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1718 S Eagle Rd, Meridian, ID 83642
(208) 888-6278
Today
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 21
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  • 7
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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We are from Wyoming so on our travels we always try out different sushi restaurants until we find one we love. We would definitely go back to this one, the atmosphere, chefs and servers were all great. The sashimi was great, miso was great and the roll we had was average but still good. The sushi... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2014
Kilpack
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Kemmerer, Wyoming
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Pleasanton, CA
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323 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The fish was OK, but definitely not what I'm used to getting in California. They claimed the salmon was wild, and I would hope it is in Idaho.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I had heard good reviews about the place from colleagues who work in the area. As someone who travels on business 70% of the time, I usually find sushi bars a great retreat for a "party of one". Not so with this place! Not only did the sushi chef/owner make a snide remark about "just a party of one" (when... More 

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Nampa, Idaho, United States
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Tried Sakana for the first time today. Very disappointed in the flavor and quality of the Sushi and the poor service. Ordered a Dynamite Roll, a Spicy Tuna Roll and Maguru and Himachi. Bill came to $28+ and did not include miso or salad. Flavor of rolls was bland. SIze of Nigiri was small. Had 3 different servers waiting on... More 

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Nampa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I ordered their shrimp and noodle dish, which turned out be delicious. My wife had their crispy salmon rolls and she loved them. We finished off our meal with their deep fried banana which is to die for. Great family environment, outstanding food and good service at a reasonable price.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Found the hibachi expensive and ordinary. Over $20 for an entree and 2.50 extra for fried instead of steamed rice. Service was also mediocre. Waiter never came by after serving the entrée. Had to ask for the bill. The place was not that busy. Not worth going back.

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North Salt Lake, Utah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Sakana Japanese Sushi absolutely lives up to high expectations. It is conveniently located across the street from the Courtyard Hotel where we were staying. Unassuming on the outside, once inside everything changes. The restaurant is divided into sections for a bar, table seating, tatami rooms, and teppanyaki grill and tastefully decorated throughout. The first sign of quality was the extensive... More 

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Issaquah, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Ate here for a work meeting last month. The location was great, based on my hotel, as it right across the street. The sushi was good, but we did order Steak too. The Steak done "Benihana" style in that it was chopped in to small pieces, and grilled with way too much sauce, seasoning etc. As a result was that... More 

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Texas City, Texas
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This is a great place to dine in or take out. I would definitely recommend it. I eat here frequently while traveling on business and the service and quality are consistent. The sushi is fresh and clean. They also have a great atmosphere.

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Kemmerer, Wyoming
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We are from Wyoming so on our travels we always try out different sushi restaurants until we find one we love. We would definitely go back to this one, the atmosphere, chefs and servers were all great. The sashimi was great, miso was great and the roll we had was average but still good. The sushi bar chefs gave us... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

On a recent visit, we ordered 3 different rolls suggested by our server. All were very different and excellent, from unagi and maguro to sake and tako. They bring their fish in 3 times per week making a big difference in taste and texture. Kudos!

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Additional Information about Sakana Japanese Sushi & Steak

Address: 1718 S Eagle Rd, Meridian, ID 83642
Phone Number: (208) 888-6278
Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Meridian
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Japanese, Steakhouse, Sushi

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1718 S Eagle Rd, Meridian, ID 83642
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Meridian
  • Phone Number: (208) 888-6278

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Steakhouse, Sushi
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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