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Sanya

3919 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-4199 (Formerly Asian Bistro)
252-261-1946
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Ranked #15 of 61 restaurants in Kitty Hawk
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese, Japanese
Most recent review
- Jul 6, 2014
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

I love sushi, but this place is solidly average (or just below average) sushi. We also spent 70 bucks there. Probably wouldn't go back. Sushi seems to only be good in cities.. even though with all that access to fresh seafood you think it would be better.

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virginia beach,va
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58 reviews 58 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Absolutely loved the house salad with the ginger dressing. The food was flavorful and plentiful. Way more than we could eat so we took the rest which served as another meal later. So glad we decided to stop in on a whim.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Admittedly, Sanya is the only Asian restaurant I've visited in OBX, but we dined here based on strong internet reviews. We were not disappointed. The restaurant was clean and nicely decorated: an Asian flair but not too overly done. The staff is very sweet and friendly, and very attentive. The menu is very varied, with Chinese, Japanese, and some Thai... More

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

This restaurant is absolutely wonderful! My husband loves sushi and I don't, but I love Chinese food, so finding a restaurant where we both can get exactly what we want is a real treat. We were in the OBX for a full week and actually visited Sanya for lunch twice, and it was excellent both times! My husband said his... More

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

We go here quite often ,the service is top notch ,the lettuce wraps are great and the sushi is always fresh one of my favorites is white tuna over cucumber s and the super star roll nomnomnommmmm

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Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Every time we eat here the service is always friendly and great. We've never eaten at the sushi bar before so we decided to sit there on this visit. The ingredients the sushi chefs use are so fresh and the rolls they make are presented very nicely. We decided to order a Philly roll but we requested to substitute tuna... More

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Panama City Beach, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

I went to Sanya once because of the sushi happy hour deal, 30% off, and with that discount it was well worth trying multiple rolls. I am no sushi expert, but the sushi is good not great. Otherwise, wouldn't be worth the normal price...

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Manteo, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Compare to other sushi places here on the island, it was good but not absolutely amazing. Thought 30% off deal from 2 30 to 5 30 makes me want to come back. There are only certain rolls you can choose from, nothing fancy. We got 4 different ones with the price range from 4$ to 6$ per roll. The rolls... More

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Corolla, North Carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Sanya, was a surprise to us because we have been passing it up for 12 years. Much to our surprise the service and food was excellent. We tried so many wonderful dishes from appetizer to dessert. Everything was good. The service was exceptional Yuki was definitely a help to us in choosing some wonderful dishes. We will return soon.

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013 via mobile

After a day of sightseeing we stopped here during happy hour and had some sushi. It was very tasty and with the happy hour discount was reasonably priced (without discount prices are a bit high). My father in law had cooked Chinese dish and thought it was good but not enough.

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