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Sakura Restaurant

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2408 Santa Clara Ave, Alameda, CA 94501-4524
(510) 749-9988
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Oakland,CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was delicious. I ordered a bento box, my daughter ordered a lion king roll, and we ordered a bento box for my grandson. Kind of disappointed that they did not have children's plate. We waited a few minutes to have our order taken even though there was not that many people. Overall the food was delicious.

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Oakland, California, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

With so many Japanese restaurants in Alameda, it's always difficult to decide where to go. We just gave this place another try for dinner tonight and it was a pleasant surprise. The service was prompt and the food was delicious. The scallop appetizer was tasty, the salmon teriyaki bento was very good and the chirashi bowl was fresh. Definitely one... More 

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San Francisco
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

I was a regular here until tonight. When I walked in every table in the restaurant had filthy dishes stacked. There were only about for occupied tables. There was a smell in the restaurant of garbage with all the dirty dishes. I offered to sit at the sushi bar at 1 free space, but that did not motivate anyone to... More 

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San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

About the best raw tuna I've had anywhere. Always ultra fresh dark red perfect flavor. Absolutely never fishy taste. Sushi rolls are the perfect size. I never leave here dissatisfied. I don't hand out 5.0 reviews very often.

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Oakland, California, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

Had lunch here and my biggest complaint is that there were only two tables seated (we were one of them), and everything took quite a long time. Iur waiter was nixe, but forgot our miso soup and one of our rolls. We ordered Soft shell crab app: decent Salmon pizza : salmon was really fresh and delicious Children roll: rich... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The renovation has given this restaurant a nice makeover. However, the food is still average. The service is attentive and efficient. This is a good place to grab a quick affordable lunch.

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Oakland, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We heard about this place from friends and had been wanting to try it so since they just re-opened about a week ago after being closed for a few months for remodeling, we decided to go there for lunch. The dining area is spacious but the lighting in the daytime is on the dark side so it was hard to... More 

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

My husband and I are Sushi lovers and have tried all the places in Alameda, however, Sakura restaurant is our favorite because it offers an intimate setting, the food is made to order, and the customer service is excellent. Highly recommended.

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Bay Area, CA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2010

Kamakura, our favorite Japanese restaurant, was closed so we decided to try Sakura. Unlike Kamakura which is real Japanese and owned, this is not. I ordered the chicken teriyaki and the chicken was over grilled and had no chicken taste. However, the teriyaki sauce was good. The service was minimal and below par if you let them know it's your... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2008

This is the Sushi place we go to. Good prices, good sushi.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi
Meals
Lunch
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2408 Santa Clara Ave, Alameda, CA 94501-4524
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Alameda
  • Phone Number: (510) 749-9988

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?