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#02-13 501 Orchard Road Singapore 238880
 
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Sakae Sushi (Sakae means “growth” in Japanese) has more than 30 conveniently located outletsin Singapore. Seats are arranged all round an elliptical-shaped sushi counter.

Premium sushi and sashimi Red plates are priced at $5.99, Pink plates are priced at $3.99 while all Colour plates are $1.99 each. In total, customers have over a 250 variety of items to choose from.

Additional Details:

Opening Hours:
11:30am - 10:00pm
Avg Price:
$20-30
List of Outlets:
Citylink Mall
City Hall MRT Station
1 Raffles Link
#B1-63 Singapore 039393
Tel: 6238 8396
Opening Hours:
11:30am - 10:00pm daily

Marina Square Shopping Mall
City Hall MRT Station
No. 6 Raffles Boulevard
#02-207 Singapore 039594
Tel: 6336 8201
Opening Hours:
11.30am - 10pm (Sun - Thu & PH)
11.30am - 12am (Fri , Sat, Eve of PHs) Orchard Central

Somerset MRT Station
181 Orchard Road
Orchard Central #06-12
Singapore 238896
Tel: 6509 6157
Opening Hours:
11.30am-3:00pm / 6.00pm - 10:00pm
(Mon- Fri)
11.30am - 10pm (Sat, Sun & PH)

Park Mall
Dhoby Ghaut MRT Station
No. 9 Penang Road
#01-15 / 15A Singapore 238459
Tel: 6336 7006
Opening Hours:
11:30am - 10:00pm daily

Plaza Singapura (Kiosk)
Dhoby Ghaut MRT Station
68 Orchard Road
#B2-52 / 54 Singapore 238839
Tel: 6337 5676
Opening Hours:
11:30am - 10:00pm daily

Scape
Somerset MRT Station
#03-03
2 Orchard Link Singapore 237978
Tel: 6834 4063
Opening Hours:
11:30am - 10:00pm daily

Suntec City Tower 3 (Near Carrefour)
City Hall MRT Station
3 Temasek Boulevard
#01-185 / 187 Singapore 038983
Tel: 6334 9276
Opening Hours:
11am - 10pm Daily

Wheelock Place
Orchard MRT Station
501 Orchard Road
#02-13 Singapore 238880
Tel: 6737 6281
Opening Hours:
11:30am - 10:00pm daily

Wisma Atria
Orchard MRT Station
435 Orchard Road
#03-15/15A Singapore 238877
Tel: 6235 1158
Opening Hours:
11:30am - 10:00pm daily

Bugis Junction
Bugis MRT Station
230 Victoria Street
#02-54 Singapore 188024
Tel: 6334 9015
Opening Hours:
11:30am - 10:00pm (Mon - Fri)
11:00am - 10:00pm (Sat-Sun,PH Eve & PH)

Century Square
Tampines MRT Station
2 Tampines Central 5
#B1-02 / 03 Singapore 529509
Tel: 6787 3887
Opening Hours:
11:30am - 10:00pm daily

Changi Airport North T2 Viewing Mall
#036-085
Singapore 819643
Tel: 6546 5383
Fax: 6546 7751
Opening Hours:
10:30 am to 10:30 pm (Sun-Thur & PHs)
10:30 am to 12 mn (Fri, Sat & Eve of PHs)

Changi AirportT2 (Kiosk)
Changi Airport MRT Station
Changi Airport T2 Transit Lounge/Departure Hall North
Kiosk B Singapore 819643
Tel: 6214 1507
Opening Hours:
6 am – 12 am

Eastpoint Mall
Simei MRT Station
3 Simei Street 6
#04-11 Singapore 528833
Tel: 6781 6281
Opening Hours:
11:30am - 10:00pm daily

Parkway Parade
Eunos MRT Station
80 Marine Parade Road
#B1-84B/84C Singapore 449269
Tel: 6348 6218
Opening Hours:
11:30am to 10:00pm (Mon - Fri)
11:00am to 10:00pm (Sat, Sun & PH)

