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1432 North Main Street, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
(925) 210-0188
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Ranked #46 of 249 Restaurants in Walnut Creek
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Japanese
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Bonanza
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Carmel, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

love dining at the sushi bar. Fresh sushi and wonderful sushi chefs. Delicious fusion Japanese food. However, service is inconsistent at the bar or table sections. It really depends on the servers. This is why we start to seat by the bar...it should be at least a 4 star restaurant if the service improves

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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Our 4th visit to Sasa...can't say enough about the atmosphere..warm, fun and relaxing. Service is excellent, and the food.....always amazing. We are very fortunate to live only 25 minutes from this wonderful restaurant....consistently a GREAT choice!

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Kelowna, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Stopped in for a bite and a drink, taking in their happy hour specials. Service was great. Bartender was very friendly. Food was great too. They had a lovely outdoor seating area, but unfortunately to take in the happy hour specials, we had to sit at the bar.

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Alamo, California
Top Contributor
153 reviews 153 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We really like Sasa, including its fun and interesting decor. The food is delicious from the safe to the exotic: chicken lollipops, black miso cod, scallops with caramelized raisin chutney. The seared ahi is wonderful. We are not fans of their dessert menu, but usually we are too full anyway. Also, a couple of times a year, Sasa has a... More 

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Aptos, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Food was good. Prices for specials were good. Really enjoyed lettuce wraps and sasa roll. Service was just okay. Had to ask three times for my glass of wine.

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Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This was my third visit but the first for lunch. The small plates are very tasty. We had the chicken skewers, lettuce-wrapped prawns, and California rolls. We decided to try the tofu which came covered with fish flakes. The steam caused them to move and wiggle, and when the waitress brought the dish (which arrived so late after we had... More 

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57 reviews 57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I love the whole small plate concept - you can order just the right amount of food and get to try several dishes even if just a party of one or two. The food was fresh and creative - excellent flavors and ingredients. Only issue was that the wrong order was brought to our table. The food was removed and... More 

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Emeryville, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I've never eaten oysters that didn't have their own flavor but okay hopefully the "sauce" will. Oh, the sauce is already on the oysters, oops.the "chef" (he's probably some line cook from England and doesn't know anything about flavor) sent our ponzu sauce. Turned out it was a great idea, we used it on everything. The only thing that did... More 

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Brentwood, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Atmosphere pleasant; service a bit slow; while menu boasts of sashimi selections from Tsukiji fish market (and having dined at several restaurants within the Tsukiji), portions are comically small, (and inversely priced) and flavors bland -- no where near quality found at the Tsujiki.

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San Ramon, California
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37 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

I've eaten at Sasa several times and the food is delicious, fresh and interesting. I especially love their sushi, bacon wrapped mushroom "sticks", duck confit tacos and beef filet on a hot stone. They also are very accommodating with diners with severe allergies (don't we all have that friend?). I also like the fun bar scene and overall vibe….. reminds... More 

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Additional Information about Sasa Izakaya

Address: 1432 North Main Street, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Phone Number: (925) 210-0188
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Walnut Creek
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Japanese

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