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441 North Main Street, Marion, NC 28752
(828) 652-7933
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Ranked #15 of 57 Restaurants in Marion
Cuisines: Japanese
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English first
North Carolina
Top Contributor
118 reviews 118 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 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
18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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North Carolina
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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Address: 441 North Main Street, Marion, NC 28752
Phone Number: (828) 652-7933
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Marion
Cuisine: Japanese

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