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Kurama Japanese Seafood

3644 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham, NC 27707-2661
+1 919-489-2669
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good23%
  • Average13%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible6%
16 Sep 2018
“50th Birthday Dinner 11 people”
18 Aug 2018
“Love this place!”
Closes in 17 min
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Japanese, Asian, Seafood, Sushi
$$ - $$$
3644 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham, NC 27707-2661
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

We could not be seated until everyone showed up,Told that was the house rule, although the place was not that crowded. Party of three was stuck in rush hour traffic. 8 of us had to wait about 35 minutes to be seated.. Not a very...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BarryG444
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Friends and family have been coming here for years. We absolutely love this place and make sure you go before 8 and get thw dinner for 2. We've come with parties of 2 to 18. They have always been able to accommodate us. It doesnt...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jennifer T
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

We had an absolutely wonderful meal with great service with more food than we could eat and that was with getting the “special for 2” that we assumed meant smaller portions of the steak chicken and shrimp.....Boy were we wrong. I will say that the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Kim H
Reviewed April 4, 2017

Big on quantity and low on quality. The food and the preparation presentation was subpar compared to many other Japanese steakhouses but there was more than enough food to feed a small village. Fried rice was plentiful but a sloppy mixture of soy sauce and...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Wendy Kay D
Reviewed March 22, 2017 via mobile

I was planning on Mexican until I saw the Kurama sign. I immediately thought Sushi. My experience was wonderful! The fish in the display case looked fresh and appealing. I ordered Miso Soup, Fried Dumplings and several pieces of Sushi. One word describes the food;...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank retired2008
Reviewed March 12, 2017

Let me first say I have been eating at this restaurant for several years (17 plus). However on 3/12 I had the most worst experience I ever had. We had a party of 40 people I called on Tuesday prior to find out if they...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank IAintThru
Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately the Japanese Steak Houses near us aren't open for lunch so the express places are our only option. The express places are good but just not as good as having it prepared in front of you. We were in town visiting family so I...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Ro256
Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

Great food quality - good sushi selection - dinner for two is wonderful value - enough food for four - chefs are very entertaining

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank Fordpony66
Reviewed August 2, 2016

Based on two previous enthusiastic reviews, I showed up here for the sushi. Like many have said, it's a bit dated with worn door handles as you enter. But never mind that, the sushi is very very good, based on the two rolls I enjoyed....More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank R C
Reviewed August 2, 2016

I have never had left overs during a Hibachi restaurant visit but here with the couples early bird consisting of steak, chicken and shrimp for $33.95 I took home as much as I ate. Food is good, show is not the best I have seen....More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Carmen H
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3644 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham, NC 27707-2661
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-489-2669
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