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Sakura Sushi

) #158 of 220 Restaurants in Monterey €€ - €€€ Japanese, Sushi
574 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-1423
+1 831-373-1767
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible0%
18 Jun 2017
“Excellent albacore tuna sushi.”
4 Jul 2017
“Slow sushi but big portion”
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
574 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-1423
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1 - 10 of 14 reviews

Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

The owners (looked like husband and wife team) are the chef and waitress. They have the restaurant for 30 years! With no other helper, service is very slow....be prepared to spend hours just to have a meal! Portion is plentiful, but the cut of the...More

Thank AngyChin
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

The fish was very fresh. It was the best maguro sushi I have had in ages. The udon was generous portion and very tasty. The tempura was well done. Great value. It was not crowded and we could sit anywhere. Because there were not many...More

Thank Juliet G
Reviewed 1 August 2016

This place is awesome! I've had sushi all over the world and this is top notch. The udon is ridiculous and the tofu soup is good enough to be the focus of the restaurant. Environment is very family/local (Kozu is the nicest man around), nothing...More

1  Thank jasno
Reviewed 26 December 2015

The food is great - the wonderful couple that owns the restaurant really care how your feeling and enjoying their food - excellent quality

Thank fay V
Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

Great atmosphere, a little pricey, and sodas in scan. The food and service was great. I would go back if in the mood for sushi.

Thank NathanReeves
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

Me and my son arrived in Monterey from San Francisco on Memorial Day. We found Sakura on Trip Advisor with a mixed bag of reviews, but it was just over a block away, so we decided to give it a try. Needless to say, we...More

Thank Anthony C
Reviewed 18 May 2015

We originally went to Sapporo in Monterey. Their food sucks. Well, we thought we didn't have to drive a few miles to Lighthouse Ave, but there we were leaving that Sapporo quickly and went to have the best Sushi and Sake in all of Monterey....More

Thank Benni F
Reviewed 2 December 2014

Had a craving for sushi the other night. Unfortunately, every place in Monterey is closed by 10 PM and it was almost 10:30. A quick search revealed Sakura Sushi on Lighthouse, which is open until midnight. I called first just to make sure, then headed...More

Thank richardbruce
Reviewed 13 November 2013

Over the years I never thought it was the best sushi place in the US, but it was passible. It is also Japanese owned, so I expected better food. It isn't even as good as in the past unfortunately. The nigiri rice balls are apparently...More

Thank DonCapeMayBeach
Reviewed 26 June 2013 via mobile

Cute little hole in the wall place that looked like it needed a good scrub. I was really hoping they paid more attention to the food than the presentation of the restaurant but unfortunately I was let down. I ordered sushi rolls and the rice...More

Thank Lil_Traveller123
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Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 00:00
Monday
18:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 00:00
Thursday
18:00 - 00:00
Friday
18:00 - 00:00
Saturday
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 574 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-1423
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-373-1767
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