Sakura Tokyo

★★★★★

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Hours
Sun 11am-3pm, 5pm-9pm; Mon-Thu 11am-2:30pm, 5pm-9:30pm; Fri-Sat 11am-3pm, 4:30pm-10pm

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I went to Jesephine's while on business based on a recommendation from the consierge. I had the ceasar salad which was ok and the veal parmasan which was terrible. Sadly when I asked my waiter as I was ordering, he told me that salads and

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★★★★★

I went to Jesephine's while on business based on a recommendation from the consierge. I had the ceasar salad which was ok and the veal parmasan which was terrible. Sadly when I asked my waiter as I was ordering, he told me that salads and

Pros: Location

Cons: Atmosphere, Service, Food

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Traveling to Houston, the concierge made a suggestion for a good restaurant within walking distance of the hotel and close to the Toyota Center. The place looked very nice and the wait was short. We got seated quickly and from there out,

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Traveling to Houston, the concierge made a suggestion for a good restaurant within walking distance of the hotel and close to the Toyota Center. The place looked very nice and the wait was short. We got seated quickly and from there out,

Pros: Pasta Primavera was great

Cons: Service, management, wait time

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First off those of you that complain about runny sauce have clearly never made it. Traditonal sauce is runny/ thin,that is unless you add a ton of cream and or butter or cheat with tomato paste (as in came out of a can). I have eaten

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★★★★★

First off those of you that complain about runny sauce have clearly never made it. Traditonal sauce is runny/ thin,that is unless you add a ton of cream and or butter or cheat with tomato paste (as in came out of a can). I have eaten

Pros: food the ziti is the best

Cons: parking is a bit irritateing

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Prices on line menus need to be updated.\r
The service is poor . It was better before when you order your food and they delivery to your table , now is a sit down with a waiter.

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★★★★★

Prices on line menus need to be updated.\r
The service is poor . It was better before when you order your food and they delivery to your table , now is a sit down with a waiter.

Pros: Fresh food

Cons: Service not too good

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This review is from a regular customer who dines in during lunchtime for 8 years now.
I don't what is going on with the bad reviews and sorry if you had a horrible experience.
I have lunch gatherings at Josephines during lunch time

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★★★★★

This review is from a regular customer who dines in during lunchtime for 8 years now.
I don't what is going on with the bad reviews and sorry if you had a horrible experience.
I have lunch gatherings at Josephines during lunch time

Pros: Excellent Customer Service, Good Food during lunch time!

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Our small lunch group took a co-worker here for a b-day get-together. This was my first time to dine here. I had one or two "decent" previous reviews. Believe me! It was not good at all. Two people had to send their items back. Sad to say,

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★★★★★

Our small lunch group took a co-worker here for a b-day get-together. This was my first time to dine here. I had one or two "decent" previous reviews. Believe me! It was not good at all. Two people had to send their items back. Sad to say,

Cons: TERRIBLE FOOD

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I have NEVER been served food that bad! I honestly do not understand how they can stay open. My girlfriend and I are both sick from her seafood dish. I could only stomach one bite, luckily or I might be as sick as her. My beef ravioli had

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I have NEVER been served food that bad! I honestly do not understand how they can stay open. My girlfriend and I are both sick from her seafood dish. I could only stomach one bite, luckily or I might be as sick as her. My beef ravioli had

Pros: atmosphere and location

Cons: Food or whatever you should call it.

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We have loved Josephine's since our first experience there. Johnny always remembers us and greets us at our table. Carlos is one of the reasons that we have made Josephine's a regular evening out. He is friendly, attentive and makes the

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We have loved Josephine's since our first experience there. Johnny always remembers us and greets us at our table. Carlos is one of the reasons that we have made Josephine's a regular evening out. He is friendly, attentive and makes the

Pros: Carlos is a super friendly server

Cons: No complaints from us

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I went for appetizers before a show at House of Blues. The service was awful. We waited 30 minutes to get salads- and only two of the three arrived, and ended up leaving before the appetizers were ready- because we had been waiting an

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★★★★★

I went for appetizers before a show at House of Blues. The service was awful. We waited 30 minutes to get salads- and only two of the three arrived, and ended up leaving before the appetizers were ready- because we had been waiting an

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We made reservations a week in advance for dinner before a concert at Toyota Center in December 2008. We arrived on time for our 6:30 reservations and were promptly seated. We ordered dinner and drinks at 6:45. At 8:00 our dinner had

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We made reservations a week in advance for dinner before a concert at Toyota Center in December 2008. We arrived on time for our 6:30 reservations and were promptly seated. We ordered dinner and drinks at 6:45. At 8:00 our dinner had

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I visited Josephine?s in October 2008 before a concert at the House of Blues. The food and service were below average. I had the way over baked chicken and my wife had mushy tasteless vegetable lasagna. I have had better meals at Olive

