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Sakura Japanese Restaurant

680 Post Rd E, Westport, CT 06880-4520
+1 203-222-0802
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“noodles” (9 reviews)
“sushi” (12 reviews)
Open Now
4:30 PM - 9:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
680 Post Rd E, Westport, CT 06880-4520
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1 - 10 of 72 reviews

Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

The show is fun. It is kid friendly. The only concerns I have is that everything is made with butter and soy. Noodles and rice and even the healthy meat and shrimp loads of butter. No wonder the food tastes good. Each meal is three...More

Thank Stacy M
Aly G, Guest Relations Manager at Sakura Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

Thank you so much Stacy! Come back soon!!!

Reviewed 19 July 2017

I have been coming to Sakura for over 30 years and they never disappoint. Great food, big portions, great service and a fun atmosphere. Also they have a great happy hour and sushi bar.

Thank Paul H
Aly G, Manager at Sakura Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Thank you Paul! We're so glad to hear you enjoyed your meal and we appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review! We look forward to seeing you in again soon!

Reviewed 22 June 2017

Sakura has been around Westport for years but is still the most popular Japanese restaurant in town. They have both group hibachi tables as well as private tables for traditional Japanese fare as well as several private rooms available for dining. Their sushi is fresh,...More

Thank Exptraveler2013
Aly G, Manager at Sakura Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Thank you! We are so glad to hear you enjoy dining with us! We love to hear from our customers and we look forward to seeing you in again soon!

Reviewed 25 February 2017

I have been visiting Sakura occasionally for more than 10 years, and it has become a big favorite of mine. My most recent visit is as enjoyable as the first. When I come, it is for the hibachi, although (as an aside) I have dined...More

Thank Claudia B
Aly G, Guest Relations Manager at Sakura Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2017

Thank you so much Claudia! Come back soon!

Reviewed 12 February 2017

def. not the best hibachi around and the owner makes you feel like he is doing your favor by letting you eat eat. its really not a friendly place . i literally only go here when my kids freak out they have to have hibachi...More

Thank Gma0917
Aly G, Guest Relations Manager at Sakura Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2017

Hi we are very sorry and disappointed to hear this. We will have a discussion with management to try and make it more fun and friendly atmosphere, as our goal is not to come off as cold. We hope you will give us another chance...More

Reviewed 3 January 2017

I ate at this restaurant recently with my teenage son, who loves that the food is prepared in front of him. The Hibachi chefs put on an entertaining show for younger patrons. The food quality is average with no special dishes compared to other Hibachi...More

Thank jbarker72
Aly G, Guest Relations Manager at Sakura Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2017

Thank you for this review. We will keep everything you have said in mind in the future. Come back soon!

Reviewed 22 December 2016

What a wonderful experience and exceptional value. The quality of of the lunch and the gracious service make me wonder why we have not gone to Sakura more regularly. I like the traditional design that winds through many rooms, over bridges, Unfortunately it leads to...More

1  Thank Dean H
Aly G, Guest Relations Manager at Sakura Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2016

Thank you so much Dean! Come back soon!

Reviewed 11 November 2016

This is one of our main birthday dinner destinations. It is expensive ($21-$35 for a hibachi dinner (includes delicious soup and tasty side salad). With tip, it usually costs us about $40-$50/per person. The showmanship of the hibachi cook used to be much more enthusiastic...More

Thank 185erikad
Aly G, Guest Relations Manager at Sakura Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2016

Hi, we will review everything you have said very carefully and try to make your experience more enjoyable. Please give us another chance to impress you.

Reviewed 9 November 2016

We ate at a regular table, rather than hibachi. The service was quick and attententive. The food was very good.

Thank Gerald L
Aly G, Guest Relations Manager at Sakura Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2016

Thank you Gerald!! Come back soon!!

Reviewed 2 September 2016

Excellent Bento Boxes and sushi. Tasty, fresh, nice range of flavors.Try the green tea ice cream for dessert.

Thank Shelley F
Aly G, Guest Relations Manager at Sakura Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2016

Hi Shelley, thank you for the wonderful review! Happy to hear how much you've enjoyed the Green Tea ice cream and Bento Boxes! We appreciate your business and hope to see you soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 680 Post Rd E, Westport, CT 06880-4520
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Westport
  • Phone Number: +1 203-222-0802
Description
Sakura Japanese Restaurant serves high quality, delicious Japanese fare in an exquisite environment. Give us a call and we'll create your ideal dining experience today. At Sakura, you can mold your dining experience to what you want it to be. We offer a variety of food options and rooms to offer you an unforgettable experience. Join us in our hibachi grill room for fresh steak, seafood, and chicken prepared right in front of you in a lively and fun environment. Try our sushi bar which offers an outstanding selection of fresh fish and rolls made to order. We also offer a full menu of traditional Japanese fare like sukiyaki, bento boxes and more. We have a number of Tatami private dining rooms for groups of two to groups of up to 14. We also offer a fun, refined bar dining area and a lovely outdoor patio for your enjoyment. Sit back, relax, and enjoy a great night with us. Give us a call to make your reservation today.
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