Fare: Japanese Sushi
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
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.
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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