We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
5030 West Spring Mountain Road, #2, Las Vegas, NV 89146
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Open now
All hours
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

322 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 295: English reviews
Level Contributor
118 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had our own room which was nice. We tried a lot of the food on the menu. The Kobe beef was my favorite. Great for sampling. The dessert was great too. However, we had a party of 6 which they automatically added on gratuity and the waiter wasn't even that good to deserve that much tip. He was inattentive... More 

Thank kcitygirl
Naperville, Illinois
Level Contributor
54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is cool. Great place off the strip Still pricy but no where near the strip prices. $8 uber will get you there. The staff are great and helpful. Great tasting food. I wanted one of everything.

Thank popocass
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed this restaurant. There are a variety of small dishes to try that the wait staff will give great seasoning suggestions for each that they have at the end of the table. We loved everything, but especially loved the steamed foie gras custard, crispy asparagus, and in house made tofu. We got a bottle of... More 

Thank Everlidis R
Level Contributor
20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My second visit to Raku and it equaled my first visit, in which I just didn't have the words to describe just how spectacular the food and service there was. You can order of the menu or allow the chef to prepare some 10-15 dishes to taste a wide variety from Freshly made Tofu to Pork, grilled on skewers. Wide... More 

Thank 366sammya
Calgary, Canada
Level Contributor
37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're looking for something other than the buffets and American food while in Vegas, try out Raku Japanese restaurant in W Spring Mountain Road (close to Chinatown). We came here on a whim after I saw it on...where else..trip advisor! Make sure you get a reservation as it gets full. We squeezed in and sat at the bar. Best... More 

Thank Mygig
Beverly, Ohio
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Let me start by saying my friend Eric and I have eaten at many well known restaurants and we are definitely foodies. We had high expectations for raku and it didn't disappoint. We ordered off both the regular menu and off the specials. We had snapper both grilled and fried, kanpachi, chicken with skin, Kobe beef with Wasabi, duck with... More 

1 Thank Jarrod K
Las Vegas, Nevada
Level Contributor
19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Food and service top notch. Could not have been better. Chairs were a bit uncomfortable hence the knockoff of a star. Did I mention this restaurant serves its menu as small sharing plates? The food ordered was for two people. In no particular order we enjoyed: Raku Tofu 1/2 order Yellowtail Carpaccio Iberico Pork Juicy Deep Fried Chicken Kurobuta Pork... More 

Chino Hills, California
Level Contributor
183 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

The atmosphere inside is quite upscale, and with only around 30 seats, this is a tough reservation sometimes. Try coming after 10pm, which is a good time for drinking anyway. You want to come here for the food, and the delicate flavors and textures of this type of food. If you treat this as any type of izakaya, then you... More 

1 Thank milty908
Level Contributor
243 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Don't get misslead by the food- court they are located, once you enter the restaurant you can easely feel you're in Japan. This " japanese tapas" restaurants offers the real stuff through caring and well prepared service staff. Great sake selection. Really a pleasant surprise

Thank david s
New York City, New York, Usa
Level Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

I put this on my list of places to eat at because it was recommended by Anthony Bourdain. First night we arrived in Las Vegas, my wife and I went there for dinner. It was a small restaurant in a strip mall by Chinatown, but don’t let the location put you off. The food was great, ordered Poached Egg with... More 

Thank wyl123

Travelers who viewed Raku also viewed


Been to Raku? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Japanese, Asian, Gluten Free
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5030 West Spring Mountain Road, #2, Las Vegas, NV 89146
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Las Vegas
  • Phone Number: 17023673511

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Raku and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
1 month ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Raku staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?