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Waraji Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar in Raleigh NC

5910 Duraleigh Rd Ste 147, Suite 147, Raleigh, NC 27612-2580
+1 919-783-1883
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
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“sashimi” (17 reviews)
“fresh fish” (4 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
5910 Duraleigh Rd Ste 147, Suite 147, Raleigh, NC 27612-2580
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in town for a short business stay, and selected Waraji for a take out dinner. I selected Menu items Chirashi and Hamachi Kama (Grilled / Pan seared yellow tail). I was really impressed by both the size and quality of sashimi in Chirashi,...More

Thank BingeAuditor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us went here for lunch. I had the ramen which was good, but having had ramen in Japan recently I was not too impressed. The broth was not as good as I had had and the noodles were also less appealing. Two of...More

Thank Barry17149021
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Amazing service, fantastic food & fabulous quality. I didn’t know what to expect when I arrived here. Outside was more like a strip mall ..... I can’t wait to come back the next time I’m in town!

Thank Liliana S
Reviewed 3 March 2018

We have been coming to Waraji for sushi since it opened. The sushi is wonderful and always fresh. The service is great. This is one of our first choices for sushi in Raleigh.

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 5 February 2018

I had a good dinner in November. It wasn't as good as the sushi that I had in Japan (may be it's natural..) but it was still great among sushi restaurants in this area. Chefs were professional and the place was neat. It's definitely worth...More

Thank Dongwoo K
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Had the lunch sashimi (yellowtail, rockfish, octopus) and thought it was very good indeed, but the sushi-hating wife was very disappointed in the Teriyaki Beef as the sauce just didn't cut it....I agreed it was not the teriyaki flavor one expects. Neither of us liked...More

Thank jimichongaJC
Reviewed 3 February 2018

My wife had the chirashi sushi that used to come loaded with tuna. No longer, although she said the fish and seafood included was ok. I ordered the nabe-yaki udon. It was a huge disappointment. In most places, this dish is loaded with vegetables, and...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 28 January 2018

We love sushi! Moving from the east coast we have tried many now in our new area. This was at the top of our list...no longer. The highlight was the edamame very fresh and crisp. Our yellow tail cheek appetizer was okay. Our rolls were...More

Thank trigger1070
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

I have eaten at the best sushi restaurants in N.Y., LA., and Chicago. I have had some of the freshest fish I have had here. You will not be disappointed. Great service and friendly staff.

Thank Votz M
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Waraji never disappoints! Always fresh fish, varied menu and great sake selection. Get your sushi fix here!

Thank Tad R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5910 Duraleigh Rd Ste 147, Suite 147, Raleigh, NC 27612-2580
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-783-1883
Waraji Japanese Restaurant is considered by many Triangle residents as having the best and freshest sushi available in the area. Located in northwest Raleigh NC, off of Glenwood Ave., At the intersection of Duraleigh Rd. And Pleasant Valley Church Rd., Waraji offers an extensive selection of sushi, sashimi and authentic Japanese cuisine. Also we can boast the largest Sake selection in the Carolinas. Waraji has the most extensive specialty sake selection in the state. Each month our Sake "flights/samplers" rotate, hand picked by Chef Masa, allowing you to try four outstanding regional Sakes with your meal. We also feature a unique selection of Japanese microbrewery rice-based beers.
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