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Sakura Japanese Steakhouse

237 Connor Dr, Charlottesville, VA
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Ranked #88 of 463 Restaurants in Charlottesville
Hours:
Sun 12:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 12:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Japanese, Steakhouse
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English first
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Awesome food! The sauteed mushrooms are to die for. I do wish they offered a half portion option. I cant eat that much food and I hate wasting it.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We ate lunch there a few weeks ago after picking up an Rx at Walgreen's across Rte. 29. It had been recommended to us by a tech at Martha Jefferson Hospital. He was in heaven over the teppanyaki bar experience, especially that portions were huge. When we entered, the teppanyaki was not what we had in mind--too much of a... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We went here for my daughter's birthday and made reservations. They were very accommodating and we had a great experience. The food was prepared excellent and we all enjoyed the hibachi experience. This restaurant was better than most of the hibachi style restaurants that I have been to and would return. Nice portions. With drinks and tip our bill for... More 

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Charleston, West Virginia
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122 reviews 122 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013 via mobile

This restaurant was a great experience. We were seated quickly, order taken and chef began cooking within a few minutes. Staff very friendly and they provided us great service. My only complaint is they are priced more expensive than other Japanese restaurants where we've eaten. But, overall a great dining experience.

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Gordonsville, Virginia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

This is are second time there. Sushi was decent however such as the 1st time the hibachi was not pleasant.

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Clinton, Ohio
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105 reviews 105 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Great steak and seafood. This is one of the best restaurants of this type we've been too. Great service and tasty veggies and rice too. I know this is a chain, but is nonetheless quite good.

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New York
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63 reviews 63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

Sakura is a chain with numbers of restaurant mainly in the Maryland and Virginia area. This one in Charlottesville is the third one that we have tried. Although it is a small sampling size, we find this restaurant chain is very consistent with their quality and facility. The restaurant is decorated with the more upscale Japanese style, spacious, with many... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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182 reviews 182 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Great service at this restaurant. All staff are friendly. Restaurant is very clean and has nice decor. Prices were about average for a Hibachi restaurant. Kid's menu is cut-off at 9 years old, which seems a little young, especially considering the price essentially doubles for about the same amount of food. Drink prices seemed a little high. We really enjoyed... More 

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NJ
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

This restaurant was recommended by several people for sushi - we were hesitant to go since it sits in a strip mall, but boy were we surprised. We are used to sushi from NY/NJ and did not believe we would be able to find decent sushi in Charlottesville area. The sushi chef was very talkative and exceptional nice. The fish... More 

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Madison, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

Enjoyed our time at Sakura for my birthday. They offer free cheese cake with your dinner if it is your birthday but other than putting it down in front of me, nothing else special is done. Food was good. The owner seems concerned to fill tables as fast as possible. We didn't feel rushed but we've been to Teppanyaki where... More 

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Additional Information about Sakura Japanese Steakhouse

Address: 237 Connor Dr, Charlottesville, VA
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Japanese, Steakhouse

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