Ota-ya Japanese Restaurant

Local Japanese Restaurant

  • 21 Ferry St
  • Lambertville, NJ 08536, US
  • Phone: 6093979228
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Cuisine: Japanese
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Seating: Indoor
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Cooked Appetizers

Edamane $5.95

Steamed Young Soybeans

Shumai $6.95

steamed shrimp dumpings 6pcs

Wasabi Shumai $6.95

steamed pork dumplings 5pcs

Gyoza $6.95

pan fried dumplings 5 pcs

Tatsuta Age $6.95

fried popcorn chicken, Japanese style

Agedashi Tofu $5.95

lightly fried tofu w/tempura sauce

Nasu Dengaku $6.95

fried eggplant w/tangy sauce

Yakitori $6.95

grilled chicken on skewers

Shrimp Tempura Appetizer $7.95

shrimp & vegetables fried tempura style

Vegetable Tempura $6.95

tempura battered vegetables

Shitake Tempura $6.95

tempura battered shitake mushrooms

Harumaki $5.95

Japanese vegetable spring rolls

Beef Tataki $13.00

smoked beef served w/ponzu sauce

Ika Fry $6.95

fried breaded squid

Soft Shell Crab $12.00

deep fried crab served w/ special sauce

Beef Negimaki $12.00

stuff scallion and asparagus

Broiled Squid $7.50

squid with ginger sauce

Kushikatsu $5.95

fried breaded pork

Crab and Cheese Wontons $7.95

deep fried w/spicy sauce

Raw Appetizers

Tuna Tartar $12.00

tuna chunks w/ karashi miso

Basil Sandwich $8.00

fried basil lead, avocado, and basil sauce

Tuna Metropolitan $16.00

tuna prepared 3 ways: spicy, tataki, karashi miso

Salmon's Lover $16.00

salmon prepared 3 ways: spicy, tatki, karashi miso

Sashimi Layer $17.00

layers of tuna, yellowtail, and caviar

New Style Sashimi $17.00

sliced tuna, yellowtail, salmon, white tuna w/ roasted garlic vinaigrette

Usuzukuri $12.00

thinkly sliced fluke served w/ ponzu

Yellowtail Jalapeno $13.00

sliced yellowtail served w/ yuzu sauce

Spicy Tuna Pizza $12.00

fried tortilla w/ avocado and eel sauce

Wasabi Tartare $14.00

tuna chunks w/ wasashi relish, ponzu


Miso $2.50

seaweed, scallion and tofu

Seafood Soup $7.00

in clear broth

Spicy Miso Kimchi $5.00

spicy soup served with tofu and kimchi

Tom Yum $7.00

shrimp scallop, squid in spicy lemongrass broth

Vegetarian Rolls

Cucumber Roll $4.00

Avocado Roll $4.50

AAC Roll $5.00

Avocado, Asparagus, Cucumber

Salad Roll $5.50

Lettuce, Avocado, Tomato, Mayo

Sweet Potato Tempura Roll $5.00

Vegetable Tempura Roll $5.50

Cooked Rolls

California Roll $5.50

Crabstick, Avocado, Cucumber

Octopus Roll $6.00

Octopus with Cucumber

Salmon Skin Roll $6.00

Fried Salmon Skin w/ Cucumber

Eel Roll $6.50

Eel with Cucumber

Tempura Roll $7.00

Choice of Chicken of Shrimp Tempura Roll with Eel Sauce

Philly Roll $7.00

Smoked Salmon, Cream Cheese, Cucumber

Spicy Crispy Salmon Roll $8.50

Fried Salmon with caviar and spicy sauce

Boston Roll $6.00

Cooked Shrimp w/ Lettuce and Mayo

Alaska Roll $7.00

Smoked Salmon, Avocado, Cucumber

Raw Rolls

Salmon Roll $0.83

w/ Cucumber or Avocado

Tuna Roll $0.83

w/ Cucumber or Avocado

Yellowtail Roll $0.88

w Scallions or Avocado

Spicy Tuna Roll $7.00

Spicy Salmon Roll $7.00

Spicy Yellowtail Roll $8.00

New York Roll $8.00

Tuna, Crab, Cucumber & Caviar

Sushi & Sashimi Entree

Sushi Deluxe $21.00

8pcs assorted sushi & California roll Comes with Miso Soup & House Salad w/ Ginger Dressing

