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Sakura Chaya

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690 E Nees Ave, Fresno, CA 93720-2198
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our favorite for Japanese food. When we're in the Fresno area and in the mood for Japanese food this is the place ! We enjoy the lunch bento meal...usually with beef or chicken teriyaki...always good...shrimp and vegetable tempura prepared perfectly...and of course, their rice with a side of their spicy sweet sauce...it is excellent. Sushi is also excellent...great service...we try... More 

Thank Rudy G
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a while we returned for California roll...we had their lunch special which was the only option as to what we eat. Teriyaki chicken, tempura veggies & shrimp, rice...ok for the price I guess...customer service was excellent

Thank Karishma B
Fresno, California
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74 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the place for Japanese food.What do you want, sushi ,traditional Japanese food, or Teppan-Yaki they have it all. With over 15 Tappan-Yaki stations the wait isn't very long. Food always tastes fresh and good. Service by Japanese men and women adds to the atmosphere.

Thank Arsen M
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Took my family there for my Mother's birthday. I made reservations for a table near the door because my sister is disabled and can't walk far, they said No problem. Whe we arrived for lunch at 1 we were seated fairly quickly however, it was the furthest table in the back of the restaurant! My sister was completely out of... More 

Thank Carole M
Renton, Washington
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

We took the kids and our entire extended family here for a family lunch. The kids were impressed by our chef- he was not as flashy as some, but still fun. Everyone enjoyed their food- definitely huge portions for a lunch! Lots of butter was used in the cooking, so the leftovers were a little greasy the next day. Great... More 

Thank rentonwa
Fresno, California
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74 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

This is excellent restaurant for Sushi Bar, Variety Japanese cuisine menu in dining room,or at the entertaining Teppan-Yaki location. Food is served hot, with friendly helpful smile. If you're visiting Fresno come join the locals for authentic Japanese Dining.

Thank Arsen M
Kennewick, Washington
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87 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

I was in town visiting my grandma and she said she loves this place. She is originally from Tokyo. It was delicious. We went for lunch and had their bento lunch special. Tons of food! They don't lack in quality not quantity. When I go visit my grandma again I will be coming back!

Thank learningtoloverunnin
Fresno, California
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

One place I can always take my wife, and know for a fact that we will leave happy. The prices sadly make this only a special occasion spot, but definitely well worth it. They have so many options for your experience, it is difficult to decide which would be better. Probably best to try them all and see for yourself.

Thank Kwh30
Clovis, United States
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

We visited Sakura Chaya this week for a family Birthday party. One of our members has a gluten allergy, so when we made our reservation we asked if they were able to at least make his dish in the kitchen, they were so nice, they said they could make our whole teppanyaki table gluten free if everyone was okay with... More 

Thank Patty R
Fresno, California
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

I live near this restaurant and it's always packed; parking lot completely full so cars are parking in the adjacent dirt area. I've went here a few times but left when told how long the wait is. Recently, a large group of my friends went and we made a reservation because we were a large group. We took 2 of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 690 E Nees Ave, Fresno, CA 93720-2198
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Fresno
  • Phone Number: 559-438-9378

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