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“nice place”

Kurama Japanese Seafood
Ranked #340 of 770 Restaurants in Durham
Cuisines: Japanese, Seafood
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
144 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“nice place”
Reviewed January 14, 2014

We have been there several times over the years... Its been around for years. We usually go and get the special for two. Decent prices and good service. I would go back

  • Visited January 2014
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Stony Brook, New York
Level 5 Contributor
77 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“The best fresh food in town”
Reviewed July 9, 2013

We ate so much and all of it was fresh and prepared for our tastes. My wife loved the selections of Sushi and I enjoyed the hibachi chicken, miso soup and fabulous salad with fresh ginger dressing.
We will return.

Visited July 2013
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Hillsborough, NC
Level 5 Contributor
88 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“My favorite Restaurant”
Reviewed December 9, 2012

Kurama is a very nice Japanese restaurant with a full bar, a Sushi bar, and 3 dining rooms where 8-10 people sit around a grill and food is prepared in front of them with the show often almost as good as the food. The food is very good and the portions are large — most people take home their left-overs for a great lunch, or two. Prices are very reasonable, especially if you get there in time for the early-bird special. This is a great place for a family outing, meeting up after work, a date, or even a birthday.

  • Visited November 2012
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Durham, North Carolina
1 review
“Want good Japanese food, go somewhere else!”
Reviewed December 31, 2010

New Years eve and wanted really good food. Have been here for over 20 years and never had bad food until tonight. Manager stated that I should have made complaint when "Mexican cook' was preparing it (keep in mind that this place claims to be Japanese). How can one complain when its cooking? Scallops were too tough to even cut with fork but made no difference to the Manager......so ended up having to pay high price for food I could have gotten elsewhere that would have been better. Service was bad, no apologies, and will not return.

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“Amazing sushi disguised...”
Reviewed April 23, 2008

Amazing sushi disguised as tacky Japanese chain restaurant.

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