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About 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.

- We have an exceptional Whisk(e)y, Bourbon & Wine menu
- We offer takeout & lunch specials

764 Bethleham Pike
Montgomeryville, PA 18936
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Japanese, Sushi, Hibachi

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

Cross Street:
North Wales Road

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(215) 361-1119

Website:
http://www.ookasushi.com/

Entertainment:
*Hibachi is open for lunch
Monday - Friday 11:30am - 3pm*
& Dinner 4:30pm - 9:30pm

Saturday & Sunday 12pm - 10pm

We offer a Semi-private Hibachi room that accommodates up to 50 guests for baby showers, wedding rehearsals, birthday parties, corporate events, confirmations, graduation parties & more.
For more information or if you're interested in a prix-fixe menu please e-mail Gabbyooka@gmail.com

Catering:
We do off premise catering for select events. We work with Pinecrest Country Club catering for weddings, etc.
Private luncheon at George Nakashimas Workshop/Studio in New Hope, PA.
Bar Mitzvahs, etc.

For more information please call (215) 361-1119 and ask for Ken or Gabby or E-mail Sushi.Ooka@gmail.com

Parking Details:
OOKA MONTGOMERYVILLE PARKING
We offer additional parking behind our main parking lot.

1) Make a right out of our main parking lot on 309 Southbound
2) Make a right into the Lomax parking lot and follow it straight back
3) Make another right when you see the empty lot. (Park anywhere)
4) There is a fence with a walkway that will bring you to our main lot and the back of the restaurant.
5) If you have any questions, call us at (215) 361-1119.

Public Transit:
BUS: Septa Route 132 stops on North Wales Road across the street from Walgreens. Walk 3 minutes from there.
Route 94 & 96 stops at the Montgomeryville mall - 10 minute walk from there.

Lansdale/Doylestown Line - Get off at Lansdale station and take the bus from there. Approx. 15 mins from train station

Executive Chef:
Lenny Huang

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: (267) 471-4045

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Details

Christmas comes but once a year and we at OOKA are here to bring Christmas cheer!

Ooka will be opened from 12pm - 9pm on Sunday December 24th, 2017. Holiday menu & Features will be released soon. Don't forget to make a reservation! It's one of our busiest days of the year.

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

We will be opened on Sunday December 31st from 12pm - 11pm. This is our busiest day of the year so please try to make reservations.

Ooka Japanese Sushi & Hibachi Steakhouse Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.4

ambience

4.4

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (17)
Special Occasion (15)
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Creative Cuisine (8)
Good for Groups (8)
Good for Birthdays (8)
Business Meals (7)
Authentic (7)
Bar Seating (5)
Happy Hour (5)
Tasting Menu (5)
Kid-friendly (4)
Cozy (4)
Fit for Foodies (4)
Healthy (4)
Neighborhood Gem (4)
Good Vegetarian Options (4)
Worth the Drive (4)
Comfort Food (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
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Notable Wine List (2)
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·Dined 5 days ago

We came here for a hibachi dinner for my 21st birthday! My entire family had an amazing time, and the food and drinks were incredible. We all had leftovers because there was so much food! Our experience was fantastic and we will absolutely be returning.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion, Happy Hour, Notable Wine List, Bar Seating, Fun, Hot Spot, Cozy, Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 9, 2017

POOR SERVICE ATMOSPHERE WAS FID NOT REFLECT THE FOOD

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Always a top notch experience. Great service. Amazing food. Unique touches in both. Get to know the staff and your experience will be even better!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 30, 2017

Had date night with my wife to get out of the house after having our 2nd child recently and Ooka was everything we were hoping for!! Our server, Alex, was personable and knowledgeable about everything on the menu and suggested some great choices!! We each had the Omakase selection which is the Chefs tasting menu, and the chef did not disappoint, with Lobster Ceviche, Kobe beef, a Salmon sashimi tasting, Sobu noodles with seared scallops and filet sous vide to end. Will definitely be going back and soon!!!

