Our readers told us where to get the best sushi in Scranton

A variety plate of many types of maki and nigiri sushi.

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By Stacy Rounds

May 23, 2024

Are you on the hunt for the best sushi in Scranton? Look no further. The readers’ poll results are in, and it’s official — Osaka Hibachi & Sushi Bar is the reigning champion of sushi in 2024! If you’re craving top-notch sushi made with fresh, quality ingredients, Osaka is the place to be. Let’s dive into what makes Osaka the go-to spot for the best sushi in town.

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Unraveling the Magic of Osaka’s Menu

Diving into the menu at Osaka Hibachi & Sushi Bar is like embarking on a tantalizing treasure hunt where the unbelievably tasty sushi is gold. This place is a wonderland for those who speak fluent sushi. They start by rolling the classics just right then pushing the envelope with rolls that sound like they belong in the Sushi Hall of Fame. These dishes are a feast for the taste buds and a visual spectacle, almost too pretty to eat. Almost.

But let’s say you’re craving sushi, but your friends are not (whatever, fine). Osaka’s hibachi menu has grilled chicken, beef, lobster, and more with rice, noodles, and fresh vegetables. And guess what? They cook the entire feast right in front of you, hibachi style, making Osaka the perfect place to come and celebrate, no matter your tastes.

But wait, there’s more! Osaka’s appetizer menu is like the pre-game show you never knew you needed. The gyoza is perfectly pan-fried, and the edamame is seasoned with just the right amount of salt, making it impossible to stop at just one. And these starters are just the opening act.

Save room for dessert because the green tea ice cream is not to be missed. If that’s not your thing, you can go for something a bit sweeter, like the tempura-fried banana (with or without a scoop of vanilla ice cream) or some gooey mochi balls.

So, whether you’re a sushi connoisseur or someone who appreciates a culinary variety show, Osaka offers a full spectrum of taste sensations. Sushi might be the star of the show, but the supporting cast is equally deserving of a standing ovation. Next time you’re at Osaka, venture beyond the sushi. Who knows? You might just discover your next obsession.

In a nutshell, the menu at Osaka is a thrilling journey for your palate, full of twists, turns, and delicious surprises. So, buckle up, sushi lovers and hibachi fanatics. Your taste buds are in for a wild ride!



  • Stacy Rounds

    Stacy Rounds is a writer and growth producer for The Keystone. Prior to joining the team, Stacy has worked as a writer, editor, and engagement specialist covering topics ranging from local history, disability advocacy, recreation, and food hotspots to relationships and mental health.

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