clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Sakura Ya Debuts a Rare Japanese Menu of Sushi and Bento Boxes in Centennial’s Skye Canyon

Casual Japanese dining arrives in Skye Canyon

The Sakura boat, featuring special rolls and chef’s choices of sashimi and nigiri at Sakura Ya.
Sakura Ya
Sakura Ya/Official Site

While the Skye Canyon Marketplace waits for the arrival of iconic California diner Big Boy on the southwestern end of the retail center, long promised Japanese restaurant Sakura Ya debuts on the opposite side of the parking lot, a short distance from the entrance to the Smith’s grocery store.

A rare Japanese dining option in the far northwest, currently only served by Umami and Krazy Sushi on Durango Drive, Sakura Ya joins casual Asian-inspired restaurants Qwik Thai and China-a-GoGo at the Marketplace, offering takeout and delivery, and its own spin on lunch specials, including sushi and sashimi deals, and beef, chicken, or salmon bento boxes.

The lengthy menu of familiar favorites includes tempura appetizers, soups, ramen, udon, chicken katsu, raw bar options of tuna, yellowtail, and octopus, and teriyaki dishes.

The casual full-service restaurant also serves dozens of specialty, baked, and fried rolls, plus the Sakura boat, hosting three special rolls and a chef’s choice of 12 pieces of sashimi and 10 servings of nigiri.

Sakura Ya, 9750 W Skye Canyon Park Drive, 702-396-2665. Open daily from 11 a.m. to 9.30 p.m.

All Coverage of Centennial [ELV]

Every Restaurant and Bar That Opened in Las Vegas: 2021 Edition [ELV]

Skye Bar & Grill

9830 W. Skye Canyon Park Driive, Las Vegas, NV 89124 (725) 217-1881 Visit Website


6640 N Durango Dr #180, Las Vegas, NV 89149 (702) 776-8627

Krazy Sushi

7160 N Durango Dr Ste 140, Las Vegas, NV 89149 (702) 735-7299 Visit Website

Big Boy

225 E. Highway 95 N., Indian Springs, NV 89018 Visit Website

Omelette Cafe

9670 W. Skye Canyon Park Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89166 702-396-0605 Visit Website

Sakura Ya

9750 W Skye Canyon Park Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89166 702-396-2665 Visit Website