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Akeno Sushi

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72 S Main St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-1705
12:00 - 21:30
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Sun 12:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Drums, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Service is good, prices are great, sushi is so so. Good to go out with some friends because it's right on the square but I don't recommend it for takeout.

Thank Jocelyn N
Thousand Palms
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2016

Flew in from California on my birthday to celebrate Christmas with family this year, and as a birthday gift was treated to Akeno Sushi take-out to ease my jet-lag and hunger. The food was amazing as it was still hot from coming miles away. I had a little of everything, as I love Dim-Sum (little dumplings and little bites). The... More 

Thank 1000PalmsCarol
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

AH. MAZING. My coworker and I are in town on business and we love sushi. Between us, we ordered the sweet heart roll, spicy scallop roll, peanut and avocado roll, shrimp tempura and edamame. The tempura was the lightest fried shrimp, broccoli, and carrot, that I have ever eaten. The rolls are so fresh and the flavors were an absolute... More 

Thank emmy129
Bernville, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2015

We were visiting Wilkes and wandering around the neighborhood and found this spot. We had a nice assortment of rolls, prepared in front of you. The fruit/tea bubble drinks were an experience. Friendly and clean, worth a visit.

Thank brett53
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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213 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2015

My friend and I had plans to meet at Katana, but they were closed for vacation when we got there. So we went across the street to Akeno. This was my second visit there and I enjoyed it. I had the sushi meal with the salad and soup. It came with a California roll and several pieces of sushi. It... More 

Thank t1lersm0m
Kingston, Pennsylvania
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64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2014 via mobile

LOVE this place! Their sushi is sooo fresh! Their selection of rolls is fantastic and they all taste amazing! Their service is awesome and the owners (the server and chef) are so nice!

Thank rebatours
Wilmington, Delaware
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60 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2013

A large tree covered the sign outside and was hard to find for someone that doesn't know the place exists. Also, the sign is the typical yucky yellow with red letters that looks like it won't be any good. The website suggested parking at the Y - which we never found. But, at 6:30 on a Saturday, we had no... More 

1 Thank xiphosuran
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 March 2013 via mobile

Owners are really nice and the food is simply fantastic. Best sushi in the valley since iron chef closed.

Thank violetslament
Shavertown, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
Reviewed 25 February 2013 via mobile

I really love Akeno for the following reasons: very nice owners, fast & friendly service, very nice atmosphere and a unique sushi menu. This is the only place I know of locally that offers sushi rolls using banana, which I love! I feel they offer a lot of healthy vegetarian options which is a huge bonus for me. I eat... More 

Thank Rachel P
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 February 2013

Like most sushi fans I only go to places that are really busy because you know the fish is fresh. I have been to this place several times... the food and the service are fantastic, but no one is ever in there! I really hope the downtown people realize what a gem this place is and quickly!

Thank Dennis Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 S Main St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-1705
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Luzerne County  >  Wilkes-Barre

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?