White Sands Shopping By The Sea
Pasir Ris MRT Station
No. 1 Pasir Ris Street 3
#02-19/20
Singapore 518457
Tel: 6581 3270
Operating Hours:
11:30am - 10:00pm daily

CPF Building (Robinson Road)
Tanjong Pagar MRT Station
79 Robinson Road
#01-05 Singapore 068897
Tel: 6227 0323
Opening Hours:
11:00am - 9:30pm (Mon - Fri)
11:00am - 3:00pm (Sat)
Closed on Sunday & PHs

Harbourfront Centre
Harbourfront MRT Station
1Maritime Square
#02-85 / 85A Singapore 099253
Tel: 6276 8804
Opening Hours:
11:30am - 10:00pm daily

Icon Village
Tanjong Pagar MRT Station
12 Gopeng Street
#01-05 / 06 / 07 / 08 / 09 / 10 / 11
Singapore 078877
Tel: 6534 9935
Opening Hours:
11:30am - 10:00pm daily

OUB Centre (One Raffles Place)
Raffles Place MRT Station
1 Raffles Place
#B1-07 / 08 Singapore 048616
Tel: 6438 6281
Opening Hours:
11:00am - 9:00pm (Mon - Fri)
11:00am - 3:00pm (Sat)
Closed on Sun & PHs

Compass Point
Sengkang MRT Station
No. 1 Sengkang Square
#04-06 Singapore 545078
Tel: 6388 1442
Opening Hours:
11:30am - 10:00pm daily

Heartland Mall
Kovan MRT Station
Blk 205 Hougang Street 21
#01-133 Singapore 530205
Tel: 6383 6127
Opening Hours:
11:30am - 10:00pm daily

Toa Payoh Entertainment Centre
Toa Payoh MRT Station
450 Toa Payoh Lor 6
#02-01 Singapore 319394
Tel: 6354 9083
Opening Hours:
11:30am - 10:00pm daily

Junction 8 Shopping Centre
Bishan MRT Station
9 Bishan Place
#B1-19 / 20 Singapore 579837
Tel: 6259 0672
Opening Hours:
11:30am - 10:00pm daily

North Point Shopping Centre
Yishun MRT Station
930 Yishun Ave 2
#02-58/59/60/61 Singapore 769098
Tel: 6482 5038
Fax: 6482 5108
Opening Hours:
11.30am – 10pm daily

Square 2
Novena MRT Station
10 Sinaran Drive
#02-85 / 86 / 89 Singapore 307506
Tel: 6397 6107
Opening Hours:
11:30am - 10:00pm daily

Sun Plaza
Sembawang MRT Station
30 Sembawang Drive
#02-21 Singapore 757713
Tel: 6483 0018
Opening Hours:
11:30am - 10:00pm daily

Lot 1
Choa Chu Kang MRT Station
No. 21 Choa Chu Kang Ave 4
#03-10
Tel: 6764 3678
Opening Hours:
11:30am - 10:00pm daily

Nanyang Technological University
Boon Lay MRT Station
Blk N2.1 76 Nanyang Drive
#01-01 Singapore 637331
Tel: 6465 0035
Opening Hours:
11:00am - 9:30pm (Mon - Sat)
Closed on Sun & PH

The Frontier Community Club
Boon Lay MRT Station
60 Jurong West Central 3
#01-05 Singapore 648346
Tel: 6792 2806
Opening Hours:
11:30am - 10:00pm daily

West Mall
Bukit Batok MRT Station
1 Bukit Batok Central Link
#03-02 Singapore 658713
Tel: 6790 7012
Opening Hours:
11:30am - 10:00pm daily

West Coast Plaza
Clementi MRT Station
154 West Coast Road
#01-87 Singapore 127371
Tel: 6775 9822
operating hours:
11.30am - 10.00pm

TradeHub 21
(Singapore's 1st Sushi Drive-Thru)
Jurong East MRT Station
28 Boon Lay Way
#01-175/176
Singapore 609971
Tel: 6795 2201
operating hours:
11.30am - 10.00pm

Tiong Bahru Plaza
Tiong Bahru MRT Station
302 Tiong Bahru
#01-48 Singapore 168732
Tel: 6377 5249
Opening Hours:
11:30am - 10:00pm daily
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(Updated: December 24, 2012)

Efficient dining, conveyor belt, touch screen ordering,... But what happened to the mood ?

