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5030 West Spring Mountain Road, #2, Las Vegas, NV 89146
702 367-3511
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6:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 8
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  • 6
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
First time having sushi!

Japanese restaurant a bit off the beaten track, discovered (naturally) through TA. Actively selected because it wasn't just sushi, which wasn't something I'd had previously (yes, I've been living under a rock), but the taster menu had a little bit in there. I had the taster menu, sat at the 'bar... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
James A
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Japanese restaurant a bit off the beaten track, discovered (naturally) through TA. Actively selected because it wasn't just sushi, which wasn't something I'd had previously (yes, I've been living under a rock), but the taster menu had a little bit in there. I had the taster menu, sat at the 'bar' where the guys were making all the sushi dishes... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

A 9-course chef tasting menu (without a written menu), every course was delectable and well-prepared. Interesting condiments like the scallop sea salt, the picked chrysanthemum and the completely transparent and crunchy seaweed noodles in the sashimi. I would have mistaken it for glass noodles/vermicelli. They are very strict about headcount commitments which is understandable being such a small restaurant. They... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

High quality inventive Japanese cuisine. I had omakase twice this past week and each time it was unique and well thought out. The tofu that is house made is incredible as is the fish flown in daily.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This fine cuisine establishment was excellent. The best place to eat in Las Vegas. The food was unbelievable no need to say what was better or prefer just order the whole menu you can't go wrong.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Had the $75 omakase menu. There were some hits and some near misses, but I suspect it was due to my apprehension towards trying new foods. The flavours were great, as was the freshness of ingredients. The deep fried mini crabs were a bit too spiky for me and the fried fish in broth also had some chewy bits. The... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I saw this restaurant featured in a recent Anthony Bourdain special on Vegas Off-Strip Hot Spots as one of the places to visit for the best food. Not only was I not disappointed; my expectations were completely blown away. The restaurant uses a specific form of charcoal to grill their meats which imparts the food with an amazing subtle but... More 

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Hawi, Hawaii
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

OMG this place was soooo good. We had a hard time finding it, cause it's in a strip mall, but tucked behind another building. We ordered bunches of small plates between the 4 of us and each thing we ordered was amazing. We are headed back to Vegas this September (yearly trip we make) and it is at the top... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We've entertained guests here several times over the past few years, and Raku has become one of our favorite places in Vegas. Our guests have always enjoyed the experience, and the staff is highly courteous and knowledgeable of their menu. The chef and staff time the delivery of the different dishes and drinks to make bring out the best flavors... More 

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Columbia, MO
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

On the recommendation of a neighbor we visited Raku for dinner. Four of us dined together. The other couple was a big less adventuresome than we, so we made choices based on foods we thought would appeal to everyone at the table. Since it was our first visit we were a little uncertain how to order. Fortunately everything we chose... More 

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Rochester, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Foie gras egg custard, garlic kobe beef and wasabi kobe beef are heavenly!!!!! Also don't forget to try their sister desert restaurant next door Raku Sweets!!! Every dish is like a piece of art--let alone they have an edible menu!!!!! And it is HARD to get a reservation at Raku for a regular dinner time slot. People were coming in... More 

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Additional Information about Raku

Address: 5030 West Spring Mountain Road, #2, Las Vegas, NV 89146
Phone Number: 702 367-3511
Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Las Vegas
Open Hours:
Monday 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisine: Japanese, Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5030 West Spring Mountain Road, #2, Las Vegas, NV 89146
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Las Vegas
  • Phone Number: 702 367-3511

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Doing business
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?