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336 Pacific Hwy, Crows Nest, North Sydney, New South Wales 2065, Australia
+61 2 9438 1468
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
16 Oct 2017
“A very pleasant surprise”
30 Aug 2017
“Quality has slipped, Prices have gone up!”
Japanese, Asian, Seafood, Sushi
€€ - €€€
336 Pacific Hwy, Crows Nest, North Sydney, New South Wales 2065, Australia
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Chanced on this place. Tried it because we thought it was another place that one of us had tried before. Gave this one a chance and had no regrets. Will go again. Their visitors were mostly of Asian background - and clearly in many cases...More

Thank impartialspectator
Reviewed 30 August 2017

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 19 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 9 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 BSF G
Reviewed 30 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 24 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 14 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$37 - US$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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