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·Dined on November 26, 2017

I've heard a lot of things about this restaurant so we decided to bring our family member for lunch to celebrate his birthday. The food was just O.K. The hibachi meals were salty and oily. All you could taste was the soy sauce and salt. The shrimp tempura roll I ordered wasn't as good as I've had before at other places including whole foods. The service was fine. The chef was just going through the motions and didn't seem like he was very personable. The experience was just meh. We had gone to BeniHanna another time and the chefs were so much more fun there. That's why I thought Ooka would be more engaging with the customers. I should have brought a cake because apparently Ooka doesn't have desserts. They brought out a scoop of vanilla ice cream for the birthday boy and we made do. My sister-in-law raves about this restaurant. I don't get it. I won't go back.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Enjoyed the food and service was good. Our Hibachi chef was less than enthusiastic, though. He didn't put on much of a show, which is half the reason for being there.

Tags: Fun
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 25, 2017

This is by far our favorite restaurant in the lansdale/montgomeryville area. We visit the area frequently, and try and come to Ooka at least once a quarter. We are never disappointed. It's all about their sauces/broths, and they are tremendous.

Tags: Fun, Spicy
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Excellent service and food! Dined at the sushi bar it was amazing. Great for date night...drinks were good. Must try the sushi with Fuji Apples and crab! Going back soon

Tags: Late-night Find, Romantic, Cozy, Tasting Menu, Organic
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Great night out!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Ooka is one of my favorite restaurants and this experience was no different. Two of my friends had never been there and they were very impressed. Our server was very attentive without being invasive. The food was awesome and the atmosphere is great. I don't get to this location too often, but I'm always happy when I do.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Business Meals
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Having dined at Ooka numerous times, their high standard of service and food quality never changes. The food is authentic, verified by my Japanese wife, and the serving sizes are plentiful but not too big to prevent enjoying the next course. Our 12 year old son chose Ooka for his birthday dinner, and its our favorite for all family celebrations!!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Spicy, Authentic, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Casual
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Excellent sushi that is always fresh and delicious. Knowledgeable servers who provide excellent service. A bit pricy, but you get what you pay for. Highly recommended.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Healthy, Romantic, Happy Hour, Hot Spot, Great Beer, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Gluten Free Options, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on October 21, 2017

Been here many times..
I will keep coming back,
Everything, food ,service etc. was perfect as always..
My favorite place to go.

Tags: Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 16, 2017

Ooka is a go to spot for dinner with my grandchildren. They always enjoy it and so do my daughter and I. Food is always delicious and the service is excellent.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Very busy but we were seated right away. They even called and left a message as we were about 10 minutes late. Seating can be a little tight if the table is at capacity. Entertaining Hibachi chef but at that time of night (8pm) just give me my food. Will definitely be back.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Casual
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·Dined on October 13, 2017

We are loyal repeat patrons and chose to celebrate our anniversary on a Friday evening. We were squeezed between other couples at a small table and it took 10 minutes for a server to acknowledge us, with another 10 minutes to receive water/drinks. Disappointing and not romantic...at all. Our server tried to make up for it and did serve complimentary champagne at end of meal. Will think twice about celebrating there again...shame because food is good!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Happy Hour
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·Dined on October 12, 2017

Food was good and service was good as well. Didn’t feel rushed as we were having a nice conversation.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Only two issues - the table was pretty out of balance (we used a napkin to balance out) and the menus were greasy...otherwise, AMAZING food, wonderful service, will definitely be back! Thank you!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 7, 2017

The service was good as was the popcorn shrimp appetizer. The grilled seafood was overcooked. The accompanying sauces were bland and added nothing to the meal.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 6, 2017

I lived in Japan for 3 years. This is the real deal! Outstanding food! Great variety. The quality is second to none. Harry, our waiter, was fantastic! The bar serves the finest Japanese alcohol. All around, a wonderful experience.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Vegan, Authentic, Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Love the food and the menu changes. Drinks are always awesome especially since very few sushi restaurants have alcohol.

Tags: Bar Seating, Cozy, Comfort Food, Good Vegetarian Options, Romantic, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 29, 2017

This is our favorite sushi joint! We always sit at the sushi bar. Jack always serves up interesting dishes - and suggests sushi we haven't tried before. Harry is the BEST(!!) waiter around. We ask for him whenever we dine at Ooka.

