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“Used to be good, now mostly inedible” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Sakura Hibachi Buffet

Sakura Hibachi Buffet
8341 Lockwood Ridge Road, Sarasota, FL 34243
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Ranked #679 of 890 Restaurants in Sarasota
Cuisines: Chinese
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“Used to be good, now mostly inedible”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

My girlfriend and I have been coming here for years, though it used to have a different name. There have always been hits and misses but in our last two visits over the last month or two they're batting .000. Much of the food was not even close to hot at 5:30 PM. The eggrolls were completely saturated in grease. The duck was downright cold and tasted awful. The steamed dumplings were rock hard. The sushi used to be this place's saving grace but they've cut back the size of their fish to the point where it's not even worth picking up. To top it off, when we went to pay, the guy at the counter just sat there playing with his tablet and didn't acknowledge us in any way. We left our $30 on the counter and walked out, needless to say, for the last time.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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