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Koto Sushi Bar

421 Union St, Nashville, TN 37219-1701
+1 615-255-8122
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“sushi” (42 reviews)
“rice” (6 reviews)
“tempura” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
421 Union St, Nashville, TN 37219-1701
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1 - 10 of 65 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We needed a place to grab a bite before a show at the Municipal so I Googled and Koto came up in the search I am so happy it did and even happier we decided to try it out. We got there about 515 on...More

Thank MsRucker
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Good vibes from this place. Nice atmosphere and a quiet Dinner. Not the best food I've ever had, but you would definitely get your bang for your buck. By far the best Sushi, very fresh and great taste.

Thank Ethan R
Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

After a few meals of heavier, “country-style” food, it was time for a change! Koto delivered — great Bulgogi and Chicken Tempura, served with rice, salad, and miso soup. Servers were quick and attentive. A few patrons, but not busy on a Monday night.

Thank Cyeeles
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been coming to Koto’s for over 20 years and it never disappoints. I’m fairly well traveled and have tried sushi in many major cities throughout the US and this place remains a favorite. The food is always fresh and flavorful and the staff always...More

Thank billyt650
Reviewed February 7, 2018

We chose this as an option close to the Tennessee Performing Arts Center before a show. It looked busy but there were a couple of tables open. We were seated and it was a good 10 minutes before anyone came to the table, and only...More

Thank rockstar89
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

We walked in. There were 2 people there. Sat down at the bar. 10 minutes later, boom packed! We wondered about the resturant when we walked in , a little dingy and run down ...... BUT be patient , it will be worth it! The...More

Thank F6735IDwilliamb
Reviewed October 25, 2017

Sushi was prepared well and presented in an appealing fashion. The special dishes were remarkable and really left a great impression for a return to try more.

Thank David U
Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

Loved the food here. Kind of random drop in but ended up impressed. Fresh food nicely prepared. The servings were generous. Good value.

Thank 764paulg
Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

Me and a friend stopped in for dinner after reading great reviews on here. They definetly exceeded my expectations. Everything was wonderfully made and super fresh. We had tuna shashimi that was amazing and kimchee that was delicious. The sushi rolls were the best I've...More

Thank Becky F
Reviewed July 21, 2017

Ate here on our final night in town. Really good sushi, tempura, and a bunch of other traditional dishes. Good selection of Japanese beers too.

Thank Partssales
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 421 Union St, Nashville, TN 37219-1701
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Davidson County  >  Nashville>  > Downtown Nashville
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-255-8122
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