RA Sushi Bar Restaurant - Atlanta
RA Sushi Bar Restaurant - Atlanta

RA Sushi Bar Restaurant - Atlanta

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.rasushi.com/
  • Phone: 4042670114x
  • Hours of Operation:


    Lunch: Daily: 11:00am-3:00pm

    Dinner: Daily: 3:00pm-11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese
  • Executive Chef: Tai Obata
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Private Dining Room available for groups of up to 12 guests. Mezzanine Dining Space available for groups of up to 50 people Sunday through Thursday. Please call the store and speak with a manager for more information.
  • Private Party Contact: Manager 4042670114x
  • Entertainment: Live DJ Friday & Saturday nights from 7pm-Midnight

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 11th & Peachtree
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: 2 hours validated parking in the 1010 Midtown Parking Garage (located off of Crescent Ave.)
A word from RA Sushi Bar Restaurant - Atlanta
It’s more fun in the RA with lively music, a vibrant crowd, inventive cocktails and innovative Japanese fusion cuisine. Whatever you choose, it’s all served with a big side of Anything Can Happen. So bring your friends or make new ones. Either way, you’re in for a great time.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerHot Spot
  • Diners' Choice WinnerLate Night Find
  • Diners' Choice WinnerVibrant Bar Scene
RA Sushi Bar Restaurant - Atlanta reviews from OpenTable diners
61 reviews since May 2, 2014
Overall Rating3.9
  • Food4.1
    Service3.8
  • Ambiance3.9
    Noise LevelEnergetic
83% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
vibrant bar scene (32)hot spot (29)great for outdoor dining (28)good for groups (21)late-night find (17)special occasion (15)romantic (12)fit for foodies (11)neighborhood gem (9)scenic view (7)great for lunch (7)great for brunch (3)notable wine list (1)kid-friendly (1)Show More
  • Just not good
    OpenTable Diner Since 2002
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    Food was just bad, not taste, presentation was not good, drinks taste like water. There service was just ok I do not plan to return to here.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • tonyaVIP
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    The Viva Las Vegas roll was great! The outside patio is nice. The bar area opens to the outside.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • RA was awesome!
    AtlLove
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    I took my best friend for her birthday. I had been here once before for someone else's birthday, and my best friend loves sushi. She absolutely loved the place! She are for different selections!!! Fun experience. Even a bee came in from outside and tried to enjoy the experience! Lol If you like sushi it's a must try experience!!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner on the Patio!
    NOTMYFAVANYMOREVIP
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    Nice night at RA...food was good, weather was perfect for dining on the patio. Service was great.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good Food, Bad Service
    AngworldVIP
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    Suffice it to say that the ATL location can learn a thing from Scottsdale about good servce--that is--getting orders right, checking on tables periodically, etc.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Food is delicious!
    Dan2012
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    The only reason I didn't give this restaurant 5 stars is because the food takes long to come out and it doesn't all come out at the same time... We all finished eating and my mom was still waiting for her salad! Other than that service was great the food was delicious and the ambiance was nice!
    Special Features:
    romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    The food was outstanding. I love Sushi and this was by far the best in the city.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Poor Service on a Slow night
    AndreaATLVIP
    Dined on 7/9/2014
    Service lately is spotty sitting upstairs or on the Patio. Latest visits consisted of wrong orders and sending food back, not a good look for a random Wednesday late night that was pretty slow. However the bar is always awesome experience, food is great and drinks from the creative bartenders are even better!
    Special Features:
    scenic view, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent
    Ishouldweigh
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    This was my first time here, and it was great! The sushi chef made me something unique after I said I like spicy and crunchy! It was delicious, and I would definitely go back for more.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Happy Hour is great
    Lamewad
    Dined on 6/30/2014
    You must go to happy hour at Ra. Sushi deals and drink deals that can't be beat.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Very Disappointed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    I visited RA about a year ago for a birthday dinner and had an amazing time so I decided to hold my birthday dinner there as well on saturday. The manager and staff we completely uncooperative, they didn't seem to care that it was my birthday and we're not willing to accommodate my party at all. When we were finally seated (separately) they forgot my food...me the birthday girl. I was only served half my meal...sat and waited for an hour and my 2nd request just never came. It was VERY stressful to work with the staff and to then come and not even get served my food was just too much. I do not plan on going back to RA which is sad because the food is amazing.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very accommodating
