We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sapporo Japanese Steakhouse

3 Wharf #2, Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 333-1616
Website
Menu
Improve this listing
Ranked #90 of 258 restaurants in Monterey
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
4 visitor photos
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Write a Review

82 reviews from our community

72% Recommend
    36
    24
    12
    5
    5
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Tucson
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Right on the water, this restaurant does not disappoint! The sushi is fresh and delicious as were the non-sushi appetizers. We ordered edamame, gyoza, bacon wrapped shrimp in addition to sushi. Everything was excellent! And our server was awesome! Ask for a table by the window-the view is spectacular! You can't go wrong here.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Millsboro, Delaware
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Wait staff so very helpful. Knew their stuff, and the food was very good, besides having a beautiful view of the Bay. We hated to leave.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Banff National Park, Canada
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Loved the sushi here - the waiter went out of his way to make my kids feel welcome and to prepare the food the way they wanted (picky kids!). The view is wonderful and adds to the experience.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Boulder, Colorado
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I haven't had the sushi side of the restaurant but love the grill side where they cook right in front of you. Lunch is still pricey but so much food is given and the view is incredible. Staff is funny, friendly and food is good. You will see why restaurant food tastes good - oil, butter and lots of seasoning!... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sacramento, California
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

They cook the food right in front of you. The cook adds a bit of humor and games to make the whole eating experience fun. The food was plentiful and nice. This restaurant should be one of Monterrey attractions. The food is not cheap so I am not sure why some folks said it was cheap. We were a party... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

A great location overlooking the marina, good food and plenty of it (maybe a bit too much of it). Overall lunch experience was a positive one and if I'm in the area again I'd be happy to eat there

Was this review helpful? Yes
San Bernardino, California
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

drinks okay. food cold. very costly. our waitress was great. but another waiter was nasty to clients. portion size was okay. nice view of the ocean. the parking is not validated

Was this review helpful? Yes
San Luis Obispo, California
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We ate lunch here and shared a Bento Box and Gyoza and it was very tasty and lots of food. Kirin or Sapporo beer is a must. Cheers!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Davis, California, United States
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

It's unusual to find really good sushi at a reasonable price, especially in a vacation destination like Monterey. However, the sushi is definitely fresh, tasty, and reasonably priced here. Definitely worth a try!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Monterey Peninsula, California
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

A little over priced for sushi. If your spending some bucks then it should be great quality. I wasn't very satisfied with my plate but at least was filling. Service was ok, it felt rushed like the server wanted us to leave.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Sapporo Japanese Steakhouse also viewed

Monterey, Monterey Peninsula
Monterey, Monterey Peninsula
 
Monterey, Monterey Peninsula
Monterey, Monterey Peninsula
 

Been to Sapporo Japanese Steakhouse? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Sapporo Japanese Steakhouse, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing