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Sakana Restaurant

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Ahwatukee Foothills
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5061 E Elliot Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85044-1714
(480) 598-0506
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11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Tempe, Arizona
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I decided to try this place and man I'm glad we did we have both been doing well on our diet app and we had a cheat day and it was fantastic ! we had Beer wine and sushi and still stayed under our calorie limit and I'll tell you we were full. The place is fun... More 

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Thank Ray G
Chandler, Arizona
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

The sushi is great once you get the attention of the chef. Its so busy that there really isn't a personal feeling when you go. Ya the say hi when you walk in and sit down but don't look for more than that. I guess we were spoiled about having a more "Norm" when you show up. Don't get me... More 

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Thank Mik m
Prague, Czech Republic
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

I should first say that the food was better than average, and the service was friendly . . . and we over-ordered . . . can't deny it . . . Mrs Birthday, so we didn't want to deny ourselves anything . . . but . . . the ambient music is very much forward . . . we walked... More 

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Thank David M
Phoenix, Arizona
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151 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

We go there to eat the great rolled sushi but we tried other things and they all have many issues. They have begun to rely on.just rheir rolled sushi. They need to learn that people won't just eat one thing. I'm sure they can fix this, their entire line of meats are so dry and tough, I hope they fix... More 

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Thank robert f
Phoenix, Arizona
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Been coming here for years and it's my fav in the valley. I take business customers from CA and they are consistently blown away. Fresh fish, good prices, friendly people. Always a few people waiting for them to open. I can't say enough good things about this place except I haven't found a better one around here and tough even... More 

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Thank 902rayt
Phoenix, Arizona
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Sakana is a simple sushi spot with the best, fresh sushi for great prices. It is small and fun! It works for date night and family sit downs.

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Thank Rachelle S
Fort Worth, Texas
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

This was our go to Japanese/Sushi joint when we lived in Phoenix nearly 20 years ago. It's in the same spot and amazing as it ever was. The rolls are terrific and the staff is very friendly!

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Thank cmbookworm
Washington
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

Clarion hotel recommended this place. Very good food and fair price. I will come back when get to Phoenix again!

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Thank Sandy S
Phoenix, Arizona
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66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016 via mobile

First I'd like to say the food here is good. The sushi Chefs are excellent. Tonight we sat at a tapenyaki table. Equally as good food. I called for an early reservation 5:30 since we have four children all under five. It was their mothers birthday. The place was empty. No excuse for the service we received tonight. Our waitress... More 

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Thank LocalTravelerAZ
Phoenix, Arizona
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494 reviews
307 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Have been going there for 10 years and recently less and less. Firstly it use to be the only place in town. But the last 2 visits were awefull. Soft shell crab both of the last times not even edible. All the sushi rolls have lots of imitation crab mixed in. This is not what customers want or expect at... More 

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Thank k123-foodie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $30
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5061 E Elliot Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85044-1714
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > Ahwatukee Foothills
  • Neighborhood: Ahwatukee Foothills
  • Phone Number: (480) 598-0506

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?