The food at Sakae Sushi are like...ok,...can eat....nothing exceptional. If you expect authentic Japanese dining experience...better go elsewhere..like eateries in Liang Court in River Valley or some cozy little joints elsewhere.

But if you want to fill your stomach with food that have Japanese accent, then this the place. The conveyor belt & touch screen menu concept while modern & chic , "sterilize" the dining experience. At some outlet in shopping malls like at Lot One, be prepared to queue at least 20-30mins during peak dinner hours. No reservation accepted.

Prices are mid-range and service level fluctuates depending on time of the day. Many part-timers (students, etc) can spoil the experience, so don't expect too much. For frequent diners, it's good option to sign up for the membership...but read the small prints, privileges are not cast in stone.

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Average Spent Per Person:
20
Branch Location:
Lot One
Recommend to Friend:
No
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Is this still a Japanese Restaurant?

I visited the Sakae Sushi branch at Marina Square a few months back. The first thing I noticed was that there was no longer a queue waiting for seats outside the restaurant. Years ago, when my children were having enrichment lessons in Marina Square, we would visit Sakae Sushi at least once a month. There would normally be a queue if you went during the peak hours for meals so we normally went earlier than the peak hours.

The second thing I noticed was that almost all the serving staff were Filipino. I was used to hearing Tagalog in my office because there were quite a few Filipino colleagues. But it felt a bit weird hearing Tagalog from the serving staff in a Japanese restaurant.

I remembered that on one of my visits, there was even a table of Filipinos, they seemed to be friends to the serving staff and the serving staff was paying more attention to their friends than to the other customers.

Sakae Sushi did not serve the best Japanese food. When it started, it became popular because of its lower price range and acceptable food quality. But recently, I noticed an increase in price and drop in food quality. Even the membership privileges were changed.

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Good food but at a high cost.

I've eaten here quite a few times and find the food rather amazing. The Miso Soup blends rather well with the rice and the Tori Karage is to die for. Everything here is rather pleasant. From the staff, to the quality of the food is pleasing to me.

What really deters me from this place, is the price. The prices of their food has been slowly rising over the years, whilst I see no change in the quality. I would be a more frequent customer if they could just lower their prices. As it currently stands, I can only afford to eat here once a month. Several more if my Dad is the one paying.

However, if you are a rich person looking for good Japanese cuisine, this is definitely the place for you. Just watch your budget however, I easily got myself into a $30 hole after just rice,soup and 3 sides.

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Good but definitely not the best.

My recent visit to a Sakae Sushi outlet was the one located at West Mall. When we arrived, there was already a long queue there. I was appalled, was their grub really that fantastic? The service was indeed fast and we were directed to our seats in less than 10 minutes. For the tech savvy, you can order your Jap fare using the touch screen device on the left, or else, do it the manual way!

We ordered a chicken Katsu curry don and a chicken soup pot, the rest we took off the conveyor belt. I pretty much enjoyed the curry don, but, when it was served, there was a layer of skin on the curry, signifying that it had been left awhile before serving to us. The seafood soup came with generous chunks of chicken thigh, however, my gripe was that the stock was too rich and salty for my liking, indication of large amounts of MSG. As for the sushi on the conveyor belts, they were just mediocre, the cleanliness of the plastic plates didn't please me, much less entice me.

All in all, the food they serve was of mediocre standard, their main pulling factor would have to be their prices that's all.

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Average Spent Per Person:
20
Best Part:
Cheap prices
Branch Location:
West Mall
Recommend to Friend:
No
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Losing interest

Sakae Sushi used to be an all-time favorite hang out, offering sushi conveniently and fast at fairly low prices. My siblings and I used to rave whenever we could go there! However, overtime, the experience there is no longer as satisfying. With the increase in different sushi joints throughout Singapore, Sakae Sushi's increased prices despite decrease in quality of food sees the dining experience to turn out quite unsatisfying in fact.

Most of the time the ingredients are not fresh nor high quality, and the sushi placed on the belts seem to have gone several rounds around to end up becoming stale and dry.

The last time I had the sashimi here, not only was it not succulent like those from other places, it was also not fresh, and simply not worth the price, especially since it is a red plate.

Thus, Sakae Sushi has officially lost its appeal, especially with increasing competition.

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Average Japanese Restaurant

I went to Sakae Sushi buffet only recently. I used to be a regular customer for the Sakae Sushi buffet at the Suntec branch till the waiter even manage to recognize me. However after they have shift their buffets to only to the Scape branch, I have not been visiting as often.

However the experience at the Scape branch is a branch new one. the waiter and waitress there is a local, compared to the Suntec and the Marina Square branch. In addition, there is 1 friendly auntie waitress who will always put a smile when service us despite how shag she can get after standing 3 hours at her age. I am impressed with her level of service especially.

Apart from the service, the food wise, i will say is just average. The salmon they serve isn't really that fresh. The thickness of each sashimi isn't as generous too. That probably explain why it is at a middle range of 22 to 25 bucks per person.

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Average Spent Per Person:
22
Branch Location:
Scape
Recommend to Friend:
Yes
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Don't order ala carte, always go for the buffet!

Go for this if you want a 'Eat all you want for one deal (Buffet)'. Because going for set meals is seriously not worth it, I rather you choose Ichiban and other stores as they have much better food than Sakae but sadly, there's no buffet for Ichiban so..

Anyway, choosing Buffet for this is a better choice since you can just order as many sushi, sashimi(but for 1 red plate per person only), one free dessert (aka Ice-cream), chawanmushi, side orders like takoyaki, tempura and Kakiage (fried vegetable). Do try out Kakiage as it's really nice!

The tip is, to order more side orders and less sushi, since it comes with the seaweed plus rice and all, so stuffing yourself with rice makes you full faster and unable to enjoy more delicates. I went there for like 15mins left before the Buffet ends so my friend and I was like spamming the order. Still remembered the waitress re-confirming the order '15 tuna-sushi?' and her expression - epic. So go there when the buffet timing starts, during weekdays if possible as it's cheaper ($16++ n. inclus. of GST), and not when it's going to end like what me and my friend did.

NOTE: This is like best to go like occasionally as the food there is quite simple and little variations so you might get bored of the food soon.

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Average Spent Per Person:
23
Best Part:
Salmon Sashimi, Chawanmushi
Branch Location:
City Hall
Recommend to Friend:
Yes
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(Updated: July 05, 2012)

nice food,be sure to eat for the buffet

In every different location, the ambiance is slightly different. If you have eaten it in NTU, the seats are different from the rest of the shops as it is more japanese themed. I feel the best deal for sakae sushi is the buffet for student. You can eat your money's worth and my friends can finish up to 20 plates individually!

I recommend the hana maki and the fried scallop. Hana maki is a dish of salmon with mayonnaise in it which tastes really nice and fresh and you don't have to worry about the fishy taste. However, the service is quite bad and slow. You need to wait for a long time for the service crew to come to your table. There is also nothing particularly nice for the drinks as they are canned drinks and normal green tea.

For dessert, you can try the black sesame rice ball ice cream. It is chewy on the outside but filled with cold ice cream on the inside. It cost around $16 for one person and try not to eat so much rice at as that would make you full from the start.

