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NAMA Sushi Bar

) #33 of 918 Restaurants in Knoxville ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
506 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1501
+1 865-633-8539
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (139 reviews)
“tempura” (11 reviews)
“pizza roll” (4 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
506 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1501
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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

We have been going to NAMA for the last 10 years. It is always fresh. It is always consistent. It is always delicious. They have very creative sushi combinations that will please most anyone. They also have a very extensive sake and mixed drink menu.

Thank seslie
Lori S, Guest Relations Manager at NAMA Sushi Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Thanks so much for your review!

Reviewed 21 March 2017

We ate at the Nama Sushi on Kingston Pike. It's fairly small, so make a reservation. Note: You have to make a reservation before 4pm if you do it on the same day. The sushi was good quality. I liked the Dragon Roll and Ex-Girlfriend...More

Thank Rob H
Lori S, Guest Relations Manager at NAMA Sushi Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Please do come back and take advantage of our wide assortment, Rob. Fish tacos are always a good choice! Thank you for your comments and feedback as we take our guests' impressions very seriously.

Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I ate at the bar on a quiet weeknight: staff wax friendly, made great food recommendations :) The dessert truffle consisted of 2 scoops of ganache with some really nice fruit, sauces, a crisp bit of ? (carb wrapper for wonton?), and 2 Pocky sticks....More

Thank Susan T
Lori S, Guest Relations Manager at NAMA Sushi Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Thanks so much, Susan. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 5 March 2017

Love that this place opened downtown, but the parking can be irritating. If you have any health issues, you have to walk up from the parking behind the building...even healthy, it can make you breathless. (Something has happened to the parking garage we usually park...More

Thank Maclebon M
Lori S, Guest Relations Manager at NAMA Sushi Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2017

Thanks for your comments and advice regarding reserved seats (always a good idea at this location). Parking can definitely be tricky but if you're willing to walk a block or so, there are some paid lots available and the city is always trying to improve...More

Reviewed 3 March 2017

Its as good as everyone said it would be. Call and ask for daily specials. We ate for half price. Wonderful.

Thank dave h
Lori S, Guest Relations Manager at NAMA Sushi Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2017

That's right. Mondays & Thursdays are half price sushi nights (4p-close) and on Taco Tuesdays we have $5 fish tacos ALL DAY! We look forward to seeing you again next time!

Reviewed 3 March 2017

Always visit one of their locations when I visit my daughter in Knoxville. Sushi is always very fresh and delicious. Lots of options including something for those don't want sushi. They also have a very nice wine list.

Thank KLRF1
Lori S, Guest Relations Manager at NAMA Sushi Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2017

We appreciate your feedback and look forward to serving you and your daughter again the next time you're in Knoxville!

Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I decided to give Nama a try for lunch after a visit to the zoo on Presidents Day. We've lived in Japan twice while I was in the Navy and our standards for sushi are pretty high. Wow were we impressed! We...More

Thank Scott G
Lori S, Guest Relations Manager at NAMA Sushi Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2017

We look forward to seeing you the next time, Scott. Thank you so much for your comments and compliments about our sushi!

Reviewed 20 February 2017

Average sushi, quite expensive for what you get. Nice place for a quiet lunch. It was ok, but I would not go here again.

1  Thank L V
Lori S, Guest Relations Manager at NAMA Sushi Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2017

Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry we did not meet your expectations.

Reviewed 14 February 2017

I love the fresh sushi and it's a fun place to go with friends. Great place to grab a bite to eat after watching a movie or play/concert nearby, in downtown Knoxville.

Thank GypsyvolTraveler
Lori S, Guest Relations Manager at NAMA Sushi Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2017

Thanks so much for your review!

Reviewed 9 February 2017

Sushi, atmosphere, vibe, people, service, this place is only lacking in space for more people and less of a wait time! If you are in town and looking for a swanky place to eat some top grade sushi and funky-fresh drinks, check out NAMA.

Thank AdamChong10
Lori S, Guest Relations Manager at NAMA Sushi Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2017

We appreciate your review and suggestions!

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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 12:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 12:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
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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