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Raku

5030 West Spring Mountain Road, #2, Las Vegas, NV 89146
702 367-3511
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Ranked #16 of 3,886 Restaurants in Las Vegas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Japanese
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
San Clemente, CA
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

If you're a foodie headed to Vegas, then you've probably heard about Raku. I honestly can't say more than: it was what I hoped it would be. More. The only complaint I have is that we were kept waiting quite a while for our (reserved) table. However, it's a small place and once I had the fish I knew why... More

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South San Francisco, California
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156 reviews 156 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

I decided to take a chance and showed up shortly after opening time on a Tuesday without a reservation. Was seated at one of the 5 chairs at the bar within 10 minutes. A group of 3 were already seated there and another guy came in just after me, so that gives you an idea of how quick you have... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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56 reviews 56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

I saw this place on Anthony Bourdain's television show. It really peaked my interest, so when my wife and I visited Vegas this month we had to (well, I had to) check it out. We didn't make a reservation (mistake) until we arrived, so we did not get in until 23:00, but who cares when in Vegas! It was a... More

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Indianapolis
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We dine at Japanese sushi restaurants regularly. We selected Raku based on a TripAdvisor review and we were quite pleased. Upon entering we found a quiet (great atmosphere) and small (15 tables or so in the main room), room with lovely ambiance. The menu has many dishes of which we could recognize almost none. No nigiri type sushi is served;... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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30 reviews 30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We ate here based on all the reviews. Food was very good (homemade tofu dish was our favorite). Well worth the short trip out from the strip.

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Oakland, CA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I just returned from Japan this year and our meal at Raku in Vegas Chinatown as as good as anything we had in Japan. The Custard with Foe Gras (we ordered an extra and at $10 a total bargain. Also the Tofu dish, Waygu beef, Pork Checks were all outstanding. Also it is quiet (not easy to find in Vegas)... More

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Germany
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I come here for the reason they serve real Japanese food. Guess all the meal were so much different from I had before and were looks very sensitive too. Also each has very delicate taste that I haven’t had this kind of Japanese food and was amazing!! But one thing they do serve very slow so if you are really... More

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Great place to eat off the strip. Try the flying fish; half sashimi half grilled, tofu and sea urchin. Make reservations but don't be in a rush. Enjoy the quality and presentation of each order.

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Los Angeles, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I made a reservation for the 10 course Kaiseki meal at 7:00 pm. We were promptly escorted into a private room on the west side of the restaurant where it's much quieter then the main dining room. The sake selection is large and some sake offered are exclusive to Raku. I ordered some hot sake which takes around ten minutes... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We saw this restaurant featured on Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown and decided to give it a try. We made our reservations weeks in advance and were thankful we did. This was by far the best meal we have ever had. I'm not sure how they make their food so much better than the rest, but wow was it awesome. We... 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

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