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Sakura Japanese Steakhouse

237 Connor Dr, Charlottesville, VA 22911-5604
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good43%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“shrimp” (6 reviews)
“seafood” (3 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian, Steakhouse, Sushi
$$ - $$$
237 Connor Dr, Charlottesville, VA 22911-5604
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’m never overly excited by a hibachi grill dinner but I have to say this was a pleasant and easy dinner for all of us. The cook was very pleasant and while there was a bit of showmanship, it wasn’t overdone or annoying. And, he...More

Thank Chris A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

After a long day on squash courts our group visited Sakura —chef was great, very engaging, meal was delicious, and service great

Thank Lesley F
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Food was very good had veggie dinner.All others in party enjoyed their meals as well. The chef was very good but a little subdued compared to other Japanese steakhouses I’ve been to.Service overall was very good.

Thank baxtersm1
Reviewed 12 March 2018

We had ten family members to celebrate a birthday. The Chefs grill your meal at your table with great entertainment. In our groups kids and adults love it. The food is good, prepared as you like and you will NEVER go home hungry. This is...More

Thank Kathleen S
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Our children love to go to this place because the food is good, it is entertaining and the portions are large. None of us are picky eaters so we don't mind the food being cooked all together on the table. They put on a good...More

Thank thefourmores
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Fun evening at the teppanyaki table. Sirloin steak was flavorful, delicious and cooked to the right temperature. Shrimp was tough but tasty. I enjoyed the mushrooms and chicken livers. Staff was warm and welcoming.

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We found Sakura looking for things to do in the Charlottesville area while there on business. It was a great experience with this type of restaurant and our chef was very animated and fun. The food was VERY good but a little pricey however it...More

Thank Tim G
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Sakura delivers good food and good entertainment. The usual Japanese steakhouse done well. Friendly, competent staff and tasty food prepared right in front of you in an entertaining fashion. We enjoyed meeting the other families at the table.

Thank Paul_from_VA
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Traditional birthday dinner for family. We usually go to a Kanpai of Tokyo but we were in Charlottesville and chose this restaurant due to Trip advisor reviews. Typical Japanese steak house with chef preparing dinner at a hibachi grill you sit around. This was not...More

Thank C9146AZstevep
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Love going here with family and friends, more food than you can eat, entertainment by the chefs, great time had by all

Thank B3473BOangelat
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Jennifer S
3 May 2016|
Response from NickS1940 | Reviewed this property |
I bet they do, but since the food is mostly veggies, rice and choice of meat, chicken or seafood I'd think you could "delete" anything glutenous. The staff are helpful and accessible for questions.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 237 Connor Dr, Charlottesville, VA 22911-5604
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
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