Sushi Extra Deluxe $25.00

10pcs Assorted Sushi & Spicy Tuna Roll Comes with Miso Soup & House Salad w/ Ginger Dressing

Sashimi Dinner $26.00

20pcs of Fresh Variety of Fish Comes with Miso Soup & House Salad w/ Ginger Dressing

Sushi & Sashimi Combo $30.00

5pcs Sushi, 12pcs sashimi & Spicy Tuna Roll Comes with Miso Soup & House Salad w/ Ginger Dressing

Chirashi $25.00

17pcs assorted sashimi on bed of vinaigrette sushi rice Comes with Miso Soup & House Salad w/ Ginger Dressing

Unagi Don $25.00

Broiled Eel on Rice with Egg Custard Garnish

Tekka Don $28.00

16pcs Tuna Sashimi on bed of Sushi Rice Comes with Miso Soup & House Salad w/ Ginger Dressing

Chef's Special Rolls

Spider Roll $12.00

Soft Shell Crab with Cucumber & Caviar

Hawaii Roll $7.00

Fish Tempura, Avocado, Cucumber, Caviar

American Dream Roll $11.00

Shrimp Tempura, Eel, Cucumber, Avocado and Caviar

Bahamas Roll $13.00

in: Spicy Crab out: Eel, Avocado, Caviar

Eel on Eel Roll $16.00

in: Eel and Cucumber out: Eel with Eel Sauce

Enter the Dragon Roll $15.00

in: Shrimp Tempura out: Spicy Lobster

Lobster Queen Roll $12.00

Spicy Lobster, Lettecem Avocado & Masago

King Crab Roll $16.00

King Crab, Avocado, Caviar, Lettuce and Mayo

Lobster Mango Roll $16.00

in: Fresh Lobster, Avocado, Lettuce out: Mango, Tobiko with Mango Sauce

Spicy King Roll $13.00

in/out: Spicy Mix (tuna,yellowtail, salmon), Caviar and Tempura Flakes

Ocean Roll $12.00

Salmon, Tuna,. Seaweed Salad, Caviar, Scallion wrapped w/ Soybean Paper

Rainbow Roll $13.00

in: eel and cucumber out: tuna, salmon, fluke, avocado, caviar

X'mas Roll $9.50

Salmon, Crab, Cucumber, Avocado, Caviar and Mayo

Banzai Roll $10.00

Raw Scallop, Caviar, Cucumber and Mayo

Ota-Ya Roll $10.00

Tuna, Salmon, Crab, Avocado, Cucumber and Caviar

Naruto Maki $15.00

(no rice) Salmon, Tuna, Yellowtail, Crab wrapped in Cucumber

Godzilla Roll $13.00

in: Tuna, Salmon, White Tuna, Avocado, Masago and Scallions out: lightly fried w/ spicy sauce and eel sauce

Nemo Roll $15.00

in: Spicy Tuna and Tempura Flakes out: Salmon and Avocado

Incredible Roll $15.00

in: Spicy Lobster out: Salmon and Avocado

Eagle Roll $14.00

in: Eel, Cream Cheese, Crab, Tempura Flakes out: White Tuna, Avocado and Tobiko

Love Roll $12.00

Salmon, Tuna, Asparagus, Masago, Soybean Wrap w/ Nuta Sauce

Crystal Roll $12.00

Tuna Tataki, Seaweed Salad, Radish, Caviar wrapped w/ rice wrap & citrus vinaigrette

Spicy Rock Roll $15.00

in: Spicy Tuna, Shrimp Tempura, Avocado out: Spicy Tuna, Tempura Flakes wrapped w/ Soy Paper

