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“Expensive and shady looking. Not very good sushi.”
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Ranked #1,861 of 4,304 Restaurants in Lisbon
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Delivery, Reservations
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Dining options: Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Paid 20€/person for low quality sushi. The rice was mushy, the fish rubbery and the soy sauce very salty. Even the chopsticks looked like they were made of cheap plastic.
The ambiance was shady, old fashioned and even had some weird looking customers.
Maybe it was bad timing on my part, but really did not enjoy nor recommend. There are better and cheaper sushi restaurants in Lisbon.

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Thank João S
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Reviewed 29 March 2015

I visit regularly this Japanese sushi resto regularly as I work nearby. That said, this is not one of the best sushi restaurants, however at 15 euros buffet and being nearby it is very convenient. The staff tries to be mildly helpful, and for a change of a business lunch, it is very acceptable. The only complaint I have is being offered "non-smoker" places nearby the smoking are, but I always refuse and to more distante seats.

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Thank makakito
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Reviewed 4 December 2014

Myself and three others entered Sakura on a Saturday just after 12:00pm. There was a woman behind a counter near the wide open door who told us they weren't open yet and instructed us to sit in a waiting area. We sat for about 10 minutes in the dark before they turned the lights on. There was bad Korean music playing and it smelled of sour bar drinks/fruit from the night before. While we waited, we saw several employees setting up the dining room, walking past us, and no one else acknowledged us. Around 12:45, my friend went to ask if we had to wait much longer, but didn't see anyone in the front, so he headed back towards the dining room. The entire staff was seated around a table eating lunch.

At that point we decided to leave, and checked the hours on the way out. On Saturdays, they are supposed to open at 12:00pm. We were really offended that we had been made to wait 45 minutes without any explanation of when we would be served!

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Thank Ziukkinna
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Reviewed 21 September 2014

We went to the Dutch embassy and in front of it we discovered this Japanese restaurant.
The staff was not very friendly, but they were at least polite. We used the buffet and we thought it was overpriced for what we got.
The salmon was of bad quality, extremely fat, the food that was suuposed to be warm wasn't warm and after our meal we had to pay much more than we are used to in better Asian restaurants.
There were also some nice things, so I don't say that everything was disappointing, but I go on a frequent basis to Japanese restaurants and I can tell the difference. It was not very special...

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Reviewed 21 September 2014

A great place to go all you can eat many varieties of food, all kinds of Sushi chose our own food to be cooked to order a brought to the table,great assortment all delicious never bored because they have much to choose from,great to go with a group of people and fun.the is clean the food is fresh.
Do not expect to eat dessert,Japanese do not eat much dessert so their desserts are more for looks then for tasty.

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Thank rosagourmet
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