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Sono Japanese Restaurant

319 Fayetteville Street #101, Raleigh, NC 27601
+1 919-521-5328
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Ranked #60 of 1,232 Restaurants in Raleigh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $35
Sun - Wed 5:00 am - 10:00 am
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thu - Sat 5:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Sushi, Asian, Japanese
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: E. Davie St.
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Windermere, Florida
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131 reviews 131 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The sushi here is AMAZING! Came here off of the recommendation of a friend, and we are definitely glad we did! With amazing rolls from basics to their own creations like the 'screaming o', 'angry tuna', 'red bull' and many more-if you are a sushi lover you NEED to check this out! I have had sushi all over from Tokyo... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

So, I got a hankering for sushi in all places Raleigh. I looked and found one a couple of blocks from my hotel. At first I thought, nothing good can come from this... But at a loss for other options, I gave it a try. Boy was I in for a surprise (a great one!) The only other places I... More

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Trondheim, Sor-Trondelag, Norway
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My friend took me to Sono for lunch last week and it was just perfect. Very nice and helpful staff. Extremely good food and a nice and relaxing atmosphere. All in all a perfect lunch experience. Plus the prices really give you bang for your buck!

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Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I always come to Sono when in town. The food is delicious and the staff is really friendly. If you want to try sushi, this is a great place to go. The servers take the time to answer your questions and provide suggestions based on your preferences.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Only ate at Sono once but wished I had the chance to again. PROS: Sushi is excellent Servers are nice Service is quick Open late which is very nice for Raleigh since not much is open late. Most restaurants close as early as 7:00 PM but Sono is open until 10:00 PM CONS: Did not have any but only ate... More

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

unexpected excellent sushi combo. The restaurant is alittle dark and cold but apart from that food and service are very good and very well priced.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

The one thing I recall most vividly from my experience at Sono is the music. They were playing a great mix of chillwave that struck a perfect balance of creating a distinctive, fun atmosphere while not being distracting or obnoxious. As far as service goes, our waitress was friendly and attentive. The sushi itself is tasty and aesthetically well-presented. However,... More

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Ocean City, New Jersey
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97 reviews 97 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

OK When I give a restaurant an average rating and I see others have loved it. I have to go back. I not only went back for lunch but we went back later in the week for dinner and drinks because I love the atmosphere. Unfortunately lunch was again just average and dinner was a disaster. Average tasteless rolls weird... More

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Nimes, France
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96 reviews 96 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

I ate here last year and was astounded by the quality of the fish in an area where good restaurants are rare and good japanese food almost impossible to find. On a repeat visit it was just as good. The omakase sushi is of astoundingly high quality. Someone here clearly takes great care over the quality control of suppliers. Everything... More

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Vienna, Virginia
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117 reviews 117 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

My gut said in NC go for BBQ but a long line and inefficient rental car experience got me to my hotel late on a weeknight and Sono looked like it was still pretty busy. Went for the quick sushi combo plate which was fresh and tasty - washed down with a cold Kirin. I'd go back and would be... More

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Additional Information about Sono Japanese Restaurant

Address: 319 Fayetteville Street #101, Raleigh, NC 27601
Phone Number: +1 919-521-5328
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 am - 10:00 am
Monday 5:00 am - 10:00 am  11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 5:00 am - 10:00 am  11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 5:00 am - 10:00 am  11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 am  5:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am  5:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 5:00 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 25 - 35
Cuisine: Sushi, Asian, Japanese

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