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desaki Restaurant

2054 Route 611, Swiftwater, PA 18370-7773
+1 570-839-2500
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  • Very good20%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible13%
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2054 Route 611, Swiftwater, PA 18370-7773
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: desaki Restaurant
1. The Freshest Sushi
"The Sushi was great and fresh!"
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2. Family Fun Experience
"the best Hibachi entertainment I've ever been to around the US"
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3. Award-Winning Building
"Desaki is a beautiful building inside and out"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wonderful experience! Entertaining, delicious, and had gluten free options! Our chef, Stevie was animated and engaging; our waitress, Jazmyne was attentive and pleasant They were very careful about food allergies which I appreciated! A great place for couples and families. The food was great and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 144breannaw
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Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

This was without a doubt, the very best hibachi restaurant I’ve ever had the privilege of eating at. Our server Carlos was excellent, kind, charming and truly helpful at all times. They had two chefs cooking for us at the same time which was a...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Aleddie717
Desaki611, Public Relations Manager at desaki Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2018

Thank you so much for your glowing review of our establishment. Your kind words will be passed along to our staff, and we look forward to seeing you again soon! Have a fantastic weekend!

Reviewed 2 days ago

1. I personally did not like the idea of cooking in front of us. 2. The chef suddenly puts a huge fire on the cooking platform. I wonder whether such a fire display is allowed as per American rules. 3. The chef insulted me by...More

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: November 2018
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Desaki611, Public Relations Manager at desaki Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded today

While we are sorry that you seemed to have a bad time, we think you have a misunderstanding about what we are about as a restaurant. Desaki is a family-centered hibachi and sushi restaurant. Worldwide, teppanyaki (hibachi), is cooked on a flat grill in front...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Food was good. We had a variety of food. Service was very good. Fun time It was very entertaining Family friendly

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Sabrina J
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A great dinner with friends celebrating three birthdays in January. Enjoyable atmosphere, amazing food and super friendly staff. Even got a picture of our party.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank IvanaK935
Reviewed 5 days ago

The hibachi chef was great! He had a great personality and was very funny. The food was delicious. However- for 2 adults and 1 small child, the bill was over $130! I find it was very overpriced, especially for Pennsylvania!I don’t find it was worth...More

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Excursion34996048100
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My sister took my daughter and myself to Great Wolf Lodge and we decided to go out to Hibachi for dinner. Choosing Desaki was the best dinner choice!! The SERVICE was phenomenal!! The FOOD was 10/10. The STAFF was excellent! 10/10 would recommend. Stevi was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Cassmarie2323
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were there for our 30th wedding anniversary. We requested to sit at a table with no children and agreed to wait We went to the bar for a drink. They hostess kept pressuring us to take a table and told us she had one...More

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: January 2019
Thank janeashwood
Desaki611, Public Relations Manager at desaki Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We are sorry that you were disappointed with your visit, however we hope you understand that we are a family restaurant and therefore are frequented by guests with children. We try to do our best if a guest requests an experience without children, but especially...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Benny is awesome !!! ........................ Great for all ages and people. Come see Benny the chef or the others. It’s great all around we had a blast after a long night!!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Go189873
Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall the food was good and the chef we had was entertaining. Everything on the menu was overpriced compared to other hibachi places in the area. Couple things that bothered me, $3 for a soda and charged another $3 for a refill, at $3 for...More

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Anthony R
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February 20, 2018|
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Response from Barry A | Reviewed this property |
Don’t know but recommend checking their website has most of their information
April 29, 2015|
Response from Desaki611 | Property representative |
Hello! We are very happy that you enjoyed the martini! Its very simple...equal parts of Grey Goose and Unfiltered Sake. Enjoy! We look forward to having you back!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
3:30 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
3:30 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
3:30 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
3:30 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2054 Route 611, Swiftwater, PA 18370-7773
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Swiftwater
  • Phone Number: +1 570-839-2500
  • E-mail
Desaki Restaurant is the most family-friendly dining experience in the Pocono Mountains. Celebrating family, food, fire and fun, our talented Hibachi chefs prepare all your favorites including filet mignon, lobster, scallops, salmon, chicken, NY Strip and jumbo shrimp right before your eyes to ensure it's cooked just the way you like it. Desaki's ultra-fresh sushi menu includes traditional items as well as Chef AJ's own unique creations. Desaki Restaurant is also home to The Garden, a world-class event venue. The Garden is the Pocono's premier event destination. Whether you are celebrating a wedding, anniversary, family reunion, sweet 16, or a corporate event or charity function, the experts at The Garden believe in turning moments into memories.
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