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Sakura Japanese Steak House and Sushi Bar

5719 University Ave, Cedar Falls, IA 50613-5261
+1 319-266-4000
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good22%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (18 reviews)
“yum yum sauce” (4 reviews)
“noodles” (5 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Steakhouse
$$ - $$$
5719 University Ave, Cedar Falls, IA 50613-5261
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I were supposed to meet at a different restaurant but due to extremely high wait times, we walked across the parking lot to Sakura. We were seated immediately (around 5:30 on a Friday night). We had great service. My husband and I...More

Thank Wsr0224
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Good deal meal with the tepanyakis for two. Also enjoyed the raw shrimp and salmon sushis, without demeriting the eel sushi!!! (Second time in this place)...

Thank urclose007
Reviewed 6 October 2017

On a whim and using TripAdvisor we picked this place. So glad we did. Food and service, atmosphere and all was great.

Thank TREVI36
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

The experience here was ok. I have been to many Japanese steakhouses and this one would be about average. We did not sit at a table with a grill on it by choice. They do have that option. I had the Hibachi Shrimp and Mahi....More

Thank Buddy V
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is our favorite place for ourselves and to take those who visit from out of town. We are never disappointed! Very clean, well kept property. Staff is always friendly, attentive, and professional. Excellent food always! The grill and entertaining chefs are always a hit...More

Thank HeyJude1963
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Had a small group dinner last evening at Sakura. We didn't have reservations so were seated in one of the hibachi rooms that had very poor ventilation. Smoke from the last performance hung in the air and was rather unpleasant. Once the air cleared we...More

Thank Makemeabeliever
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We went there for our granddaughter's 17th birthday and had a fun time. The food was good, slightly over priced tho. Our grill master was fun and did several new things that we hadn't seen before.

Thank Elaine N
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We (Mom & Dad) went with our UNI son and a friend of his plus our teenaged daughter for supper. It was a good time at the hot grill with chef displaying a good entertaining cooking show.

Thank Russell C
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

It's a very popular place that is evident. The atmosphere isn't bad. The service is good. The food just ok. There was however something missing. Just ok.

Reviewed 26 October 2016

my bf recommended this place. the first few visits were pretty good as we were mostly craving for hibachi. after that, we decided to try the sushi that they had. unfortunately, like i said, depending on who serves you, you either end up with the...More

Thank Alicia K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5719 University Ave, Cedar Falls, IA 50613-5261
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Cedar Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 319-266-4000
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