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    I originally had a group of 8 girls coming to dinner and last minute 12 more showed up an the manager was so nice and helped accommodate our party. The waitress already split our checks without asking and our food was out so quick. Love RA sushi and the staff for being so welcoming!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • lunch with a friend
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    Excellent ambiance to sit and catch up! The service was fine and food great!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not as good as other locations
    JohnVIP
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    We live in Atlanta but this was our first visit to the Midtown location - have enjoyed Ra locations in Scottsdale, Tucson, and Las Vegas on our travels - excellent sushi in upscale shopping locations. The Atlanta location was a disappointment - sushi not nearly as good, service mediocre, ambiance noisy and inefficient - the restaurant seemed to be about the "scene"
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great sushi
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 6/12/2014
    The sushi here is good although the menu is the same ol'thing. Be nice to get more roles and changes on the menu.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Hit & Miss
    DonaldAlexVIP
    Dined on 6/12/2014
    Some items are good - just good, don't get carried away - and well, some items are flat out bad. Sushi should never taste fishy or like it was purchased from a convenience store. After it's expired date. Great service but there are better, fresher places to dine.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Great Sushi
    mlsorrelVIP
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    Best we've found in Atlanta. And the outdoor seating is fun.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Half-y Birthday to me!
    happyVIP
    Dined on 5/29/2014
    Had a great time using my half-y birthday certificate. It was a great excuse for a mid week date night!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good
    Bdaygirl
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    Very very loud!!! The food was great. Our waiter was really helpful and nice.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food. Poor service.
    Birthdaybummer
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    Wonderful sushi! Had to ask for what we ordered 2-3 times before we received it :(
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, late-night find, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Atlanta has much better sushi
    MarkVIP
    Dined on 5/20/2014
    I actually live in the high rise building where this restaurant is located so it is VERY convenient for me, although it is typically my last choice when I am hungry for sushi. When dining in, the music is so LOUD you can never have a conversation with anyone at your table (I guess they call that an "energetic atmosphere"). Furthermore, the service has always been lacking - very slow, inattentive and sometimes downright arrogant. My takeout orders are typically wrong at least 50% of the time. The food is good (not excellent), and well presented but Atlanta has much better sushi to offer nearby.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good Experience
    Matt
    Dined on 5/15/2014
    Food wasn't amazing, very commercial feeling however, the experience was great inside and outside, along with service. FAST service, fast food prep, and a great selection on the Happy Hour Menu.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Midtown Favorite
    KayElle
    Dined on 5/3/2014
    My friends and I often choose Ra for dinner when dining out in Midtown. The sushi menu is full of funky rolls that never disappoint. (I recommend the Viva Las Vegas Roll!) The prices are comparable to other midtown restaurants.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, special occasion, Late-Night Find, Hot Spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lively atmosphere
    AceKinkaid
    Dined on 5/3/2014
    We've been here a few times, but we went here recently to celebrate my wife's birthday. What I like about this place is that is has good sushi, the atmosphere is awesome, and the prices are pretty reasonable for this type of restaurant in this area of Atlanta. It's great in the Spring and Summer when you can either sit out on the patio and people watch or even sit inside at one of the high top tables when they open the big window. There's also an upstairs area that's nice.
    Special Features:
    Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dirty 30 dinner
    sweetpea
    Dined on 5/1/2014
    RA was a great location to host my bday dinner. Loved everything about this place
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, special occasion, Scenic View, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 36 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 2, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.1
    • Food4.2
    • Ambiance3.9
    • Service3.8
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The following 60 reviews are from the RA Sushi Bar Restaurant - Atlanta reviews archive.
  • Good Service and Good Food
    panyarice
    Dined on 4/7/2014
