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NAMA Sushi Bar

5130 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-5151
+1 865-588-9811
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“sushi” (46 reviews)
“seaweed salad” (4 reviews)
“solid service” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
5130 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-5151
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Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

We have been to the location in Downtown several times and decided to try this one. We were sat immediately and were pleased with a booth even though a majority of the seating is 4 top tables. We were starving and ordered the sampler appetizer....More

Thank 865Foodie865
Reviewed 9 September 2018

This place could be okay. The atmosphere is nice, the service is a little indifferent, but you cannot be sure what you are eating. If you order a roll with snow crab, you don’t get snow crab. When you ask them they tell you it’s...More

Thank rabernathy2018
Reviewed 20 June 2018

If you have a "yen" (pun intended) to spend a lot of money for a little bit of very good food, I highly recommend you go to Nama's. It has been two hours since I finished my $30 dinner at Nama's and I'm hungry again....More

Thank 71douglasm
Reviewed 19 June 2018

I went to NAMA when they only had one location and it was really small. It was worth the wait though! The last time I was in Knoxville it was a MUST for me to get sushi at NAMA... it was convenient they had a...More

Thank Food-A-neista
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Waited on our food for 45 minutes with only drinks having been served. Sushi was just "ok". Pretty bland compared to other restaurants in town. Management needs to re-evalutate service load and jump in when there are more than can be served by one person.

Thank kfw2475
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Just had a simple sushi roll, edamame and with a few adult drinks. Food was good. Server was NOT. She barely spoke at all. Didn’t ask if we needed anything else when she refilled our water glasses (once). Never removed any plates from the table...More

Thank KelliLewis
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Sushi is just blah. Not horrible but no distinguishable taste between different types of sushi rolls. Nothing- no spices, every roll tasted the same. We had heard rave reviews and tried it. Average size rolls for a high price for lunch menu. We will look...More

Thank Mom2lane
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

I ordered Sushi last night, to go. The prices were high, the size of the rolls were small and the flavor was just "ok". I was shocked as the environment looked great and the place was packed. Maybe Knoxville just has a different Sushi standard...More

Thank flskier66
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Great sushi spot. Often nice wine specials. Can be crowded so we often go late. We enjoy the chill ambience but the food and the solid service are what bring us back. The Big orange roll is my fav. Though not a roll at all.

Thank Sightsee375987
Reviewed 2 November 2017

My wife Paula and I are in Knoxville for a family trip and we wanted to have a quiet evening alone. Years ago we had lunch at Nama and remembered the experience as pleasant so we were up for a dinner visit. We were seated...More

Thank allandry58
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
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Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5130 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-5151
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-588-9811
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