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Kurama Japanese Seafood

3644 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham, NC 27707-2661
(919) 489-2669
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Ballyclare, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I have been to Kurama five or six times and I have LOVED it every time. The sushi bar is amazing and the guy serving sushi is so friendly. The hibachi is delicious and I love the way it's served. The teriyaki chicken is the best! The steak is also amazing. The shrimp is cooked to perfection and I would... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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106 reviews 106 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

We have been there several times over the years... Its been around for years. We usually go and get the special for two. Decent prices and good service. I would go back

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Stony Brook, New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

We ate so much and all of it was fresh and prepared for our tastes. My wife loved the selections of Sushi and I enjoyed the hibachi chicken, miso soup and fabulous salad with fresh ginger dressing. We will return.

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Hillsborough, NC
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46 reviews 46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

Kurama is a very nice Japanese restaurant with a full bar, a Sushi bar, and 3 dining rooms where 8-10 people sit around a grill and food is prepared in front of them with the show often almost as good as the food. The food is very good and the portions are large — most people take home their left-overs... More

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Durham, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2010

New Years eve and wanted really good food. Have been here for over 20 years and never had bad food until tonight. Manager stated that I should have made complaint when "Mexican cook' was preparing it (keep in mind that this place claims to be Japanese). How can one complain when its cooking? Scallops were too tough to even cut... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2008

Amazing sushi disguised as tacky Japanese chain restaurant.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2008

Who ain't been here ?

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2008

Used to be the Japanese steakhouse of choice until Kanki opened up not far away down 15-501.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2007

Good sushi.

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Leander, Texas
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2007

At one point, the best Japanese steakhouse in RDU area .... but newer ones came along, and Kurama got old - they didn't keep up, and it just seemed to get a little less clean over time.

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