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Saku Sushi & Bar

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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Paseo de Las Palmas 3 | Local 30 en Plaza 3. 14, Nuevo Vallarta 63735, Mexico
+52 322 113 3277
13:30 - 23:30
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very very bad sushi overall ... few options to choose in nuevo Vallarta probably the only sushi with delivery service, their only advantage, the flavor is really poor

Thank Bpohls
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

We found Saku Sushi & Bar by accident as we were driving through Nuevo las year. We came with a group of 8 of us with some trepidation because no one was in the restaurant last January when we went, but we quickly learned that the staff was incredibly solicitous, the food was excellent and the chef was very creative... More 

Thank Judi M
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Short story, I taste food in many restaurants and I love to share my experiences and help fellow food lovers. This restaurant resembles a unique gourmet style of Japanese cuisine no other restaurant has. I confidently recommend this place.

Thank halomexx
Vancouver, Canada
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25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

There rolls have to much rice and not enough filling. The rice didn't taste like sushi rice at all. The service lacks.. And old ginger. The fish was fresh but barley got any on my rolls. Won't be back..

Thank Ashleyreynolds
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

This "restaurant" is located on the rooftop overlooking the ocean, so it is a great place for a drink or hanging out. The service we received was excellent both times we were there. The food was okay... it is sushi made by Mexican catering to American, so don't expect anything authentic. The seating is a bit funky. There isn't really... More 

1 Thank chunyao70
Mexico City, Mexico
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Dishes well presented. Portions according to expected. Wide selection in menu options for sushi and rices selection. We had some comments about noisy music and manager immediately took action. All personnel with excellent attitude and almost a smile in their expression.

Thank ej e
Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

I absolutely love Jesus(or Chuy) the waiter. He is why the rating is very good and not average. He is personable and friendly and is very relaxed which is contagious. I enjoy the cold sake here and any sashimi. As for the rolls. Don't bother, it is a bunch of rice and cucumber and barely any fish or avocado or... More 

Thank Sharon S
Alameda, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

One of the best sushi restaurants ever! Great, originally presented sushi at spectacular prices. A definite to repeat often.

Thank JRB49
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

Huge rolls with a regional twist on thing we eat at home plus a few items I've never seen before. I had some very tender octopus and everything was very fresh tasting. The staff was very friendly and their service was quick. One of our servers didn't speak great english but his english was much better than my spanish! The... More 

Thank Geoff K
Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

The food was exceptional but a warning, when they say a certain roll is spicy, it is! Not too spicy for me though. Very inventive rolls, very good service. So if you want to step away from the usual fare here, or you are just craving sushi go here. PS I had the tuna takati sashimi...fabulous!

Thank h0ughla

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations
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Open Hours
13:30 - 23:30
13:30 - 23:30
13:30 - 23:30
13:30 - 23:30
13:30 - 23:30
13:30 - 23:30
13:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paseo de Las Palmas 3 | Local 30 en Plaza 3. 14, Nuevo Vallarta 63735, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Nuevo Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 113 3277
Great Prices, Great Location, Great Sushi. Eat in or take out your sushi craving is covered. We have nightly sushi and drink specials, an executive menu for offices, and special catering menus. Happy hour daily from 1:30 - 2:30 and 5 - 6pm Call us today to order or come on in!

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