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“Very nice thinly cut sashimi”

Sakura Island Restaurant
Ranked #37 of 390 Restaurants in Waterloo
Price range: US$9 - US$14
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese, Korean
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Reviewed 17 March 2015 via mobile

Excellent sashimi dinner perfwctly cut thin to reflect delicate taste of the fish. Bento box tempura salmon was very good the only problem was rice was not fresh the few times I have gone rhe ruce has not been fresh sadly as everything else was good.

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Reviewed 16 January 2015

I've had lunch at Sakura Island several times. The food has always been very good.

On my last visit I ordered Dol Sot Bi Bim Bap and my friend ordered Seafood U-Dong. Because it was lunch time our orders came with Miso soup, salad and some banchan (side dish).

I've had better Bi Bim Bap elsewhere but it was still okay. At least there wasn't a pool of grease at the bottom of the bowl.

Service was attentive. The washroom was adequate.

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Thank kanadai
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Reviewed 18 October 2014

I have tried spicy golden dragon, legend dragon, and philadelphia roll and it was amazzzzing!!!!
I was so surprised that there was a good sushi restaurant in waterloo!

Also, if you are looking for a good Korean food, I would strongly recommend galbi, bulgogi, bibimbab and soondubu soup here!
I have tried every other korean restaurant in Waterloo, but this is the first time I thought it was close to Korean food in Toronto, which Toronto have so much better tasting foods!
Oh and i forgot to mention, but japchae here is so warm and fresh!! I love it!!
I am going there at least once a week now and have never seen them not busy...
I think every other people like this restaurant too!

Must try restaurant in Waterloo!!

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Thank Beth A
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Reviewed 27 August 2014 via mobile

Friendly service, clean washrooms, nice presentation, good tea, menu doesn't indicate vegetarian choices, ran out of tempura banana dessert, but red bean ice cream very nice finish, certain types of rolls only available in combos, edamame perfectly cooked. Also, vegetable tempura was really good.

Thank Kulbi
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Reviewed 26 August 2014

Tried the tacoyaki. It was good nothing stellar. Tried the sakura bento box with sushi/teriyaki salmon/dumplings/tempura. Run of the mill selection. Insulting fish selection for the sushi. Teriyaki salmon served with skin but inedible due to no cleaning of scales. Tempura was fine. Boring, yet untraditional. Icky luke warm sashimi on the sushi (so not sure if they don't know how to make sushi or if it was left to sit for a while either way disgusting). Since it is Japanese/Korean more likely the Korean food may be better... will give it a try next time but no thanks to the so-called "Japanese" food. Don't bother if you are looking for Japanese food. Go if you think this is Japanese food... :D

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Thank AverageLooksGood
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