Lowcountry fare takes an exotic turn east at O-Ku on Charleston’s bustling upper King Street. O-Ku celebrates authentic Asian cuisine with a contemporary twist that focuses on unique ingredients and sophisticated presentation.
From petite plates of tempura rock shrimp salad to sushi specialties like yellowtail carpaccio with cilantro, serrano pepper and yuzu truffle soy, O-Ku showcases the freshest fish from the world’s finest markets as well as locally sourced ingredients. O-Ku’s interior is modern, yet offers a reminder of Charleston’s charms and history with its exposed brick and high ceilings. A fine selection of sake and hand-made cocktails complement the restaurant’s eclectic menu and sleek ambiance, making O-Ku one of Charleston’s top dining destinations.
Best New Restaurant in America – Esquire magazine, 2010
Top 100 Hottest Restaurant Bars in U.S. – OpenTable, 2013
Top 50 Hot Spot Restaurant – OpenTable, 2011
Charleston’s Best Sushi – The Charleston City Paper, 2012