The concept behind Sarku Japan is based on the Japanese way of taking lunch as quickly as possible. But even with such an attitude, the freshness of the ingredients, the flavors of the food, and the friendliness of the staff aren’t compromised, In fact, these aspects make the dining experience even more enjoyable!
Sarku Japan may not be a fine dining establishment in the mold of Benihana but it still offers filling, satisfying and flavorful food that every child and adult will love. Plus, many of its locations are in the food courts of malls so the general masses, the chain’s target market, can easily visit them and enjoy the food.
Below are the latest Sarku Japan menu prices.
|Chicken Teriyaki Only||$6.60|
D ' Lite Meals
|Rice and Chicken Tempura||$3.20|
|Rice & Chicken Tempura||$3.02|
|1. Chicken Teriyaki||$7.29|
|Shrimp Tempura Roll||$5.64|
|4. Chicken & Shrimp Teriyaki||$8.72|
|Chicken Bento Box||$8.39|
|Salmon Avocado Roll||$6.00|
|Chicken and Shrimp Tempura||$4.75|
|Chicken & Shrimp Tempura||$5.02|
|Tempura California Roll||$7.32|
|Rock and Roll||$8.93|
|Chicken Teriyaki Bowl||$5.58|
|Snapple Kiwi Strawberry||$2.39|
|Snapple Peach Tea||$2.39|
|Canned Diet Coke||$1.59|
|Snapple Lemon Tea||$2.39|
|Canned Classic Coke||$1.59|
The first Sarku Japan opened its doors to the general public in 1987. Such was the popularity of the concept that many more locations were opened. Today, there are more than 250 Sarku Japan restaurants across the United States as well as in Puerto Rico and in South America. The chain prides itself on being the most successful – and the larger, too, for that matter – Japanese quick service chain in the United States.
What They’re Famous For
The chain of Sarku Japan restaurants are known for their cooked-to-order delicious meals, which are prepared in front of the customers. The foods are characterized by fresh flavors and healthy ingredients with no MSG added. The service is friendly yet quick, just the right balance for a quick service restaurant.
Why Eat Here
Keep in mind that Sarku Japan is a quick service restaurant chain so reasonable expectations must be made. The food and drinks menu consist of dishes common in many Japanese restaurants, such as shrimp and chicken teriyaki combo. But Sarku Japan distinguishes itself from the competition – and there are many of them – by ensuring that the portions are generous, the ingredients are fresh, and the service is fast.
Whenever you need nourishment yet you want to be within budget, your first choice should be the nearest Sarku Japan location. You will find that the prices are among the most affordable yet the food give good value for your money. You may not find the food to be of the top-shelf kind but there are combos that can be altered to your liking.
You can even let the counter staff know about the way you want your order to be made while you’re going down the line. Your reasonable request, such as reduced salt and soy sauce, will be granted without significantly altering the umami flavors. You will agree that Sarku Japan is among the best in quick-in, quick-out stir-fried made the Japanese way.
Even with the fast-food vibe, the dishes have obviously been prepared with more attention to detail than can be reasonably expected. The bed of rice perfectly complements the savory flavors of the vegetables, meats and herbs on every dish while the stir-fried flavors can be enjoyed with every bite. The setting may be in an American mall food court but the dining experience almost feels like being in a small eatery in Japan!
The chefs prepare the food in front of the customers, a service that has its pros and cons. You may find that it results in a longer wait for your food to be served but it’s a minor inconvenience compared to the assurance of freshness and flavorful quality! You may even pick up a thing or two from watching the chefs at work.
Yet another reason to love Sarku Japan is the free samples of food. You will be offered the samples before you order so that you can make a more informed decision. You will likely find that the samples are the only reason you will need to make your orders and enjoy the full Monty, so to speak.
You may want to bring along a friend to share the food, too. The portions can be so large that eating the entire plate on your own can result to indigestion, which isn’t a good thing when you still have errands to run and friends to meet. The must-haves on the menu are the sushi and sashimi selection, which can take a while to prepare but the results are well worth the wait.
But if you’re in a hurry, skip the sushi and sashimi. There’s always another day for them.
There are no alcoholic drinks but the usual soft drinks choices are sufficient to slake your thirst.
The Sarku Japan restaurants doesn’t take reservation since walk-in clients are accepted anyway. The locations are usually kid- and group-friendly, thanks to the casual ambiance. The touristy feel may be felt at certain times but not so much as to take away your enjoyment of the quick yet enjoyable dining experience.
The overall impression of the Sarku Japan restaurants is one of clean dining establishments even when many of them share space with other restaurants in a food court.
To learn more about Sarku Japan or to find a location near you, visit their website at www.sarkujapan.com.