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Restaurant Sapporo

230 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4616
+1 207-772-1233
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good41%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“miso soup” (11 reviews)
“sushi” (51 reviews)
“udon” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
££ - £££
230 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4616
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61 - 70 of 108 reviews

Reviewed 15 July 2013

Worst service I have ever, EVER received. When I ordered noodles with chicken I did not think I would receive gray undercooked spaghetti, sea weed, with boiled chicken in an unseasoned broth. When I spoke to my inexperienced server about my wishes to switch to...More

4  Thank snshne42
Reviewed 16 June 2013

We went for something different than lobsters tonight when we saw this establishment. We were seated in a very nice room with handmade paper panels illuminated with lights behind--very nice. The waitress was pleasant. I ordered salmon teriyaki and a sushi appetizer while my wife...More

Thank hodag21378
Reviewed 14 May 2013

not bad, nothing to write home about. they have gluten-free tamari for dipping. i had the mackerel, yellowtail and fatty tuna. the tuna was a little slimy. the spicy scallop roll just had spicy mayo in it, not chili paste. the california roll has real...More

Thank marla5575
Reviewed 23 December 2012 via mobile

My wife and I have been coming here for years, and every time we are in Maine it is a must go. The sushi and sashimi are fresh and clean tasting, the Nebeyaki Udon is fantastic, and the service is friendly. Will keep coming for...More

Thank RJLev
Reviewed 18 October 2012

Had another ejnoyable lunch at Sapporo's. Friendly & prompt service, fresh & flavorful sushi. I enjoyed the 3 roll lunch combo of crunchy spicy tuna, crunchy spicy scallop, and california. They were very good and priced at a good value for lunch. My daughter enjoyed...More

Thank kasbahfish
Reviewed 23 September 2012

Good Sake, good service and the best sushi I've had including in Japan, and NYC. It was lovely sitting outside in the afternoon sun and we really felt lucky that we tried this restaurant.

Thank mefhef
Reviewed 11 September 2012

IK was wandering around the harbor region and found this place. The sushi was among the best I have encountered, including visits to Osaka and San Francisco. The staff was highly competent and they know how to prepare a photogenic dish.

Thank DHK44
Reviewed 31 August 2012

The miso soup, which starts the meal, is always great, and a harbinger of things to come. The restaurant has been there for decades, and we've been going for at least 20 years. Great Japanese, a smidge on the pricey side, but bulletproof food quality.

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 14 August 2012 via mobile

we were lured in by the value priced sushi, but after the first bite we were quite disappointed. Sushi didn't taste very good. I guess you get what you pay for. The place needs a good cleanup: windows, menus, soy sauce bottles, and shakers.

Thank gucio
Reviewed 29 July 2012

I really enjoyed the sushi here-fresh and tasty. I rated it 4 overall because the saki was not great and the atmosphere lacked. But I would definitely return

Thank winthropian
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
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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