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NAMA Sushi Bar

5130 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-5151
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tempura” (6 reviews)
“sushi” (42 reviews)
“crab” (5 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5130 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-5151
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1 - 10 of 68 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well this is an odd review based completely on food and not ambiance- my son racked out as we pulled into parking lot so My sister and Family ate on patio and brought me my meal! I ate the tofu bowl and it was very...More

Thank teachersms
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

The crab drip is absolutely wonderful. The sushi is great. The service can be questionable but also great and attentive. It just depends on the day, the time of day, and the server. Overall, usually pleasant experience.

Thank blonderosefairy
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I love Nama the atmosphere and the Sushi are awesome. it is located in downtown Knoxville next to Theaters,bars stores and other restaurants. The sushi is very good and the service is spot on.

Thank Joe D
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere to enjoy a craft beer or cocktail. The patio is shielded from Kingston Pike and still allows just enough noise in to let you know you are outside. The sushi may be half price but don't be fooled, the quality and flavor is...More

Thank Stephen J
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Nama for Lunch, Nama for dinner either one it is excellent! Great choices with an assortment of sushi available. Some regular cooked food is also available which is just as good as their sushi! I go very often and it is always good. Highly recommend!

Thank Matt G
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Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Always good. Often great wine specials. Our favorites are the Orange Crush and Atlantic. Solid service.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We arrived with seven persons in our party instead of the two I had entered in error for the reservation. They were very kind and quickly setup tables for us. My family likes it's sushi, and this place did not disappoint. The menu has an...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Our little granddaughter turned 7 this week and NAMA was where she asked to go. The entire family minus one joined her for lunch at 1. They weren't terribly busy with lots of empty tables but said they needed a table to clear to seat...More

Thank Tntraveler207
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We eat at Nama regularly and always find the food and service to be very good, both downtown and on Kingston Pike. We have tried much of the menu but love the Soy Joy roll as well as the eel nigiri. They have a good...More

Thank Balex23
Lori S, Guest Relations Manager at NAMA Sushi Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2017

Thanks so much for the awesome review and for the kudos!

Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

My first time eating here and wow is all I can say. We had so many wonderful dishes. My favorite was the tuna tartar. Beautiful display and the tuna was exquisite. We ordered several dishes and desserts and shared with our friends. Everything was wonderful....More

Thank agoofygrle1
Lori S, Guest Relations Manager at NAMA Sushi Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2017

Thanks so much for your review. We look forward to serving you again soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Television, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5130 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-5151
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
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