If there is a neighborly Japanese restaurant in Indianapolis — a place that feels comfortable and familiar as a corner pub, yet without in any way compromising the authenticity of its origins — this is it. The simplicity of the dining room reflects Sakura's menu and the presentation of its many dishes. Traditional Japanese cuisine abounds: items like vegetable rolls, a variety of sushi, and gomaae — a bowl of steamed spinach topped with a sweet, creamy sesame sauce — populate the menu. Sakura offers a basic selection of beers and sake. Its parking lot is often overflowing, but the wait is worth the while.