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Sakura Island Restaurant

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255 King St N, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 4V2, Canada
+1 519-886-1812
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11:30 - 21:30
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Mon - Sat 11:30 - 21:30
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I drove all the way from Guelph to Waterloo to eat a nice Korean or Japanese meal for dinner. This was a subtle restaurant located in a busy area which we found by coincidence. We ordered the tempura udon, bulgogi bibimbap, and a spicy salmon maki roll. All of the dishes had great flavour and the only... More 

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Thank Vivian H
Kitchener, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

I had the Kalbi which was excellent and sizzling hot. I also tried the sushi platter and bento. Tempura was light and delicious. Sushi was very fresh for Waterloo. Way better quality than all you can eat places.

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Thank sandman557
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Have been several times, and enjoyed the first more so than the latter. Edamame were excellent every time and some of the rolls were quite tasty. Lack of Japanese etiquette, customs, cleanliness, etc. were as usual and as expected, disappointing. The staff tried hard, and I give at an average review - and good value for money (even though it's... More 

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Thank Jason B
Waterloo, Canada
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81 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

I've been to Sekura a few times and the service has been quite different for each. This week, we had a lovely server who was very patient and attentive. Another time, I had a server who was unfriendly and impatient. Love sitting in the booths - very cozy, but the remainder of the restaurant is just okay. The sushi is... More 

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Thank irispiral
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Amazing hidden gem in Waterloo that deserves recognition. Check out this restaurant and try their amazing menu items.

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Thank Susan A
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Called them twice to ask about Gluten Free Soya Sauce when ordering sushi. They assured us we would receive it with the order if we noted it in the note section. 45 minutes later they called us to tell us the food was going to arrive in 5 minutes but without the gluten free soya sauce. They were willing to... More 

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Thank Thom B
Waterloo, Canada
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90 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Recently returned to this restaurant after a long absence. Good to experience many positive and all round changes to the food and service.

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Thank Susan C
Waterloo, Ontario
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Wego there with my 2 sons. Fresh fish, great quality. We usually orfer the large love boat which come with salad, soup and desert.

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Thank Travel2DiveandFun
Waterloo, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

The atmosphere was quiet and relaxed. Service was friendly and efficient. Sushi combo was excellent - very tasty and not fishy. The food is much better than at local all you can eat places. Highly recommend the spicy salmon roll.

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Thank Mike C
Kitchener, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Great food and far better value then any all you can eat buffet. Bento box fills anyone up, and tempura shrimp is excellent.

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Thank Miles S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 14
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Korean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 21:30
Saturday
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 255 King St N, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 4V2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: +1 519-886-1812

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?