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Sasa Izakaya

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1432 North Main Street, Walnut Creek, CA 94596 (Bonanza)
(925) 210-0188
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 22
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Another Visit, Not disappointed

After a long drive into town on a Friday night, decided to pop into one of my favorite joint in WC. Luckily there is a seat at the bar. Ordered the sashimi omakase plus that night special uni from Santa Barbara. It was good, but not the best I had. My only input that can be of an improvement... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 23, 2015
sofiteme
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California
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47 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Walnut Creek, California
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The menu was changed in the past 6 months to more Japanese food rather than the fusion style previously. Loved the place before but would probably not go back again with the new menu.......too bad as it was our favorite spot in The Creek

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Dublin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

My first time dining at Sasa and it definitely won't be my last. Not only is the venue beautiful, but the service and food was exceptional. Our server, Bill, gave us a quick education in sake and tastings to select one we enjoyed most. He asked if he could take our menus and select the food for us, noting any... More 

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Berkeley, California
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

After a bit of trail walking at Mount Diablo we were thirsty and hungry and happened to be in Walnut Creek in the late afternoon and stopped in at Sasa Izakaya for some drinks and food. The interior of the restaurant is quite attractive, with options to sit at the bar, on couches, at bar-height tables, or at standard-height dining... More 

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Danville, California
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I have only been there twice, and sampled only two rolls, but they were among the best I've ever had. What is the most spectacular is the black cod. It is hard to find, and even harder to find so well prepared. I have never had it as good since Kyo-ya in the Palace Hotel in San Francisco closed several... More 

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California
Top Contributor
272 reviews 272 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

After a long drive into town on a Friday night, decided to pop into one of my favorite joint in WC. Luckily there is a seat at the bar. Ordered the sashimi omakase plus that night special uni from Santa Barbara. It was good, but not the best I had. My only input that can be of an improvement is... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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203 reviews 203 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I dined at Sasa Izakaya twice when I was in town for business. We actually stumbled upon the place the first time; and were mesmerized by the outdoor patio and the beautiful waterfall fountain on the inside. We chose to eat on the patio; which is a beautiful setting. I can't recall each of the items that we had precisely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

The food at Sasa is amazing! Don't miss the eggplant...luscious and unlike any eggplant I've ever had. The plate size lends well to sharing. We didn't have anything I didn't LOVE! The service is impeccable.

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Carmel, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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Senior Reviewer
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
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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1432 North Main Street, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
    (Bonanza)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Walnut Creek
  • Phone Number: (925) 210-0188

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Japanese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?