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Koumi Japanese Restaurant

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3550 N Roxboro St, Durham, NC 27704-2741
+1 919-381-5753
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11:30 - 21:30
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Mon - Sat 11:30 - 21:30
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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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436 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

While visiting the Durham area this week I stopped by here for lunch one day because this restaurant has always provided tasty food and quick service during my past visits. Also because I have noticed first responders frequently dining here which is usually an excellent indicator that good food is being serviced. Yesterday's lunch was just as good as my... More 

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Thank BVDPA
Durham, North Carolina
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I eat here often for our Asian food cravings. We usually get Pad Tai at level 2-3, because it gets hot even though we like spicy food. I've also had the coconut curry. Everything has been delicious. We also get the buy-one-get-one-free sushi rolls. We eat here about 1 time per week and love it.

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Thank tracyjdetwiler
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344 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

This place has sushi, spring rolls, Korean and Thai dishes. I had a spring roll and house roll. By friend had coconut rice with beef. The rice dish was tasty and huge. The spring roll was Ok but the peanut sauce was delish. The house roll was good and tasty. This menu is too huge for me to comment on... More 

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Thank Nancy M
Durham, North Carolina
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Nice dine in atmosphere. Extremely friendly staff. Great portions with some to take home. We did the Koumi for two and there was a lot of scallops and shrimp. Chicken was a tad tough as well as the beef. All in all a good option when you don't have time to sit at a hibachi grill.

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Thank Carmen R
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Im really let down by this place that back home in charlotte is my favorite!! Unfortunately i cant say the same about this location. No where on there menu in the drive thru does it mention they put mushrooms on all there entrees. I alway read menus carefully due to me being a picky eater. Anyways after i asked them... More 

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Thank smpfoodie
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Not the best sushi in Durham but it is very good and reasonably priced. I usually get the sushi when I go but I have probably tried everything on their menu and not had one thing I didn't like. Other than their curries but that is because I am not a fan of coconut and they use coconut milk. But... More 

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Thank Timothy A
Durham, NC
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58 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2015

KOUMI JAPANESE RESTAURANT This was our first visit to Koumi, and I couldn’t believe we hadn’t found it before. Because we lived in Tokyo for three years and occasionally get cravings for Japanese food, we were pleasantly surprised to find this very delightful restaurant in Durham. While Koumi specializes in Japanese fare ,including a large sushi menu, it also features... More 

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Thank GundlachB
Atlanta, Georgia
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301 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

OMG! Was overwhelmed at such wide variety of choices. We tried fresh spring rolls and Fried spring rolls - delicious! Tried Pho Beef, soba noddles (add $1.50 for soup), Panang Curry & Combination rice - all good. Will recommend!

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Thank allcurves
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67 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

Sushi was remarkable - fresh fast and good - neat selection. Pho was the best I've had in NC and below r me I've tried it all. Good depth of flavor and just the right amount of noodle and meat

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1 Thank Fordpony66
Wilson, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2015

From the outside, Koumi does not look impressive and you place your order yourself and sit down. After that the dining experience only gets better! Wonderful fast service with generous portions of freshly prepared entrees. we had the hibachi meal for two. Large salads, flavorful fried rice, carrot medallions and hibachi made with vegetables steak, chicken, shrimp, and scallops- all... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Cuisine
Sushi, Thai, Vietnamese, Japanese, Asian
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 21:30
Saturday
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3550 N Roxboro St, Durham, NC 27704-2741
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-381-5753

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