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50 Maine Mall Rd, Ste 5, South Portland, ME 04106-1712
207-772-0006
Sunday
Closed
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 8
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Utterly delicious!

Felt the waiter's understanding of english left a lot to be desired, but the FOOD was outstanding! I had a beef bibim bap and I could have licked the bowl out for every last morsel, and I wasnt even very hungry when we sat down. It was perfect. Perfect! My first time trying sushi - I tried a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 13, 2015
julie Z
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Saco, Maine
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Buxton, Maine
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55 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We decided to try this place, since neither of us had ever been there. Walked in and first impression was interesting ambience. We were seated and brought two small sauce dishes - both of which were dirty. I said if the first things on the table are dirty, I don't really want to wait for the rest. One would have... More 

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Saco, Maine
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Felt the waiter's understanding of english left a lot to be desired, but the FOOD was outstanding! I had a beef bibim bap and I could have licked the bowl out for every last morsel, and I wasnt even very hungry when we sat down. It was perfect. Perfect! My first time trying sushi - I tried a thing that... More 

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Saco, Maine
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Nara is one of my favorite stops for take out. Food is good and reasonably priced. My go-to menu item is the chicken teriyaki, which is always well-prepared.

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standish,maine
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We took a small group for a birthday dinner to Nara Sushi. Getting service was difficult and the waitress was obviously unhappy. The meals came out one at a time rather than serving us altogether. The food wasn't bad but the attitude of the staff ruined the meal. When you don't get even one smile during the entire service, there... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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304 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 443 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

Hidden away location. The restaurant has an interesting look and architecture. Service was outstanding. Way to many menu items with some duplication causing confusion. However, the food was excellent. One thing to note is that the bar can't prepare mixed drinks. Stick to Sake, beer and wine.

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Effingham, New Hampshire
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

my wife and I were in the area on vacation and wanted to go to a sushi restaurant near where we were staying so I relied on tripadvisor reviews. Although it was the second rated sushi restaurant in South Portland we chose this over the other ( the top is actually in the Maine Mall and only has 4 reviews)... More 

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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We eat here probably once a month and love it! The atmosphere is not as posh as some of the other sushi restaurants but the food is consistently delicious.

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Watertown, Connecticut
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51 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

I've gone here often over the past few years and I still consider this to be one of the best sushi places I've been to. It's a fairly small place and they do offer a menu of choices outside of just sushi but sushi is all I ever eat here and all I want to have. I've been here at... More 

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Windham, Maine
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

My first time here. The Food was good, although I didn't get alot of food for $10.50. I ordered spicy scallops. I got 8 scallops wrapped in rice and spicy sauce. No rice side dish unless you order separately. My wife had spicy chicken which she liked and got a good portion. My grandaughter had beef Teriyaki. She loved it.... More 

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Windham, Maine
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

I frequently eat at Nara Sushi. The food is always made with the freshest ingredients which makes this sushi restaurant stand out as better than many others. The next part that makes Nara stand out is value. The price you pay is very reasonable.

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Additional Information about Nara Sushi

Address: 50 Maine Mall Rd, Ste 5, South Portland, ME 04106-1712
Phone Number: 207-772-0006
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  South Portland
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 50 Maine Mall Rd, Ste 5, South Portland, ME 04106-1712
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  South Portland
  • Phone Number: 207-772-0006

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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