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Sapporo Grill

168 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Sapporo Grill offers different kinds of Japanese dishes. It offers a decent décor and a nice ambience, making the place a good spot to have a meal with friends and family. The waiters here offer a decent service. Customers can make reservations in advance. Sapporo Grill also serves alcoholic beverages.

The restaurant has a happy hour where dishes like Taro Chips, stuffed jalapenos and fried oysters are offered at a discounted price. Among the popular warm dishes here are the grilled yasai, bacon wrapped scallops, and lamb chops. Sapporo Grill also has a variety of cold dishes like the seared ahi tuna and salmon fiesta.

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Japanese, Sushi
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Fridays: 11:00am - 3:00pm saturday 12:00am - 3:00pm ; Dinner: Monday - Wednesday: 3:00pm -10:00pm, Thursday - 3:00pm - 12:00pm friday - saturday 3:00pm - 2:30am Sunday 4:00pm -10:00pm Teppanyaki is serve Monday - Saturdays Only from 5:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(916) 448-1818
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Bryant Lee
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Private party facilities
Sapporo Grill has two separate dining rooms that can accommodate parties of 12 or be joined together for a party of 30.
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Private party contact
Erik Berkley: (916) 448-1818
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Cross street
L St.
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Parking details
Sapporo Grill has valet service during dinner hours as well as several parking garages within a two block radius of the restaurant, additionally there is street parking available.
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Sapporo Grill has a lounge with two giant projector screen TV's. The lounge is open on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 4:00pm to 2:30 am featuring small plates, bottle service, and music from Sacramento's hottest DJ.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Dancing, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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3.9  based on all time ratings
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83% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Patron (Sacramento)
3.0  Dined on December 31, 2015

Food was great...but service was marginal. The server apologized for the service as soon as we sat down and it was only worse from there. There was no one filling drinks, water, or removing plates. We asked for everything multiple times. Others around us complained of the service. I would say this is a management issue, if you do not have enough coverage for New Year's Eve. The food was excellent though.

OpenTable Diner (Sacramento)
5.0  Dined on December 5, 2015

The ambiance was nice and suiting for downtown, the service was good and the prices were reasonable.

vipWashParkFoodie303 (Denver)
3.0  Dined on November 16, 2015

I love sushi and was severely disappointed by the quality of the rolls. The spider roll was disappointing; the roll fell apart inmedielty and was extremely large. The only redeeming quality was the vegetable tempura. The waiter disappeared and was never in sight.

OpenTable Diner (Sacramento)
2.0  Dined on October 30, 2015

We went to dinner at Sapporo for our son's 16th birthday. We go every year for his birthday and he really enjoys the place and the food. This year it was below average. Our server seemed to concentrate on trying to upsell the food options, which was annoying. When she realized that we weren't interested, she gave our table very little attention. Our food was fine but it was really lacking the fine dining experience we wanted for our family. There wasn't anything special about the night or the food. We won't be coming back to Sapporo.

JPackham11 (Sacramento)
5.0  Dined on September 26, 2015

We went to Sapporo Grill to celebrate my son's 17th birthday - his request for steak and sushi. Sapporo fit the bill perfectly. The service was excellent and they even brought some dessert for the birthday boy. Sapporo has something for everyone, even the non-sushi eaters. We'll be back!

localcritic (Minneapolis)
2.0  Dined on June 7, 2015

we had relied on online reviews. Food not great, and ambiance completely unlike the high end Japanese restaurant we expected. Great for a happy hour if you are 30.

Lindsay (Sacramento)
3.0  Dined on March 20, 2015

Sapporo Grill is a fun and lively restaurant with an excellent cocktail list and delicious food. Our group loved the interior design and atmosphere, and the cocktails as high points. The price can really startle you though! Our table of three people ordered no appetizers, and our food orders were pretty modest, and when we got the bill back it was over a hundred dollars. I'd recommend Sapporo for special occasions, but it's a bit overwhelming for a date night or for meeting up after work.

Joey (Sacramento)
4.0  Dined on February 24, 2015

I have dined at this very classy restaurant on several occasions. I have found that the food and service are both very good. They have a very extensive menu from apps to entrees. One of my favorite apps is the Pork Belly, delicious to look at and also tastes excellent. On my last visit, I did not order any Japanese food but thought I would try the Pork Chop. It was excellent! Elegantly prepared on the grill and accompanied by mashed potatoes and sautéed vegetables.

Looking for an excellent and quiet dinner, try Sapporo Grill.

OpenTable Diner (Sacramento)
1.0  Dined on January 28, 2015

Where to start...30 minutes after we ordered we got our Miso Soup and appetizer, had to ask 5 times for the one soda that was ordered, and asked 3 times for the glass of merlot that never came! Yes NEVER came! Main entrée arrived 45 minutes after order was placed, leaving us just 10 minutes to "enjoy" the food, which was average at best and had to ask Twice to have the wine removed from the bill. We will never go here again and will let all our friends who go to the Broadway Series to stay away if they want to make the opening of the show.

OpenTable Diner (Sacramento)
2.0  Dined on December 31, 2014

The food was good and service was acceptable but Sapporo was more of a bar than we expected. Quite a few single men at the bar staring at every woman that entered the establishment so not really a great date spot unless you're into that.

OpenTable Diner (Sacramento)
4.0  Dined on December 31, 2014

We went for an early New Year's eve dinner. It was good. Seemed like the quiet before the storm.
Loved the ribs (yes, appetizer ribs at $11) and the pepperfin.

OpenTable Diner (Sacramento)
3.0  Dined on December 27, 2014

The Chef at the Hibachi was not very experienced but he was entertaining with his routine, the fish was a bit over cooked. There was a room behind us and there was a party going on they left the doors open so it was quite noisy and one of the glass pieces was badly cracked. The waiter was okay he wasn't real attentive he was with the people next to us though. It was an okay time but we won't so back again. We were expecting a more Japanese flavor to it but other than the name there was very little to nothing to show it as being a Japanese restaurant.The prices were really expensive for a mediocre place to eat. So no we will not be returning again unless big changes are made to accommodate the high prices!!

waycoolrick (Sacramento)
3.0  Dined on December 26, 2014

One tv hanging in the dinning room kinda' spoiled the "high-end" feel of the restaurant. Food was good. Service a bit over the top.

vipBirthdayEvent (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on December 6, 2014

A wide variety of rolls and hot food greets you here! Servers were efficient and the food was delicious.

vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined on November 18, 2014

I had a nice meal at Sapporo. The sashimi appetizer was fresh and well presented. We had four rolls, all of which were tasty and interesting. My favorites are the Giant and the Bryant rolls. Drink prices are very reasonable and the wine list is a hidden treasure.