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Sakura

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3557 Atlanta Hwy, Athens, GA 30606-3152
+1 706-227-0001
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Today
12:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 16:30 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
Fri 16:30 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Three of us went and shared a table with another family of three.The chef was very good and the waitress did a fine job. The food was very tasty. We truly enjoyed our dining experience.

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Thank 994leighc
Brunswick, Georgia
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Nice restaurant, we were seated immediately, waitress took our drink order quickly and we ordered sushi for our appetizer which was very tasty. We had steak and chicken and everything was very good. Staff was very attentive, kept our glasses filled and cleared empty dishes from the table. The only thing that was disappointing was we told our waitress our... More 

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Thank Gayle H
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70 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Nothing special about the food. Overpriced and the manager is TERRIBLE!. What you get for the price of the food is not what you will expect. Got to a Hibachi table and had to wait more than 25 minutes so more people arrive to our table BEFORE the cook will even show up. Then they brought us sushi which we... More 

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Thank JuankAthens
Athens, Georgia
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Very nice restaurant with good food, good service, and excellent cooks. I got the teriyaki chicken and salmon. I recommend getting the salmon for sure! You can also order sushi here as well. Cooks put on a great show during your meal.

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Thank sawall_chuck
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

I visit Athens often, and every time I do, I have to come here. Best Hibachi I've ever had, even in Florida, I just can't get the flavor I'm looking for - good places but not like this. I've really only had the Hibachi, the soup is amazing, the salad dressing is a little sweet but that's how I like... More 

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Thank Kathleen K
Phoenix
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

We went here for Father's Day. We had 15 and all day at one Hibachi table. The cook was a blast to watch and really made the kids and adults laugh. The food was cooked just right and tasted very good. The only negative was one of our servers. She could barely understand us and we couldn't understand her. It... More 

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Thank Gchandkeh
Athens, Georgia
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Cook was not taking care of us. Looks like he was in a rush and wanted to go home. We paid for food and I think we deserve good service. There was some others issues as well.

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Thank Minesh7681
Athens, Georgia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

The atmosphere is very nice, everyone loved the decor. We went there at lunch on a Tuesday and we were the only ones there. The food was good but nothing under $11. The staff did a good job tending to us and the server was good at his job and fun.

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Thank Brandon T
Comer, Georgia
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

We have eaten sushi all over the world and this place is numero uno. It is true, we are far from the coast but, that doesn't mean that Sakura Japanese Steak House can't get it to their restaurant and serve it to us any quicker than you can eat it while you're on vacation in a coastal town. Just because... More 

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Thank Cl08022
Athens, Georgia
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015

Let's face it, hibachi is hibachi just about anywhere you go and this place does hibachi like anywhere else along with the usual show of smoking onion volcano and vegetable toss. The sushi, sashimi and nigiri however, are some of the best in a city with a lot of run-of-the-mill Japanese places. Some of the fish pieces aren't fresh as... More 

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Thank Ehsan C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3557 Atlanta Hwy, Athens, GA 30606-3152
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 706-227-0001

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