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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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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good13%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
Travelers talk about
“sushi” (30 reviews)
“fried rice” (2 reviews)
“steak” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:30 pmAll hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
57 Highlands Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-2708
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

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
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Our first visit was probably 2 years ago, and it was OK. Our second visit happened recently... I was craving for tempura, but was not very happy with it. It was more like a fried shrimp to me. It was very pricy for a very...More

Thank Pamela Krizia M
Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Cute little Japanese resturant in a typical strip mall. Visit started out a little slow since they were understaffed and we waited about 10 to just to get seated . Thinking we were off to a bad start . Well surprise we were all wrong....More

Thank lakenormandwellers
Reviewed July 29, 2016

Really enjoyed the Filet Mignon as well as the excellent service! Was traveling and entered the restaurant apparently as they were getting ready to close up and instead of turning us away, they welcomed us and provided wonderful service!

Thank firstlabcorp
Reviewed July 27, 2016

Arrived around 3PM on a Wednesday. Stood at the counter for several minutes waiting for a host. Eventually we grabbed two menus and found an empty booth. Soon a server showed up at a table. After this shakey start all went well. We decided to...More

Thank airpizz6
Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Food was pretty good, the steak had very good flavor, however the waiter sucked. Worst service I have ever received! Took 20 minutes to get our drinks after we ordered them, then 20 more minutes before he came to take our order. We ran out...More

Thank Darryl P
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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, 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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