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5030 Spring Mountain Rd Ste 2, Las Vegas, NV 89146-8705
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
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key biscayne, Fl
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71 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

For anyone who loves authentic Japanese food this restaurant is not to be missed!!! Open late, always busy and there is a reason why. The food is unlike that which you have had before, unless you lived in Japan. I highly recommend their Tofu. We had the whole Agedashi Tofu and it was the best I have ever had (and... More 

Thank punnina65
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46 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved every minute of eating dinner at Raku. They presented the specials on a chalkboard to us and we tried a few things - fantastic! Then we just ordered a bunch off the regular menu and everything was excellent. We finished with a bowl of soup with a rice ball. I wish i went back the next day .... great... More 

Thank Dan S
Winchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really nice to eat away from the strip. We were offered an interesting selection of Japanese food. Tofu particularly good. The order the food was served in was all over the place the night we went.

Thank chrissieonthego2016
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found this place on a "best affordable eats" kind of Vegas guide. We were able to get a reservation for the same evening and loved our meal so much we returned the next night. Favorite dishes were the duck with balsamic and soy, and surprisingly, the Kobe beef liver sashimi (!), and the grilled pork intestines. Highly recommended!

1 Thank Natalie W
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to go at 1:30am for our very first time and it was amazing. The Garlic and Wasabi Kobe beef was unreal. The sushi was as fresh as it gets. We got the sashimi salad, blue fin tuna special and kanpache special - all rediculous. The sushi ched and servec was top notch for a small place. Everything from... More 

Thank Eric B
Honolulu, HI
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Living in Hawai`i, eating Japanese cuisine is very common for us. This restaurant in Las Vegas, however, stands out. It is not "fine" dining, it is better than that. It is enjoyable. From the welcome, the suggestion of sake, the quality of the food, the attentive service, the cleanliness of the restaurant (including the restroom), to the sayonara, terrific. Am... More 

Thank SimpleisGood16
Reseda, CA
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84 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Although the Restaurant is not near the strip it's definitely worth the drive. The restaurant is pretty small and parking is somewhat difficult. Make reservations at least a week in advance for more options. When I called for a Thursday reservation, they had either 6:30pm or 9:00pm and it was 4 days away. I went with the 6:30pm reservation and... More 

Thank Katherine P
Germantown, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

Took my husband to Vegas for his fiftieth and decided to go off the beaten path for dinner with friends. This place is tiny, so reserve early. They bring you a series of amazing Japanese tapas, basically. We truly enjoyed.

Thank Ufruth
Atlanta, Georgia
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

I took my husband here for his 40th birthday dinner. I had made a reservation a few weeks ahead of time before we came to town. The restaurant is fairly small and has a great atmosphere. We started with a sake flight, as we did not have much experience with it before(, well, compared to the many they had listed.)... More 

2 Thank Merry G
Toronto, Canada
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78 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

I left this place thinking when I was going to get back. Food is art here. I tried as many dishes as my stomach allowed me, and about as many I still wanted to try. The small, almost familiar environment makes you aware of every single step that they are taking to make your plate. The chef (I guess he... More 


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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, Sushi, Asian
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions
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 Spring Mountain Rd Ste 2, Las Vegas, NV 89146-8705
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Las Vegas
  • Phone Number: 17023673511

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?