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Ukai Japanese Steak House

2167 W Grand River Ave, Okemos, MI 48864-1650
+1 517-349-0820
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good44%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Steakhouse
$$ - $$$
2167 W Grand River Ave, Okemos, MI 48864-1650
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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

The Ukai has great food and provides a fun eating experience as the meal is prepared at your table! You won't leave hungry!

Thank Anna T
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit to this location. We've been a couple times to the Saginaw Hwy location in Lansing and always loved it. This was every bit as good. My husband had the hibachi steak and I had the teriyaki chicken. My daughter and...More

Thank bunnyyoop
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Had a great dinner with a funny chef. Kids loved it and they handled our large group of 14 easily. Always fun for special occasions!

Thank kcrichto
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Went for my wife's birthday, along with our young son. It was a fun experience. Had the chicken hibachi, along with a tuna roll. They give you miso and a small salad, along with a shrimp appetizer. Watching the food being prepared was a highlight...More

Thank MSUBones2010
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

The food was prepared fast, the cook had a nice routine at the hibachi grill but the food was pretty bland and salty. We went without a reservation around 5:30 on a Saturday and were seated within 5 minutes. When we left the restaurant was...More

Thank Lorie L
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Ukai is the go-to Japanese steakhouse in the area and they do a great job. The chefs prepare delicious food and with the flair and tricks you expect at a Japanese steakhouse. Friendly service. You can't go wrong on food choice. I have had the...More

Thank Zach G
Reviewed 29 December 2016

My family took me here for my birthday, and while it was pretty good, and we had a good time, it was by far, not the best or even great. The place is pretty small, and the chef/cook was ehhhhh. The yum-yum sauce is not...More

Thank Kel G
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

I go this place once every couple years. Price is high but you are paying for your food and for diversion- then is like going to an spectacularly unique place to get dinner and have fun at same time.

Thank Lyla P
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Ukai Japanese Steak House in Okemos is a fun experience for groups, families, or couples. We always enjoy the hibachi chefs and their knife skills. There's a bit of excitement when the grill is set aflame or when the chef tosses a shrimp for you...More

Thank Kathy L
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We go to this restaurant often. It always has good food, but you have to wait for the table to be filled before they will start cooking. So if you are in a hurry, don't go here. And you do not have an opportunity for...More

Thank ValerieGA
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Becky S
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Response from Bob M | Reviewed this property |
Would be worth the phone call. The Tepanaki includes rice...can request more vegetables. I think they offer brown rice...
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
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Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2167 W Grand River Ave, Okemos, MI 48864-1650
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ingham County  >  Okemos
  • Phone Number: +1 517-349-0820
Join us for a memorable experience where dishes are prepared at your table by our expert Hibachi chefs, with only the finest in steak, chicken and seafood entrees.
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