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Sakura Japanese Steakhouse

237 Connor Dr, Charlottesville, VA
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Ranked #158 of 464 Restaurants in Charlottesville
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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Chesapeake, Virginia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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106 reviews 106 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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Block Island, Rhode Island
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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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171 reviews 171 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 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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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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Charlottesville, Virginia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

Plenty of seating but parties are seated together around the chefs. The food is fresh and the chefs are all amazing throwing their knives around, flinging shrimp into the mouths of surprised patrons. It's all good. Fun.

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Ruckersville, Virginia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012

We go to this teppanyaki, because it is the closest to our house. My girls love the fire and the hibachi chef tricks. But, I don't think the food is that great. The salmon that another person had looked really good. The shrimp is good. The noodles that they serve everyone with their dinner is very odd and does not... 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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