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Kai Sushi & Sake Bar

7713 Lead Mine Rd Ste 11, Raleigh, NC 27615-4805
+1 919-870-4923
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tempura” (6 reviews)
“bento box” (5 reviews)
“sushi” (28 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
7713 Lead Mine Rd Ste 11, Raleigh, NC 27615-4805
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Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Sushi is good and fair in value. The rolls are limited and seem to stick with a general theme... Spicy tuna, cream cheese. Something tempura.. I for one would prefer a more traditional roll selection. Service system is horrible, ( not rude though)I have sat...More

Thank Foodiepaul
Reviewed June 30, 2018

A group of us dined here recently. We found the restaurant dark for lunch time and had trouble reading the menu. The lunch portions were good as was the food. The service was lacking though. Drink refills had to be asked for then still did...More

Thank NCTraveler2015
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

No thrills sushi at it's finestm. Good prices. Pure sushi. I love this placem. Good staff with good smiles. I have yet to sample a bad roll here. Twisted Mango and Black Panther rolls FTW!

Thank Ryan S
Reviewed March 19, 2018

I moved up to Raleigh from Holly Springs three years ago and have been searching for good sushi ever since. I tried Tokyo House, Waraji, Sushi One, Cowfish, Orchid, Mura and Kanki and was disappointed by all of them. I had given up. Then, craving...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

I’ve gone to Kai on quite a few occasions and they always seem to get it right. They have a solid menu and a good selection of sake. They also keep a ready supply of amberjack which is something that many of the other sushi...More

Thank Tad R
Reviewed February 26, 2018

The restaurant is located in a busy strip mall. Hard to find parking especially at dinner time. I was glad we made a reservation because it gets busy after 6, Sushi was fresh and the tempura was good!

Thank LuvTravelTravel
Reviewed January 14, 2018

Two choices of sushi roll (I had the basic Philadelphia roll and the upscaled Piano roll) plus a refilled drink for $14 is hard to beat. The Philly was just okay, but the Piano had terrific flavor melange with perfectly tempura-ed shrimp center, and spicy...More

Thank jimichongaJC
Reviewed January 13, 2018

Went with a party of 6, all who have had sushi in Japan. We all agreed the food is good, to great, service excellent and there. Is parking. It is a bit loud and maybe a better place for a date. I would think if...More

Thank pdwrs
Reviewed January 13, 2018

My husband, son and I were heading to lunch in a different restaurant in this shopping center but there was a wait, so we decided to see what else was available. My son noticed Kai, we looked it up on TripAdvisor, and based on the...More

Thank ajlst
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

It’s funny how things so obvious are often overlooked. This restaurant is .5 miles from my house, I often shop in the strip mall where it is located, and I have noticed it often. I finally tried it for lunch yesterday and am angry with...More

Thank Dave R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7713 Lead Mine Rd Ste 11, Raleigh, NC 27615-4805
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-870-4923
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