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Sono Japanese Restaurant

319 Fayetteville St Ste 101, Raleigh, NC 27601-1978
+1 919-521-5328
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good47%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“sushi rolls” (24 reviews)
“surf and turf” (8 reviews)
“nigiri” (7 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
319 Fayetteville St Ste 101, Raleigh, NC 27601-1978
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostress was not the friendliest person and the food make up the rest of the experience. We sat at the sushi bar and ordered the Nigiri Omakase, which is wonderful. The sushi chef was great and explained every piece to us. Waiter was also...More

Thank LuvTravelTravel
Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

Just glorious food and the service by Zoe was Amazing! Definitely worth a try, if in downtown Raleigh.

Thank Haruka-J
Reviewed November 15, 2017

I walked to Sono from my hotel which was next to the Convention Center. I had good service at the bar and enjoyed a salad with Ginger and two sushi rolls. The sushi was very fresh and the salad was more plentiful than I expected....More

Thank Chip C
Reviewed October 13, 2017

The restaurant is very centrally located in the city. We went on a weekday for lunch. The food menu a bit limited. The best is the high quality of the food. We loved everything we tasted. Maybe we'll go back someday, for the quality of...More

Thank Marisi88
Reviewed October 1, 2017

Went for dinner with colleagues. The piano roll was fantastic. Salads looked great too and service was quick and friendly.

Thank Vanessa B
Reviewed September 6, 2017

My husband and I ate here at the sushi bar before a concert at Red Hat Amphitheater (walking distance) and will be back. The service was knowledgeable and professional. The menu had a little more than the usual sushi offerings and we enjoyed being told...More

Thank jamiejf
Reviewed July 31, 2017

Our recent visit treated us to some of the best, freshest sushi that we have had in Raleigh. Unfortunately it also treated us to some very inconsistent service. First the food. The sushi was thoughtfully prepared and presented. A chef's choice platter of nigiri and...More

Thank MrClarasDad
Reviewed July 24, 2017

Great indicators that a Japanese restaurant has it goin' on - 1. It is full on a random Sunday evening 2. Many Asian people are eating there The sushi here is outstanding, service is also top-notch.

Thank Peter W
Reviewed July 10, 2017

This restaurant has an outstanding selection of speciality rolls as well as very fresh sashimi and sushi choices. Great location looking out on Fayetteville street

Thank Malcolm T
Reviewed June 12, 2017 via mobile

A nice sushi dinner on a Sunday night in Raleigh. Was going solo, so dinner at the bar. Friendly and helpful device from my Bartender Mandy. Focused on nigiri for dinner: Toro, Ebi, Sake, Maguro. Finished off with some tempura shrimp. All good. Nice, relaxing...More

Thank RABSeattle
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$25 - $35
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 AM - 10:00 AM
5:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
5:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
5:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
5:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
5:00 AM - 1:00 AM
5:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 319 Fayetteville St Ste 101, Raleigh, NC 27601-1978
    (E. Davie St.)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-521-5328
  • E-mail
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