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Sakura Japanese Grill & Sushi Bar

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57 Highlands Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-2708
+1 828-349-8917
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good15%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
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“salad” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
57 Highlands Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-2708
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

We have eaten here for lunch before and it was good. Not today at 4 pm. We had Shrimp Red Curry and Chicken Red Curry. My wife’s shrimp was fresh and good. My chicken was cold in middle and had a bad taste. Told the...More

Thank John D
Reviewed December 9, 2017 via mobile

Nice place, waitress nice but food was so-so. I asked for appetizers : chicken tempura and vegetable tempura. I wish I would have been told that the chicken tempura were 2 pcs of chicken and the rest was vegetables. Left the vegetable tempura, too much...More

Thank Mickoonna
Reviewed November 18, 2017

We visited Sakura recently, It was not busy at all, with only a few people there. We chose to eat at the bar. The bartender was very sweet but totally forgetful. We had to ask for silverware several times and then ended up sharing one...More

Thank Brenda T
Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

It was sooo good that we ate there twice in one weekend. Definitely try it out. Food is affordable and fresh. You will not be disappointed!

Thank Marglenna
Reviewed August 12, 2017

The lunch offerings are always good and tasty. The salads are always fresh and crisp with an excellent dressing.

Thank Randy B
Reviewed June 20, 2017 via mobile

As a local, I wanted to give this place a shot. My girlfriend and I went to dinner here. It wasn't very busy but still took a while to get our food/drinks. Not a major deal as I understand a lot is going on in...More

1  Thank danman54
Reviewed May 22, 2017

We love Sakura's, great atmosphere but casual dining. Great Japanese food, great variety on the menu, very good appetizers, sushi appetizers and California rolls are great. Very good hot Saki, you can get it in 3 flavors, melon, blackberry and apple, all very good. Service...More

Thank danielob1414
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Four of us went to lunch based on the reviews however we regret going. Two of us ordered the sesame chicken, one ordered general tso's, and one ordered sushi. When looking at the sesame chicken and general tso's you could not tell them apart. I...More

Thank SquirrelGirl39
Reviewed September 26, 2016

The steamed pork dumplings are delicious. We both ordered sushi. I had two rolls which were very fresh and flavorful.

Thank meredithl722
Reviewed September 13, 2016

We love sushi, and there aren't many local options, so we often go to Sakura. Overall it's good if you're in the mood for fresh sushi. The food, ambiance and service are good if your expectations are within reason. Their sushi is fresh, and they...More

Thank honeymoontrvlrs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Highlands Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-2708
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Franklin
  • Phone Number: +1 828-349-8917
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