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Restaurant Sapporo

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230 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4616
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

This is all around one of my favorite restaurants to visit in Portland. In fact, it used to a tradition for my husband and myself to come every Sunday for lunch. Their deals are hard to beat! During the lunch special, we've paid 20 bucks for both of us to get full of great quality sushi! However we are more... More 

Thank Sophia C
Williamstown, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Opens 12 pm . Nicely priced for some of the best sushi and sashimi. Great menu selection. Courteous service and clean comfortable setting. Outdoor seating in season and off-street free parking on side of building. Authentic preparation for those in the know.

Thank Tom L
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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326 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

We have eaten here many times over the years. It is solid and reliable and on Commercial Street along the water.. Very good and attentive service. Sushi is very fresh. A very good place for lunch.

Thank waterandmore
boston, ma
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

We have eaten here several times, and, the quality of the food is outstanding. Service is quite good too, and, if this cuisine is in your sight line, be sure to visit. Prices are reasonable, and it is one of our favorites in this area.

Thank jdcBoston_Ma
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55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

Funny little place that we happened upon because our first choice restaurant was closed for renovation. Whilst not fine Japanese dining the food was pretty good and the sushi excellent. Additionally our waitress was super cheerful and helpful and we ended up having a thoroughly enjoyable and reasonably priced lunch. Its definitely worthy of a visit for the sushi but... More 

Thank NicN0c
Harpswell, Maine
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43 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

Very mainstream, nothing wrong, nothing wonderful. Sushi is as fresh as it should be. Cooked food is indifferent.

Thank Dan K
New England
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98 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

We recently went to Sapporo around 7pm and found that they have a happy hour from 3-7pm where many of the items were just 3-5$; crunchy spicy tuna rolls, salads, sushi, sashimi, rolls, etc. What's more? As long as you arrive before 7pm you can eat off the happy hour menu all night long. This is a great spot for... More 

Thank Lisa-Marie M
Michigan USA
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121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

I was surprised to find so many sushi places in Portland but considering the availability of fish, this should not be surprising. I last visited this place during a visit in 2012 and it is still first-rate. Since I go to such places for sushi, I cannot comment on the remainder of their menu, but if the sushi prep is... More 

Thank DHK44
Cary, North Carolina
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196 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Love Sushi and the sushi here was very good and I felt that it was fresh. Should be with the boats coming in all around. They also had Wifi and didn't rush me as they were closing up in the afternoon.

Thank tarheelrider
Boston, Massachusetts
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127 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 735 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

We stumbled upon this one evening when hunting for a parking spot near the Portland waterfront. We enjoyed sitting outside drinking local craft beer and sampling the tempuras. The food was fine, the service attentive, and the value good. Nothing special, but certainly a very nice find.

4 Thank Jessica O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 230 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4616
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: 207-772-1233

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