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Restaurant Sapporo

230 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4616
207-772-1233
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  • English first
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  • German first
  • Japanese first
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English first
Islesford, Maine
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73 reviews 73 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We often eat AT Sapporo. We sit and have a beer and enjoy the restaurant and its welcoming atmosphere. However circumstances occasionally call for 'take out', and we tried out Sapporo on a wintry November night. Selections were discussed over the phone with attentive staff. Food was made and ready very quickly. The price only a bit more than the... More

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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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296 reviews 296 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

I arrived at the restaurant a bit late most had finished their meals and I was not sure that they still were serving but they did. The service was friendly and pretty quick. The dishes were very tasty and the portions huge. I had ordered a dragon roll as a starter and I was quite taken by the size. The... More

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boston, ma
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Hamachi Kama, Beef Tataki and the best Toro ever. Very friendly atmosphere, sit at the Sushi bar and exchange fish stories with the chef.

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Macungie
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We were seated right away, but food took forever. Salad came after all the food was served. Huge wait between appetizer and entree. Nothing spectacular about the food either. Dumpling soup was too salty.

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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60 reviews 60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The people are not polite, at all. The server was rude. The Manager was even more rude. 25 minutes from seating to a drink. We tried to leave and this big guy told us to stay. Dry rice, smelly fish for sushi. We did not eat. I refused to pay. The big guy comes up and I offered to call... More

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Virginia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Sapporo has been a favorite place to visit on the Portland waterfront since my daughter and I first visited over 10 years ago. About a month ago, she and I went and were disappointed. The service was slower and more lackadaisical than usual, and the fish just didn't seem as fresh. A couple of nights ago I took my nephew... More

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Elliston, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Started off with a scallop roll. It was amazing! Service was prompt, helpful, friendly and attentive. Why only a 3 rating? The katsu don was awful. Overcooked, poorly breaded pork cutlet with some sort of inedible grey egg glob on top. This is not how katsu don should be served and was not on par with other dishes and the... More

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Portland, Maine
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306 reviews 306 reviews
272 restaurant reviews
193 helpful votes 193 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

it's official, I no longer go to Sapporo. With the exception of one or two servers, my wife and I had what has to be considered less than stellar service (a real turn off) which actually ruined an otherwise 'OK' lunch. Wish it wasn't so because I want to come back (and while food is always my top criteria -... More

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Portland, Maine
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208 reviews 208 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

I had an early dinner here recently with friends during the Old Port Festival. It was my first time here. My friends had brought their dog with them, and we wanted to sit on the outside deck, so this worked out well (because pooch was not allowed inside). He was actually not even allowed inside the deck, but we were... More

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Portland, Maine
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46 reviews 46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

I have lived in Portland for 20 years. I love sushi. I eat out frequently. It's not only the freshest seafood from the best local vendors, But also the perfection with which they cook the rice… And they offer vegetarian alternatives for everybody (including my daughter)! Fantastic fresh fish quality, presentation that can compete with the food network… And bottom... More

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Additional Information about Restaurant Sapporo

Address: 230 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4616
Phone Number: 207-772-1233
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Japanese

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