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Sakura Japanese Steakhouse

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237 Connor Dr, Charlottesville, VA 22911-5604
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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368 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Sakura delivers good food and good entertainment. The usual Japanese steakhouse done well. Friendly, competent staff and tasty food prepared right in front of you in an entertaining fashion. We enjoyed meeting the other families at the table.

Thank Paul_from_VA
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Traditional birthday dinner for family. We usually go to a Kanpai of Tokyo but we were in Charlottesville and chose this restaurant due to Trip advisor reviews. Typical Japanese steak house with chef preparing dinner at a hibachi grill you sit around. This was not as good as our favorite Kanpai, and not the best I have had but pretty... More 

Thank C9146AZstevep
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Love going here with family and friends, more food than you can eat, entertainment by the chefs, great time had by all

Thank Angela T
Earlysville, Virginia
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102 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

I took my son here for his birthday dinner. I think they fed him for the next 3 years! We had a great time watching the cook put on his show while fixing our meal right in front of us. Best thing I had were scallops, cooked perfectly. Shrimp is good, but lobster doesn't survive the hot cooking very well.... More 

Thank NickS1940
Charlottesville, Virginia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

Everyone will enjoy their experience. Whether it's a night out with the family or on a casual date, you will surely enjoy this experience. The chefs are extremely talented and prepare your food as you request to perfection.

Thank Cathy E
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28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Seven of us met at Sakura for a birthday celebration. We had reservations but we could not be seated until everyone in our party arrived. That left us waiting by the bar with no one offering us a drink and no bartender in sight. When all of our group did arrive, we had to wait longer while they set our... More 

Thank Huge823
Charlottesville, Virginia
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308 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016

We went here with a group of friends, and though the steak wasn't quite as good as I'd remembered it, the evening was a hit. The service is very good, we quickly had our orders taken and soup and salad came to us within minutes. Another thing that impressed was our waitress was more than happy to split up the... More 

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Rockville, Maryland, USA
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70 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

Really enjoyed dinner with family and grandkids...9 of us...good time. Good food. A couple of mistakes on the check that had to corrected. Overcharges on bar drinks..we had everything from filet to lobster, Will do it again...

Charlottesville, Virginia
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81 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

I've been here a bunch of times and I'm always happy. Great entertainment, cheap prices for the quality of food and attentive service. The chefs are talented and the food is always cooked perfectly. Drinks are good too. Highly recommend! I've never waited to get in because they have so many grills and chefs.

Thank Shari B
Binghamton, New York, United States
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

We went with our family for our daughter-in-law's birthday. Excellent service, excellent food! Our grandkids were very excited to see the chefs cook right at the table. Definitely won't leave here hungry!

Thank Nancy M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Japanese, Asian, Steakhouse, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 237 Connor Dr, Charlottesville, VA 22911-5604
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville

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