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About Mura at North Hills

Specializing in flavorful Japanese cuisine and one-of-a-kind sushi rolls, Mura has been one of North Hill’s most popular restaurants since opening in 2005. Our menu features a delectable combination of steaks, sushi and other Japanese fare, as well as an extensive drink menu offering everything from Japanese beers and local craft brews to Asian-inspired cocktails and sake. Be sure to take advantage of our “Buy One, Get One ½ Off” sushi special in Raleigh, as well as other food and drink specials offered almost every day of the week.

4121 Main at North Hills St
Raleigh, NC 27609
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Sushi, Japanese

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Thursday 11am-10pm
Friday 11am-11pm
Saturday 12pm-11pm
Sunday 12pm-9pm

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(919) 781-7887

Website:
http://www.muranorthhills.com/

Parking Details:
The best way to park when coming to Mura is to go to the underground parking deck and take the escalators up to our front door.

Executive Chef:
Wol Kim

Private Party Facilities:
If you are planning an event in North Raleigh, consider hosting at Mura, located in the North Hills Shopping Center. Drawing inspiration from the traditions and motifs of Japan, Mura offers a warm, refined atmosphere for whatever special occasion you may be planning.
With event venues available for rent ranging from small, intimate tatami rooms, to our entire restaurant, Mura provides a flexible space for business meetings, company parties, birthday dinners, receptions and much more.

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wine

Mura at North Hills Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.4

ambience

4.4

value

4.1

Noise

Quiet

90% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (17)
Fit for Foodies (15)
Creative Cuisine (14)
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Special Occasion (13)
Romantic (12)
Good for Anniversaries (11)
Bar Seating (9)
Good for Birthdays (8)
Cozy (8)
Authentic (8)
Healthy (8)
Quiet Conversation (8)
Good for Groups (8)
Great for Lunch (7)
Good Vegetarian Options (7)
Business Meals (6)
Handcrafted Cocktails (5)
Worth the Drive (5)
Fun (4)
Pre/post Theatre (4)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Casual (2)
Notable Wine List (2)
Spicy (2)
Great for Brunch (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Organic (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
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·Dined 4 days ago

Good food. Good atmosphere. Drink service was a little slow, but not horrible. Server was good at assisting with food choices and understanding our wants and needs. Overall very enjoyable.

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for Groups
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 (Raleigh)·Dined 5 days ago

It had been a while since we had dined at Mura and all 4 of us were very pleased with our dinners. It felt like a quieter and delicious antidote to the the many crowded restaurants in the North Hills area. Loved the damages with truffle oil. We shall certainly return!

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 (Raleigh)·Dined 7 days ago

Table was too small

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on February 14, 2018

I took my daughter to Mura for her sweet sixteen birthday dinner. She ordered the chicken breast and when the dish came out, it was just two bland, overcooked, tiny pieces of meat. They were on a bed of unseasoned rice with nothing else on the plate. I forget the exact price, but it was in the mid-$20 range. We sent it back and my daughter was so disappointed that we ended up getting Chinese take-out from another restaurant later on in the evening.

That said, the staff at Mura was wonderful and accommodating and I commend them for how they handled us sending the food back. Also, the sushi, dessert, and drinks were all very good. I just wouldn't get the chicken breast dish, nor can I believe it ever left the kitchen in the condition it was in and for the price it cost. I'm a food writer, and in the past, I included Mura on a top 30 list of Triangle restaurants, but I would not include them on another list in the future, unfortunately.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Loved our waiter, Jake. He was very attentive. The sushi rolls were delicious as always! The only disappointment was that the specialty February roll did not come to table in shape of heart like it did a previous time this month for us.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on February 10, 2018

We were so disappointed by our visit last Saturday night, 2/10/18. Mura is one of our very favorite restaurants, but it did not measure up during this visit. Upon entering the dining room, we were struck by the very strong smell of bleach. I went to the restroom, only to be greeted by an almost-intolerable smell of bleach and a very big mess. The mess on the floor just had a "Wet Floor" sign over it, rather then having been cleaned up. Our food was good, but did not meet our expectations from previous visits. The servings were much smaller and the quality was not worth the cost this time. We were sorely disappointed.

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vip
 (Raleigh)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Menu is a bit limited if you don’t want raw sushi at lunch. Would like multiple soup (non dairy) options with cooked sushi or meat/rice combinations. Loved dessert options during restaurant week.
Waiter was a bit anxious to get our order started, but slow to refill drinks and give us our bill. Overall very good experience and we will be coming back!

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Excellent time

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Server was a bit too attentive, taking our plates away before we were finished. I guess I should have mentioned special occasion in addition to putting it on reservation, no clue...they moved us along to turn table. In and out. Food delicious.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Richmond)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Underwhelmed in all aspects.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on January 31, 2018

Piano sushi was really tasty. My friend and I were both not completely thrilled with our orders of short ribs (too salty) or pad Thai noodles. Atmosphere is great for get together and conversation.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on January 28, 2018

We had never been to Mura and thought that going for Triangle Restaurant week would be the ideal time to go, we didn't even end up ordering off the restaurant week menu. The sushi is amazing!!