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It's worth only for the lunch buffet

To me, Sakae sushi is only a place of buffet because of the youth prices $15++. Lunch buffet is the best because individuals would be able to skip dinner and save the cost of one meal. The lunch buffet consists of a ramen with two different choices, (it’s better to tell the staffs, some of them don’t even know that it comes with a ramen) one red plate, one pink plate and unlimited colourful plates and a free desserts.

I would prefer the red plate to be sashimi because it is not really affordable outside too. Furthermore, the best pink plate to be the soft shell crab California roll. Just by ordering these two different plates, it would be worth it as the prices add up to $10+ already. A better advice is to order the expensive plate first before eating the colourful plate in case you are too full to eat. It would be better to order the colourful plate separately from the conveyor belt so that the food would be freshly make. Fried food is also cooked upon request.

The service at Sakae Sushi is slow during lunch time (after peak hour), or maybe it is their strategy to serve slower so that customers have to leave within the 2hours time limit. It will recommend it to those can eat a lot (really a lot) Japanese food so that it will be more worthy.

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Bad customer service and bad food quality

Talking about Sakae Sushi only brings me anger. After the last visit to Sakae Sushi, I’ve sworn off dining at all their outlets. I had an unbelievably bad experience with them a few months ago.

Before I get into the details, I would like to commend on other subtly annoying issues I had with Sakae. Firstly, their prices hike. Secondly, their food quality went downhill. The ingredients they use are no longer fresh. Lastly, their buffet is getting less and less value for money with them taking out more and more food choices from the buffet.

Now, back to the experience I had with them. My friend and I visited Sakae a few months ago for the tea time buffet (3-6pm). We entered the outlet at 5pm. Before entering, we asked one of the staff whether we can stay on to finish our food after 6pm (of cause without ordering for more because their last order is at 5.45pm). The staff replied right away that we can.

At 6.10pm, the RESTAURANT MANAGER came to our table and said to us in a COMMANDING tone: “I give you 10 more minutes to finish up all the food on the table”. We were extremely disgusted with the use of her tone and extremely angered with how the message was conveyed to us. Also, the outlet was inconsistent in their policy. We had the 1st staff telling us that we can stay on after 6pm and next, the MANAGER came to “chase” us out. And of cause, we gave her a tongue lashing in front of everyone in the restaurant for her rudeness. What further pissed us more was, she did not apologize at all. Instead, she just went ahead to scold the 1st staff who told us that we could stay on after 6pm.

With such bad customer service, I will never visit them again. Especially when it comes from their restaurant manager!

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Mediocre food at high prices

Sakae Sushi has fallen far from when it first started. There was a time where my family and I were regular customers at two different branches (i.e. we visited the place so often that the staff at two separate branches recognised us), and we all held Sakae Card memberships. In those days, the food was good and affordable and service staff friendly.

Of late, everything about the restaurant has gone terribly wrong. Their menus have become more sophisticated, but it seems that every time they beautify their menu, their prices go up. The worst part of this is that the quality of their food does not change, and continues to pale in comparison to other sushi chains.

It is acceptable if restaurants increase their prices to cope with food price hikes or to compensate for an increase in quality. For Sakae Sushi, their increase in prices seem only to be an attempt to move into another price range and increase their profits instead of actually making their food taste better. The tipping point was when they started to charge money for even ice water, which was extremely confusing - only restaurants which provide cheap food (i.e. Astons) would charge for ice water, yet here was a restaurant with exorbitant prices charging equally exorbitant prices for ice (tap) water.

It is indeed sad to see the state the restaurant has become. While there used to be long queues forming outside each outlet, I can scarce remember the last time I saw a queue forming outside any outlet at all. Even service standards have fallen - despite returning to the restaurant for buffets, I never once recalled a time where I was happy with the service. The staff were either rude, inattentive, or downright clumsy with orders.

The F&B industry continues to grow in Singapore, as does the growing range of Japanese restaurants. At this rate, Sakae Sushi will not keep up.

