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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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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Savannah, Georgia
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2016

My husband and I were travelling and craving Asian cuisine so decided to give Sakura a try. For us it was the best of both worlds. I like Chinese flavors and my husband prefers Japanese. The menu definitely accommodates us both. I had General Tso chicken. white meat chicken cooked just right with a very generous portion. My husband had... More 

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Thank Karen T
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

This was the first time I've been here, I have heard good things. I know a review of a Japanese restaurant based on a Thai dish isn't exactly fair, but that's what I had and what I have to base my review on. And it was bad...probably worst red curry I've ever had. I'm not exactly sure what was wrong... More 

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Thank Darren K
Woodstock, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2015

A must-try in Franklin if you like good sushi. The fish is so fresh! The sashimi that I had, was some of the best I've ever tried. The service was also wonderful. Our waiter was very helpful, and friendly.

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Thank Stephanie Z
Tallahassee, Florida
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67 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2015

On a recommendation from my daughter, the wife and I decided to give Sakura a try. Sushi is really good and fresh, plus the price is about 20% less than what we pay at home (Tallahassee). Service was fast. Did not expect to find a good place for sushi in Franklin NC, but we did. We will be back. Highly... More 

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Thank fsufanTally
Franklin, North Carolina
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67 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2015

I always enjoy having lunch or dinner here. Good variety of sushi or cooked or even something for picky children. Not expensive-esp. when compared with places in large cities. Service has been slow, but not recently.

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Thank LeeBerger
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

Wether we dine in or carryout, we always enjoy our meals. The sushi is consistently tasty and well made. This is a favorite place for us for lunch or dinner.

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Thank Lisa R
Franklin, North Carolina
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2015

This is a good restaurant, but they will not serve you hibachi unless you have 4 in your party, being as there is only 3 of us in our family we tend to have to find another place to go eat, however if you can come up with 4 persons than I highly recommend the Hibachi, the food and the... More 

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Franklin, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2015

Sakura was pretty average as far as Japanese food goes. Nothing stood out about their food. I would go back.

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Thank Deanna L
Goodlettsville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2015

Wow this place is great. Classical music and some of the best tasting sushi I've ever had. Try the candy crush roll... Amazing!

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Thank Ryan W
Franklin, North Carolina
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43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2015

Very good and value. Be sure to get the LUNCH BOX....(Bento box in Japanese) Best way to try the food and Japanese food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?