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Sakanaya Japanese Restaurant

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9447 N Fort Washington Ste 116, Fresno, CA 93730-0697
(559) 433-6607
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Very nice looking walking in plus the dressed workers cute

First time here we had the rock star roll, fresno roll and the red rose roll with sampler fish and the terikayi chicken benito. sushi was good and chicken wasn't as good as Merced Pocket 8's. The Mochi was very good and the Soki was great

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2014
Robert G
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Fresno, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I have had (2) very negative experiences at this restaurant & will NEVER go there again. The first time my husband & I were taking out my office manager as a treat for her hard work & the A/C went out in the restaurant. With all of the grills it was unbearably hot & we were all sweating. Now I... More 

Thank Janetyrb
Hanford, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We have been to this Teppanyaki restaurant several times over the years. In our opinion, it has had the best, and most entertaining chefs in the Fresno area. They have for the most part been friendly, interactive and good cooks. Years ago there used to be a chef named "Saki bomb Tom" who was really entertaining and taught the table... More 

Thank quasimoto559
Fresno, California
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We have tried many times to overlook the policy that management has regarding their payment system. First off, they are the ONLY restaurant that DOESN'T properly detail the items that were ordered and the prices for each item. What they do is print out a generic bill with prices attached and then staple a servers order sheet to the printout.... More 

1 Thank headmofo1
Lemoore, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Incredible food! I wish I could eat there everyday! There customer service is impeccable! The sushi is some of the best sushi in California! The cooks are funny! Great experience.

Thank Michael F
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110 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

First time here we had the rock star roll, fresno roll and the red rose roll with sampler fish and the terikayi chicken benito. sushi was good and chicken wasn't as good as Merced Pocket 8's. The Mochi was very good and the Soki was great

Thank Robert G
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Vicky and others provided the worst customer service that I've ever experienced. I will NEVER go back there. Vicky if you read this....how could you be so rude to a seven year old child?? You slammed his glass down and said in a very rude voice "there is your water, happy now?" I told the manager and he seemed aloof

Thank Naz D
Fresno, California
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297 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

I have to trust a restaurant to order sushi. Freshness is key. I am always confident that what I order at Sakanaya is fresh, creative, and delicious. When I want sushi this is where I go. I am never disappointed.

Thank traveltheworldcs
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013 via mobile

I have tried many places in Fresno and Clovis and Sakanaya is my favorite when it comes to the Hibachi grill. The sushi rolls are pretty good as well, my favorite is the green dragon roll

Thank Pancho4him
Fresno, California
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105 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

They are here to rip off overweight people who think this is authentic teppan. They use lard on the grill and we lap it up. Food tastes okay but the room is always hot, the service slow and the show lame. If you love the teppan thing, and my kids sure do, find somewhere else to go. Here you leave... More 

1 Thank olddaddydude
Madera, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

Poor selection of fish, nothing special; Nice interior. Slow service. Really not much either good or bad to say

1 Thank Frederick i

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9447 N Fort Washington Ste 116, Fresno, CA 93730-0697
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Fresno
  • Phone Number: (559) 433-6607

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
  • Cuisine: Japanese
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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