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Sakura Sushi & Sashimi

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Muntstraat 21, Leuven 3000, Belgium
+32 16 22 26 28
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12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
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Leuven, Belgium
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not the best or most special sushi in town but excellent value for money. A favorite of mine. A bit noisy, though.

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Thank G V
Bruselas
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the place with friends in search of a nice sushi sashimi meal, recommended by many. Entered the relatively small restaurant, waited a while to be seated in spite of reservations made. Sushi prepared by asian natives, did not really look japanese. While waiting could observe a nice certificate from the brazilian community certifying this restaurant as best sushi place.... More 

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Thank Deletrea
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29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this place. I have been in Leuven for 7 years and this is the place I go. I have been to the rest and this place offers the best around. The fish is always fresh and the presentation is nice.

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Thank James D
Moscow, Russia
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

It was our favorite place in Leuven for few mounts in Belgium! So delicious and fresh! Just try it and be in love with;) Also good for take away!

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Thank Vasilisa B
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

I went to Sakura for dinner with my husband. We didn't have a reservation, but the staff fit us in which was nice of them. We came here because my husband loves sushi, I myself am not a huge fan of Japanese food, but I really liked the food here. We had salmon and tuna sashimi to share, and then... More 

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Thank Justine U
Girona, Spain
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Large variety of sushi with an open kitchen. They also have some other things like ramen and sides, which are also good. I've been there twice, the second time, although food and price were ok, the service was a bit weak.

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Thank EloyRoura
Fleet, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Went here with a colleague on our first night in Leuven and just managed to get the last table. This is a really popular sushi spot and I can see why. Excellent food and reasonable prices. We ordered the sharing platter for two with miso soup which was about €55. Very impressed and friendly staff!

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Thank Danielle L
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

we got a sushi boat for good money and great quality. amazing fried sushi. very good. Service a bit slow even if the place was not that busy.

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Thank RiccardoMaddalena
The Hague, The Netherlands
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225 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

This place was well recommended on TripAdvisor, but this tells more about the people frequenting this place than about the quality of the food. We see a un-Japanese approach to adding salad and I ripe tomatoes to create volume, low quality ingredients and the talent to create the most inedible shrimp gyoza, served with a cheap Thai imitation sweet and... More 

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Thank TheHappyCamper2013
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Very good quality sushi and sashimi restaurant in Leuven, probably the best (according our experience). I visited the restaurant many times, always per dinner. Huge assortment, fresh products and great taste. The structure is quite basic, sober dressing, but the secret is the quality of the sushi. Also possible to take away. Highly recommended.

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Thank Umberto E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Muntstraat 21, Leuven 3000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Flemish Brabant Province  >  Leuven
  • Phone Number: +32 16 22 26 28

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?