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Sake Express
Today 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM
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1327 E Franklin Blvd Gastonia, NC 28054
1327 East Franklin BoulevardUSNorth CarolinaGastonia28054
$$Restaurant, Asian Restaurant
Asian Restaurant
Japanese Steakhouse
Japanese Restaurant
Sushi Restaurant
Today 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Saturday 11:00 AM – 10:00 PMSunday 11:00 AM – 9:00 PMMonday 11:00 AM – 10:00 PMTuesday 11:00 AM – 10:00 PMWednesday 11:00 AM – 10:00 PMThursday 11:00 AM – 10:00 PMFriday 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM

We strive for great food and excellence service
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Casual counter-serve Japanese eatery offering teppanyaki dishes, sushi & bento boxes.- Google
"Ordered two children's teriyaki chicken with sauce on the rice @ 4:50pm."
"PS hope you like your shrimp sauce that comes in a TRASH CAN. just add water."
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Laura Corbett
a month ago
So good! Sushi is great and they always get our rare, rare! Staff was ALL extra friendly and all had the same great attitude. It reminded me of the "Disney standard" and that is a great thing!
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PookieNC Fitness
a month ago
This is my spot. I eat here all the time.
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Uriah Jackson
a week ago
Great fast Japanese food
Marcela Mejia
4 weeks ago
Love this place
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Alex Berovides
a month ago
Great food. But sometimes forget the sauces, double check before leaving. Also anything shrimp, they don't clean the main vain. So I wouldn't order shrimp here.
a year ago
On Saturday 4/12/14 I took my sister (her first time, my second time) to Sake Express.Having just discovered Sake Express in Belmont a week before I was excited to take my sister who has nursed me back to health for weeks on what wast to be the best meal I ever bought for her!(Well, so I thought)!The week before my experience at the Belmont location was so overwhelmingly good, I ranted and raved about it on facebook for days.When my sister came from SC I didnt even want to tell her where we were going or what her meal was going to be.(I was going to order the very same thing I had before)Filet with scallops and mixed vegetables) $20.00 each.I told my sister"Go get a both, I'll order)I gave my order to a very nice young girl who was in training and supervised while she took my order. I had her repeat it so I knew it would be correct and she did.A few minutes later our plates arrived and my heart sunk! Neither of us can eat rice and that is EXACTLY what they sent us.I politely explained it tp the waitress and explained "If they just scrape the rice off and cook new veggies, then all the Au Jus(those excellent pan juices" would be lost and the steak would be cold and dry" She said "Oh no sir I'll tell them to redo it all' A little while later here came our plates.Hot delicious veggies and cold steak and scallops that were bone dry.Cause they didnt start over. I asked to speak to the Mgr. and calmly expressed to her this entire event just as as I've written it here.Her "remedy" was a "free desert" I said "No, we don"t eat deserts" I said "Why not give us what we ordered at the price we paid and give me a break on the cost of a "California plater to go"?(a $5.99 cent value) She sais"Oh no, I can't change the price of sushi thats not allowed" I said well I've purchased$40.00 worth of food that does not meet your own standards, so you need to do something"She said "I''ll be back" a bit later she returned and said"This is the best I can do,heres a $10.00 gift certificate you can use at any of our locations if you don't want to come back here" And I said "So your just reducing the cost by $5.00 a meal on 2 meals?" She said "Sorry sir, have a nice day"!Daaaang!!!
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Paul Viers
2 years ago
Racist, Racist,Racist. had a friend who was hired on. first day she got trained for 2 hours and they put her on the floor immediately. anyone who knows this sake knows how busy they are all day. they laughed at her and put her down constantly because she didn't quite have a handle on it. they speak in japanese so you dont know what they are saying. oh, and someone needs to call the department of labor because they only give you a 20 minute break for a 12 hour shift. will not be eating here again ever i will not support prejudice people in my town. i will tell everybody i know not to support these people. P.S. hope you like your shrimp sauce that comes in a TRASH CAN. just add water.
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avamariah C.
2 years ago
Ordered two children's teriyaki chicken with sauce on the rice @ 4:50pm. I picked it up via the drive-thru. When I got home to serve them dinner, the food wasn't fresh at all. There was no sauce on the rice, the veggies were limp and the chicken tasted old. I was quite surprised because I visit often during lunchtime and the food is ALWAYS very good. In fact, I drive my family from South Charlotte on the weekends to have lunch. So, it must really be tastey. When I called back to speak to a manager, the guy that answered told me they were all busy and couldn't come to the phone, sorry. Wow, really! I was able to make a complaint the next day and the manager put my name down to have my order made again. Great, service recovery! I do still recommend this establishment for dining, the staff is friendly, the menu is accommodating (low carb items), it is clean and kid friendly. Perhaps, I will no longer use the drive-thru.
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