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Nara Kansas City

1617 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 221-6272
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Ranked #165 of 1,214 Restaurants in Kansas City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $40
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 3:00 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Sushi, Asian, Japanese, Bar
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
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Des Moines, Iowa
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44 reviews 44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Took a weekend trip to KC and we were both craving sushi. After looking at reviews this place looked best. Boy were the reviews right! This place is awesome!! Their rolls are fresh, staff is wonderful and the atmosphere was perfect. Love love loved it. Will be back!

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88 reviews 88 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Fresh ingredients, large servings and great prices are all good reasons to check out Nara...also, the limited time offering of the Kobe burger is the best burger I've ever had...tired of KC BBQ, give Nara a try...

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Dallas, Texas
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49 reviews 49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Good service. Sushi is average. They have a pretty large selection. Our party of 10 ordered about 15 different kinds of sushi and everyone agreed that it was just ok. A friend ordered the alligator and said it was chewy and not very good. Everyone agreed the best was the jalapeño sushi. I did not like the vegetable roll. It... More 

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Parkville, Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Wonderful variety of Sushi and the sides are perfect complement. The Bartender(s) are a talented group also. The location is in a fun part of KC, close to Sprint Center and the Crossroads District.

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Springfield, Missouri
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123 reviews 123 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Visited about 7p on Friday evening and were able to be seated immediately with four in our party. The ambience of Nara is trendy and modern. Very neat environment! My husband ordered an entree - the three meat combo and said it was very good and hearty. Our friends and I split 6 different sushi rolls and all were yummy!... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Very nice very interesting place. "Hip" :-) Staff is very quick both taking and bringing your order and also clearing the table. All staff clearing tables and helping with serving. Food is excellent, great selection, very fresh and well seasoned. Not sure who else is with this like Im but finding a well maintained modern, clean bathroom in a restaurant... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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99 reviews 99 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Dined here prior to an event at the Sprint Center. Pad Thai was excellent as well as the sushi. Make reservations, especially on a Saturday night, and if you have a Dining Club card, be advised that it is only valid for a handful of entrees and not the extensive sushi menu.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

My girlfriend and I just happned on this place as we were walking around the Crossroads Arts District looking for a place to eat. We saw the menu in the window and it looked good. We got a table right away. I thought the space was really great - a renovated old warehouse-style space now a restaurant. My waiter was... More 

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Pasadena, California
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56 reviews 56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

HORRIBLE place for a group dinner and we will NEVER come back!! A group of 18 people went to Nara to celebrate my brother's surprise wedding. **During** the round-table toast the manager came up to the couple IN FRONT OF THEIR GUESTS and asked them to keep the noise down. We were not being overly loud, but we were a... More 

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78 reviews 78 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

First of all, let me preface this by saying we went in the early evening when the restaurant was busy. What I didn't like about Nara was how awkward the seating seemed. We sat at a table on the side of the restaurant and it just felt like we were on display. I am sure it was nothing, just in... More 

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Additional Information about Nara Kansas City

Address: 1617 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone Number: (816) 221-6272
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 3:00 pm - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
Cuisine: Sushi, Asian, Japanese, Bar

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