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Kurama Sushi & Noodle Express

105 N Columbia St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3502
+1 919-968-4747
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
11 Jul 2017
13 Apr 2017
“Conveyor belt & cheap sushi”
Closed Now
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
105 N Columbia St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3502
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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Terrific sushi and sashimi - I had one of the special rolls - a Kurama Roll with shrimp tempura, salmon and Masago (flying fish roll) and mackerel sashimi - they were both delicious. The decor is very simple, but the food is excellent and the...More

Thank AlexNicholas
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I've always heard about places where the sushi comes by on a conveyor belt, but this is the only one I've seen in person. It's pretty cool, and the prices overall are cheap compared to most sushi places I've visited. If there's anything specific you...More

Thank Ethan P
Reviewed 7 October 2016

The sushi was very tasty, and reasonably priced. I enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere and the decor which felt like an old Japanese restaurant, rather than some new and shiny conveyor establishment. This place does have a conveyor but only a few dishes were served on...More

Thank BigCitiesBoy
Reviewed 8 August 2016

No fusion here. Just good, simple Japanese fare. We think it is the best in the triangle for health, taste and great value. Great during school breaks for quieter meals. Atmosphere Brings back our college days. But service is very polite, as are clientele. Our...More

1  Thank JackBlack1952
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

This place never disappoints, the staff and cooks are very accommodating and respectful. It's worth the wait! Have to say Karamazov is one of my favorite dining spots when I'm in town.

Thank Cedric S
Reviewed 27 April 2016

This is the type of Japanese restaurant everyone enjoys -- sushi is freshly made and placed on plates on a moving conveyer belt. You take want you want, and the final bill is coded by plate color and anything special you order from the waitress....More

Thank PhilViking
Reviewed 12 February 2016

I love this place- the people are so friendly and Hiro is the best sushi chef. They are very quick with their service. I have tried almost every menu item and usually take sushi and sashimi home for dinner. My daughter and I frequent this...More

Thank Theresa W
Reviewed 3 February 2016

This is a typical small storefront restaurant, much like the ones in Japan. Although there are a few tables, it's better to sit at the sushi bar where a conveyor belt passes in front of you where dishes of sushi and sashimi pass in front...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 27 January 2016

I think this restaurant is closed on Mondays - it wasn't opened yesterday. Today I visited the restaurant and it was opened. I like the interior décor - feels more like a Japanese restaurant. Food presentation - shows quite authentic Japanese cuisine. However, the shrimp...More

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 7 July 2015

I love this place! They have the best sushi I have ever had! The crunchy dragon roll is my favorite. The dumplings are also some of the best I have had. The prices are good and the staff are very welcoming.

Thank jessicalove423
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 N Columbia St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3502
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 919-968-4747
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