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Sakura Sushi & Teppanyaki

1175 W Route 66, Flagstaff, AZ 86001-6213
+1 928-773-9118
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Ranked #33 of 276 Restaurants in Flagstaff
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $30
Cuisines: Japanese
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Sakura offers one of the most unique dining experiences in Flagstaff. Part of the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Flagstaff, Sakura is a popular destination with locals and visitors alike. Sakura has been voted one of the "Best Restaurants of the Southwest" by Food and Wine Magazine. Sakura has received the title of best Japanese restaurant for ten years from the Arizona Daily Sun. Sakura, which means Cherry Blossom, offers two traditional Japanese dining styles. At Flagstaffs original Sushi Bar, you can sit and watch the highly trained chefs produce incredible works of "edible art."
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Ordered sushi and within an hour had stomach problems. Was throwing up and had diarrhea. Contacted the manager and was basically told we were lying. I contacted the ER and was advised that it sounded like we consumed rotten sushi. Sickness lasted 24 hours. They did refund do to the experience however, they weren't apologetic about the visit. Poor lack... More

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Cottonwood, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We took our daughter to Sakura for her 21st birthday. Our family had so much fun! Our chef was Antonio and he was very exciting to watch. We had never been to a teppanyaki restaurant before so we were all very impressed with the skill of the chef and the quality of the food. We would most definitely go back... More

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granite_hotelmgr, Public Relations Manager at Sakura Sushi & Teppanyaki, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Sakura to celebrate your daughter's 21st birthday and for our recommendation. More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

the food was delicious and I loved all the tricks the chefs do right in front of you. I woukd definitely come back! Chef Antonio was awesome!

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granite_hotelmgr, Public Relations Manager at Sakura Sushi & Teppanyaki, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We'll share with Chef Antonio - he'll be thrilled you enjoyed his teppan-entertainment! More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Food and service was great! The busboy Spenser was always on top of his game and also very friendly. I would definitely go again soon in the near future

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granite_hotelmgr, Public Relations Manager at Sakura Sushi & Teppanyaki, responded to this review

Thank you for your recommendation! More

Bainbridge Island, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

It was fun watching all the new college kids in training to be wait staff. The service was great. The sushi rolls, however, were not great. There is a good selection of rolls, especially if you like tempura fried ingredients. However our fish seemed watery and bland. It was convenient to the hotel and we were tired.

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granite_hotelmgr, Public Relations Manager at Sakura Sushi & Teppanyaki, responded to this review

We appreciate your feedback and will share it with our Sushi Chef. Thank you for your post. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

Our waiter was very friendly and our cook Antonio was exceptional! We has a delicious meal a fun experience!

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granite_hotelmgr, Public Relations Manager at Sakura Sushi & Teppanyaki, responded to this review

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I have eaten a lot of habachi in my days and it usually is the same experience. This time was different. Chef Antonio was absolutely amazing. He was friendly and his food was absolutely delicious. He did habachi tricks I had never seen before and was very fun. He was not only helpful with helping us decide food choices like... More

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granite_hotelmgr, Manager at Sakura Sushi & Teppanyaki, responded to this review

We are so please you enjoyed Chef Antonio and his teppanyaki 'show.' Thank you for sharing your review and recommendation. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

We were here for our anniversary we really enjoyed Chef antonio even my 2 year old was having fun. He made a train out of onion my child was really happy. And will be going back to eat here and asking fir chef antonio.

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granite_hotelmgr, Public Relations Manager at Sakura Sushi & Teppanyaki, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments -- we'll share with Chef Antonio. Looking forward to your return! More

Flagstaff, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

overall the entertainment was the best. our chef Antonio was hilarious, very polite, and exciting to watch. He didn't take long at all to make our food and even if he did we were having to much fun watching him cook and visiting with that we wouldn't have even noticed. I will definitely come back again and I hope he... More

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granite_hotelmgr, Public Relations Manager at Sakura Sushi & Teppanyaki, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 star review! More

Flagstaff, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We really enjoyed out night!!! Great food, great chef, great drinks. We had a great time and Chef Antonio is the best. If you go in you should request him!!!! We will when we go back!!!

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Thank you for your kind recommendation! More

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