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NAMA Sushi Bar

5130 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-5151
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tempura” (6 reviews)
“sushi” (39 reviews)
“fish tacos” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
5130 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-5151
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere to enjoy a craft beer or cocktail. The patio is shielded from Kingston Pike and still allows just enough noise in to let you know you are outside. The sushi may be half price but don't be fooled, the quality and flavor is...More

Thank Stephen J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nama for Lunch, Nama for dinner either one it is excellent! Great choices with an assortment of sushi available. Some regular cooked food is also available which is just as good as their sushi! I go very often and it is always good. Highly recommend!

Thank Matt G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always good. Often great wine specials. Our favorites are the Orange Crush and Atlantic. Solid service.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We arrived with seven persons in our party instead of the two I had entered in error for the reservation. They were very kind and quickly setup tables for us. My family likes it's sushi, and this place did not disappoint. The menu has an...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Our little granddaughter turned 7 this week and NAMA was where she asked to go. The entire family minus one joined her for lunch at 1. They weren't terribly busy with lots of empty tables but said they needed a table to clear to seat...More

Thank Tntraveler207
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We eat at Nama regularly and always find the food and service to be very good, both downtown and on Kingston Pike. We have tried much of the menu but love the Soy Joy roll as well as the eel nigiri. They have a good...More

Thank Balex23
Lori S, Guest Relations Manager at NAMA Sushi Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017

Thanks so much for the awesome review and for the kudos!

Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

My first time eating here and wow is all I can say. We had so many wonderful dishes. My favorite was the tuna tartar. Beautiful display and the tuna was exquisite. We ordered several dishes and desserts and shared with our friends. Everything was wonderful....More

Thank agoofygrle1
Lori S, Guest Relations Manager at NAMA Sushi Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2017

Thanks so much for your review. We look forward to serving you again soon!

Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Two couples went to this restaurant last night and had an excellent evening. The sampler plate was very good could be a little larger. Between the four of us we had the spicy beef,salmon, chicken bowl, and the pork dish. Everyone really liked their entrées....More

Thank Wayne J
Lori S, Guest Relations Manager at NAMA Sushi Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2017

Thanks so much for providing valuable feedback and for the compliments regarding our food. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 January 2017

I have been wanting to eat at Nama for many years. We would go on a Friday or Saturday night and it was always busting at the seams with people. I do not enjoy eating a meal at a restaurant when they are busy. Through...More

Thank TennesseeWallace
Lori S, Guest Relations Manager at NAMA Sushi Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2017

Thanks so much for stopping in and for your review!

Reviewed 19 October 2016

I was never one to try sushi, but I branched out. Nama is phenomenal! I now have nephews that want to go with me each time they visit. And I took a relative from Ohio that was impressed as well. Frankly, I'm afraid to try...More

Thank kcrawford35
Lori S, Guest Relations Manager at NAMA Sushi Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2017

Wow! Such an awesome review! Thank you so much!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5130 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-5151
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
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