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Raku

5030 West Spring Mountain Road, #2, Las Vegas, NV 89146
702 367-3511
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Ranked #20 of 3,877 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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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
New York
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119 reviews 119 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We let our waitress recommend what to eat and drink. Great food. House tofu; uni, salmon roe and poached egg; duck skewer; crusted asparagus; blue fin; yellowtail all superb. Chicken skewer not exciting. Lamb chop was excellent and the only item I found pricey. EAT HERE and leave behind your inhibitions.

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I didn't make a rez but luckily there was room at bar area. GREAT Staff. I needed help on the menu and my server was helpful and guided me thru the hot. Cold plates. Not a place you get a California Roll and call it a day. Expand your palette at this hidden gem. Don't chance it. Make reservations if... More

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Vancouver, Bc, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Had the large set menu for $100. Worth every dime of it. (Filet of Yellowtail may have been the highlight, followed by the sashimi which was from around the world). Inventive, perfectly executed. Amazing menu of sake and unique Japanese beers. However, I wouldn't recommend it if you want atmosphere and attentive staff. In that way it is like a... More

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Los Angeles, California, USA
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161 reviews 161 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
251 helpful votes 251 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Made a point to eat at Raku while in Las Vegas this trip. Held off having dinner until the only 9PM seat they had available. Wasn't impressed. Scallops were overcooked a bit. Uneven texture. Salmon on a stick was salmon on a stick and not much more. The custard special was a bit flavorless. Unappealing texture. Mistake in ordering this... More

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Great Neck, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Hidden in a shopping center the staff was friendly and made suggestions. Due to my own food preferences, there were a number of dishes I wouldn't try. Most of what I did try did not taste like I expected it, or had experienced. Very tasty, but if some of the ingredients were overwhelming, taking over the tast e of the... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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84 reviews 84 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This is our second visit - our first was about 5 years ago. A few things to consider - make a reservation, they will inform you that you have the table for two hours (actually plenty of time - even if you enjoy long leisurely meals), enlist the extremely knowledgeable staff to guide you, and try something new! Best dish... More

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Aurora, Illinois
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

Reading the reviews on TripAdvisor, this was a definite stop for us on our recent trip to Las Vegas that focused on dining and entertainment. The restaurant is located a short drive or cab ride from the strip. We made reservations a little more than a week prior and were able to get a table early in the evening. The... More

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Beaver, PA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

I ventured to Chinatown solo while in Las Vegas for business...and boy, am I glad I did. I did make a reservation, as has been suggested by many. Interestingly, I was advised when I called that I had to be out by 8 for a 6pm reservation. I was fine with the notion, but a little taken aback at the... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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41 reviews 41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We went late - around 10:30 pm and the place was packed. Make a reservation for sure. We ended up at the bar and it was a fine place to sit. The menu is mostly small plates - sushi, charcoal grilled meats and seafood, soups and small plates of tofu (homemade). The best things we had were the scallop in... More

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Seal Beach, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Food here is excellent and it's very difficult to get a table here at normal eating hours. The decor is pretty plain and could use a refresh. She food is small tapas style plates with lots of grilled foods, including some innards, but they're all good. I don't know if I'd take it over one of the nicer places on... 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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