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Nama Sushi Bar

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Nama is the premier sushi location and has been consistently voted number one for sushi in the Knoxville area. Whether you are looking to test the waters with your first sushi experience as many have since our opening, looking for a romantic dinner on date night, or headed out for a night with friends or family, Nama is the perfect place for you.
PRICE RANGE
$9 - $23
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Fusion
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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All reviews sushi rolls price sushi salmon main cod fish tacos beef chef's choice soy joy spicy garlic during happy hour vanderbilt university centennial park behind the counter monday night were seated immediately drink order great atmosphere
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Their menu is extensive. They had decent wine options and full bar. The edamame appetizer was so small. I usually go to another sushi restaurant in Nashville that serves double that. My roll was good, but not great. My friend got 2 rolls each with...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank bucks17
galehoneycutt, Manager at Nama Sushi Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for leaving us a review, bucks17. We appreciate all your feedback-good and bad- because we will use the information to continue to improve our guests’ experiences! Hopefully we will have the pleasure of serving you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Can't gush enough about this place. We ate here twice during our recent trip to Nashville, and we could eat here again anytime. Every dish we ordered exceeded our expectations. This is not your average sushi place. The fish is impeccably fresh, and the preparation...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Suzanne S
galehoneycutt, Manager at Nama Sushi Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Wow!! Thank you so very much for your 5-star rating and review. We are delighted that your experience with us was wonderful, and we’ll be sure to pass your kind words on to Genesis. Thank you so much for this, and know that we look...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in Nashville, working a convention, in midtown. Went to Nama twice in three nights. We sat at the sushi bar and ordered "omakase", meaning the sushi chef could make whatever he (they) wanted-all chef's specials. Ryan worked the first night, and Ryan and Troy...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank golfngyn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time in Nashville and we eat at a sushi restaurant 😁 Glad we did. Food was amazing and the staff was awesome. Special shout out to Austin and Otis, exceptional service. I ordered the ex-girlfriend roll...delicious. My husband ordered the Boston and Philly rolls,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Liz M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I went here after finding that the "German" breading where we intended to eat, had onion powder in it. We arrived about 5:00 and were seated immediately. ThHe waitress came to take our drink order and offered us complimentary edamame as an...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Jerry B
Reviewed February 18, 2019

I am in Nashville for work. This restaurant was a block from my hotel. This night I was soloing it, next couple of days I will be with co-workers, one who is not a sushi fan. So tonight is the night. Bonus for me, Monday...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Carol D
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Nama Sushi Bar in Nashville, located a short walk from Vanderbilt University and the Music scene on Broadway, is a great sushi restaurant with an equally impressive physical facility. The two levels of dining are open, airy and modern feeling, not what you’d expect in...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

Good place for lunch or dinner. Many slections. Very nice outdoor seating in a more quiet part of town. Went there twice for meals!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Thomas K
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

We where there last night. Me and my fiance got 3 sushi rolls and desert. We sat outside and it was beautiful. We had the ex-girlfriend, spider, and moon sushi roll, followed by a rasberry Carmel cheesecake. The food was amazing. However our server could...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 257deanas
Reviewed September 12, 2018

We were heading to Shakespeare in the Park at nearby Centennial Park and decided on sushi to take with us and we were glad that we chose Nama. Easy to order on line, all neatly packaged and very tasty to eat. Whether you want basic...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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