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Saga Japanese Steak House

8383 S Tamiami Trl Unit 104, Sarasota, FL 34238-2901
+1 941-924-2800
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good14%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
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“sushi” (17 reviews)
“hibachi grill” (3 reviews)
“steak” (4 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Steakhouse
8383 S Tamiami Trl Unit 104, Sarasota, FL 34238-2901
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

We come to Sarasota once a year for the last 20 years. Since ten years we come to SAGA. We truly believe this ceraintly one of the best japanese steakhouse. Sure the interior is typically japanese very modest, but you come for the food and...More

Thank René M
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Staff rude to long time family customer. They would not serve us at 8:25 on Friday night. They are open until 10 per their posted hours. WE were told first 30 minutes for hibachi after waiting 5 minutes for Nico to check. Then we asked...More

1  Thank Heather W
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Our family of 5 recently ate here on New Years Eve w/ some other friends. We had a private room and table which was great as we had 4 kids with us. The kids were amazed by the grill and especially the Onion volcano. Other...More

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I dined here last Wednesday for his birthday. He said he is craving for some Hibachi. We tried takoyaki for appetizer it was delicious! I had Garlic Yakiniku. He had Combination of steak, lobster & scallops. Food was very delicious and we...More

Thank 4dventur30820
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

My family love the whole teppan yaki experience and couldn't find the usual restaurants in Sarasota so thought we'd give Saga a go. So glad we did our chef was excellent. Outstanding food cooked perfectly and really lovely people serving us throughout. I can't recommend...More

Thank davejw1
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Everyone's food was excellent the service was perfect. Max was outstanding. The shrimp and the lobster at the grill call you to come back.

Thank exertab
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We've been visiting family in Sarasota/Venice for 20 years and years ago, we came across Saga for Japanese hibachi dinner. We met Max, who turns out to be the owner, who was our chef. He was entertaining when our kids were little, fascinating them with...More

Thank scubaskier123
Reviewed 1 April 2017

My wife and I love eating at Saga and watching owner and chef Max put on his show at the hibachi grill. We've been going for years and always enjoy Max and​ the food. Be sure to ask for Max.

Thank John P
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Best teppin Yaki in Sarasota by far. Excellent food , service and dining experience. Sushi is also wonderful. We can not wait to go back !

Thank JHDawg
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Been to many Japanese style restaurants. Food was good..not great. Expensive for the size portion you where served. Chef very talented in preparation of the different dishes. Kids love the show. That made it worth it

Thank davidtannenholz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8383 S Tamiami Trl Unit 104, Sarasota, FL 34238-2901
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-924-2800
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