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Nara Kansas City

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1617 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 221-6272
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3:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 3:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 37
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Really good happy hour

Enjoyed a quick dinner here during happy hour. The menu was very good with both food and drink. We really enjoyed our visit, will return!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
pegles10
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Fort Scott, Kansas
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Bar scene
  • Romantic
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Fort Scott, Kansas
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Enjoyed a quick dinner here during happy hour. The menu was very good with both food and drink. We really enjoyed our visit, will return!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Upscale atmosphere and amazing sushi. best in KC. Go with friends or on a date. Fancy shmancy. We had several different types of sushi , all absolute phenomenal. If you love or,even just kinda like sushi you MUST GO

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We dined early because was with one year old. Sangria excellent. Miso soup returned because was cold. Had to hunt for soy sauce to use for Chirashi. Jasmine rice served with Mongolian trio was not hot and or freshly made. Overall will not return. Spent 100$ for mediocre food and service.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Sushi was creative, def not the best. Service not the best either. Overall not bad. Would possibly return but no time soon

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Kansas City, Missouri
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I love their sushi and atmosphere. Always top of mind for me for happy hour or Wednesdays (ladies night).

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Overland Park, Kansas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We originally made reservation to have dinner before walking to a show at the Kauffman 2 blocks away. We ended up doing happy hour instead. Janet was our server. During our visit we had occasion to deal with a host, the manager and Janet. The food and drink was good. The service was great! Everyone we encountered helped to make... More 

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Kansas City
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Nara's sushi menu has changed with many more cooked and tempura choices, which for me was not an improvement. The sushi was fresh and generous portions. Nara is a trendy place with a younger crowd. Very noisy. If you're going to Nara only for the sushi there are better places in KC but if it's for the atmosphere, Nara is... More 

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Kansas City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We went for a birthday lunch and everyone enjoyed their dish. Several had the create your own Bento box. Also had beef and broccoli, kung pao chicken and Singapore noodles. Started with the red pepper hummus and crab Rangoon. We loved it all. Several split the crossroads roll, said the jalapeno on top was the spiciest pepper they have ever... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Valentine's Day dinner. I don't eat sushi often, but I'll go with my husband on an annual sushi meal. Server told us what he did and didn't like on the drink menu and dinner menu. Recommendations were spot on. I'll go back again, it was that good.

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Dallas, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Good food. Interior space is nice and appropriate for the area. Great location just adjacent to the power and light district and parking was pretty easy. It was a little busy but it seems it was a "first Friday" and that's normal bit it wasn't crazy. For Sushi in the Midwest I am happy!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1617 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64108
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: (816) 221-6272

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Bar, Sushi, Asian, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Doing business, Bar scene, Romantic
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?