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I visited Josephine?s in October 2008 before a concert at the House of Blues. The food and service were below average. I had the way over baked chicken and my wife had mushy tasteless vegetable lasagna. I have had better meals at Olive

Pros: Convenient location

Cons: Food and Service

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this place reminds me of the some othe old italian places in bostons north end. rustic, but good food and to the point. my chicken picatta had a good sauce and was large enough to split. the waitor wasnt the best, but oh well. still the

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★★★★★

this place reminds me of the some othe old italian places in bostons north end. rustic, but good food and to the point. my chicken picatta had a good sauce and was large enough to split. the waitor wasnt the best, but oh well. still the

Pros: ambiance

Cons: lackluster service

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Over the years I've dined here many times with various groups of friends and everyone has always been happy. I've found that Josephines excels at appetizers, pizza and desserts. The Eggplant Ghiotti is awesome. It's a very large appetizer

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★★★★★

Over the years I've dined here many times with various groups of friends and everyone has always been happy. I've found that Josephines excels at appetizers, pizza and desserts. The Eggplant Ghiotti is awesome. It's a very large appetizer

Pros: appetizers, desserts, convenience for events

Cons: some entrees, service when busy, parking when busy

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Salad was nice. Food very average. Service good. Quaint place. Chef needs to turn it up a few notches. Not much better than Olive Garden.

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Salad was nice. Food very average. Service good. Quaint place. Chef needs to turn it up a few notches. Not much better than Olive Garden.

Pros: nice staff, Albert is a good server

Cons: boring food, lacks zest and authenticity, canned shrimp on Sicilian Ziti

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I don't remember the last time I had service in a restaurant like that. Our waiter was a seasoned professional with international charm that made us all feel so special. The food was great, but the ambiance and service made the dinner a

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I don't remember the last time I had service in a restaurant like that. Our waiter was a seasoned professional with international charm that made us all feel so special. The food was great, but the ambiance and service made the dinner a

Pros: Seasoned waitstaff wine service

Cons: parking

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Central location of Houston, however not the most spectacular service. I would drop by only if I was in the neighborhood because traffic is usually quite congested around there.

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★★★★☆

Central location of Houston, however not the most spectacular service. I would drop by only if I was in the neighborhood because traffic is usually quite congested around there.

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This is my first review so this should tell you how disappointed I was with our dining experience. It started out good with garlic bread and salad, but went downhill from there. The lasagna was so bad you could not even eat it. It had

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This is my first review so this should tell you how disappointed I was with our dining experience. It started out good with garlic bread and salad, but went downhill from there. The lasagna was so bad you could not even eat it. It had

Pros: Good Bread and Salads

Cons: Extremley Poor Italian Food

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My family and i dined at Josephine's Ristorante before the Rocket's game. There were 6 of us, and not one of us liked our dishes. The food was AWFUL. Everything was watery and had no taste. My food tasted like clorox. Not joking either. We

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My family and i dined at Josephine's Ristorante before the Rocket's game. There were 6 of us, and not one of us liked our dishes. The food was AWFUL. Everything was watery and had no taste. My food tasted like clorox. Not joking either. We

Pros: Good Parking

Cons: WATERY FOOD THAT TASTE LIKE CLOROX

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I am from out of town, and am in Houston on business. I stopped by Josephines for lunch after hearing that they had pretty good food. I ordered the veal parmessean. The veal was tender and tasty. However, I would have preferred there to

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★★★★★

I am from out of town, and am in Houston on business. I stopped by Josephines for lunch after hearing that they had pretty good food. I ordered the veal parmessean. The veal was tender and tasty. However, I would have preferred there to

Pros: Good price, good service, good location, offer bibs

Cons: Watery sauce

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Our Server Jaun was very accommodating and courteous. Food was perfect, Josephine's special salad and homemade soup was authentic Italian. Our party of four was very satisfied, we all enjoyed the most eye pleasing and tasting desserts.

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Our Server Jaun was very accommodating and courteous. Food was perfect, Josephine's special salad and homemade soup was authentic Italian. Our party of four was very satisfied, we all enjoyed the most eye pleasing and tasting desserts.

