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Sapporo Japanese Restaurant

#228 of 1,026 Restaurants in Hamilton
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
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96 Main St. East, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
(905) 527-1668
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Today
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Buffet, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Awesome AYCE!

My wife and I frequent Sapporo quite often for lunch. It is our favorite lunch AYCE place as it serves Salmon Rose. The food quality is always good and the staff are friendly and always happy to help or explain any dish. I would recommend this for lunch only as it is quite expensive at $25 a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
Abby M
via mobile
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

This is my favourite sushi restaurant, and it is also the favourite of my friends and family. We go here all the time for birthdays and celebrations, and have even made it the place we go for Christmas Eve dinner. The food has always been great quality. I especially like the salmon roses, deep-fried scallops, and mackerel sashimi. I occasionally... More 

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1 Thank Chelsea R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I frequent Sapporo quite often for lunch. It is our favorite lunch AYCE place as it serves Salmon Rose. The food quality is always good and the staff are friendly and always happy to help or explain any dish. I would recommend this for lunch only as it is quite expensive at $25 a person for dinner,... More 

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Thank Abby M
Hamilton, Canada
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

After visiting Spring Sushi multiple times, I figured it was time to give Sapporo a shot after hearing a few relatively positive reviews from my colleagues. The menu was on a tablet, much like many of the other sushi places around so it was a familiar interface. Service was prompt, and dishes were cleared fairly quickly. We placed our initial... More 

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Thank BabChick
Hamilton, Canada
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3 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

On a weekday, three of us came here, two for all-you-can-eat dinner, one of us ordered A la carte. Overall, the service was good: we were seated, given waters, teas, the iPad service is nifty, and our orders came pretty quickly and were completely filled. The trick is to be reasonable. Order enough for the people there, but not too... More 

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Thank Will L
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

I have never enjoyed a moment in this place. The waitress once started an argument with me about something I ordered saying I can't have it and threw me a bowl of ice cream that I didn't want instead, like chucked it at me? We later said we would pay with debit not knowing that their too cheap to pay... More 

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2 Thank Hearthstonehymnal
Hamilton, Ontario
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Kiss of death for me. Been here many times. Know it is is busy so made a reservation. arrived 2 minutes early (go figure.) Gave a full table to people who arrived with us but in the door first ahead of us in line. What's the point of a reservations you might ask. " We are very busy." Yes, ergo... More 

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1 Thank cflaherty
Toronto, Canada
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72 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

I had heard that this place had great AYCE sushi and we went for dinner. The restaurant was packed for a Saturday night. You place your order on an ipad which is becoming the norm. Dinner is 25.99pp on a Saturday night and before we went I looked at the AYCE menu online. I was disappointed at the dinner selection.... More 

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Thank 35CanuckGirl
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

I have been here many times over the years and it's always been busy because the sushi was good. But now, the service is poor. And we were left waiting....we arrived at 7:40 and after being seated, we waited for our waitress for TWENTY minutes to come by offer us water. Seriously?!? And then she left. The whole iPad order... More 

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Thank Michelle Z
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Sapporo offers the most for the same cost. $15.49 for all you can eat lunch and that includes salmon rose sushi. They have beef short ribs, steak, pad thai, and many more items on the their lunch menu. The most extensive list by far for an all you can eat sushi restaurant. All of the food is fresh and delicious.... More 

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Thank wilhelminajansen
Hamilton, Canada
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Very fresh sushi delivered to your door!! Not crazy about the hot food (some of the szechuan dishes are fairly greasy) but the sushi can't be beat thus far. Surprising find in Hamilton.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 96 Main St. East, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: (905) 527-1668

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?