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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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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped at RA because my husband wanted sushi, what a great place! From the time we walked in until we left it was top notch! Met Steven, (could be Stephen) and what a really personable bartender. We got our drinks and ordered, I had the tootsy maki and my husband had 11 orders (2 pieces per order) of the... More 

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Thank Laura O
Phoenix, Arizona
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My girlfriend and I arrived just before the lunch rush so there was plenty of seating available. We were greeted by the hostess and we asked to sit at the bar which she informed us that it was open seating at the bar. Walking in, the atmosphere is definitely clean and airy with subtle Asian décor. The bartender greeted us... More 

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Thank drb19662016
Litchfield, Connecticut
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192 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once in Kierland Commons and now on Scottsdale Rd with a much bigger location. Very large and comfortable bar but outside seating is essentially not far from the major road. Nevertheless, great menu with many choices and we were very pleased. Large portions. We will return.

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Thank Jeffrey L
Toronto, Canada
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97 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 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 99 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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79 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 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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Aurora, Canada
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114 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 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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Scottsdale, Arizona
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285 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 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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6 restaurant reviews
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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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217 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 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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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, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings
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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