Treasure Roll $16.00

in: Tuna, Avocado, Crispy Crab out: Salmon, Hijiki Salad and Soybean Paper

Violet Roll $16.00

in: Spicy Tuna and Soft Shell Crab out: Eel, Avocado , Caviar and Soybean Paper

Apollo Roll $15.00

in: Spicy Scallop out: Tuna, Avocado, Caviar

Gangnam Roll $15.00

in: Shrimp Tempura out: Tuna Tataki w/ Eel Sauce & Basil Sauce

King Kong Roll $16.00

Tuna, Salmon, Yellowtail, White Tuna, Avocado

Salmon Dynamite Roll $15.00

in: Spicy Salmon, Avocado out: Seared Salmon w/ Ponzu Sauce


House Salad $3.00

w/ Ginger Dressing

Seaweed Salad $5.00

Hijiki Salad $5.00

Marinated Black Seaweed

Avocado Salad $5.00

w/ Ginger Dresssing

Crispy Salmon Salad $12.00

Cucumber, Caviar w/ Chefs Special Dressing

Ota-Ya Salad $10.00

w/ Seaweed, Lettuce, Avocado, Carrot, Caviar

Sashimi Salad $15.00

Tuna, Salmon, Yellowtail, White Tuna Chunks with Spicy sauce and Crunchy Flakes

Lobster Mango Salad $18.00

Fresh Steamed Lobster, Mango, Avocado, Caviar w/ Mango Dressing

Volcano Salad $10.00

Spicy Crunchy Crab, Lettuce, Avocado, Carrot, Cucumber

Salmon Skin Salad $10.00

Lettuce, Cucumber, Avocado, Carrot w/ Ponzu Nuta Dressing

Spicy Ika Salad $10.00

Raw Squid, Cucumber, Radish in Spicy Vinaigrette

Sushi & Sashimi A La Carte

Smoked Salmon $0.86

Salmon $0.83

Beancurb $0.88

Tuna $0.83

Crab Stick $0.89

White Tuna $0.83

Shrimp $0.91

Yellowtail $0.87

Eel $0.92

Striped Bass $0.83

Octopus $0.83

Fluke $0.83

Egg $0.88

Spanish Mackerel $0.83

Surf Clam $0.90

Fresh Scallop $9.50

Squid $0.83

Sea Urchin $10.00

Flying Fish Egg $0.83


Sweet Shrimp $9.50

Tobiko $0.93

Fatty Tuna $15.00

King Crab $14.00

Salmon Roe $0.93

Teriyaki (served with miso soup & house salad)

Steak $25.00

New York Strip

Filet Mignon $30.00

Chicken $17.00

Salmon $20.00

Shrimp $20.00

Chicken or Beef Negimaki $0.72

Stuffed with Scallion and Asparagus

Tempura (served with miso soup & house salad)

Vegetable $17.00

20pcs Mix Vegetables

Shrimp & Vegetable $20.00

6pcs Shrimp, 6pcs Veggie

Chicken & Vegetable $17.00

6pcs Chicken, 6pcs Vegetables

Chicken Katsu $16.00

Deep Fried Breaded Chicken Cutlets

Tonkatsu $16.00

Deep Fried Breaded Pork Cutlets

Specials (served with miso soup & house salad)

Ginger Beef $23.00

Thinly Sliced Beef Cooked with Onion and Ginger Sauce

Vegetable Lover $14.00

Tofu Teriyaki, Vegetable Tempura, Salad Roll

Chicken Batayaki $18.00

Grilled Chicken with Lemon Butter Saffron Sauce

Nabemono (served with miso soup & house salad)

Udonsuki $25.00

Wheat Noodles with Seafood in clear soup base

Shakenabe $22.00

Salmon & Vegetables in Soy Bean Broth

Yaki Udon $16.00

Stir Fried Noodles w/Chicken and Vegetables

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