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Best Japanese Restaurants in Raleigh

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4.9
Exceptional(1696)
Price: Moderate
• Japanese • Raleigh
Booked 37 times today
O-Ku in Raleigh stands out as a remarkable purveyor of authentic Japanese cuisine in downtown Raleigh. Highly praised by patrons for its exceptional service, warm and inviting ambiance, and, above all, its outstanding food quality. The knowledgeable staff often guide guests through the menu, ensuring they have the best dining experience possible. The restaurant offers an array of dishes, from the highly recommended Uzu one, delectable Maki rolls to the unique black squid ink rice. Testimonials hail O-Ku as a five-star Japanese experience. From first dates to anniversaries, this restaurant consistently delivers excellent food and service that keep guests coming back for more.
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4.5
Awesome(640)
Price: Moderate
• Japanese • Raleigh
Booked 7 times today
Sushi Blues Café, a dining gem based in Raleigh, has been consistently praised by customers for their outstanding sushi cuisine. Reviewers rave about their delicious sushi options and commend the restaurant's service, ambiance, and great selection of unique and traditional sushi recipes. Some customers have been frequenting Sushi Blues since their college days and see no reason to stop. Their Buy One Get One (BOGO) sushi deal is particularly appreciated, and the restaurant's fresh and tasty food never seems to disappoint. Popular sushi roll choices such as the Steven Tyler and Bob Marley make Sushi Blues Café the "best sushi place" in Raleigh according to some reviewers.
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4.5
Awesome(759)
Price: Moderate
• Japanese • Raleigh
Booked 16 times today
Kanki Crabtree is a beloved Japanese restaurant that consistently delivers an excellent dining experience. From the mouth-watering ribeye steak to the flaming shrimp Zen sai, the food prepared by their talented chefs garners rave reviews from satisfied patrons. Not only is the food delicious, but the chefs are also recognized for the added entertainment they provide at the table, contributing to the unique atmosphere. Moreover, customers frequently praise the top-notch service, the interactive nature of the dining experience, and the restaurant's ability to manage reservations efficiently. Whether for special celebrations or regular outings, Kanki Crabtree has built a formidable reputation as an unmatched Japanese steakhouse.
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4.4
Awesome(649)
Price: Moderate
• Japanese • Raleigh
Booked 18 times today
Kanki North Market, located in Raleigh, is a highly regarded restaurant for authentic Japanese cuisine. This establishment has consistently received high praise for both its excellent and flavorful food, as well as its exceptional chef and wait staff. As quoted from multiple reviews, "Our chef was very engaging and had an excellent sense of humor", "Great chef and waitress", and "Haymarket Kanki, our chef was outstanding, funny, talented, friendly". Despite some observations of the place being somewhat busy, the overall dining experience is considered top-notch, blending delicious food with a fun and engaging atmosphere. The dedication of Kanki North Market to quality and authenticity is clear, making it a prime destination for Japanese cuisine lovers.
A photo of Sushi O restaurant
4.5
Awesome(21)
Price: Moderate
• Japanese • Raleigh
Booked 2 times today
With a culinary career since 1993, John Tang is an expert in diverse Asian cuisines. In 2005, he innovatively fused his experiences into an Asian Bistro. In 2010, he launched Sushi O in Raleigh, blending modern comfort with traditional Asian ambiance. Join us for a memorable dining experience in Downtown Raleigh at the heart of Glenwood Avenue. Your presence is eagerly awaited, and we are dedicated to ensuring an enjoyable experience for all patrons, both new and returning.
A photo of Waraji Japanese Restaurant restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(260)
Price: Expensive
• Japanese • Raleigh
Booked 22 times today
Situated in North Carolina, Waraji Japanese Restaurant is praised for its exceptional sushi cuisine, with many patrons declaring it as the best in the state. Customers highlight the freshness of the ocean-fresh sushi, stating it's the most authentic sushi outside of California. Specific menu items, such as the Hinata roll and Spicy Dragon rolls, are crowd favorites, presented beautifully to the table. The diverse menu, which includes dishes not often found locally, adds to the authenticity of the dining experience. The service is consistently commended, with attentive, fast waitstaff adding to the pleasant ambience. With over 20 years of service, Waraji Japanese Restaurant continues to maintain its high standard, promising an outstanding dining experience to anyone searching for quality sushi.
A photo of MC Modern Asian Cuisine restaurant
4.9
Exceptional(994)
Price: Expensive
• Japanese • Cary
Booked 5 times today
MC Modern Asian Cuisine, located in downtown Cary, is a beloved and highly recommended restaurant, consistently praised for its excellent food, drinks, and service. It has been described as the best Asian fusion in the Cary-Apex area and is known for creating unique and inspired dishes. The restaurant's offerings, from the Bluefin Tacos and Filet with Risotto to the Chicken Pad Thai, have continuously left customers satisfied and eager to return. Reviewers mention the knowledgeable staff, wonderful ambiance, and exceptional service, one even likening it to a Michelin three-star experience. With many labels as a 'favorite' and numerous promises of future visits, MC Modern Asian Cuisine clearly stands out for its remarkable Asian cuisine.
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