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Desaki Restaurant

2054 Route 611, Swiftwater, PA 18370-7773
+1 570-839-2500
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good22%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible13%
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12:00 - 22:00All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2054 Route 611, Swiftwater, PA 18370-7773
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was great. The hibachi was amazing and the chefs were engaging with the guests. One chef had a fire going on his hat lol and the other chef was trying to out the fire with a squirt bottle! They were funny and made...More

1  Thank TQueenRen
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to Benihana and can come out still hungry. We saw this place a number of times we passed and on the outside it looks so beautiful and well maintained. Inside is a party going on! We were seated quickly and there was...More

Thank DrJanine K
Desaki611, Public Relations Manager at Desaki Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Dr. Janine K, thank you for your radiating review! Your experience is exactly what we strive for on a day-to-day basis. We were honored to have you, and look forward to having you again! I will be sure to share your kind compliments with...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very large restaurant with nice decor and lots of room inside. visited on a slow mid week-night so there was a lot of room and open tables. Had mostly sushi and appetizers which were very good and abundant portions. Service was good and waiters were...More

Thank traveler541
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best hibachi & sushi in the Poconos! You can't get fresher or better prepared sushi anywhere in this area. Hands down best hibachi and chefs that entertain as well as prepare your most delicious meal. Service is superb!More

Thank Marianne J
Desaki611, Public Relations Manager at Desaki Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Marianne J, thank you for your review! Your experience is exactly what we strive for on a day-to-day basis. We pay close attention to our guests and their needs to ensure they have an amazing experience. With all of our ingredients delivered fresh, daily,...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went for dinner on a Monday night and decided sit at the bar for appitizers after looking at the menu. We weren't hungry enough to justify the expensive hibachi prices. This was a perfect choice for us. Tom, the bartender, was attentive without hovering....More

1  Thank jan2la
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

The hibachi chef splashed my arm, face, and blouse with hot oil. The burn on my arm is now a nasty blister. Hopefully, the face burns won't scar. The blouse is ruined and in the trash. Upon telling our waiter, no report was made, nor...More

Thank nettiereno
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Everything tasted delicious, the scallops were amazing. The chefs did a great job with the hibachi show. I didn't have my kids but I would be fine taking them here. They had face painters and a ballon animal person to entertain the kids. I loved...More

1  Thank LisaMM99
Desaki611, Public Relations Manager at Desaki Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you, LisaMM99 for your review! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed yourself and your dining experience! We pride ourselves on providing the ultimate family-fun dining experience of the Poconos, so next time you visit us, please do bring the kids. They're going...More

Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Awesome food (plenty of it!) cool fire show, chefs are super fun and friendly, atmosphere really nice. Great experience! Not cheap but worth every penny! Can't wait to go again.More

Thank Carolstclaire
Desaki611, Public Relations Manager at Desaki Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Carolstclaire for your review! We are glad to hear you enjoyed our fire show and the company of our chefs. They are a huge part of our desaki family! I will certainly share your compliments with our staff and we look forward to...More

Reviewed 5 May 2017

We finally tried this amazing looking Sushi and Hibachi restaurant. We tried before but their hours are strange. We stopped in for sushi and was not that impressed. I have had better in less expensive places. The sashimi was sashimi, meaning as long as it's...More

Thank Patrick G
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Food was good, not great. Chefs were very skilled with their show but the prices are way overpriced. It was certainly not our first time at a hibachi restaurant but it was our first time being charged for sauces, water or refills. Just not worth...More

Thank kmk818
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We were in the area for a wedding and was fortunate to have dinner at your restaurant I had 3 of your sake martini's can you tell me what was in it. I have been longing for one since the wedding and if I lived closer I would be at the restaurant every weekend however I live 4 hours away.. It was the best martini I have ever had....
30 April 2015|
Response from Desaki611 | Property representative |
Hello! We are very happy that you enjoyed the martini! Its very simple...equal parts of Grey Goose and Unfiltered Sake. Enjoy! We look forward to having you back!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2054 Route 611, Swiftwater, PA 18370-7773
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Swiftwater
  • Phone Number: +1 570-839-2500
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Desaki Japanese Restaurant's entertaining Hibachi chefs prepare all your favorites like Filet Mignon, lobster, scallops, chicken and shrimp right before your eyes to ensure it's just the way you like it. Desaki's ultra fresh Sushi menu includes traditional items as well as our chef's own unique creations. More than delicious family dining, desaki is an entertainment experience where adults and children of all ages can enjoy the XBox gaming station and free rides in our authentic Rickshaw. The XBox gaming station often lures parents into the fun as well as their children. On weekends, desaki offers families many experiences to enjoy which sometimes feature a magician, face painter or caricature artist to entertain young guests.
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