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43 Franklin Ave, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
201-447-6525
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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Visitor rating
  • 14
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 0
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Best sushi in Ridgewood for over 20 years

I have been coming here for years. Have tried sushi elsewhere in Bergen County and it's is always the place I go back to. Fish is fresh as they do a ton of business. People travel here from all over the county. I highly recommend it. BYOB

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
RoninGuy
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New York City, New York
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  • Local cuisine
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English first
New York City, New York
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I have been coming here for years. Have tried sushi elsewhere in Bergen County and it's is always the place I go back to. Fish is fresh as they do a ton of business. People travel here from all over the county. I highly recommend it. BYOB

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Ridgewood, New Jersey
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55 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Given people's passion for this place, I was excited to finally drag my wife there and give Sakura a try. Romantic it is not, with a worn out dated feel, plastic menus and harsh lighting, but the food definitely shines. The beef negimyaki and steamed gyoza were both top notch - good meat, soft dumplings, nice balance - so we... More 

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Maywood, New Jersey
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The Sushi is very fresh. Food is delicious.Never had a bad meal here. Service is excellent.The fish is very well prepared.

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Westwood, New Jersey
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Love this place. Small, crowded and loud ambiance. Chilean Sea Bass is my favorite along with the shrimp and garlic salad. Never disappointed.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This restaurant has a terrible menu, with no vegetarian sushi, or noodle dishes. The seating is very cramped with not a lot of room to move around in.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Having eaten in Japanese restaurants in NYC and various cities in California, I can honestly say this is some of the best sushi around. The place is small and usually crowded, but hey - that's what happens with a great restaurant. I am not a very adventurous sushi eater, but my friends are, and they said the menu is very... More 

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Middletown, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Ate here frequently many years ago - visiting friends in the area and decided to stop by and give it a try. It was a Friday night - fairly long wait, but well worth it! Sushi was fresh, delicious and beautifully presented. Very diverse and creative menu. My companions were very well-travelled, and had eaten sushi at some of the... More 

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Ramsey, New Jersey
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

I've been to this place many times, it is usually crowded but they manage to serve you quickly. The food is very good and the seafood is fresh. Highly recommend this place if you are in the area.

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Mahwah, New Jersey
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166 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

I had lunch with a friend and found the selection to be extensive, with many exotic dishes. The food was fresh and attractive. I had sushi B, an excellent combination of rolls and fish. Service was friendly and efficient. You can usually tell if an ethic restaurant is good, if those of a similar background eat there. In this case... More 

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Franklin Lakes
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98 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

From outside, this place looks dim and unwelcoming, But inside, it's bright, lively, and friendly. The sushi is fantastic, as was everything else that we tried. We plan to eat here often.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 43 Franklin Ave, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Ridgewood
  • Phone Number: 201-447-6525

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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