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Sakura (Japanese Cuisine)

Beach Road Fintas | Crowne Plaza Hotel, Kuwait City, Kuwait
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Ranked #41 of 279 Restaurants in Kuwait City
Price range: $30 - $100
Cuisines: Japanese
Good for: Romance, Doing business
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Buffet, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Buffet, Late Night
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English first
Bangkok, Thailand
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I've been to Sakura at least 10 times over the last several years. I have never been disappointed in the portion sizes. They are large in comparison to other sushi joints in Kuwait. The selection of fresh fish is amazing which makes the overall value great.

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Uniontown, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Crab soup!!!! Sashimi!!! Excellent meal and excellent service! Highly recommend. A little pricey but worth it!

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Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I have visited Sakura Alshaib location four days ago on 5 June 2014 Thursday. It was bad experience, as soon as i got in the restaurant smelled like fish or rotten smell. Service slow, i asked for sparkling water different than Perie the waitress said she will go and check never came back. I do Like the Sakura restaurant but... More

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Kuwait
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Rich menu , alacart and set menu,nice atmosphere,attractive ,friendly staff,I love Friday buffet ,awesome crab soap ;) Reasonable price , only don't like when the restaurant have group ! But so far it's fine

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Kuwait
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154 reviews 154 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Sakura started in the Crown Plaza hotel but now has many branches around Kuwait. Last night, we had dinner at the Mahboola branch. Its located in a restaurant complex in front of the 'Al Fintas towers'. Its small with about 7 tables only but I like that location because its not as crowded as the city restaurants during the weekends.... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Sakura is my favorite Japanese restaurant in kuwait. I'm in love with their menu. Great, fresh food. Would recommend the volcano makki, tareq makki, khaled makki, salmon only. Though i would like to request to bring the older ginger, the new one is bitter.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Eaten here far too many times, just keep coming back for the brilliant food, can only be described as superb excellence

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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Had great expectations, can't say it was bad, but definitely not as well advertised. The waiter bluffed me also making me order 24 pieces instead of 18 by giving me wrong numbers for each set. On top, a salad! But worse, the quality of the food, with their chewy tempuras and maki... Nope, not again! Too bad...

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Cairo, Egypt
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Sakura offers one of the best Sushi Open Buffets in all Kuwait! every Friday and Saturday, make sure you make a reservation other wise you will end up on a long waiting list specially if you're visiting Al-shaab Branch or Crown plaza Branch, go early to get the freshest plates, make sure you try the caramel maki their (hands-down) best... More

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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44 reviews 44 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Unfortunately, it's getting worse everyday...my last three visits were nothing but mounting frustration. They have cut food portion to almost half, and the most important thing is that the food is not fresh anymore. The meat tastes funny, rubbery chicken, sushi, edamame and sashimi tastes so bad, while prices keep shooting up. They still have a good quality of service... More

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