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Akashi Japanese Grill & Sushi Bar

€€ - €€€Japanese, Sushi, Asian
2223 E Nc Highway 54, Durham, NC 27713-5233
+1 919-572-9444
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good35%
  • Average0%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“fresh sushi” (2 reviews)
“tuna” (2 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:00 Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
€€ - €€€
2223 E Nc Highway 54, Durham, NC 27713-5233
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Fresh and scrumptious sushi - this place is truly a hidden gem! The sushi is buy one get one also! Fab place.

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Wife and I were "in the neighborhood" in the evening and decided to try Akashi for dinner. There is an extensive sushi menu - but we don't do sushi. So we both ordered hibachi - scallops for her, shrimp for me. It was very, very...More

Thank pfafftonian
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This was our third or fourth visit to Akashi. We make Durham a stopover on our trips north from Florida and Georgia specifically to stop and enjoy the food and hospitality of Akashi. My wife and I were three-year residents of Japan early in our...More

Thank Bernard D
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We normally come here as a family but it makes a nice place for a date also. The people here are very friendly, we feel very welcomed every time we come. The appetizers are delicious and the choice of sushi rolls, sashimi, or different entrees...More

Thank Websurfer51
Reviewed 20 September 2016

The restaurant is hidden in a small strip shopping center that is below street level. A lot of people could miss it for that reason. Also it has one other small restaurant on either side of it. One Indian & one Chinese. Inside is fairly...More

Thank Levon M
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

This is the best sushi in NC. They have a nice selection to choose from. The rolls are delicious which ever one you choose. Buy one get one 50%off. I am here for 6 months and I have tried most of the sushi restaurants within...More

1  Thank christine M
Reviewed 29 July 2016

This was our first time here and it was very good sushi with good service. They have a huge selection of rolls and after the purchase of 2, all others are 50% off. It was good quality and good flavors. We will go back.

Thank Emily M
Reviewed 20 July 2016

This Japanese restaurant is in not a real great looking strip shopping center on Highway 54 and is not real well marked. However it is worth the find. The facility is not that great but pleasant with purple walls. It is the people and the...More

Thank Don N
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

My family has been eating here 2-3 times a month now since discovering it in January. The sushi is delicious every time. We have never had anything there that wasn't great. The staff is wonderful. They are friendly and courteous. They remember us each time...More

1  Thank tammienelsontyson
Reviewed 17 June 2016

I went to this place thinking Running Sushi, but, they have a different system, where, you can choose one full roll. The latter would be cut into smaller pieces (Sushi). Overall, it is a good place, nice location, nice food.

Thank Puneet K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2223 E Nc Highway 54, Durham, NC 27713-5233
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-572-9444
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