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Raku

5030 West Spring Mountain Road, #2, Las Vegas, NV 89146
702 367-3511
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Ranked #27 of 3,846 restaurants in Las Vegas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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Honolulu
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Wow, this Japanese charcoal grill restaurant is like eating in Japan! The quality of the food is excellent. This establishment stays open late into the night. If you want to get away from the smoke and noise of a casino and spend time with your friends or loved one, this place gives you a time of peace and a spot... More

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

This off strip restaurant, hidden in a strip mall in the china town section of Las Vegas is insanely good. We were in town for a birthday and this place is a gem. If you're a foodie, it's the place. Tiny restaurant with limited seating, but the food is a work of art. James Beard award runner up for 4... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

This restaurant is one of my favorites in Las Vegas. The food is authentic and fresh. Prices are a little pricey but worth every penny! Make sure to make reservations before coming as the restaurant is a little small and has limited seating.

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Ottawa, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

My wife and I were in Vegas the last week of June, while driving around off the strip we were hungry for some Japanese food. Pull into this gallery just down the road from China town, we found Raku. There were several restaurants in the same gallery. It took me about a good ten minutes to find a parking spot.... More

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San Jose, CA
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115 reviews 115 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I have to say I'm not a die hard japanese food fan so coming here to go all out on the omakase was a big deal. The dishes consisted of the following 1. handmade tofu 2. caviar raw oyster 3. delicate and exquisite sashimi 4. fried fish 5. another friend fish 6. beef skewer 7. tuna rice We were seated... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Had the opportunity to eat here twice on our recent EDC trip to Vegas. We chose Raku because of the segment Unique Eats did on this restaurant on the Cooking Channel. Agedashi tofu is a big family favourite and I haven’t had proper or decent Robataya food outside of Hong Kong (never had the chance to have it in Japan... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We visited on a Thursday at 12:00am because every restaurant in Ceasar's was closed, a $20 can ride...and this was the best meal I had in Vegas. $100 pre fix menu: the foie gras bowl as amazing, as was the Pork cheek, the tofu, the sashimi, tomatoes, Kobe beef...it was all amazing!!!

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Long Beach, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

GO but make a reservation. We called at noon on a Thursday and were seated promptly at midnite. Yes it's popular!! You order small portions( we had 12 for 2 people)Most cost $4-8. The foie gras is $17 and worth it. Best dishes were Scallops, foie gras, bacon wrapped enoki mushrooms( we ordered seconds) and the pork rib. Dont be... More

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Glendale, Arizona
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89 reviews 89 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Pick out your own unique sake glass and unwind in culinary luxury. Executing both sushi and traditional Japanese Yakitori grill dishes with both precision and perfection you can not find better Japanese cuisine in Vegas. The restaurant is small, intimate, and strangely enough, located in a small strip mall. It is worth the journey and you definitely need reservations. Not... More

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Ohio
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87 reviews 87 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

If there is any negative about this place, it is the location. Situated in an older strip mall, in not really the best location, it does not look like much from the outside. Once inside, while extremely small, the restaurant exudes character and charm. We felt like we were in some quaint Japanese restaurant right of of a movie. The... More

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