    Unfortunately, I forgot the server's name but I definitely remember his face and would have no problem recognizing him next time I visit. He was very accessible, open to answering questions and provided quick service. We ordered solely bar happy hour items. Salmon Carpaccio, Seared Tuna, Calamari, were among a few items we tried. Everything was fresh and prepared perfectly. The server did forget to bring our Miso Soup, but we were sort of thankful because we over ordered. Or is my opinion of the restaurant exaggerated due to my being pleased with the $6 Pinnacle Martini options, lol!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, late-night find, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very impressed
    prsammy
    Dined on 4/5/2014
    Food was great and so was service. Definitely coming back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delish as usual
    BuckwildVIP
    Dined on 3/23/2014
    Ra has yet to disappoint. I've eaten there 4-5 times and it is always deliscious and the servers make the experience a lot of fun.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for brunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing Sushi!!
    KathyH
    Dined on 3/23/2014
    Love this restaurant and the fantastic sushi!!! Nice wait staff! Always a pleasant experience!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good Evening
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 3/22/2014
    My wife and I really enjoyed ourselves. The food is excellent, and reasonably priced. The only negative is that the music is very loud to the point that we were yelling at each other to talk!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • We were told they do not pull
    KYGirl
    Dined on 3/21/2014
    We were told they do not pull tables together for outside seating. My party of 6 had to sit inside where it was extremely noisy. If I had known this I would have chosen another location with outside seating.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Hmmmmm....Ra?
    BeBe
    Dined on 3/14/2014
    The food is excellent!!! The service....not so much. Some servers, bartenders & hostesses tend to be rude & unfriendly. The lobster spring rolls & the rackin roll are sooooo tasty!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ra - Rah
    ITPFoodie
    Dined on 3/13/2014
    garlic edamame was good and spicy, Mussels in sake were tender. We shared a sashimi platter and all the fish were fresh and portions generous The atmosphere is 'clubby' so loud music; not an intimate experience . Service - from everyone - was spot on. Gloria was very knowledgable and very attentive without being overbearing - great! I would definitely go back but not a place you linger.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice atomosphere and great
    Meff44VIP
    Dined on 3/12/2014
    Nice atomosphere and great sushi and tempura. I will come back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The Good, The Bad, The Great
    Butta
    Dined on 3/8/2014
    The Crunchy Shrimp Tempura Roll was delicious. The Grilled Short Ribs...overcooked. Drinks were good. Ambience was nice. Company was terrific. We closed the place down.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • This was an excellent choice
    gwenac
    Dined on 3/8/2014
    This was an excellent choice to host my birthday celebration with both friends and family. The food selections were great but most of all the customer service was beyond great. The waiter was very attentative, knowledgable about the menu options, and had such a wonderful attitude the whole night. Thanks, Ra Sushi
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • It was..... okay
    KosherPork
    Dined on 3/1/2014
    Foods was good. We ate around 9 PM on Saturday, so they were bombarded with a ton of group tables. I didn't feel it was staffed appropriately, as we were just a table of 2, and felt we got looked past a couple of times. Other than that, food was pretty decent, and came out at a decent pace for a place that busy. One thing I would change is the volume/type of music. Seemed loud enough to be a club (and was playing that type of music). Seemed more appropriate for an after hours cocktail hour than a sushi restaurant
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Horrifically loud club music
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 2/28/2014
    Club meets sushi. Ugh on a Friday night. Beautiful place with zero sophistication.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Happy Hour Specials
    Tyler
    Dined on 2/24/2014
    My friend and I decided to check this place out after hearing lots of good reviews. We just happened to arrive during happy hour when they had great food and drink specials. We were both impressed, food was great, and we loved the atmosphere. Would definitely recommend!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, good for groups, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Don't bother
    Troy
    Dined on 2/22/2014
    I had a reservation at 8 and waited at least 45 minutes to sit down because the hostess "forgot" us. The music was so loud I could barely hear the conversation at the table. I felt like I had to yell all night long and it seemed to have more of a nightclub feel than a restaurant feel. The food was only decent. Certainly not the best sushi I have had. I wont be returning here to eat and I definitely wouldn't recommend this place to friends. The only plus to the whole evening was our waitress. She was very knowledgeable and helpful.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic