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814 N Robinson St, Richmond, VA 23220-1916
+1 804-359-8036
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Alexandria, VA
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

yumminess scale 4/5. Had lunch special chicken breast teriyaki served sizzling in a skillet and came with 6 pcs california roll, deelish soup and salad. also ordered shrimp tempura and shumai. yes, i was hungry! my son ordered chirashi bowl (6kinds of raw fish served over rice) and all fish tasted fresh. would come back again when we come back... More 

Thank cchaney105
Richmond, Virginia
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I freaking love this place! Best sushi ever! Made with love if you ask me! Every friend of mine that never had sushi before I take them to Akida and they are all now sushi lovers! I always get great feed back from my friends about the food. The restaurant is small even though they recently relocated to a new... More 

Thank PetiteFoodieLover
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88 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

Akida's new location is now more centered in the fan, at 606 N Sheppard St, Richmond, VA. The menu and atmosphere, great services and overall ambience is the same or even better ... Still the best Sushi in town, I prefer the Unagi Don. The rolls and special rolls are incredible. Also try this place for lunch because here is... More 

Thank B Il'Cibo B
Richmond, Virginia
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016

Was hoping it would live up to the good reviews but it just didn't. It was my husband and I for lunch. We love sushi and are always on the lookout for a good place in RVA. The good: The place is much cleaner and a bit bigger than their old location. The location is good, plenty of street parking... More 

Thank dianerh2010
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194 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

This sushi place was rated one of the best in Richmond, so we picked this one out of a list to visit. I was not disappointed. Located near Monument Street, my two colleagues and I were able to easily find parking. On the day we visited for lunch, we were one of the first few in the restaurant. The staff... More 

Thank Darin J
Aitutaki, Cook Islands
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40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2015

The new place is just about the same size as the old one and the food is just as good. The number of different types of rolls is mind boggling. We had the soft shell crab appetizers which were a little over cooked. After that we stuck to the basics with a salmon skin, an eel and soft shell crab... More 

Thank Puapii-teacher
Midlothian, Virginia
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

Small little place, great sushi, good sake, good service. Friendly neighborhood "hole in the wall". One of my daughter's favorites.

Thank David C
Groton, Massachusetts
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86 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2015

Akida is a cute little neighborhood Sushi restaurant with fantastic service and yummy food. We went on a Thursday night and it was packed. We sat at the Sushi bar. The menu was diverse and the pricing was great. We ordered a sashmi bowl and their dinner combo. Both were delicious and a great value. The Sushi chefs offered us... More 

Thank AM25DN29
South Hill VA
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2014

Tooling around Richmond all day when we got a hankering for sushi. This little restaurant got nice reviews, so we decided to check it out. So glad we did. It feels authentic, and cozy. The staff was quick and attentive, the presentation was beautiful, and the sushi was very good. Parking is a little tricky, everyone in the area seems... More 

Thank BirdieandBubba
Leesburg, Virginia
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2014

Hidden in a corner that looks like an old garage, you walk in and you feel like you walked into a mom and pop restaurant in old Tokyo.. Quaintly decorated like an old Tokyo store. Food was excellent! Mom was in the mood for Chirashi and they had it. I felt like I wanted something spicy so I got the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 814 N Robinson St, Richmond, VA 23220-1916
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-359-8036

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?