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Sasa is a Japanese inspired restaurant in Walnut Creek. Izakaya Restaurants are traditional small plate restaurants where friends go to have a drink and unwind after a long day. Situated in the historic 100 year old building that for many years housed the Walnut Creek Meat Market, this architectural jewel has been transformed into a ambiance that wows and invites guests to stay and enjoy the dining experience at SASA. Chef/Owner Philip Yang prepare Japanese influenced dishes from around the world. The staff welcomes you into their house and offers up comfort, hospitality and fun. The restaurant includes a full bar with a large Sake selection, outdoor patio, sushi bar and a commitment to fresh local seasonal faire.
*Note: Personal wines welcome, a $20 corkage fee will apply per bottle. Dessert plating fee of $2.50 per person for outside desserts
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Hours of Operation:
Lunch Hours Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 3:00pm
Lunch Hours Sunday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Dinner Hours Sunday-Wednesday: 3:00pm - 9:00pm
Dinner Hours Thursday: 3:00pm - 9:30pm
Dinner Hours Friday and Saturday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm
Happy Hour Daily: 3:00pm - 6:00pm at Bar and Couch Seating
Closed Halloween, Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Closed Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 23, 2017
Closed Christmas Day, Monday, December 25, 2017
Closed New Year's Day, Monday January 1, 2018
$31 to $50
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Sasa Restaurant combines seasonal menu selections, flawless service, and attentive planning to create a truly memorable event. From business luncheons to stunning weddings and formal events, we offer the inspiration, attention to detail, and culinary creativity that will make your moment shine. Planning an event doesn’t need to be stressful. Let us help. Our Event Coordinator, Michael Abel at firstname.lastname@example.org, will help with all the details that make this day special.
Two Blocks away on Main St. Broadway Point Garage @ the Bank of America has free 3 hour parking.
Broadway Parking Garage on Broadway has plenty of parking and is .50 cents per hour.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Sasa Ratings and Reviews
Good restaurant if you are craving Japanese cuisine. Kale salad was delicious, as were the lettuce wraps. Crispy duck buns were ok, they would suffice if you had a mad craving for duck, chicken meatballs also ok. Garlic rice was a good call. Overall, if you are in need for Japanese and in the area, give it a shot.
Delicious! Our party of 5 was taken to a table in the rear dining room, but we opted instead to sit at one of the high-top tables in the main dining room. Our server, Tyler, took our drink and appetizer orders upon which everything was delivered in about 5 minutes! The shrimp lettuce wraps were amazing, as were the dumplings. We each ordered a different sushi roll, and all were absolutely delicious! For dessert, we tried the PB&J sandwiches (Yum) and the caramel panna cotta (was ok). Sasa is a definite re-do.
There were 6 of us for a birthday dinner.
This was my 3rd time here.
We ordered multiple dishes and all shared.
The sashimi with scallop tartar as appetizer is excellent.
For dinner the 3 dishes that really stood out was the Blackened Cod, short ribs, and steak that you finish cooking yourself over a hot rock. These were outstanding and delicious.
For desert, go with cream brûlée. Would definitely go back.
Portion size very small, expensive for what you get,I had a steak which I didn't know at the time I had to cook it myself on a gimmicky hot stone, temp I was told was 350 f which isn't hot enough for searing a steak it should be at least 600f also if I'm having to cook it myself I should have stayed at home and cooked
Enjoyed a delightful Mother's Day lunch. Good place for sharing small plates. Memorable dishes include pork belly skewers, duck confit buns, Main St roll and green tea creme brulee. Would like to go back to try more fish dishes. Very attentive and professional service, we felt very welcome
Our only complaint this time was a 40 minute wait after our reservation time and some memory gaps with our server. Apart from that, the evening was very nice. Fresh sushi maki, delicious pork belly skewers, duck with buns, lamp lollipops, dumplings and chicken meatballs. Dessert was the consistently good bread pudding.
The nicely presented courses were scrumptious!
Always a pleasure to dine here.
We ate lunch there during restaurant week. The special main course was soba noodles with Tiger shrimp. The noodles were delicious, but the shrimp was overcooked. Maybe because we ordered an extra roll, the Rock n Roll, as an appetizer. The roll was also delicious. We'd go back for the sushi.
Food and service were both very good. Would have liked a little broader beer selection but not a problem. We had a big change in plans and arrived at 6PM instead of at our 8PM reservation and they accommodated us quickly. My only complaint was the high top table and chair combination was not comfortable. The table was so tall I felt like I was a little kid eating at the big table.
We sat outside on the patio and it was lovely. The food was stellar as was the service. Delicious sushi rolls and we also had the skate fish and prawns lettuce wraps. Yummy! Our server was attentive and when we asked him for recommendations he was spot on. He was super nice and said "beautiful" when we ordered things, which we found charming.
The Food at Sasa is overpriced for a mediocre experience. The waiter continually tried to "upsell" us all night long, (pay $2 more for "real" Wasabi instead of the regular option). The space is dark, and tables are crowded together. Sasa thinks very highly of itself, but unfortunately does not deliver in any way to make the customer feel like they are getting a high class experience. I would not visit again.
I feel like I pay to sit here , the food is not that great. They try to posh it up , but definitely not the quality of what you pay for.
You pay a bit more than other spots for the ambience and service. It was my second time back and I said instead of being upset about the food why don't I just get less food and drink more on the patio.
Service and decor are awesome
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