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Sakura Terrace

December 18, 2016

Sakura Terrace

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: Deluxe Sakura Chirashi Don ($27) It’s no secret that the Japanese are experts when it comes to fine details, whether it be the intricate patterns of a silk kimono or always perfectly packaged omiyage, or gifts. So it’s no surprise that Japanese cuisine is just as elaborate,…

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July 24, 2016

Catering to all your Japanese cravings

When you’re craving Japanese fare that’s delicious and aesthetically pleasing, look no further than Sakura Terrace Japanese Cafe. The eatery offers an extensive selection of appetizers, entrees and combos that can be enjoyed for lunch or dinner. The Sakura Style Wafu Cobb Salad ($18) can be a shared appetizer or an entree because of its…

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Fishing Around For Mac-Nut Goodness

To most folks, the mere mention of macadamia nuts evokes images of chocolate-covered treasures that are perfect for snacking on at home or throwing into a care package to send to loved ones and friends on the mainland. But to a chef, macadamia nuts fall into an entirely different category. They’re seen as another amazing…

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May 8, 2016

The Season’s Best

People often say there’s no time like the present, and at Sakura Terrace Japanese Cafe, that translates to dining on ingredients that are at their peak this time of year, all tied together in a delicious and elegant seasonal special. Hot off its fourth anniversary last month, the savory sanctuary of ethereal Japanese cuisine just…

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April 10, 2016

Seasonal special full of Japanese charm

Located on South King Street, Sakura Terrace Japanese Cafe is a hidden gem of casual and elegant dining. Front of house manager Jaron Takumi says first timers often are pleasantly surprised by the cozy dining space when they stumble upon it. “The food presentations are consistent and simply beautiful, the quality of ingredients used are…

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March 7, 2016

A Twist On Tradition

Since its opening in November 2011, Sakura Terrace Japanese Cafe has become a favorite for its donburi and bentos, as well as other fresh and healthy Japanese dishes with a light fusion of flavors. Located in the heart of Honolulu at 1240 South King St. (between Piikoi and Keeaumoku streets), the restaurant offers a nice,…

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February 2, 2016

Diners customize their own Japanese meals

Since it opened about four years ago, Sakura Terrace Japanese Café has been attracting a steady stream of regular customers — some as many as once a week — for its traditional Japanese eats. And since those early days, Sakura Terrace has expanded significantly. It originally started as a donburi restaurant. “Based off of customer…

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December 29, 2015

A Seafood Celebration

Tucked away in the heart of Honolulu at 1240 S. King St. — between Piikoi and Keeaumoku streets — Sakura Terrace Japanese Cafe offers a tranquil dining experience with a menu of fresh and healthy Japanese dishes with a light fusion. The restaurant opened in November 2011, and specializes in donburi and bento items, fresh…

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November 1, 2015 ,

Scrumptious From The Start

I know all my fellow foodies will agree that when we need a little something to whet our appetites at our favorite restaurants, nothing does the trick like a handful of appetizers. Designed to literally heighten our appetites and get us ready for the entrées to come, pupus have been a part of dining cultures…

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October 4, 2015

The flavors of fall awaken your taste buds

When it comes to food, the Japanese are known as much for their refined flavors as they are for their presentation. Featuring The Flavors of Autumn ($28) this October, Sakura Terrace Japanese Cafe on King Street executes a kaiseki meal with all of the above, and then some. Under chef Takayuki Sekine’s expert touch, be…

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