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RA Sushi Bar Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Downtown Scottsdale
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3815 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4416 (Scottsdale Road & 1st Street)
+1 480-990-9256
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Toronto, Canada
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97 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

They move the location to this new place right on the side of a very busy and noisy road. Love the food. Forget sitting on the patio. Way too noisy with cars driving by. Inside, its very dark. We've been to Ra sushi a few times in the previous location (Kierland). The food is as good as it was. In... More 

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Thank JF T
Tucson, Arizona
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186 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

This chain restaurant has some consistently good sushi and rolls - not the best but quite good. During busy times, some of the restaurants in Old Town Scottsdale can be very crowded and noisy. We found Ra to offer a comfortable setting with an acceptable noise level. Service was helpful and attentive. If it's sushi you want in Scottsdale then... More 

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Thank Skelt440
West Bloomfield, Michigan
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74 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

One of the best shushing places around. I have also eaten at the Chicago location and it is equally as good.

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Thank mercedes12345
Aurora, Canada
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114 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

They just moved to a new location, just minutes away by car from their previous locations at Kierland. The restaurant is great, the food is good and the service was very friendly exempt for the hostess who did not look very happy.

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Thank lifelight
Scottsdale, Arizona
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282 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

If you have any experience with good sushi, you don't want to go to Ra. They don't actually know what good sushi is, and unfortunately, it shows. Me, "can you make sure the chef puts wasabi on my sushi?" Waiter, "sure." Sushi shows up with no wasabi. Me to chef, "There's no wasabi on my sushi." Chef, "the owner doesn't... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

A complete disappointment after a long day of travelling. Very low standard sushi. Who cuts fresh raw tuna into cubes? Really? No marks for presentation. We've eaten better sushi at a fast food counter at the mall. Five stars for the great friendly service, the food gets a big fat zero....sorry!

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Thank Shari S
RAsushiSocial, Guest Relations Manager at RA Sushi Bar Restaurant, responded to this review

We are so sorry for this experience. Your feedback helps us to make improvements. Thank you for taking the time to share your review. More 

West Chester, Pennsylvania
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210 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Always surprised to find good seafood in Arizona. This sushi place is top notch. Very fresh fish beautifully prepared and presented. Love the decor and friendly and helpful staff...wish they has beer on tap but the happy hours from 5 to 7 made up for it. For the non sushi lover...they had a nice selection of cooked Japanese style dishes.... More 

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Texas
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64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

This seems to be a busy place. The sushi is really good. There are a good number of choices for sushi.

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Thank MrFLJ
Phoenix, Arizona
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Nice date night spot, fun atmosphere and good food! We visited during dinner time, service was great and prices were decent. We had the california roll, and shrimp tempura roll, plus spring rolls were awesome!!

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Thank Andrea W
San Diego, California
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Incredibly delicious. Couldn't get enough. Loads of variety and great artistry as well. I actually went back two days later for another round!

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Thank R-VanPeursem

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3815 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4416
    (Scottsdale Road & 1st Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale>  > Downtown Scottsdale
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Scottsdale
  • Phone Number: +1 480-990-9256
Description
It’s more fun in the RA with lively music, a vibrant crowd, inventive cocktails and innovative Japanese fusion cuisine. Whatever you choose, it’s all served with a big side of Anything Can Happen. So bring your friends or make new ones. Either way, you’re in for a great time.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?