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336 Pacific Hwy, Crows Nest, North Sydney, New South Wales 2065, Australia
+61 2 9438 1468
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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Japanese, Asian, Seafood, Sushi
$$ - $$$
336 Pacific Hwy, Crows Nest, North Sydney, New South Wales 2065, Australia
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1 - 10 of 43 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For two decades this has been our favourite Japanese Fish restaurant. But on our most recent visit we noticed that the prices have risen, but not so its standard. Our favourite Moon fish is off the daily menu, and in its place is a cod...More

Thank Teddy Q
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We went with a group of ten and sat upstairs, which was a good area to accommodate larger tables. There was a good variety of food on the menu, much of it different from the normal run of the mill Japanese. The highlight for me...More

1  Thank woowooSydney
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This is the second time I have eaten here, I didnt quite get it the first time. With a bit more experience now in eating Japanese food I can appreciate the quality of this restaurant. Its quiet gentle atmosphere, the very eager staff, the lovely...More

1  Thank FSB G
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

My friend and I felt like fish lunch and chose this restaurant because of the name. Food was average but service was good. A bit pricy for me for the lunch.

Thank Yuri T
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We had a family dinner at Sakanaya last night. we were group of 9 people so when we book , they requested pre-order so we ordered sashimi platter, Bara sushi and tempura before. when we arrived food served but after we ordered for individual dishes...More

Thank Eunice K
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Went a while back with some friends. We realty did enjoy our evening, We had sushi on recommendation and it was perfect. Good service too.

Thank philrobertson1968
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

I been here 15 years ago, and every time when I go back to Sydney, I'll have to go here! Very traditional Japanese cuisine, and constant quality for over 15 years! It a like a home restaurant that provide high quality foods! The Bara-sushi and...More

Thank Jul H
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

I live very close to Sakana-ya and I go there almost every week. Love the food, the dedication, service and traditional atmosphere.

Thank Pedro A
Reviewed 15 April 2016

At first glance, this is an ordinary japanese restaurant in Crows Nest. Bearing in mind it takes 7 years to train a proper Sushi chef and not many restaurants can afford to employ one outside the expensive$$$ CBD eateries, This is close to the top...More

Thank leeray2016
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Traditional Japanese restaurant feel that I have been looking for a while now. Salmon sashimi was so nice. My kids ate the Salmon Sashimi themselves without sharing with mom and dad. ^_^. Very fresh ingredients. Fish of the day menu is a must order. So...More

1  Thank Mujono
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 37 - USD 37
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 336 Pacific Hwy, Crows Nest, North Sydney, New South Wales 2065, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  North Sydney  >  Crows Nest
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9438 1468
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