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441 North Main Street, Marion, NC 28752
(828) 652-7933
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good Food and Fast

They always serve good food that is cooked when the order is placed and they are quick! The prices are so in line for families on a budget.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
Robbin B
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Marion, North Carolina
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Marion, North Carolina
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8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

They always serve good food that is cooked when the order is placed and they are quick! The prices are so in line for families on a budget.

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North Carolina
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119 reviews 119 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I have eaten here many times, and never been disappointed. Most recently I got takeout here for my sister and myself. Our favorite is the Hibachi Steak tips, which comes with rice, mushrooms, and sweet carrots for about $7. Service is fast and friendly, and the food is good and very affordable. I've also gotten the Hibachi Chicken, which is... More 

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Marion, North Carolina
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14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Our family visits Nara quite frequently. There are many advantages. The food is always fast, reasonable and is served very quickly. They also have a to-go option with their drive through. It is perfect for a quick meal.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Anymore, every small town in the southeast has one or more quick serve Japanese takeout spots. I have eaten in many, and Nara Express does it right. Food is simple, but freshly made, as quick as McDonalds but much tastier. Hibachi style, Teriyaki style, grilled to order and always tasty.

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Burnsville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

This is one restaurant that I never get tired of. I live about 40 minutes away from here so it is not a short drive by any means, but I have been going to this restaurant at times twice a week since I have been pregnant and I always get like 2 or 3 boxes to go just so I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

Always a great value - prepared fresh while you wait. We often get "to go" when we don't have time (or want to) cook & the drive-thru line is always around the building, but they move you thru fast.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 441 North Main Street, Marion, NC 28752
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Marion
  • Phone Number: (828) 652-7933

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese

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