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Restaurant Sapporo

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230 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4616
+1 207-772-1233
12:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Portland, Oregon
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105 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It's a bit hard to rate this place, but I'll give them the benefit of the doubt. First, it was pretty clear that our waitress had no real idea about what Japanese food is and that she was there because she was offered the job. I get that, but you should learn a thing or two about what you sell.... More 

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Northwest New Jersey
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72 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

It was a good mix of seafood and other offerings. I had the chicken katsu. I've had it in other places and the dipping sauce is overly salty. This was good. We had chicken skewers as an appetizer and they were excellent as well. The restaurant is a BYO, I think. Good anniversary dinner on a Saturday night.

Thank NJ_Bookworm
Charleston, South Carolina
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179 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

An outstanding selection of less common delicacies, a clean and well run establishment with attentive staff make this my favorite restaurant in Portland. The fish and shellfish is fresh, delicious, and beautifully presented in a pleasant atmosphere with friendly fellow patrons.

Thank Lindajwink
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Easy to get a seat on a Saturday nite. Decent menu and nice drink selection. Sushi was good nothing crazy. Nice outdoor seating area. Service was ok. Overall good meal.

Thank Treva710
Salem, MA
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93 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

When I vacationed further north, I looked forward to eating here on my way home back when a sushi place in Portland was a weird idea. It never disappointed. When I went there yesterday, the spinach appetizer was good, but the sushi itself tasted kind of tired. The rice was dry and the fish was l little less than fresh.... More 

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Guam, Mariana Islands
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259 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

We were very satisfied with our recent lunch here. The service was friendly and the sushi were fresh. Prices of the bento boxes were very reasonable.

Thank Anna M
Reading, United Kingdom
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185 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Eating in Portland can be a challenge! Many places are heavily booked up so you have to venture out at 5:30 if you want to get your name on the walk in list for a table at a reasonable time. Too early. We have 'chanced our arm' each evening, with success, mainly. Having studied a few menus and walked on... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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446 reviews
249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

We have eaten at Sapporo many times over an extended period. We have always been pleased. Usually we sit at the sushi bar and have found the service to be better than sitting as a group at a table. We had tuna tataki and a couple of rolls. The Maine lobster roll was terrific and the jalapeño roll was quite... More 

Thank waterandmore
Landsmeer, The Netherlands
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69 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

We accidently stoppen in Portland and diner at sapporro. Very good food and reasonably procedure. Quality of lunchspecials is very good. Customerparking next to the restaurant is comfortabel.

Thank Pieter L
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

This is all around one of my favorite restaurants to visit in Portland. In fact, it used to a tradition for my husband and myself to come every Sunday for lunch. Their deals are hard to beat! During the lunch special, we've paid 20 bucks for both of us to get full of great quality sushi! However we are more... More 

Thank Sophia C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 230 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4616
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-772-1233

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