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Sake Bomb Asian Bistro

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4215 University Dr, Durham, NC 27707-2544
+1 919-401-4488
11:00 - 23:00
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Apex, North Carolina
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137 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ok when's the last time you had a wonton that was so fresh tasting that you actually tasted wonton crispy and no taste oil taste. They were outstanding. The sushi is reasonably priced and the sushi chefs are very talented. We enjoyed six rolls and walked out stuffed. We will be back next time in Durham.

Thank Jullie C
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

This was our first time visiting Sake Bomb since my husband and child are not big fans of sushi. I was assured by a friend that the other items on the menu would appease everyone. First of all I was impressed that they had a child's menu. A lot of really nice, specialty places do not and if they do,... More 

Thank Steph P
Boulder, Colorado
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53 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Because of its good reviews I really wanted to try this place, unfortunately it did not meet my expectations!!! I'm guessing people like their buy one get one free "special" everyday, all the time and that's probably why they give those reviews. Sushi is not for everyone, it's supposed to be an art, a delicacy...when it's fresh and simple it... More 

1 Thank Kenzzzoo
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

This has been our go to spot for sushi on date nights for the past 3 years. Always fresh and well made, cocktails are good as well. Fast service, never crowded like some other nearby sushi spots and you get either bogo or 50% off all rolls anytime any day (can't remember which it is but it's good value for... More 

Thank Abby C
Brooklyn, New York
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

A rich menu that allows everyone many choices of excellent food. Well worth the visit. The food is delicious and the presentation if great

Thank C S
Lexington, North Carolina
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62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We eat here a lot when we visit our son at school. He always gets sushi, we usually get hibachi or other dish. The sushi menu is extensive and delicious.

Thank amosrus
Beckley, West Virginia, United States
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484 reviews
347 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 358 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Our third visit. Sort of a pan-Asian restaurant with Chinese, Japanese, Thai, and Vietnamese choices. My wife ordered sushi - the Wolf roll and the Sake Bomb roll, and enjoyed these. My mother ordered the yellow curry with chicken, and enjoyed. I ordered the curried goat, which was excellent. Service was very slow.

Thank David S
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Was looking for a sushi place in Durham. This pot was close to Duke. Restaurant has a full bar and seated restaurant area. I chose to dine in the restaurant area. Service was above average as was the sushi. The presentation was not as attractive as I am accustomed to at a sushi restaurant; more like a fast food experience.... More 

Thank ToughcatCompany
Durham, North Carolina
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

I had been to Sake Bomb many times before but this last time was the worse service ever. We had to wait over 35 minutes for our food and our male server (who did not know the menu) forgot to bring our drinks and salad. I am never coming back and not recommend this restaurant to anyone.

Thank maxcunning
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

We came for sushi rolls and sat at the sushi bar. Service was good and restaurant was attractive and had a nice atmosphere. We had a tuna tatake appetizer that was amazingly good. Sushi menu was extensive. Lots of creative rolls to choose from. They are also 2 for 1 so that was a nice bonus. Rolls were good, but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Asian, Japanese, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4215 University Dr, Durham, NC 27707-2544
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-401-4488

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?