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6534 E Tanque Verde Rd, Tucson, AZ 85715
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good Japanese Food Korean Barbeque

Nice selection of cooked Japanese food. Really liked their Korean Barbeque. Service was very good. Nice space to eat in and can do Korean grill right at table.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Tucson, Arizona
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Tucson, Arizona
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice selection of cooked Japanese food. Really liked their Korean Barbeque. Service was very good. Nice space to eat in and can do Korean grill right at table.

Thank Arties191
Phoenix, Arizona
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

To be entertained while your dinner is being cooked is fantadtic, for that food to taste great also, divine. We had a wonderful dinner of steak and shrimp, vegetables and fried rice cooked right in front of our eyes and everything tasted great. A very nice evening

Thank Helen H
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed having lunch here with my family! Not the best Japanese food I've necessarily had, but tasty, generous portions, well-priced with friendly staff and cooks. I read the other reviews that said that this restaurant has lost some loyal customers - too bad! It could explain the quiet lunch crowd we encountered at 12:30 on a weekday.

Thank Krishna T
Tucson, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

The other reviews do not do this place justice. Yes it's an old building BUT the staff was friendly, entertaining, and the food was great! I was scared to even go here based on the prior reviews but I left not only satisfied but impressed! One of the best teppenyaki restaraunts I've been to just based on the fun experience... More 

Thank madisonhalbach
Tucson, Arizona
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This was once a nice place to eat with visitors to town. Now it is really bad. The place needs a facelift and clean up. The overall impression is that it is dirty and greasy. The food still tastes OK but the cooks at the tepanyaki tables are no longer entertaining they just give the impression that they want to... More 

Thank BrendaReasTrips
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

For well over 10 years, Sakura was our favorite sushi restaurant. From date nights to babysitter nights, it was our favorite go-to place, several times a month. After a hiatus of around 2 years (our 8 year old son does not like sushi), we went back for a date night, full of anticipation of a great dinner. What a disappointment!... More 

Thank AZTraveller999
Prata di Pordenone, Italy
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166 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 via mobile

My wife and two pre-school age children accompanied me to Sakura on a Sunday for lunch. Let me start by saying the service is outstanding. Very friendly from the time we walked in, the waitress was great, and the chef put on a great show. The food was also very good, we tried the calamari, steak, chicken, and veggies. All... More 

Thank regluke
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67 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

The food was delicious and the table-side preparation very entertaining. They do need to check the ladies restroom for cleanliness.

Thank wlparks
Pinetop, Arizona, USA
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87 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We loved going to Sakura and regularly ate sushi there. In fact, we've been spending between $40 and $50 there every week. But, suddenly, the best sushi chefs left and the quality went downhill. We tried to enjoy it, but the fish tasted really fishy and slid down our throats. The flavor was awful, the service was sub-par and the... More 

3 Thank AZtwosome
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

The happy hour drink and food specials were good. The sushi was great! The staff was good and the environment was nice as well. They have a restaurant and and a bar side as well as a big outside patio to eat and drink at with live music.

Thank Chris S

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6534 E Tanque Verde Rd, Tucson, AZ 85715
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: 520-298-7777

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Steakhouse, Seafood, Sushi, Asian
Open Hours
11:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?