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2516 J St, Sacramento, CA 95816-4815
+1 916-551-1559
17:00 - 21:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun 17:00 - 21:30
Mon 11:30 - 21:30
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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117 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Jen suggested that we give kru a try, so we went for lunch yesterday. As Jen is an architect, she was taken with the form and style of the interior, which is admittedly nice. We were seated promptly and courteously, and our server arrived shortly thereafter. At our request, our server recommended three dishes, of which we chose two. You... More 

Thank JDinNapa
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent menu and very knowledgeable sushi chefs with great tecommendations if you're not sure what to order. Service professionals are also extremely knowledgeable and attentive. Sushi (and desserts) are divine.

Thank HorseHound
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This place has the best Omakase ever! You basically leave it up to the sushi chef to give you the best dining experience in a sushi restaurant. The chef will serve you items exclusive to the Omakase menu which may include limited quantity toro shipped in from Japan that morning or special uni from Haikado. Each piece is masterfully prepared... More 

1 Thank Duydat
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

The fish here is superb and the dishes they create are like tasty little works of art. I am huge fan of Japanese cuisine and Kru gets it right for me every time! Omakase (ōˈmäkəsā) "Chef's choice is the way to go.I eat every bite and leave feeling completely content. If you like rolls try the Sunshine roll, my wife... More 

Thank Hayden T
sacramento, california
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Been to the restaurant several times. The food is consistently excellent with outstanding presentation.

Thank okfoodie
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Good Sushi, the sturgeon was unique. Nice part of town. Friendly service free parking after 6. Fresh Wasabi with mixed sushi plate.

Thank Tim O
Northern California
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is our favorite sushi place in town. The fish is always amazingly fresh and the chefs can be as creative or as simple as you like while still blowing your mind. They also do an amazing job of modifying or creating new rolls for gluten-free diners. You will need reservations, especially on weekends, and the prices tend to be... More 

Thank NE_AK_CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Fresh fresh sushi with perfect amount of rice for nigiri. Super amaebi--may be the best fried shrimp heads we've ever had: tender crisp. Super sea trout, tobiko with quail egg, salmon. The uni from Japan was so-so. Excellent, friendly service. Classy ambiance. Definitely will go back next time we're in Sacramento.

Thank Imacowgirl
Unityville, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

In a town with lots of Japanese and sushi places, Kru is my absolute favorite! The staff are friendly and knowledgeable, but the food...the food is outstanding. My go-to dishes are the Hamachi carpaccio, the spicy tuna tartare and the pork gyoza. The Hamachi is sliced beautifully and the chili oil and jalapeno are a perfect balance. The tuna tartare... More 

Thank Betty U
Bet Arye, Israel
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69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

To celebrated my birthday, my children took me out to enjoy my favorite kind of food!!! all that was ordered was very tasty and fresh. Even my Vegan daughter and grandkids found plenty to eat, very creative and attentive!!!

Thank Lia L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2516 J St, Sacramento, CA 95816-4815
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +1 916-551-1559

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