Nara - Kansas City

894 reviews
$30 & under
SushiCrossroads / Freight District / Boulevard
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What Diners Think

  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Worth the Drive


October 9, 2018

Service was fantastic. Food was great and timely. We ordered a ton of sushi, and it arrived in a boat! Literally a boatload of sushi! Great time all around. Highly recommend a visit.


October 8, 2018

Another stop on our mother/daughter Sushi tour with friends


October 6, 2018

Let’s just say, the night flipped to awesome as soon as my husband and I walked in. Food and service were on point! Love this place!


October 5, 2018

Ambience was loud, but enjoyable. We were still able to hold a conversation. There was live music playing. Very delicious food, didn’t enjoy the crab Rangoon, but the lettuce wraps are a must have....Read More


September 29, 2018

I went in with high expectations from the reviews... this place was not anything special and the sushi was mediocre at best. Our waiter couldn’t recommend anything because apparently he wasn’t even...Read More


September 24, 2018

Food was excellent. Waiter was very nice- so was the hostess. The Happy Hour prices were incredible- seriously spent half of what we thought we would.


September 20, 2018

Met with a work colleague and business partner for sushi after trying other restaurants nearby. Overall very impressed. Cocktails, appetizers (lettuce wraps), sashimi and rolls are very fresh and t...Read More


September 13, 2018

The outside seating was perfect. Our server was knowledgeable and helpful. The food was well presented and prepared. We’ll be back.


September 5, 2018

The first of many visits to come! For years I've been wanting to come here and, FINALLY, when the opportunity presented itself, it definitely didn't disappoint!


August 30, 2018

Met some friends for their birthday. Fabulous!!!!!!
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  • Phone Number:

    (816) 221-6272
  • Parking:

    Private Lot
    Nara offers complimentary parking to our guests. Parking is available to the north of Nara and to the east of the restaurant. There is free off street parking available as well after 6pm.
  • Hours of Operation:

    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm; Lunch: Saturday: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm, Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Friday & Saturday: 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm Sushi bar open Monday through Thursday 11 am to 11 pm; Friday & Saturday till midnight; Happy Hour menu available 3 pm to 6 pm Monday through Saturday; Reverse Happy Hour Monday through Saturday 10 pm to close.
  • Payment Options:

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Entertainment:

    Nara offers a variety of entertainment weekly from the experience of dining at the sushi bar watching the finest and most talented sushi chefs in Kansas City to enjoying the different entrees available from our unique and broad menu. Matt Shoaf is live in the house each Wednesday for Ladies Night Out from 6pm to 9pm. First Friday each month is our most popular night; LIVE music from 5 pm to 8 pm. The most unique display of sushi; only at Nara; Body Sushi. This display is from 9 pm to 11 pm.
  • Price:

    $30 & under
  • Dining Style:

    Casual Dining
  • Dress Code:

    Casual Dress
  • Executive Chef:

    Max Chao
  • Description:

    Nara is your favorite Japanese Sushi restaurant in Kansas City. We are walking distance from the Sprint Center and we sit directly on Main and the KC Streetcar route; with a streetcar stop right in front of Nara. Our menu is a variety of sushi, sashimi, seafood, salads, sandwiches, noodles, stir-fry dishes and seasonal desserts. Our fresh sushi and sashimi are prepared by our talented Japanese trained master sushi chefs, Koji and Fumi! Our unique robata menu features chicken, beef, locally made sausages, scallops, shrimp on a stick grilled to perfection. Nara also offers weekly dinner, sushi and wine specials. Call us for To Go orders - Nara prepares beautiful sushi trays to take home for your at home or business parties! ZAGAT rated: America's Best Japanese Restaurants
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