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Sakae Sushi (Marina Square)

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This conveyor-belt sushi restaurant chain offers a mind-boggling array of over 200 sushi and Japanese dishes. There are regular promotions for seasonal items, and the restaurant even has high-tech interactive menus.

Mon - Thu: 11:30 - 22:00

Fri - Sun: 11:30 - 23:00

+65 63368201
$23 based on 18 submissions
Dinner (8 votes), After Work (5 votes), Lunch (5 votes)
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unexpected dishes from new menu

Visit: http://www.dairycream.blogspot.sg/2013/06/sakae-sushi-new-menu-vouchers-giveaway.html for full post and pic I tend to jump straight to the sushi or sashimi when I visit Sakae. But this time round, I realised that the appetisers were pretty tasty too, and in fact better than few of its sashimi items.  For instance, the Asari Miso ($6.29) were tiny springy clams seasoned in miso paste that dominated the flavour.  Perhaps I was the only one at the table who enjoyed the stickiness of the Ika Okura ($6.29)--ladyfingers mixed with squid. It was a llight dish without need for extra seasoning. The Honey Sakura Ebi ($6.29) is simply a pot of sweet crunchy prawns that are so good for snacking that I doubt nobody will dislike unless he/she is allergic to crustaceans Marinated with soy and vinegar, the silvery sashimi ($4.29/3pcs) already has a mild sourish and salty taste, so I suggest you to enjoy the original flavour without soy sauce. Oysters fans may be delighted to know that there are mouthwatering raw oysters from Hiroshima here at $8.29(4pcs). I am not a fan of oysters but those who did found them fresh and delicious I always thought that Sakae Sushi only served sushi but now it has a wider variety menu with some dishes like the Kohada sashimi and Smoked Duck Sushi that caught me by surprise…….

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• 10 Dec 2014 • 3 reviews • 0 follower

Untrained Staff

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The staff were untrained...Most of the waiters are Ah Bengs so dun expect much from them:) most are clowns:)
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• 14 Jun 2013 • 260 reviews • 8 followers

unexpected dishes from new menu

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Visit: http://www.dairycream.blogspot.sg/2013/06/sakae-sushi-new-menu-vouchers-giveaway.html for full post and pic I tend to jump straight to the sushi or sashimi when I visit Sakae. But this time round, I realised that the appetisers were pretty tasty too, and in fact better than few of its sashimi items.  For instance, the Asari Miso ($6.29) were tiny springy clams seasoned in miso paste that dominated the flavour.  Perhaps I was the only one at the table who enjoyed the stickiness of the Ika Okura ($6.29)--ladyfingers mixed with squid. It was a llight dish without need for extra seasoning. The Honey Sakura Ebi ($6.29) is simply a pot of sweet crunchy prawns that are so good for snacking that I doubt nobody will dislike unless he/she is allergic to crustaceans Marinated with soy and vinegar, the silvery sashimi ($4.29/3pcs) already has a mild sourish and salty taste, so I suggest you to enjoy the original flavour without soy sauce. Oysters fans may be delighted to know that there are mouthwatering raw oysters from Hiroshima here at $8.29(4pcs). I am not a fan of oysters but those who did found them fresh and delicious I always thought that Sakae Sushi only served sushi but now it has a wider variety menu with some dishes like the Kohada sashimi and Smoked Duck Sushi that caught me by surprise…….
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  • gizzard shad not lizzard
• 29 Jan 2013 • 96 reviews • 1 follower

Average food, better options elsewhere.

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I've always wondered why Sakae Sushi manages to attract such long queues everytime I pass by an outlet - especially the one at Marina Square. Previously, I had the salmon sashimi and potato salad bento set. From my impression there's nothing really outstanding about the food there. Yet we didn't know what to eat at Marina Square so we decided on some Japanese food. 

After spending time just to queue up and waiting for our food, we were served food that didn't meet our expectations. Portions wise, they were in fact relatively mediocre, especially so if you compare the food to Sakae's other local competitors like Nihon Mura. The salmon don, though fresh, had only 6-7 slices of sashimi in it. In contrast at Nihon Mura, there's a whole bowl of sashimi at the same price, without compromising on quality!

I ordered the Oyster Katsu Don, which they said was new on the menu. Overall, this wasn't too bad, apart from the insides of the oysters being a little too watery - thus making the rice even more wet (there's already sauce on it!)

There was nothing memorable about the service standards there. As I've said, I still fail to understand why there's always the never-ending queue outside Sakae Sushi outlets. There're better Japanese cuisine options out there. 
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