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Average Spent Per Person:
20
Branch Location:
Numerous including Tampines, Simei, Changi, Scape
Recommend to Friend:
No
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Budget sushi

I remember a time when my family and I would go to Sakae Sushi at least once a week, for the chawanmushi and tempura ice cream. Then, we discovered good sushi elsewhere and never came back... Until now at least!

I recently visited Sakae Sushi to try out their dinner buffet. I'll admit, the promise of eating as much sushi as I want for $20 was too appealing to pass up. The sashimi was okay, nothing to scream about. I liked that you could place orders on an iPad as well instead of just waiting for whatever dish you wanted to come around.

The servers were also very friendly and efficient, clearing our plates as soon as they stacked up. While their sushi quality is mediocre, if you want a quick cheap fix of Japanese food Sakae Sushi is the place to go to.

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Best Part:
The buffet
Branch Location:
Scape
Recommend to Friend:
Yes
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Average at best

I used to frequent Sakae Sushi with my friends during my school days, mainly for the buffet, which was value-for-money for students like us who ate a lot. However, I visited Sakae recently and was disappointed to find that the quality of the food has dropped a lot.

Most people visit Sakae for their sushi, but the quality of the sushi is mediocre. After turning so many rounds on the conveyor belt, the ingredients are no longer fresh, and I find that rice in most of the sushi dishes are really hard and dry.

Sakae is suitable if you want a quick (but extremely average) Japanese food fix, but I'll recommend people to visit other Japanese restaurants if they want food of better quality at better prices.

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What goes up must come down

Sakae Sushi, a MUST GO place for your Japanese cuisine cravings. With lunch buffets ranging from $16 for youths to a maximum of $22 for adults, it's a great place to satisfy one's tastebuds. At least it use to be.

As time passed, and more branches opened, Sakae’s Sushi ratings started spiraling downwards. These low ratings are actually quite self inflicted. With the prices of the buffet slowly being jacked up and the quality of the sushis becoming worst, this situation are very predictable and preventable at the same time.

For me, the only reason I appear at Sakae anymore is because of their lowly priced lunch buffets. Other then that, Sakae would not be one of my top choices when it comes to quality of food or service standards.

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Average Spent Per Person:
20
Best Part:
Cheap Lunch Buffet
Recommend to Friend:
No
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Good Japanese food, and well worth the price

I really enjoy eating at sakae sushi due to the quality of food and pleasant service. Most of the ordering is done on the touch screen located at the side of the table and I personally like that better than having a waiter because you don't have to wait for a waiter to walk by for you to place your orders, making it extremely convenient.

On top of that, I really appreciate the conveyer belts of sushi because on days when I'm completely starving, I can just walk-in and pull out a couple of plates of sushi before the main dishes arrive. Although doing this can sometimes throw me overboard and I end up filling myself up before I even get my actually meal, but I'm the only one I can blame for that.

Their soba noodles are extremely delicious, they're well cooked and not too hard, and i like my noodles soft, which puts it above most other soba noodles I've tried. The sauce is well flavoured without being too salty to the point where I can feel the bloating in my cheeks.

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Nothing exceptional

The first time I tried Sakae Sushi was a disaster. My friends and I had to queue for at least 30 minutes (They assured me it would be worth it), and when we finally entered the restaurant, it was packed. We had a la carte, and honestly I can’t remember what I ordered, because I was too hungry and just got the first thing on the menu that looked nice.

The restaurant seemed to be understaffed as our food arrived really late. Even worse, as a result of the stress, the service crew seemed to have permanent frowns on their faces, which also dampened our mood.

I had a better experience on my next visit at the same outlet for their buffet, although there was nothing exceptional about their sushi. Though I would say that their buffet is more value for money than the a la carte.

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Branch Location:
Scape
Recommend to Friend:
No
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Forgettable

I've only ever been to Sakae Sushi once, and it wasn't really all that impressive. Perhaps it is just me, but I've never been a fan of gimmicky things, and I consider conveyor belts gimmicky.

