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Sakura Japanese Restaurant

4840 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38117-5152
+1 901-572-1002
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good43%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“tempura” (3 reviews)
“nigiri” (2 reviews)
“salmon” (2 reviews)
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Sushi, Asian, Japanese
$$ - $$$
4840 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38117-5152
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The salmon and tuna sushi I ordered smelled fishy. And although the presentation of all our sushi choices was overall nicely done and large portions, I was disappointed that what I hoped would be fresh fish was not. It appeared my order was the only...More

Thank QueenOnABudget
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

This was our first time dining at this location. We had some great rolls (very generous on the portions), udon soup, and a mermaid salad. Everything including the service was great.

Thank JavaGtown
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Waitress was excellent, food was served in a very timely manor. The atmosphere was great. The food was so decorative when the waitress brought it to the table. Enjoyed it very much will go back. Thank you

Thank Kris R
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Good menu, fast service and very good food. The prices were reasonable as well. I would definitely recommend it.

Thank christi576
Reviewed 14 July 2016

I had lunch today at Sakura for the first time. The lunch menu was extensive. The food was delicious and the presentation was beautiful. The service was outstanding. I had the salmon teriyaki which perfectly done. Included in the meal was a delicious rice, soup,...More

Thank Charl U
Reviewed 2 June 2016

I had the tempura plate with shrimp and all sort of other veggies. It was delicious , the meal includes soup and salad and it is wonderful.. we left full and happy.. Never had a bad meal at either Sakura

Thank WorldDiner2000
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Their tempura is some of the best I have ever had - very light and flaky. They had a nice selection of Sake; we enjoyed a bottle of unfiltered Nigiri. We shared one sashimi and tempura dinner that was more than enough for two people....More

Thank Peggy M
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Sakura has a lunch menu that is definitely a bargain in the sushi world. For $12.95 you get soup, salad and I chose the "sushi roll combo". Today I had Dynamite, Jackson, and fresh salmon roll. YUMMY. The fish is the freshest in town. Never...More

Thank NEysa R
Reviewed 20 October 2015

Doesn't matter if you go to West Street, Jackson, TN, or Poplar Avenue, this place is consistent. The fish is the freshest I've had. The combinations are delicious. The staff if very nice. The owners are very nice. This visit we were at Poplar Avenue...More

Thank NEysa R
Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

We stumbled upon Sakura when we found the Japanese steakhouse we had planned to eat at closed for renovations. It was such a stroke of luck. The food was delicious and plentiful, delivered by kind and attentive servers. You won't get the theatrics on the...More

Thank Edward M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
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Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4840 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38117-5152
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-572-1002