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Sakura Japanese Grill & Sushi Bar

57 Highlands Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-2708
+1 828-349-8917
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good16%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (33 reviews)
“steak” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
57 Highlands Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-2708
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1 - 10 of 85 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great meal at Sakura- for some reason, I left before collecting my credit card. When we were leaving I asked our waiter about a place to buy shampoo for my wife. She gave easy and great directions to the nearest grocery store. As...More

Thank Pathfinder819157
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our kids love Sakura! We do to! Friendly service, fast and super fresh! You will love it we go there once a week and every time we love it even more! We love Sakura! Our faces after eating at Sakura

Thank Sandra G
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Knowing you can always get veggies at Asian restaurants and picky children can find something we saw good reviews and stopped. The veggie tempura was perfect, the egg rolls just right. We ordered and ate well prepared sushi. The hibachi offerings were excellent as well....More

Thank dorard
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Very fresh and nicely executed sushi. We were a little hesitant when we decided to try Sakura. After all, you are eating sushi in a small town in rural North Carolina. We were pleasantly surprised by the spot-on technique of the sushi chef in preparing...More

Thank Teresa S
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Ambiance is the same, but food was better than ever. Nice choice of wine by the glass. Service was great as well. Plan to go back soon.

Thank Margo B
Reviewed 19 June 2018

My favorite thing to order there is their Mango Shrimp. There are sauteed veggies: broccoli, zucchini, mushrooms, carrots in a mango sauce served with white rice. Had a nice salad prior to the entree with a really delicious dressing - maybe ginger? So good! Sakura...More

Thank Elizabeth A
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

1- no air-conditioning 2- overcooked noodles and veggies 3- meat was warm only 4- dipping sauce was like water 5- waitress was nice but should find another career.

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We have eaten here for lunch before and it was good. Not today at 4 pm. We had Shrimp Red Curry and Chicken Red Curry. My wife’s shrimp was fresh and good. My chicken was cold in middle and had a bad taste. Told the...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Nice place, waitress nice but food was so-so. I asked for appetizers : chicken tempura and vegetable tempura. I wish I would have been told that the chicken tempura were 2 pcs of chicken and the rest was vegetables. Left the vegetable tempura, too much...More

Thank Mickoonna
Reviewed 19 November 2017

We visited Sakura recently, It was not busy at all, with only a few people there. We chose to eat at the bar. The bartender was very sweet but totally forgetful. We had to ask for silverware several times and then ended up sharing one...More

Thank Brenda T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Highlands Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-2708
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Franklin
  • Phone Number: +1 828-349-8917
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