Sakura Bana Restaurant, Ridgewood, NJ: A Dining Review

Sakura Bana Restaurant, Ridgewood, NJ
Sakura Bana Restaurant
43 Franklin Ave.
Ridgewood, NJ

Restaurant Highlights

Fare:  Japanese Sushi

Price:  Moderate

Food Quality:  3 Stars

Service:  2 Stars

Ambiance:  1 1/2 Stars

Overall Rating:  3 Stars

Note: Four star Rating System from1/2 stars = poor to Four stars = Best in Class

Well executed, fresh Sushi

Noise Level:  Moderate - Loud

Dress:  Casual

Recommended For:  Diners who enjoy well prepared Japanese sushi at an affordable price.

Not Recommended For: Diners who prefer an upscale, trendy setting and are willing to pay extra for the ambiance.

Recommended dishes:  When available,The Sushi Chef Special    of the Day; The Chilean Sea bass with Teriyaki Sauce or yuanyaki; and The Shrimp Tempura,    prepared lightly fried.

Liquor:  BYOB

Restaurant Review

Located two blocks from the train station, Sakura Bana is the oldest sushi restaurant in Ridgewood.

This crowd pleaser is popular with local diners who come to enjoy well prepared sushi served in a friendly environment at a reasonable price

While the decor is basic and humble, and crowded during the peak times, it's food is not.

Owned and operated by Chef Ken Kunki. Born and raised in Japan and developed his culinary skills at sushi restaurants on the west coast.

This family style BYOB traditional Japanese restaurant is where patrons come to enjoy Chef Ken Kunki's well prepared traditional sushi, sashimi and other Japanese specialties for lunch and dinner. Their seafood and ingredients are fresh.

There is limited parking in the area and you may have to walk several blocks from parking.

The service is extremely friendly and attentive.

(updated: December, 2018)

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