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1617 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 221-6272
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Ranked #152 of 1,220 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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English first
Belleville, Kansas
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Best sushi in KC area! Fresh fresh ingredients from the vegetables to the tuna and eel. Prepared beautifully. New twists to old standards. Their Nara Roll is unique and great. The atmosphere is hip yet children were welcomed and unobtrusive. The bar looked great and the drinks were very good. Service was impeccable, especially Marcus. Will definitely go again.

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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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Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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
88 helpful votes 88 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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125 reviews 125 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 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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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 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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104 reviews 104 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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57 reviews 57 reviews
29 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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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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