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2430 S Gilbert Rd, Chandler, AZ 85286-1591
+1 480-821-3908
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Tampa, Florida
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128 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a beautiful restaurant on the corner of a plaza. High wood ceiling with lots of natural light, large fish tank and even a tree in the middle of the dining room – very cool. Beautiful marble countertops, exotic wood tables and Japanese scrolls adorn the walls. You have numerous options for seating. You can sit outside, in the dining... More 

Thank Luvzog
Buffalo, New York
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325 reviews
253 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

Four of us went for dinner at Otaku, a Japanese restaurant and sushi bar in Chandler. Otaku has more than enough options for people who won't eat raw seafood, like my girlfriend. My sashimi was fresh and delicious, my girlfriend's teriyaki chicken was tasty and my daughter and her husband's sushi was said to be excellent.

Thank William N
Big Timber, Montana
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107 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Lovely server was attentive to our various dietary needs and her presence added to the dining experience. I was disappointed that Pad Thai is no longer on the menu but the Pineapple Fried Rice with Chicken & Shrimp was a quite good and a huge amount of food--good the next day! What was SPECTACULAR was the Tempura Appetizer. It was... More 

Thank mtinnkeeper
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40 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

This is a cute little sushi/Asian fusion place in chandler. It is a bit pricey, but hey...who said sushi is cheap? The food is good and the waits are short. I definitely have other favorite sushi places but for chandler this one is not bad at all. I eat here regularly and have never had a bad experience.

Thank Stephnp
phoenix, az
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

We used to come here a two or three years ago, bcse we were renting a home just around the corner. It was farily new at that time, and we really thought it was great value/variety/taste for the money. We still do! It was MUCH more crowded this time. We walked up (no reservation) at 5:45pm, and could only find... More 

Thank Layaway
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262 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

We haven't been here is awhile and now I remember why. If you really know and like your sushi/sashimi this is not the place to go, but on the other hand if you like Asian cooked foods then its OK. My party of 3 dined here and a Saturday night around 7:30. The place was filled. Atmosphere very nice. Our... More 

Thank akdeepdiver
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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111 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

The establishment is wonderfully arranged and includes patio dining. If you come for lunch early they appear a bit unorganized and it takes a while to get things moving. Some wait staff are better than others and it took longer than surrounding tables to get served. I was very pleased with my selection, it was fresh, tasty, and plated well.... More 

Thank Deborah S
Chandler, AZ
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

Otaku is an airy, clean restaurant and we've enjoyed many meals there, both seated in the dining room area and at the bar. The water generally comes with a slice of cucumber. My favorite is the squid salad; simple and tasty. We've ordered sushi and it was very good. We prefer to patronize non-chain restaurants and this fits the bill.... More 

Thank chandlerguera
Benson, Arizona
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110 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

My wife and I decided we wanted sushi on a Sunday afternoon and headed to Otaku because our friends praised it. It was closer to our house than our favorite sushi place in Arizona: RA. The decor consisted of fine marble, rich dark woods and similar high-end interior furnishings. We sat in an atrium like glass walled copula area with... More 

Thank BigOhvac
Surprise, Arizona
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68 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

After looking at some reviews, and hungering for some sushi this was the choice. The location and parking is very good. The interior decor is modern, however the music seemed a little loud at 4:30 in the afternoon. The edamame was excellent and so was the spicy tuna roll. I sampled other rolls from our group and they were very... More 

Thank Troy A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Chinese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2430 S Gilbert Rd, Chandler, AZ 85286-1591
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Chandler
  • Phone Number: +1 480-821-3908
Otaku: obsessed, hardcore fan, cult fan, fanboy or nerd. Originating in Japan from a polite second-person pronoun meaning "your home." Otaku in the U.S. is used much like the term geek. We have brought this obsession to South Chandler. Enjoy traditional Asian cuisine, artfully prepared. Fresh maki (rolls), sushi, sashimi, noodle dishes and omakase are just the beginning of this incredible dining experience.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?