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Hakane Sushi

967 E Ojai Ave., Ojai CA 93023 [map]
(805) 640-3070

Open for lunch and dinner seven days a week, Hakane Sushi features a full sushi bar, dining room seating and a covered outdoor patio. The menu is expansive, but don't forget your reading glasses.

Open 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, 11:30 a.m. to 10:00 Friday and Saturday. Free street parking.

Reviews from Publications and Diners

I love the menu and the food. I am in a wheelchair and it is easy to get a meal on the go. 5 out of 5.

My sister goes to Villanova Prep School and I was visiting her when we decided to go to Hakane to grab some lunch since it was the new sushi bar in town. First off, the inside was nicely decorated and the restrooms were clean. The waiters were friendly and the service was good.

I felt that the House Special Rolls were a bit pricey but they are GOOD! They also offered sashimi, a particular favorite of mine. They also offered a la carte dishes, some noodle dishes and lunch specials. My sister ordered a Dragon Roll and I got some yellowtail sushi and Rainbow Roll. I also got a small sapporo beer.

All the food tasted great and my sister loved the Dragon Roll. As far as service, it was good but not great. Our server was friendly but she seemed lost at times because she was new (I figured it was acceptable since this restaurant just opened). The Japanese sushi chefs were nice as expected and made sure to greet you and say goodbye and thank you.

The overall experience was excellent and I give Hakane two thumbs up. YUM, we have a potential great sushi place in Ojai and I'm sure I'll stop by here more often whenever I'm in town!

I went there in a group of three a few days after they opened. They still need to get the rhythm of the kitchen and sushi bar down (ie: the food took a while), but the greeting was warm and friendly, they had plenty of waitstaff on hand, and were prompt about refilling drinks and water. The food was good–not exceptional sushi, but fresh and tasty. The menus are glossy and filled with pictures. The prices are a bit higher than I expected, a lunch combo was about 11 dollars, but the food was plentiful. Many of the rolls on the menu are in the 12 dollar range, but what you get is a large plate with a giant colorful roll. I also tried the shrimp and veggie tempura, the salad with the obligatory (but yummy) ginger carrot dressing, plain white rice, gyoza and a tuna roll and it was all good. Altogether, Hakane Sushi is a good option for downtown Ojai if you are hankering for something different.

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