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Oba Contemporary Japanese

1285 Elmhurst Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60018-5532
+1 847-228-8810
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good32%
  • Average0%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
26 Feb 2018
“Unique Suhi”
14 Jun 2016
“Best sushi ”
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
1285 Elmhurst Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60018-5532
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

We decided to check out Oba because a coupon we received. The outside of the building is not the best being in a bit of a run-down strip center... but the inside was clean and inviting. Our server was attentive and friendly. Some of the...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank howardc761
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

I loved the restaurant from the second I stepped into the front door until this moment and for ever on. Food amazing ! Service fast and very kind ! Can't think of a better sushi for this price

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank Lion S
Reviewed 19 May 2016

It is a tapas style sushi place, nice names of each sushi, the portion is so small, or hardly to see the real thing they used to make it. Won't come back,

Date of visit: July 2015
Thank dee203
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Just great sushi. My go to place. I would recommend the kiss of fire and the green tea mochi for dessert is excellent. Definitely 5 stars.

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank Kerry B
Reviewed 7 February 2016

We dine here once or twice a month. The staff knows us very well and they remember what my kids eat even before we order. Do not let the outside look deceive you. The food is excellent, the service fast and courteous, and the price...More

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank Lara L
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Simple Japanese in strip mall... Dinner night before family trip out of O Hare. Food was solid... Kids had udon and tempura... I had good spicy shrimp and California rolls and my husband had various sashimi. Wasn't crowded, service was friendly. Good spot.

Date of visit: December 2015
1  Thank NoelG347
Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

Nice eclectic sushi restaurant tucked away. Nice ambience inside and a wide selection of entrees on their menu. Staff was also very friendly. Sushi was great and prices were very reasonable. I had the Urban Heat signature roll. My husband had the Godzilla roll which...More

Date of visit: July 2015
1  Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 12 July 2015

it's usually difficult to find a good sushi place in a chicago suburb, but we were lucky to find this place as a result of a restaurant.com dining coupon... it's situated in a strip mall with decent parking....upon early pm hours, we were able to...More

Date of visit: August 2014
Thank jtat
Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

This place was amazing. Great price. Food was amazing. Don't let the outside fool you. This is a top notch dinner.

Date of visit: May 2015
1  Thank V8398UXjasons
Reviewed 6 February 2015 via mobile

Simple place, suburbs of Chicago, only two opinions at TripAdvisor (good, but just two). It was a surprise for the group of five of us. We ordered food to share and individual plates. I couldn't believe how beautiful the presentation, lots of care by sushi...More

1  Thank AndreD309
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1285 Elmhurst Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60018-5532
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Des Plaines
  • Phone Number: +1 847-228-8810
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