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Sakura Chaya

690 E Nees Ave, Fresno, CA 93720-2198
559-438-9378
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Ranked #34 of 1,011 restaurants in Fresno
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

My wife and I try to dine here at least two to three times a month. The lunch special is fantastic and reasonably priced. The O bento box is also an excellent choice and very filling. Service is great. The sushi bar is usually very busy along with the other dining choices and bar. You won't regret giving this restaurant... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Good service, good food good price.. Always full.. Can't beat the lunch special. Awesome!! But they sweat on to your food Accidentally .. It happen but they take care of it fast!!!

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Clovis, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I met my friend at this restaurant because ever since she introduced me to their bacon fried rice, I can't get enough of it. I've only ever eaten in the bar and had this dish so my experience is limited. Unfortunately, this time the service was not so good. The bartender couldn't seem to get our order correct (which was... More

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Coral Gables, Florida
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145 reviews 145 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

We went on a Monday evening and the place was packed. We were lucky that we had reservations ( 5 people). It was early , 6pm. The hospitality was great. The server kept coming to our station to make sure that we had everything we wanted. The fried rice is excellent! For appetizer we had the sushi roll 9-1-1. Beautiful... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

We had regular dinning, Waited an hour in the bar, then waited over an hour after we ordered. Food servings were small, sushi was not up to par. Sushi rolls had ginger juice soaked in, ruined it for my wife. Not really worth the $85 for two and getting poor service and even poorer food. Sum it up, not going... More

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Sanger
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51 reviews 51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We had a great dinner with friends, the food was great but the service was a little slow. I had to flag down the waiter two different times for drink refills.

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Fresno, California
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32 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I've been to a few sushi joints in town but this is my favorite. Good portions, decent price and friendly staff. I like sitting at the sushi bar and letting the chefs make me anything they want, based on what I like of course. I highly recommend this place. James is my favorite sushi chef. He rocks!

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Cleveland, Oh
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56 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

I have been 3 time in Fresno and always eat there. The place is located in the north suburbs of Fresno, it is large and always busy. I suggest reservations even if you eat at the bar. It has also a teppanyaki section, which I didn't try. I go there for the sushi/sashimi which is as innovative as I have... More

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Fresno, California
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201 reviews 201 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

I really enjoy the variety of sushi rolls they have here. Often we challenge the sushi chefs to create something and we are never disappointed. I am never disappointed here. I am very particular with my sushi and find those that have been around a long time are here for a reason.

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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

Happened to be back in town and friend took us there. It was just as great as the first time. It was also busy. Wait was not bad for no reservations and they were really nice trying to accommodate us. I would get a reservation (both times it was very busy) if you have the time but be sure to... More

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