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Always fun
    Stuna
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    You cannot go wrong with the Habachi tables. It is always fun and you get a pretty decent show while you eat. I think with the noodles and rice you get plenty of food. The portions look small but once you start eating you realize they aren't.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • not that great
    Griff
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    I like the Ooka better in Doylestown. The waitress here at Montgomeryville site was terrible ...she never smiled. Our wine was not cold or chilled ...she just said more less she could not do anything about that...even after I asked her what they did have cold. She just brought us ice so we had watered down Pinot Grigio. Our dinner had limp broccoli rabe...overcooked teriyaki chicken. The desserts were skimpy...I rec Osaka in Lansdale and maybe the Ooka in Doylestown over this place.
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  • Fun Dining
    Lee4
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    Great place to take the family. Offers healthy dishes.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Stylish and elegant
    foodnut
    Dined on 5/16/2014
    The decor was very nice. The staff was friendly, and the food was excellent.
    Special Features:
    romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    The food there is usually excellent. My husband is a "foodie" and said he was disappointed with the quality of the sushi rice - the vinegar ratio according to him was not up to par and the consistency of his sushi rolls was sticky, not "melt in your mouth" the way he expected. I thought everything was great but then I'm pretty easy to please :)
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Satisfied
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    Our reservations were for Mother's Day 2014 and the restaurant was flexible as my party was running late making our scheduled reservation time. We were able to adjust our reservations and there was no wait upon our arrival. The food was good.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful
    Natluvssushi
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    The food was amazing, the service was perfect and the place is beautiful. I took my boyfriend out for his birthday and we had a fantastic time. We will definitely be coming back for a special occasion. It's an expensive restaurant but you get what ou pay for. Well worth it.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • WORST
    WORSTVIP
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    I LEFT THIS RESTAURANT WITHOUT EATING. Waited 1 hour for food....came out cold and under done. Staff was very blase about the situation. I eat out often, and visit this restaurant often as well. I WILL NEVER RETURN...and advise other to stay away too.
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  • Delicious
    Catherine
    Dined on 5/8/2014
    Very good food. Very good service. Fresh, beautiful presentation. Ooka always is a great Japanese Sushi Meal. Would have enjoyed, a small mint, or recognition one of party's birthday dinner, dessert etc-as mentioned in the reservation-should Ooka consider such a program- a nice touch for a dining guests birthday. Very good, highly recommend.
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  • snickerz824
    Dined on 5/7/2014
    A little pricey but food good. Lots of filler food...rice, miso soup, salad.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • sushifoodi
    Dined on 5/2/2014
    wonderful atmosphere ... wonderful menu... wonderful sushi... don't miss it!
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies
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  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 4/27/2014
    Definitely will be going back food was great so was atmosphere. Love it.
    Special Features:
    Kid-Friendly, Good for Groups, special occasion, Late-Night Find
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointing Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    The food was delicious, but our service was extremely slow. They brought out food that was not ours, then finally brought it to the table next to us. Slow to get drinks.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fun Night
    Super
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    It's a great place to have fun with friends and family, especially with the hibachi chef's show.
    Special Features:
    Kid-Friendly, Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, special occasion, Notable Wine List
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding
    MikeP
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    My wife and I made last minute reservations at Ooka without hassle. The restaurant then went the extra step and called to see where we wanted to sit, and we chose the Hibachi grill seating. We had a great time and food was incredible. Even made new friends with the people seated with us. Don't pass this place by.....
    Special Features:
    Good for Groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 36 ratings-only reviews submitted since April 22, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.4
    • Food4.5
    • Ambiance4.2
    • Service4
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 453 reviews are from the Ooka Japanese Sushi & Hibachi Steakhouse reviews archive.
  • Fun, fun, fun!
    Fave4Sushi
    Dined on 4/25/2014
    Great food ,fantastic drinks, friendly service. The restaurant was busy but not too loud, every age from mid 20s to 60s! Although large restaurant nicely sectioned so each ares feels intimate. If you're looking for great sushi, fun cocktails and somewhere local this is the place to go!
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, Romantic, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Decent Prices Amazing Food &Service
    bryan324
    Dined on 4/16/2014
    I and my fiancee had our first experience with Ooka and it was above and beyond all expectations. I'm a celiac and our waiter, Brad, knew the menu inside and out and said all items on the menu would be made to order to not include gluten. Having been a waiter myself I can be a bit judgemental on the wait staff of a restaraunt. Brad was knowledgable and tentative the entire night and offered countless explanations to a couple with no idea what they were ordering. Besides the staff the food was amazing. Great portions and a taste only fresh ingredients could pack. I'd suggest this restaraunt to anyone that wants an upscale meal at a price that keeps your stomach and wallet full just the same.
    Special Features:
    Romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Overall great dining experience!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/4/2014
    This is the Ooka location near the Montgomeryville mall. I have to say, we had a great time overall! -The food was, as expected, superb! -The building itself was clean and neat and tidy. Restrooms were clean! -Wait staff was friendly and attentive! -Wait time was reasonable for a busy Friday evening and multiple Maki that we ordered. A+ !
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Neighborhood Gem
    Shermaine
    Dined on 4/1/2014
    One of my favorite restaurants in the Lehigh Valley is Kome. One night I was chatting with the bartender and learned that Ooka was owned by the same person, so I decided to take some clients there. It was wonderful, equally as good as Kome and not at all disappointing. I live closer to Kome but if I am in the Montgomeryville area, I will definitely go back. There were 4 of us and we all shared some items and enjoyed our own as well. It was fabulous!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We've eaten here on multiple
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 3/29/2014
    We've eaten here on multiple occasions and have always had a delicious meal - whether hibachi or sushi - always a great experience!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, hot spot, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Quality Hibachi
    StephanieVIP
    Dined on 3/25/2014
    We are big fans of hibachi, and we've been to Osaka (Lansdale) and Benihana (Plymouth Meeting) for hibachi many times before. This was our first time having hibachi at Ooka, and I was impressed not only the food quality, but how different the hibachi was from other places. Ooka includes soup and salad as well as two pieces of shrimp with any meal you order. They charge $3 extra for fried rice, which is a downside, and the fried rice is not chopstick friendly (not sticky). They serve noodles in addition to rice, so the double carbs are also a little odd. The meat and vegetables, however, were perfectly cooked and seasoned. The filet and scallops were excellent, and possilbly the best hibachi filet I've ever had. Highly recommend!
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    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Poor coordination
    nothappy
    Dined on 3/22/2014
    I had made reservations a week in advance for the hibachi table. It was my son's birthday celebration. When we arrived, I was told they were getting our table ready and that it would be soon. We waited over 50 minutes after our reservation time to be seated. When we were being seated, I noticed a bunch of open tables with no one sitting at them. Why did you make us wait so long to be seated? We were all very hungry and grew impatient waiting around. The hostess kept telling us that they were getting our table ready (for 50+ minutes???!!!!!???) You could have seated us and started with drinks, salad and soup if the cook wasn't available. It was very poor coordination. It will be a long time before we visit again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Supaaaaaaaa funtastic!!
    Indy
    Dined on 3/21/2014
    Had a lot of fun! Our chef was awesome and a lot of fun!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fun for the family
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 3/15/2014
    The Hibachi side of Ooka's Restaurant is a fun & entertaining dining experience. The Hibachi chef's put on a good show.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.