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“Good sushi, average staff.”
Review of Sakura Ichiban

Sakura Ichiban
Ranked #1,333 of 8,772 Restaurants in Toronto
Price range: $16 - $20
Cuisines: Japanese, Korean
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Neighborhood: Downtown
Reviewed July 21, 2013

The sushi here is actually very good. Even my Japanese coworker said so. And it's not too expensive. The staff tho can be a bit careless and seem uninterested. The owners are very nice on the other hand.

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Reviewed April 20, 2013

I've visited many times and while it is not the best sushi restaurant in the city, their portions are large and for $22 you can a fresh meal. I typically have sushi dinner B. The staff is friendly, the green tea is free and if you want some privacy, simply ask for a room in the back of the restaurant. This is a family run restaurant that's been around for years. If you want to go for lunch they typically offer a lunch special weekdays. Don't expect too much, it is not a fancy place to take a date but their fish tends to be fresh since they have lots of people visit at lunch.

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Thank Stinkyrules
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Reviewed September 1, 2012 via mobile

A simple menu with no pretensions but expertly executed. Everything was good from the miso to the teriyaki. The service was great and there were nice touches like a tofu amuse-bouche that was surprisingly good.

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Thank nickjenkins
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Reviewed August 17, 2012

The only problem we encountered with this simple and traditional Japanese restaurant was the little variety of sea food they used on our sushi/sashimi combination platter...3 fish varieties and some scallop..no shrimp,eel,octopus etc.,even if they were visible and available at their counter.It got boring after a while since we ordered their"boat"which is enough for at least four to feast on.
The soft shell crab was great!

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1  Thank Bare-with-me
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Reviewed April 8, 2012

Everything about this restaurant impressed me.

Upon walking in, we were met by a waitress in traditional Japonese dress. Although the restaurant has regular chairs and tables, we were led to a private compartment made of shoji (Japanese paper walls).

The menus are in English, French, and Japonese. The sushi menu has pictures of each dish. The meal I ordered came with complimentary tofu appetizer, miso soup, rice, and salad. It was all absolutely delicious, and and very reasonable priced.

If you like traditional Japonese cuisine with a side order of ambiance, and an extra helping of great service, then this is the restaurant for you.

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2  Thank WynonaLavota
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