We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sakura Island Restaurant

255 King St N, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 4V2, Canada
+1 519-886-1812
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good47%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (7 reviews)
“bento box” (4 reviews)
“sashimi” (5 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Korean
€€ - €€€
255 King St N, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 4V2, Canada
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (42)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 41 reviews

Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

I honestly believe that the service my family and I received today was what made my visit so great. After calling for a reservation, we were put in a private booth (without asking). Sushi was amazing, fresh and tasty and the prices for salads and...More

Thank Ioana D
Reviewed 14 June 2017

My wife and daughter and I go out for lunch (almost) every Saturday and our tastes are all over the place. We often opt (at least once a month) for Sakura. Their food is always well prepared and visually appealing, service is good and the...More

Thank Scott A
Reviewed 9 May 2017

One of the best sushi places I have gone to! I had a sushi and sashimi platter, jap chae, and a bento. All the food I ordered was really fresh and tasted amazing! The staff was really nice and had great service! Definitely stop here...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Called in last minute to make a business reservation, the staff was able to get us in, plus provided us with a semi private booth. Been here many times and never disappointed. Thanks

Thank Ron E
Reviewed 21 January 2017

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...More

Thank Vivian H
Reviewed 14 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.

Thank sandman557
Reviewed 21 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...More

Thank Jason B
Reviewed 19 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...More

Thank irispiral
Reviewed 12 December 2016

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

Thank Susan A
Reviewed 14 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...More

Thank Thom B
Nearby Restaurants
Bhima's Warung
254 reviews
.05 km away
Bao Sandwich Bar
26 reviews
.41 km away
Mozy's Shawarma
53 reviews
.13 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Clay & Glass
53 reviews
1.42 km away
Earth Sciences Museum
11 reviews
1.49 km away
Kitchener-Waterloo Little Theatre
5 reviews
1.22 km away
The Ultimate Escape
35 reviews
1.27 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Sakura Island Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$14
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing