I rarely give five stars, but this place deserves it. I eat sushi rather frequently and have had good and bad. I will say Murata is close to tops. Very close to authentic as you can get being in the states. Very fresh fish, great...More
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Amazing food, ambience, wait staff. Highly recommending even though I fear when more people know about this it will be even harder to get in. Get there early or make reservations!!!!
What a wonderful little gem in Portland. Before deciding on my sushi spot, I looked at a couple of different websites and areas. I only saw Murata on TA. I'm glad I did. Every dish was outstanding. From the spicy scallop, the fresh shrimp nigiri,...More
For authentic Japanese food Murata is the place. We had Sashimi and a few rolls. Outstanding. Hamachi, Sslmon, Mackarel, Herring.... all superb. The one downside, item to bear in mind is that the kitchen closes at 930. No last call or warning. We were not...More
This was an amazing experience. We were able to sit at the bar and watch the chefs in action. Nigiri was excellent, especially the salmon and fresh water eel. Rolls were delicious and well made. Seaweed salad isn't usually my favorite but theirs was incredible....More
If you are looking for real Japanese cuisine, particularly sushi, you have to go to Murata. Convenient location near PSU and the Performing Arts Center, the quality and authenticity of the food is the best.
I'll definitely be coming back to this spot next time I'm in Portland, OR. Restaurant Murata has the best sushi in all of Portland. My partner and I really enjoy the quaint atmosphere and the waitstaff are friendly and knowledgable. Bottom line- If you want...More
The Sushi and Sashimi are very fresh and beautifully presented. Everything is so delicious. Service is excellent; You have to know that this is where the Japanese expats dine and entertain their clients and families, and you are likely to hear more Japanese than English...More
We had dinner at Murata back in July of 2016. This place is very small so get there early, or be prepared to wait. The chef looks like some master sushi guy from Tokyo. We ordered some sashimi chefs special choices...it was presented to us...More