A couple of friends and I visited this place only because we'd tried everything else around, and we regretted it. The service was decent, although there was a long wait before we were seated. This baffles me till this day because I have no idea why anyone who ever ate there would go again. The food was not great. We ordered a sushi platter of sorts, where there was about 20 raw fish sushi. Sadly, the fish was not very fresh, and because of that the food looked unappetizing as well.

The place was crowded, and there wasn't really an ambience one could rave about. It felt to me just a regular old restaurant that is family friendly.

We hurriedly ate and left. The only redemption of this place is that it is relatively cheap. However, I would rather splurge a little more and go to Sushi Tei.

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Average Spent Per Person:
15
Best Part:
Place was clean
Branch Location:
West Mall
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(Updated: December 26, 2012)

still around?

Oh god, this place is still around? if you want me to eat here, you will have to pay me because no way am I parting my money for rubbish food. Sakae Sushi should be renamed sucky sushi because it is japanese food at its worst. Maybe they have improved over the years but from what I remember, they are just bad.

This is a perfect place for school children looking for a bargain with forgiving taste buds. I have to say however when conveyor belt sushi became a hit in singapore many years ago, this chain is a big hit as they introduced computer ordering and it was just really fun picking sushi off the belt. Not until u realised SG is not good for conveyor belts because our weather is just terrible and sushi goes bad really easy on it. If you have a 3rd world stomach I think it should be okay for you, otherwise, definitely a trip to the toilet if you eat raw salmon rolling around the belt for 3 hours.

With the introduction of affordable sushi chains like itacho that serves good affordable sushi, sakae sushi should be a fond memory very soon, unless they up their game of course.

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Average Spent Per Person:
30
Best Part:
watching sushi go round n round
Recommend to Friend:
No
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Japanese at a more affordable price

I am not a Japan Cuisine person, actually... until I met my group of classmates in the recent months. They were lovers of Salmon, and brought me to Sakae Sushi twice, and I have then learnt to appreciate salmon(which I hated previously) and now, starting to love eating salmon.

I still remember my trip to sakae sushi several years ago at the outlet located at the ibrary beside jurong point shopping mall and it was really disappointing. I went during the buffet time, and the sushis on the converyor belt were pathetic, choices were limited, and food didnt taste really good. I was really disappointed and hence, have never went back.

Some time back, my classmates brought me to sakae sushi to dine, and this time, I find that the quality of the food have improved, I love the buffet and the staff were really nice! The portion came in smaller quantity, and being a small eater, it's always good to be able to taste many food and not worrying about wasting them!

The salmon was OK and even though I wouldn't say the quality of the food is fantastic, the buffet price, and the variety of food I can choose from, of which, 1 red plate, 1 pink plate, 1 free dessert, and unlimited coloured plates, I am more than happy to visit again. :)

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Average Spent Per Person:
20
Best Part:
Cold Soba
Recommend to Friend:
Yes
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Dropping Sushi standard

A few years back when I visited Sakae Sushi, their sushi was great, the seaweed was delicious and their chawanmushi was steamed to perfection. That was a few years ago. When I patronized them last week, I was greatly disappointed. Not just in their dropping Sushi standard, but also the attitudes of the waiters/waitresses.

The biggest attracting factor of Sakae Sushi would probably be the Eat-All-You-Can buffet, but I realize that the amount of sushi on the conveyor belt during the buffet timeslot is significantly lesser than normal times. Some of the sushi wasn't that fresh as well, and they probably have been left on the belt for hours.

The waiters and waitresses weren't that friendly, and some even showed attitude when my friend ordered about 5 plates of sushi. Well, Sakae Sushi is a good place for occasional gatherings and meetups, but you'll eventually get bored of it with the small variety of sushi they offer.

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Average Spent Per Person:
30
Recommend to Friend:
No
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