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“Fresh sushi”
Review of O-Ku

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Ranked #117 of 946 Restaurants in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$30 - US$30
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Radcliffe Street
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

O-Ku has a great ambience and has a very nice bar area as well as seating areas for dining.

We ordered a variety of rolls, sushi and sashimi. The sushi is excellent and the prices are what you would expect in an upscale sushi restaurant.

The service was good and we really enjoyed our meal.

Thank Tara W
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

The food at o-ku was very good, but the rest of our experience was poor. The ambiance at this place is non-existent unless you like loud places where you can't carry on a conversation. Table configuration against the walls are not conducive for privacy. Our server had too many tables. Our food didn't come out for 45 minutes and then the entrees took another 45 minutes.

The food just isn't good enough to endure their other problems.

Go elsewhere

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Thank tazzy1711
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

The restaurant peeked our interest while strolling down King Street. The restaurant is beautiful and does not look like a traditional sushi restaurant. The sushi was delicious and well priced. The ambiance was really nice.

Thank cromero1027
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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has the best sushi rolls in town. I've never eaten anything else here so I can't speak about the rest of the menu. It's a loud fun atmosphere. Service is always great and everyone working there is smiling and seems to be happy to work there. It's a great girls night out spot!

Thank Erin B
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Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Was cold out and restaurant was pretty empty so they sat us at the sushi bar.....go figure in front of an AC while it was one of the coldest days in Charleston.
Server, Katherine, did a great job and is probably why they got 3 stars from me. Miso soup tasted like a bowl of iodine and was cold. Green tea was actually orange pekoe, shrimp dumplings were warm at best and gummy. Pork pot stickers were average at best. Harumaki was actually more of an egg roll than Harumaki. Sushi rolls were good.

Had one chop stick that looked like a burnt match, 3 plates were chipped, food was garnished by people not wearing gloves and 2 of the sushi staff were chowing down right behind the sushi bar. As we left all those tables we weren't allowed to sit at were still empty.

1  Thank grizzly323
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