A Getaway For Fresh Fish

A La Carte Columns

June 18, 2017

Story By: Caitlin Basilio |

Ahi Belly, Lobster & King Crab Dinner Set ($25). Photo courtesy of Sakura Terrace

Hidden well within the hustle and bustle of Honolulu is Sakura Terrace, which offers diners authentic Japanese fare in a tranquil atmosphere. The restaurant is nestled along South King Street and offers indoor and outdoor seating for guests, along with lots of convenient and free parking.

Most unique about Sakura Terrace is that its dishes are prepared by Japanese chefs from Japan, and everything is ensured to taste delicious and is offered at reasonable prices.

The eatery’s menu is comprised of authentic ingredients — such as those found at world-famous Tsukiji Market in Tokyo, Japan — as well as the local cuisine of Hawaii. It also highlights fresh and healthy seafood options, sashimi bowls, bentos, tempura and more.

Sakura Terrace even offers drink specials like Namihana, the Hawaiian sweet potato shochu made on the North Shore of Oahu, which is available for $12 a glass.


Sink your teeth into Sakura Terrace’s Ahi Belly, Lobster & King Crab Dinner Set. For $25, this meal is cooked on a teppan grill and seasoned with garlic salt. It’s popular with both locals and tourists because the seafood is so fresh. Another beloved dinner set is Hamachi Kama ($22), which includes the fish collar broiled with salt.

Sakura Terrace

1240 S. King St., Honolulu
Tuesday-Sunday, lunch: 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; dinner: 5-9:30 p.m.

Honolulu, HI 96814

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