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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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Today
11:00 am - 12:00 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: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 14
    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
Top 10 KC HH

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Allison F
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Kansas City, Missouri
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Bar scene
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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Kansas City, Missouri
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

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
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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We originally made reservation to have dinner before walking to a show at the Kauffman 2 blocks away.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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118 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
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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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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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83 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
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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Overland Park, Kansas, USA
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 via mobile

sushi is good, one of the best in town. Not the best wine list, but bottles priced very high compared to restaurants in the similar price range. Our waiter was horrible, had no idea about nenu

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Belleville, Kansas
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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56 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

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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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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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: Japanese, Bar, Sushi, Asian

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

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