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Sakura Japanese Steak & Seafd

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2171 Apperson Dr, Salem, VA 24153-7235
+1 540-772-0168
16:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 16:30 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
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Roanoke, Virginia
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

OK, if you are a sushi fiend you know the routine. Your taste buds are screaming for it, but your wallet is also screaming that it doesn't want to carry you through a fifty-dollar light lunch. If you go to Sakura IX and keep your expectations reasonable, your taste buds and wallet will both break into a happy dance. Twenty... More 

Thank PaulTex97
Roanoke, Virginia
Level Contributor
67 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

The food was cooked properly but the scallops were very small and over cooked. The waitress was very nice. The building needs some maintenance and cleaning.

Thank Heather K
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Why pay the huge price to have someone grilling at your table and is usually not that personable and eat with people that you do not know. Meal is top quality and is served by delightful waitresses and waiters. Great atmosphere. Also plenty to eat for take-out. Should be considered for office parties- private dining areas. Ask for Glenn to... More 

Thank jewilliams531
Salem, Virginia
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61 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

I think the most important thing I can say about Sakura is that we know what we are getting when we get their food. We always get the Hibachi Shrimp and/or beef. The shrimp and beef are always tender and the veggies have good flavor. The soup is nothing more then a bouillon and the salad is primarily lettuce, but... More 

Thank VAtouring
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level Contributor
82 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

We are staying at the Roanoke hotel & conference center & drove out to Salem for this Japanese restaurant. I enjoyed my Valentine's night but sadly this would not be my pick for any future evenings. First impression; the decor was very tired (not dirty just not maintained for a vey long time). The service was good & quick (a... More 

Thank Leshadanadventure
Galax, Virginia
Level Contributor
20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

I have a tradition of celebrating Friday the thirteenth and my boyfriend and I picked this place this past Friday the thirteenth. It's a little hard for a handicap in a wheel chair to get in but, well worth it for the food. The staff was helpful and the food was excellent.

Thank Linda S
Salem, Virginia, United States
Level Contributor
29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015

A relaxed atmosphere, the service is good and the food is very good. I especially like the steak and shrimp combo. Each meal includes soup, a salad and the main dish includes nice vegetables, rice and sauces. Very good value.

Thank Jim C
Level Contributor
85 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2015

We chose this place for our one meal after reading the reviews. It was definitely not crowded! The food was very good and well presented. My husband and I shared a dish with three proteins and it was more than enough for the two of us. But make sure you tip as if you had gotten two meals! Go ahead... More 

Thank smlnmyt
Level Contributor
69 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2015

The fish is so fresh and healthy. You can sit at the sushi bar. If you take in a page from Google of Japanese words, you will be disappointed. The sushi chef, cashier and waitress are Chinese. Knee how. Shay, shay. Hello. Thank you.

Thank G.l. M
Roanoke, Virginia, United States
Level Contributor
12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2015

This is Japanese teppanyaki style food without the drama of the show. Just good food. No one sitting at your table that you don't know. No flying shrimp. No onion Volcanos no clanging and banging of spatulas and knives. The decor could stand to be updated , and the chairs are not the most comfortable but again consistently great food.... More 

Thank Frank S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Steakhouse, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2171 Apperson Dr, Salem, VA 24153-7235
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 540-772-0168

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?