Delivery, Dine-In, International, Seafood, To Go (843) 737-0112
O-Ku  - Fresh On The Menu

463 King Street
Charleston, SC 29403

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About the Restaurant

O-Ku celebrates authentic Asian cuisine with a southern approach with a menu that focuses on unique ingredients and sophisticated presentations. From petite plates to sushi specialties, O-Ku showcases the freshest fish from the world’s finest markets and producers in areas such as Norway, Scotland, Hawaii and New Zealand, as well as local sustainable sources. Chef Thad Stuckey’s focus is to offer high-end traditional sushi and make it approachable and available to any interested diner.

Focused on incorporating authentically Japanese flavors into the fare, O-Ku’s menu is comprised of signature contemporary Japanese entrées and traditional sushi of the season and reflects the uniquely designed space. Guests will enjoy chef specialties including Yakiniku duck legs, salmon misoyaki, harumaki and spicy teriyaki pork belly. They also offer cold plates like poke, king salmon usuzukuri and red snapper crudo. The beverage program at O-Ku is a sophisticated blend of specialty cocktails, premium sake, bubbles, red and white wines and unique beer selections.

The interiors are modern yet offers a reminder of Charleston’s charm and unique history with its exposed brick and high ceilings. Located on one of the city’s most popular streets, the large expansive windows allow the perfect place to watch the action day or night.  O-Ku was named one of the Top 20 Best New Restaurants of 2010 by Esquire magazine and a Best Sushi Restaurant in the U.S. by Travel + Leisure in 2013.



Monday: 5:00 – 10:00 PM
Tuesday: 5:00 – 10:00 PM
Wednesday: 5:00 – 10:00 PM
Thursday: 5:00 – 10:00 PM
Friday: 5:00 – 11:00 PM
Saturday: 5:00 – 11:00 PM
Sunday: 5:00 – 10:00 PM

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Too Good for the "Before" Shot

Fresh on the Menu chefs know the importance of using fresh, Certified SC ingredients. It means their dishes look and taste so good, you’ll forget the ‘before’ picture to share with friends and just dig right in. That’s okay, we’re used to seeing empty plates.

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