Nara - Kansas City

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

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


November 10, 2018

Amazing dinner and loved the crab ragoon sauce! My server did an awesome job, and was really knowledgeable of the menu.


November 9, 2018

We went on a double date to Nara and it was so wonderful! The ambiance of the restaurant is just quiet enough but still very exciting. The menu had so many wonderful options, including sushi, pasta...Read More

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November 3, 2018

Excellent food, stunning views and great service. The only issue was it was a little too loud for our taste.

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November 2, 2018

Good atmosphere overall, but the sushi was bland. We tried the alligator tempura, mega roll, lobster roll, and a two others. The shrimp tempura was the best thing we tried and it had great sauces ...Read More

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October 30, 2018

Seriously one of my favorite places! Diego is always amazing and the food is always so yummy! It’s been our go to spot for girls nights for 3 years!


October 27, 2018

The atmosphere was quiet with music playing at a low enough volume not to interfere with chit chat. The decor was natural industrial with brick walls, exposed venting, wood ceilings and floors and...Read More

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October 26, 2018

Service was lacking but didn’t bother us too much just noticeable but great food!

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October 19, 2018

Very nice restaurant. Our table was ready when we got there and the server was attentive and helpful. Sushi was good and the garlic beef and broccoli was amazing. The beef was so tender and the fla...Read More


October 18, 2018

Great food. High prices but worth it. Definitely will be back.


October 13, 2018

Nara always is the best place for sushi that my wife and I love to go to. Thanks for always being so consistent! Don't change a thing!
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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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