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Sakura Japanese Restaurant

Japanese, Californian, Sushi
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7201 N Keystone Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46240-3243
317-259-4171
Today
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: Reservations

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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Takeout

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
Paula H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

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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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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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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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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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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124 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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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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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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This place has the best Sushi you can get this far from the sea. The service is ok, but who needs service when you have a mouth full of the best sushi this city has to offer? I'm not even a fish person. I don't care for seafood at all but the wife loves it and I clearly don't mind... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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68 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I do not like fish. Let me repeat, the flavor of the sea typically gets me wretching. But, I ate sushi, lots of it. Was I sent into a heavenly bliss? No, it was still weird. The fish wasn't what weirded me out (come on, give me credit, I ate sea urchin). The seaweed was what did not sit well.... More 

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San Diego, California
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91 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Very Traditional! Our new fav Japanese in Indianapolis! We went for an early lunch. 11:30 when they open. Glad we did because it got crowded quickly! The Soft Shelled Crab tamaki was good and not over breaded, The tempura appetizer was light and warm. Miso soup was some of the best we have tasted, Nabe Yaki Udon was also among... 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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?