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Sakana Restaurant

5061 E Elliot Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85044 (Ahwatukee Foothills)
(480) 598-0506
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Ranked #229 of 2,607 Restaurants in Phoenix
Price range: $25 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Japanese
Neighborhood: Ahwatukee Foothills
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English first
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Enjoyable place to come for great sushi and sashimi with Kirin beer or cold sake. Great service with happy staff to help you choose your meal.

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Orlando, Florida
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67 reviews 67 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

A combination sushi bar and steam tables, Sakana's has creative and somewhat rare offerings (I had yellowtail collar). A full bar, very competitive prices and convenient parking in a strip mall make this my top sushi choice in Phoenix.

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New York City, New York
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147 reviews 147 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The Sakana chain has received many great reviews on Yelp - across all Phoenix locations. Since I wanted something inexpensive and filling, I decided to check the restaurant out. This restaurant is definitely a go-to place for both locals and visitors alike. The hostess seated me after five minutes since there were plenty of people there (always a good sign... More 

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355 reviews 355 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We frequent often since there is no other real options in Ahwatukee . Had the udon soup with tempura $9 awesome value and good soup base. YELLOW tail sashimi was good . Fair quality . Spider roll was good as well. Not the best sushi but no other options near by. No fine dinning here . Decor needs updating for... More 

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Chandler, Arizona, United States
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58 reviews 58 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Everything is always fresh. They go through a ton of sushi no matter what day of the week it is. Always feels like a special treat for me when I go. The arrangements are delicious. I like to sit at the sushi bar just to see all the food come out. Today I had their Sakana lunch. Assortment of sushi.... More 

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Glendale, Arizona
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36 reviews 36 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This is one of my favorite restaurants. Been there many times. Great, fresh Japanese food. Lunch specials are great, as is fried fish plate.

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Arizona
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Recently my husband and I went to Sakana for lunch. It was not very busy yet our waiter took forever to wait on us. My husband's meal came out first and then 15 minutes later, I had to ask where my meal was. The waiter kind of snapped at me, "It's coming." I know with such little staff, it was... More 

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Bellingham, WA
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104 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

I am not a big sushi person, so the menu was somewhat limited for me. There is tempura and teriyaki on the menu, but their specialty is sushi. I had the Sakana Delight for lunch and it was very good. Others with me had the tempura, pot stickers and a sushi luncheon special. We all enjoyed our meals. There are... More 

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Tempe, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

We stumbled upon this sushi restaurant years ago when we had an appointment nearby and, we liked it so much that we started going back regularly. For several years, we showed up every Tuesday night, when we were seated at "our table" and brought "the usual", including their yummy Salmon Dynamite, Unagi nigiri from which the eel hung off both... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona, USA
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7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Fresh sushi, large sashimi and Nigiri pieces. Great value and interesting specials. New menu which expands their menu pretty significantly. Sat at sushi bar during last visit. Nice enough, but definitely treat their regulars in a different way than their regular customers (not unexpected, but at times a little uncomfortable). The sushi place to go to in Ahwatukee

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Additional Information about Sakana Restaurant

Address: 5061 E Elliot Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85044
Phone Number: (480) 598-0506
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > Ahwatukee Foothills
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 30
Cuisine: Japanese

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