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Sake Express

1327 East Franklin Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28054-4755
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Ranked #30 of 197 restaurants in Gastonia
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
Dining options: Dinner
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Dining options: Dinner
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28 reviews from our community

75% Recommend
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English first
Gastonia, North Carolina
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

What can be better than having your meal made to order and have it come out very good time after time. Sake Express. The new Gastonia location has a great menu, food comes out quick and hot. Good clean dining room and friendly service at a very good price. This family owned business has a lot going for it. If... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014 via mobile

Honestly, I was hesitate to eat there again....but I took a risk......last time eating there for sure...my family as well. Place is full of grease. Floors are greasy. Food has an after taste. One of the owners Lisa has a poor work ethic. My steak was bloody. Ordered something else and I was thrown my food by Lisa. Demanded my... More

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Fast stir fried food with fast friendly service. We used to go to their old location before they moved and really liked it. I think they moved because they out grew their old location. The new location has all new counters and tables. Food is very good. I prefer the stir fried over the sushi because I think it's a... More

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Gastonia, North Carolina, United States
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11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

The food is great and well priced, the sushi is higher but it quality stuff made to order. It's usually really busy which is good, but the system of giving out orders and timing could improve. Sushi setting on the counter for 10 minutes isn't always appealing, especially when it's open

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

I live in Gastonia. Ever since I discovered Sake Express I got addicted....to the sweet carrots. My only complaint is that they dont give you enough. So I always order a side. Well worth it. Everything else comes with huge servings. Since they moved into the new place they now serve sushi.....awesome! But, sometimes not wrapped too tight. I usually... More

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Wappingers Falls, New York, United States
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

The sushi at Sake Express was fresh and fabulous. The service is exceptionally quick. I was skeptical since there's a drive thru--I thought it would be like fast food quality, but it's much, much more than that. The seafood looked fresh and the taste matched. I wouldn't hesitate to go back!

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Cramerton, North Carolina
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55 reviews 55 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

It is the only place in the area to get quick Japanese food. The veggies are great, salad is average, the food is good. They give you a LOT of food. The only thing I have to say is that I consistently have 4-6 pieces of meat on my plate that have too much fat/grizzle or taste bitter. The steak... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

The service was quick when I arrived after calling in my order... I did not get what I ordered. I purchased the Crunchy Roll (8 pcs) that is made with Crab and shrimp mix, flakes, masago with spicy mayo and the California Roll (8 pcs). Now I have had sushi before but never from them. Their rice tasted stale and... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013 via mobile

Food is awesome. Usually quick, good customer service. They also almost always have coupons out so you can get a real good deal.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013 via mobile

Portions are very large and we have always received exactly what we have ordered, which is a good bit for our out of state visiting family members!

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