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NAMA Sushi Bar

506 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1501
+1 865-633-8539
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (149 reviews)
“tempura” (11 reviews)
“pizza roll” (4 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
506 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1501
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11 - 20 of 266 reviews

Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

"Best Sushi in..." I had to give it a try. What a slide from good to poor. First, let's talk about the environment. It's an upscale restaurant, so why is ESPN on the TV? It's a Japanese place, so why are The Grateful Dead followed...More

1  Thank JD S
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Sushi chefs are very interactive when seated at the sushi bar. Good fresh selection on the menu with plenty of staff to get the orders in and out.

Thank Peter N
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Usually visit every time l am in Knoxville. Very good sushi but the Shrimp Egg Drop soup is by far the best item on their menu.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We were in town for one night on our way to Pennsylvania. Felt like some sushi and chose this place based upon the proximity to our hotel and reviews on Yelp. We were not disappointed. The atmosphere was wonderful. The staff was well trained. The...More

Thank wcswing07
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Wanted to eat here as our friend was in Mamma Mia. Service was excellent as well as the food. And they play great music (Temps, Smokey, Stevie, as well as some current artists)!

Thank Felicia B
Lori S, Public Relations Manager at NAMA Sushi Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We appreciate your feedback. We look forward to dining with you again soon!

Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is a great restaurant and good atmosphere. Great sushi! Service is nice and you can indoors or out and even at the bar and watch them make sushi!

Thank Jill S
Lori S, Public Relations Manager at NAMA Sushi Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We appreciate your feedback. We look forward to dining with you again soon!

Reviewed 24 June 2017

We visited this restaurant during the Dogwood Arts festival. The neon signs were not on so we thought they were closed but went by a second time and realized they were open and not busy. Inside, the hostess told us it would be a 20...More

Thank Michele J
Lori S, Public Relations Manager at NAMA Sushi Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Michele, we are so sorry about your last experience with us. You can rest assured, your comments will go to the appropriate management member for review. We appreciate you taking the time to give an honest examination of the food and service we provided.

Reviewed 12 June 2017

There are few peers in Knoxville, You wont go wrong here if you like Sushi, upper scale type dining , but they wont break you. Great folks and clean too. I recommend them

Thank garysY86UR
Lori S, Public Relations Manager at NAMA Sushi Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We appreciate your feedback. We look forward to dining with you again soon!

Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

We arrived for Thursday half price sushi night. There was just 2 of us so we were immediately seated at the bar. Quick waitress and service. Delicious philly and tempura rolls. Will return in the future.

Thank Ashley A
Lori S, Public Relations Manager at NAMA Sushi Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We appreciate your feedback. We look forward to dining with you again soon!

Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

I never miss going to Nama when I'm up in Knoxville. Great food, atmosphere and service. The Tn Mule is pretty tasty too!

Thank Lily M
Lori S, Public Relations Manager at NAMA Sushi Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We appreciate your feedback. We look forward to dining with you again soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 506 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1501
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-633-8539
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