will keep coming back
we have been to this establishment on a few occassions, and it has not disappointed.
very good food!! will keep coming baack. also early dinner (5-6pm) beats the crowds :)
3/18/2013 5:00:00 PM
Arrived and were seated immediately
Arrived and were seated immediately. Not very busy. Food was plentiful and very good. Wait staff were a little scarce after the first drink order though. The chef did an excellent job in preparation. Great place to celebrate birthdays and special occasions.
3/25/2013 5:00:00 PM
As always, the chef was very
As always, the chef was very entertaining and cooked all the food to perfection!
3/26/2013 5:00:00 PM
Great experience, good food
Great experience, good food and entertainement with hibachi. Everybody left happy and satisfied.
3/30/2013 5:00:00 PM
Otani Mother's Day Dinner
I must have made reservations 10 minutes prior to me getting here and they had my name down and sat us right away. The food was better than any habachi steak house I have ever been to - the food actually had flavor. My grandmother was especially pleased because they cooked her shrimp in butter and squeezed lemon juice on it. The cook was funny and amusing. Great mother's day dinner.
5/11/2013 4:00:00 PM
Excellent service and food. The staff was very accomodating and patient. For a party of 20 paying separate checks in groups , they manage to do it without difficulty and confusion. They even served the bday cake which we brought and placed lighted candles and served it to the celebrant who was happy to have a baloon on his chair and lei around his neck ( turned 49 yo).
The whole family was happpy and satisfied with the celebration of Mothers' Day and birthday at the same time. Would definitely come back again for the 3rd time and more. Thank you Otani staff.
5/11/2013 4:00:00 PM
Teenager Birthday Party
My son loves Otani. He would go every night. He chose to take his friends for his 13th birthday party. He took 5 boys. They had a great time.
6/7/2013 4:00:00 PM
We were so happy that we picked Otani. Locals recommended it as quality Virginia Beach dining option, and they were right. We loved everything about it. Our children enjoyed it. The food was quality. We've been to other hibachis, and this one was as good as any.
8/1/2013 12:00:00 AM
Awesome as always!
Not our first time at Otanis, I highly recommend it.
8/2/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great for children 5 and up
We had a fantastic time at Otani; especially my 5 year old son, who was amazed by the chef's skills with fire! Loved it and wants to go back every weekend...unfortunately we don't live nearby the Virginia Beach location. If we find one in NYC we will go for sure. The food was really nice, well seasoned and well cooked. Loved it!
8/12/2013 12:00:00 AM
Thoroughly Enjoyed Myself!
We had a great time and chef at Otani. Our chef was energetic and entertaining and our waitress was very friendly. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and will be going back. My son asked immediately after our dinner if we could return for his birthday!
8/18/2013 12:00:00 AM
We went to Otani's for a birthday celebration on a Sat. night, we made a reservation on open table. When we arrived it was very busy and only a few reservations were on the book. We were seated within a few minutes, and the service was really good considering that they were full.I did go to the bar to order drinks during the middle of the meal, the waitress was apologetic and she returned with our order. The food was good, The chef did a little entertaining, and made sure we were satisfied with our meal. We usually only go to Otani's for a special occasion, as it's a bit expensive. I feel that could update the decor and lose the TV's in the dining area. We really like this restaurant, and we'll go back on another occasion.
9/14/2013 12:00:00 AM
It was a good experience. Excellent showmanship from the chief. Just wish there were a more intimate setting to be had for a couple.
9/28/2013 12:00:00 AM
Always a treat!
The wife and I frequent Otani about once a month to enjoy the great sushi bar, bar for her birthday we decided to step it up and hit up the hibachi table. We had a group of 15 and were easily accomodated in a semi private setting with only two other grills. It was a little noisy on this saturday night because of the three other birthday parties, but not and issue in my book. Drink selection is vast and tastey. Now to the good part, the food. You would expect at a hibachi grill the food to be good, but some local spots tend to disappoint. Otani is easily one of the better spots. Chef came out in good time and immediately started dazzling our guests as he quickly cooked our meals. Great all around experience!
11/1/2013 5:00:00 PM