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Sakura Japanese Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
Japanese, Californian, Sushi
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7201 N Keystone Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46240-3243
317-259-4171
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good cuisine and always consistent

I've visited this restaurant many times and it has never ever been a disappointment. The food is always fresh, the service is decent, and the atmosphere is fine. It isn't the most upscale Japanese restaurant but it is certainly worth a try. Be sure to check the hours before heading out; they are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
Chihuahua B
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Indianapolis, Indiana
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

I've visited this restaurant many times and it has never ever been a disappointment. The food is always fresh, the service is decent, and the atmosphere is fine. It isn't the most upscale Japanese restaurant but it is certainly worth a try. Be sure to check the hours before heading out; they are closed between lunch and dinner.

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Thalwil, Switzerland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Authentic atmosphere. Friendly service and so delicious sushi. Highly recommend this place. Reservation recommended.

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Zionsville, Indiana
Top Contributor
145 reviews 145 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
241 helpful votes 241 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We went in on a Friday night and thank goodness we had a reservation. We only had to wait about 10 minutes. It was completely packed. The outside was not much to look at and neither was the inside but the food was very good. We started out with Tempura and Edamame, which was very good. Then we had Shrimp... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We were in town for a funeral and decided to go into Sakura to place our order because we hadn't seen the menu before. It was a Saturday night and the place was absolutely packed. They took our to go order quickly and served us sake while we waited. The food was prepared in a timely manner and we left.... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Warm, friendly service. Delicious food served quickly. Had sushi and a bento box. We'll be back, and we recommend it highly.

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Des Moines, Iowa, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I was not impressed by this sushi restaurant that my colleague suggested. It was average at best. The Edamame was mushy and had very little salt (and taste). The three sushi rolls I ordered were OK, but nothing great. The service was slow and a table next to use had to ask the waitress several times for different items (more... More 

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We were on Indianapolis on a weekend getaway and my wife asked me about a nice place to get some sushi... I got references for this place and I am glad to say that we were truly amazed by our visit today Go for the sushi options, specially the New York roll...

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Indy
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Sakura has really good food. Really, really good. And their service is really poor. They are just not hospitable, with the exception of a couple of servers. Get the wrong sour server? That's where the suffering comes in. Well, at least their food is really good.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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196 reviews 196 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Sakura's food is amazing. The sushi is fresh and plentiful. I also love their miso soup and salad with ginger dressing. It is so reasonably priced. Even if you don't like sushi you can get soup and salad for under $5. It's a super small restaurant, so unless you go early or late, be prepared to wait. Some nights are... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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94 reviews 94 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Took my family to Sakura Japanese Restaurant on a Sunday evening. My wife & I shared 4 sushi rolls and some sashimi - all were excellent: Bob's Roll, Rock & Roll, Spicy Tuna & SoftShellCrab roll. My daughters enjoyed Nabeyaki Udon & Yaki Udon (authentic Japanese Noodle bowls). Service was good & friendly, and the food was very slow to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7201 N Keystone Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46240-3243
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: 317-259-4171

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Californian, Sushi
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?