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Sakae Japanese Restaurant

Nyarutarama Road 180, Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda
+250 784 577 738
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Korean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
Nyarutarama Road 180, Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda
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31 - 40 of 96 reviews

Reviewed February 9, 2016

I went here for a casual anniversary dinner with my fiance, and we ordered a starter and some sushi. All parts of our meal came quickly, and I was impressed by how large the menu was! There was a great balance of Korean and Japanese...More

Thank Marisa R
Paul L, Guest Relations Manager at Sakae Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2016

First of all we would like (although late) to congratulate your anniversary. We would also like to thank you for your wonderful review. We are glad to know that you have enjoyed your experience with us. We hope to see you again in the near...More

Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Nice food, decent sushi considering we're in Rwanda. I wouldn't go out of my way just to get here but if you're around it's a nice option.

Thank Gal V
Paul L, Guest Relations Manager at Sakae Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2016

We are sorry that you have not enjoyed your experience with us. We hope we can serve you better the next time you decide to visit us. Thanks :)

Reviewed December 20, 2015

I had a series of Korean dishes in Sakae and i must say it was quite an experience. The food came sooner than i expected and it was a delight.

Thank CMartius
Paul L, Guest Relations Manager at Sakae Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2016

Thank you very much for your wonderful review :) We are glad that you have enjoyed your experience with us. We hope to see you again!

Reviewed November 30, 2015

on our first night and just after we arrived we took a long walk to Sakae and it totally worth it, staff are super friendly and the restaurant is great, food is excellent.

Thank Elias A
Paul L, Guest Relations Manager at Sakae Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2016

Thank you for you wonderful review :) We are glad that you have enjoyed your stay with us! We hope to serve you again in the near future!

Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

I visited Sakae for the first time last week during my business trip. I was very impressed with the dishes. We ordered the Gyoza dish as starters. We were recommended a new menu called Crispy Bulgogi shushi roll and it was so good! We also...More

Thank juhk00
Paul L, Guest Relations Manager at Sakae Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2016

We are very delighted that you enjoyed your experience with us! We also would like to thank you for your wonderful review. If there is anything else we can do to make your experience better, please let us know :)

Reviewed November 17, 2015

Absolutely refreshing. You would think you were in the middle of Japan during your time in Sakae, when it is fact in Rwanda. I absolutely destroyed the Tepanyaki dishes, where the chef was preparing it right before my very own eyes. So tasty. I would...More

Thank Dylan N
Paul L, Guest Relations Manager at Sakae Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2016

Thank you for your wonderful review. We are very glad to hear that you have enjoyed your experience with us! If there is anything else we can do to make your experience better, please let us know :) We hope to see you again.

Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

It was my first time in Rwanda and I could say that the food was one of the best I've tasted. I ordered the "Bulgogi Crispy Roll" and it was a choice I would not regret. The food was fresh and tasted amazing. The fusion...More

Thank Bona L
Paul L, Guest Relations Manager at Sakae Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2016

We are delighted to know that you have enjoyed your experience with us. We strive to provide Kigali with quality food and the best service. Please come again :)

Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

Love the Sushi's here. I still don't understand how they provide such fresh sushi's in Africa, and would definitely try coming again next time when I come back to Kigali.

Thank joshk777
Paul L, Guest Relations Manager at Sakae Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2016

We are delighted to know that you have enjoyed your experience with us. We strive to provide Kigali with quality food and the best service. If there is anything we can do to make your experience better, please let us know. Please come again :)

Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

We ate sushi and sashimi set and tempura udon. Which also is not a very good. However, it is amazing and the sushi is eaten in Rwanda.

Thank jonah655
Paul L, Guest Relations Manager at Sakae Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2016

We are very sorry to hear that you have not enjoyed your experienced with us. If there is anything we can do to make your experience better, please let us know :) Thank you.

Reviewed November 9, 2015 via mobile

The restaurant is just across Christian life assembly in nyarutarama. The property looks small from outside but it is big Japanese restaurant. They serve Korean and sushi also. The people are good and well trained. The place is clean and well maintained. It has a...More

Thank rduraikannan
Paul L, Guest Relations Manager at Sakae Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2016

We are delighted to know that you have enjoyed your experience with us. We strive to provide Kigali with quality food and the best service. Please come again :)

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Yogad2003
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Thanks for asking! Yes we do accept both Visa and Master Card. Best Regards, Sakae Restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$3 - $30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Digital Payments, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nyarutarama Road 180, Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda
  • Location: Africa  >  Rwanda  >  Kigali Province  >  Kigali
  • Phone Number: +250 784 577 738
  • E-mail
Description
Welcome to Sakae Japanese Restaurant.
Providing Rwanda with fresh Sushi / Sashimi / Teppanyaki

Excellence in Dining since 2011.
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