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Sono Japanese Restaurant

319 Fayetteville St Ste 101, Raleigh, NC 27601-1978
+1 919-521-5328
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good47%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sushi rolls” (24 reviews)
“surf and turf” (8 reviews)
“nigiri” (7 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
319 Fayetteville St Ste 101, Raleigh, NC 27601-1978
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

I walked to Sono from my hotel which was next to the Convention Center. I had good service at the bar and enjoyed a salad with Ginger and two sushi rolls. The sushi was very fresh and the salad was more plentiful than I expected....More

Thank Chip C
Reviewed 13 October 2017

The restaurant is very centrally located in the city. We went on a weekday for lunch. The food menu a bit limited. The best is the high quality of the food. We loved everything we tasted. Maybe we'll go back someday, for the quality of...More

Thank Marisi88
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Went for dinner with colleagues. The piano roll was fantastic. Salads looked great too and service was quick and friendly.

Thank Vanessa B
Reviewed 6 September 2017

My husband and I ate here at the sushi bar before a concert at Red Hat Amphitheater (walking distance) and will be back. The service was knowledgeable and professional. The menu had a little more than the usual sushi offerings and we enjoyed being told...More

Thank jamiejf
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Our recent visit treated us to some of the best, freshest sushi that we have had in Raleigh. Unfortunately it also treated us to some very inconsistent service. First the food. The sushi was thoughtfully prepared and presented. A chef's choice platter of nigiri and...More

Thank MrClarasDad
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Great indicators that a Japanese restaurant has it goin' on - 1. It is full on a random Sunday evening 2. Many Asian people are eating there The sushi here is outstanding, service is also top-notch.

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This restaurant has an outstanding selection of speciality rolls as well as very fresh sashimi and sushi choices. Great location looking out on Fayetteville street

Thank Malcolm T
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

A nice sushi dinner on a Sunday night in Raleigh. Was going solo, so dinner at the bar. Friendly and helpful device from my Bartender Mandy. Focused on nigiri for dinner: Toro, Ebi, Sake, Maguro. Finished off with some tempura shrimp. All good. Nice, relaxing...More

Thank RABSeattle
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Nice atmosphere. Some of the chairs are strangely designed and I do not like sitting on them. Went today for lunch with some people from the office and sat on the bench seat against the wall. MUCH better! I've had sushi here previously, which was...More

Thank Kessaaaaa
Reviewed 19 May 2017

What a great place - outstanding in every way. Warm and inviting atmosphere. Friendly and professional service. Great cocktails, and outstanding food. We had their tasting menu - and every item was wonderful (but far too much food overall - I will order a la...More

Thank Raymond R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 AM - 10:00 AM
5:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
5:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
5:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
5:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
5:00 AM - 1:00 AM
5:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 319 Fayetteville St Ste 101, Raleigh, NC 27601-1978
    (E. Davie St.)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-521-5328
  • E-mail
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