Osaka Sushi

3940 E. Exposition Ave.
Denver, CO 80209
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  • Monday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Sunday 4:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • $, $$
  • Wheelchair accessible, Catering, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party, Takeout
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • Full bar
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Not Accepted
On the surface, Osaka could be any one of the dozens of neighborhood sushi bars in this town. It doesn't have a gimmick. There are no giant anime robots and the sushi rollers don't pull maki out of their ears or hide octopus in their hats. But its excellence reveals itself in small ways, in little moves and quiet moments. The specials at the bar truly are special, and for those who are still afraid of raw fish, the menu has plenty of cooked appetizers, soups and Japanese entrees. Check out the all-you-can-eat special; while it's only offered at lunch a few days per week, it's a steal at $16.

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