Pros: Great service, friendly atmosphere, quickly seated, not rushed

Cons: limited parking

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I went to Josephine's last Friday for lunch and it was pretty good Italian food. I had the Chicken Parmesan and it had really good flavor. The spaghetti sauce was really watery though. It was still good, but really runny. It took no

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I went to Josephine's last Friday for lunch and it was pretty good Italian food. I had the Chicken Parmesan and it had really good flavor. The spaghetti sauce was really watery though. It was still good, but really runny. It took no

Pros: Got food quickly, chicken had good flavor

Cons: Watery sauce

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The best Italian Food all around. The service and the menu is real Italian, not Tex.Italian. My wife loves the basil, garlic, and olive oil bread dip, I do too. They even offer you a bib. A great place for families, and the dress is not

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★★★★★

The best Italian Food all around. The service and the menu is real Italian, not Tex.Italian. My wife loves the basil, garlic, and olive oil bread dip, I do too. They even offer you a bib. A great place for families, and the dress is not

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I took my family here one evening before a ballgame. Parking was easy, but that was the hightlight of our meal. Service was slow and poor, food was overpriced and poor quality. My wife and I had Lasagna (usually a safe bet). It was

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I took my family here one evening before a ballgame. Parking was easy, but that was the hightlight of our meal. Service was slow and poor, food was overpriced and poor quality. My wife and I had Lasagna (usually a safe bet). It was

Pros: Parking

Cons: Food and Service

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I was EXTREMELY disappointed, but as my friend said, it's a restaurant downtown near hotels; they're not looking for repeat customers. The bruschetta was nothing more than chopped tomatos in oil atop toast, so for those who called this

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I was EXTREMELY disappointed, but as my friend said, it's a restaurant downtown near hotels; they're not looking for repeat customers. The bruschetta was nothing more than chopped tomatos in oil atop toast, so for those who called this

Pros: seated fast

Cons: poor service, unauthentic food, poor value

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I've had lunch here many times, always with quick service and always satisfiying. Their pizzas are excellent too and take a little more time, but worth the wait. Took an out of town relative for dinner and had an enjoyable meal. Service

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I've had lunch here many times, always with quick service and always satisfiying. Their pizzas are excellent too and take a little more time, but worth the wait. Took an out of town relative for dinner and had an enjoyable meal. Service

Pros: great food/service, great prices

Cons: if you're looking to, preen and be seen, this isnt your place

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The service was poor all around. It took forever for them to greet us, take our drink order and our dinner order. The waiter mummbled and seemed put out. The wait was long, and the food was shotty. It honesty tasted like a 99cent TV

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The service was poor all around. It took forever for them to greet us, take our drink order and our dinner order. The waiter mummbled and seemed put out. The wait was long, and the food was shotty. It honesty tasted like a 99cent TV

Cons: bad food, bad service, cramped

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I've only been to Josephine's twice, and both times I've gotten the same entree - the alfredo with mushrooms. Although this doesn't sound particularly fancy, it's excellent. You can tell that the mushrooms are fresh. When I took my

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★★★★★

I've only been to Josephine's twice, and both times I've gotten the same entree - the alfredo with mushrooms. Although this doesn't sound particularly fancy, it's excellent. You can tell that the mushrooms are fresh. When I took my

Pros: Fresh mushrooms

Cons: Not consistently good

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Josephine's is a great place to dine and view the cityscape of the growing Houston skyline. The food is authentic and excellent. The moment you walk in the door you can smell the aroma of fresh garlic which distinguishes itself from other

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Josephine's is a great place to dine and view the cityscape of the growing Houston skyline. The food is authentic and excellent. The moment you walk in the door you can smell the aroma of fresh garlic which distinguishes itself from other

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we definitely recommend josephine's. The waitress could not have been nicer. It was a relaxed and very pleasant atmosphere. The sampler platter was great since it was difficult to decide from the excellent menu. The food was excellent and

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we definitely recommend josephine's. The waitress could not have been nicer. It was a relaxed and very pleasant atmosphere. The sampler platter was great since it was difficult to decide from the excellent menu. The food was excellent and

Pros: excellent food, great service, pleasant atmosphere

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Belive it or not, try the gumbo. It's not something you'd expect to see on an Italian resaurant's menu, but it turns out that Josephine is apparently from Lousiana. The gumbo is some of the best anywhere.

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Belive it or not, try the gumbo. It's not something you'd expect to see on an Italian resaurant's menu, but it turns out that Josephine is apparently from Lousiana. The gumbo is some of the best anywhere.

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The chicken parmesan was room temperature and was NOT cooked to order. The sauce for the spaghetti was so runny, but the time the noodle was at your mouth the sauce had all run off back on to the plate. Friendly people, horrendous food.

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The chicken parmesan was room temperature and was NOT cooked to order. The sauce for the spaghetti was so runny, but the time the noodle was at your mouth the sauce had all run off back on to the plate. Friendly people, horrendous food.

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This place is great if you have nothing to do. Me and my g/f must've become invisible cause the waitress forgot about us. We waited too long for service throughout the meal. The manager was of no help and didn't seem to care that I was

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This place is great if you have nothing to do. Me and my g/f must've become invisible cause the waitress forgot about us. We waited too long for service throughout the meal. The manager was of no help and didn't seem to care that I was

Cons: Bad Service, Bad Manager, Nothing special

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From the friendly and accommodating waitstaff to the casual and inviting atmosphere, Josephine's serves Italian hospitality along with its excellent lunches and dinners. The chef works with fresh materials and makes…

 

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