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Sakura Japanese Steak and Seafood House

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11502 Middlebrook Rd, Germantown, MD 20876-2709
301-972-9728
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • 9
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  • 8
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 2
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
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We went as a group with children and everyone ate. The children did not like the fire. The chef did the typical tricks when cooking to entertain us. The food is good and it is cool to see them cooking right in front of you. There are many cooking stations with seating around it in the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
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Frederick, Maryland
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Frederick, Maryland
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44 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We went as a group with children and everyone ate. The children did not like the fire. The chef did the typical tricks when cooking to entertain us. The food is good and it is cool to see them cooking right in front of you. There are many cooking stations with seating around it in the restaurant. I like the... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Was very pleasantly surprised when my wife and I tried out Sakura last week. We'd been looking for a good hibachi place and were sorely disappointed in the Benihana in Bethesda. We decided the online reviews were good enough to give Sakura a shot and we are glad we did. The service was great as they kept our drinks filled... More 

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Germantown, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Your typical hibachi. Calm ambient, and entertaining to watch. Their food portions are pretty big. Definelty a nice place to go to for lunch or dinner.

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Washington, DC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

So ok, this is a stereotypical cliché Japanese Steakhouse, where they cook on the hibachi in front of you. The food is good, nothing exceptional but exactly as you would expect. When you are in the mood, try it out.

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Gatihersburg, MD
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We have gone to this restaurant for many years, especially on special occasions. We hadn't gone in about a year and went again last week. Boy, has there been a change for the worse. First, we noticed that as we walked to our table, our feet were sticking to the floor as we walked. Then we noticed a separate wood... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

I've had a lot of great experiences here in the past, but a few times I was disappointed. Pros: It's usually fast, friendly service. Strong, yummy, drinks (trust me you only need one and your feeling pretty good). Price isn't too bad for decent sushi, food is yummy, and the show is fun. Cons: There is one chef there that... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013 via mobile

We stopped into Sakura for a quick sushi dinner and were shocked at the condition of this restaurant. I'm not sure if they are experiencing electrical problems or are trying to save money on the light bill, but the lights were out in the sushi bar; we received ambient light from the lobby. Add to that the water-damaged ceiling tiles,... More 

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Oceanside, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

I ate here once and compare with another one in Gaithersburg, I did not go back. We ate Hibachi place when we travel and family birthdays. This one is average and the service is not great in comparison to other places, it's an entertainment show should be great.

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frederick
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

Food is good The only thing I dont like about the tables is that you get your food in sections.....but portions are good and pricing is reasonable for what you get

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013 via mobile

The food is fresh and cooked right in front of you. The seasoning is unbeatable and we always leave thoroughly satisfied. Go hungry and be prepared for an excellent meal.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11502 Middlebrook Rd, Germantown, MD 20876-2709
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Germantown
  • Phone Number: 301-972-9728

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Steakhouse, Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
2:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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