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Saku Sushi & Bar

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Paseo de Las Palmas 3 | Local 30 en Plaza 3. 14, Nuevo Vallarta 63735, Mexico
+52 322 113 3277
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13:30 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 13:30 - 23:30
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Vancouver, Canada
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25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

There rolls have to much rice and not enough filling. The rice didn't taste like sushi rice at all. The service lacks.. And old ginger. The fish was fresh but barley got any on my rolls. Won't be back..

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Thank Ashleyreynolds
Austin
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

This "restaurant" is located on the rooftop overlooking the ocean, so it is a great place for a drink or hanging out. The service we received was excellent both times we were there. The food was okay... it is sushi made by Mexican catering to American, so don't expect anything authentic. The seating is a bit funky. There isn't really... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Dishes well presented. Portions according to expected. Wide selection in menu options for sushi and rices selection. We had some comments about noisy music and manager immediately took action. All personnel with excellent attitude and almost a smile in their expression.

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Thank ej e
Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

I absolutely love Jesus(or Chuy) the waiter. He is why the rating is very good and not average. He is personable and friendly and is very relaxed which is contagious. I enjoy the cold sake here and any sashimi. As for the rolls. Don't bother, it is a bunch of rice and cucumber and barely any fish or avocado or... More 

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Thank Sharon S
Alameda, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

One of the best sushi restaurants ever! Great, originally presented sushi at spectacular prices. A definite to repeat often.

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Thank JRB49
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Huge rolls with a regional twist on thing we eat at home plus a few items I've never seen before. I had some very tender octopus and everything was very fresh tasting. The staff was very friendly and their service was quick. One of our servers didn't speak great english but his english was much better than my spanish! The... More 

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Thank Geoff K
Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

The food was exceptional but a warning, when they say a certain roll is spicy, it is! Not too spicy for me though. Very inventive rolls, very good service. So if you want to step away from the usual fare here, or you are just craving sushi go here. PS I had the tuna takati sashimi...fabulous!

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Thank h0ughla
Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Second visit and am happy to say they did not disappoint! Great food, with a local twist. Sushi in Mexico. Flavours and presentation are excellent. The chef has passion for his work and we benefit. Great experience and a reasonable bill. If you like Japanese food don't miss this hidden gem!

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Thank Randy H
Grand Forks, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Fantastic food. Great wait staff. Excellent location and decor. The miso soup and sashimi were VERY tasty and the sushi rolls are huge!!! Go on Tuesdays when the rolls are 3 for the price of 2!

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Thank jessicacycc604
Calgary
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

We have been here before and the place keeps getting better. They have a few oddball types of rolls (bacon being one of them) that we tried this time and it was delicious. Their regular seafood rolls and nigiri are just as good as they have always been. The portions seem to get bigger each time we go. Prices are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
13:30 - 23:30
Monday
13:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
13:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
13:30 - 23:30
Thursday
13:30 - 23:30
Friday
13:30 - 23:30
Saturday
13:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paseo de Las Palmas 3 | Local 30 en Plaza 3. 14, Nuevo Vallarta 63735, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Nuevo Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 113 3277
Description
Great Prices, Great Location, Great Sushi. Eat in or take out your sushi craving is covered. We have nightly sushi and drink specials, an executive menu for offices, and special catering menus. Happy hour daily from 1:30 - 2:30 and 5 - 6pm Call us today to order or come on in!

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