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October 14, 2015

We have had many recommendations on how sushi is traditionally eaten, so we put together a few screen shots of a comic used to portray the traditional way of eating sushi. 











We would like to remind you that although this is the traditional way of eating sushi,...

September 3, 2015

We wanted to share with you one of our most requested recipes; the Sakana House Ginger Salad Dressing. It’s our most popular dressing in all four of our restaurants and it’s made fresh in our stores. If you make this recipe give us feedback and let us know how you did!...

June 12, 2015



Uni (pronounced oo-nee) is the Japanese delicacy for the edible part of the Sea Urchin. Uni ranges in color from gold to a light yellow, and has a light, sweet, ocean-like flavor and a creamy texture. Sea Urchins are a amazing treat for those who acquire the delicate...

May 28, 2015

Blue Fin tuna is a prized fish we proudly serve at Sakana. However, this delicate, flavorful fish has some controversial talk floating around it. Namely, it’s being over fished and in trouble of endangerment.  We are hyperaware of this controversy and address it by cho...

May 5, 2015


There is no better way to treat your Mom on her special day than an Sakana. Each location has a series of specials that we prepare fresh for you. 


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Ebi Tako Cocktail- 4 pieces of Mexican White Shrimp, 4 pieces of Japanese Octopus with Ramon's Special Co...

April 16, 2015


We strive to serve our customers the highest quality fish at Sakana. The highest quality usually means what's in season. These days it’s hard to tell what fish is in season because of the sustainability movement in seafood. But, just like vegetables, fish also have se...

March 23, 2015


Valentine's day, in Japan, is for the men. Women give chocolate and gifts to the Men in their life on Valentine's day.  White day, however, is opposite.   On White day the Men give candy and gifts to the women in their life. Why, you ask are there are two days instead...

March 16, 2015

Spring Training in Arizona is finally here. It's our favorite time of year to hang out with friends and family, enjoy the beautiful weather and eat amazing food! 


If there was spring trianing in Japan, instead of bringing a lunch box filled with balgona sandwiches, Oni...

May 1, 2013

We are working on a new menu. Our chefs are hard at work tasting and creating a unique menu for all of our sushi lovers in Arizona. 

May 1, 2013

Hi All, 


Thank for for visiting our new website!!! 

We appreciate each and everyone of our fans and followers. We are starting a new blog series that will cover all topics on Japanese Cuisine including etiquette, culture, food recipes, and much more!



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Ahwatukee- 5061 E. Elliot Road Phoenix, AZ 85044

 (480) 598-0506


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  (480) 609-3850


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