Tags: Casual, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Healthy, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Authentic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Celebrating a family birthday and felt this would be fun for our group. We did hibachi, the show alone is worth it, food Was delicious. Service for drinks and desert very slow. Waited almost 15 minutes for cocktails. Noise level high and it's difficult to have a conversation. If you are looking for an intimate meal this isn't the spot. If you want good food, lively show and leftovers don't miss this place.
There is also a separate dining room if you don't want hibachi. Good variety of sushi.
We went on a Saturday night and made reservations. Without reservations you will wait.

Tags: Fun, Casual, Special Occasion, Good for Groups
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 21, 2017

The food was delicious. All three of us has lovely platters. We have not one complaint about the unbelievable food. However, we had to seriously beg for our drinks to be filled. I asked four times. We asked for a knife and about ten minutes later it appeared. When your spending 60 dollars on lunch, it should be standard to refill glasses. It was my dad's first time there and I raved to him about it. It was quite embarrassing.

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 20, 2017

Great Hibachi experience. The chef was exciting and fun.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Fun
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·Dined on September 19, 2017

Waiter was very helpful suggesting appetizer specials

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 16, 2017

They have very good food, excellent service and perfect for a family dinner

Tags: Casual, Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 15, 2017

If you're looking for a Japanese restaurant catering to an American palette, this is for you. If you're looking for authentic Japanese, suggest you find it elsewhere. It's poor taste when your server doesn't really know what the menu items are or even say it correctly. Perhaps that is good enough for their clientele, it's just that - good enough, not excellent, not outstanding.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 15, 2017

It's a bit pricey, but other than that it was fantastic. The service was good, and the food was outstanding.
Caution to those with kids: my 2 yr old daughter was frightened by the flames from the hibachi grill and did not completely calm down until we left. One of the hostesses gave the impression that that wasn't an uncommon occurrence. Which would have been a nice heads up.

Tags: Good for a Date
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·Dined on September 13, 2017

Everything was pretty great just wish your sauces were better...

Tags: Good for a Date
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 12, 2017

We had four different salads and they were all outstanding. The seaweed salad is the freshest I have ever had at any Japanese Restaurant ever, and the peach salad was definitely to die for, the regular salad that came with the entrée had ginger dressing and that was also amazing, but nowhere near as amazing as the salad with the pears and beets! Wow! I am vegetarian/mostly vegan, so our server, named Eden was extremely helpful, and so was our very welcoming manager, Ken... Our meal was outstanding!

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 7, 2017

The food and service was amazing. A bit expensive, but delicious. The sea bass app was suggested by our amazing server. It was soooo delicious. The scallops were superb and my friend's sushi selections were fresh.

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·Dined on September 5, 2017

Service and food was outstanding we will absolutely be back.

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·Dined on September 3, 2017

This was my wife and I's second time here. We have loved it both times. The food was fantastic, the service was great, and we really enjoyed ourselves.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on September 2, 2017

This is the best Habachi restaurant I've been to. The food was great. The service was great and the chef was very entertaining. The only problem I have with this and any Habachi restaurant is that you're seated with strangers if you don't have a large enough party to fill the table.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fun, Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Great food and great service. Just moved to the area and this will be our go-to sushi spot for sure. Kendall was our waiter. Did a great job.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date
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 (Miami)·Dined on August 29, 2017

Our family loves it there. The kids always have fun, and we enjoy going there to sit at the sushi bar without them for date nights too.

Tags: Comfort Food, Fun, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Good for a Date
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 10, 2017

Excellent as always, thanks. A nice evening was had by all.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene, Worth the Drive, Casual, Authentic, Fun, Kid-friendly
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 7, 2017

Hibachi chef was very friendly and made the dinner very enjoyable with the ways he involved us during the meal. Staff was very attentive and friendly.

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 4, 2017

Food was ok. Some sushi rolls were better than other. Several fell apart which implies not best quality or refrigeration of ingredients

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