Tags: Authentic, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Mura is consisently a 5 Star experience and I have 50 check ins! I cannot wait to go back.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Spicy, Bar Seating
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Arrived 5:45pm
Ordered 6:01
First appetizer arrived @ 6:30
Next two appetizers arrive @ 6:45
Entrees @ 7:05
My entree served cold!!!
We couldn't wait any longer by this point.
We must have been asked 50 times by our server if there was anything else she could bring us.
The food as per my rating was very good.
However what we had to go through to get it was inexcusable.
IF we ever go back it would be for lunch, to see if our experience was a dinner service problem.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on January 27, 2018

The waiter was not very pleasant during our visit. We asked for soy sauce and he never brought it to the table.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on January 26, 2018

The person who seated us was unnecessarily rude and definitely needed an attitude adjustment! However, our server and the food MORE than made up for the rocky start. It would be in a diner's best interest to request a BOOTH, rather than the small tables that are otherwise available.

Tags: Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Great for Lunch
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on January 25, 2018

I enjoy Mura very much - my husband and I have ate there several times and the service and food are always excellent. I ordered from the Restaurant Week menu the last time we went and was happily surprised by how creative the selections were. Highly recommend!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Healthy, Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on January 22, 2018

Went for Triangle restaurant week. Nice to have a thoughtful vegetarian option rather than the usual basic sushi cucumber rolls. Tempeh katsu was great, as were the veggie gyoza and veggie sushi rolls.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on January 22, 2018

Restaurant week 2018: excellent choices of menus. Good value. Looked at their regular menus too and they all looked good. Food, service, and atmosphere definitely makes this restaurant one of my favorite japanese place in triangle. Will definitely come back!

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on January 22, 2018

Wanted to try Mura’s for restaurant week as hadn’t tried it. Excellent choices for three courses for $15. Will definitely be back in future.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on January 20, 2018

overall very good. service was good, selection was good, food was very tasty. I'm not huge into spending that kind of $$$ on a dinner, but as long as the price suits your budget, i'd highly recommend.

Tags: Business Meals, Healthy, Great for Lunch, Organic, Worth the Drive, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Beer was warm. That's all I have to say about that

Tags: Romantic, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on January 13, 2018

My favorite sushi in Raleigh! Very well prepared, extremely attractive presentation, and tastes fantastic.

Tags: Healthy, Pre/post Theatre, Authentic, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Always a pleasant place to dine, but disappointed in dinner menu, this time around...While the food was well prepared and presented and the roasted garlic fried rice has amazing flavor and meats were perfectly cooked, there are few pricey choices, ...used to serve a tempura meal...now just an appetizer at dinner. Wish they continued to offer some of their lunch entrees after 4pm. The sushi menu, however, is delightful, if you're hungering for that.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on January 12, 2018

I highly recommend this place, they have very good Sushi rolls and the service is great. We go there at least twice a month with my husband.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Healthy, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Groups, Good for a Date
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on January 11, 2018

Every thing was great. The only problem I had that the floor was wet near the hostess desk and I slipped and caught on to a bar table and my friend as not to fall. The hostess was very unconcerned and said that, “Yes, it’s wet due to the rain”. I suggested a wet floor sign and she more or less shrugged it off. I told our waiter and he said he would take care of it and he did.

Tags: Casual, Good for a Date, Fun
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on December 30, 2017

My waiter was on top of everything and he was very nice. We will definitely go back again.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on December 30, 2017

We ordered off the lunch menu. Thoroughly enjoyed our meal, service was great, definitely recommend

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on December 16, 2017

This was our second visit. Started with calamari. It was a nice sized shareable portion, and contained the more desirable "rings" and none of the "leggy" pieces. Companion had Ribeye Teppanyaki, and I had the short ribs. Overall, both meals were delicious. The ribeye was tender and juicy, but appeared smaller than its purported 12 oz. size paired with generous portions of vegetables. The short ribs were placed atop a heaping pile of purple mashed potatoes and drizzled with a demi glace sauce. A side of sauteed brussels sprouts accompanied the dish. The charring of the ribs seemed intentional in adding the smoky flavor to the dish, but it went slightly beyond to create almost a slightly burnt taste. Still quite tasty. Only other negative on this dish was presentation. The entire plate was black and dark and completely unappetizing in appearance. Flavors did blend beautifully. Overall a pleasant dining experience.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 9, 2017

My date and I had dinner here on a Saturday evening. She was very taken with the style and ambience of the restaurant. She also commented multiple ties about how delicious her ribeye steak was. I had been there several times before, and fully enjoyed our experience.

Tags: Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Quiet Conversation
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 (Charleston)·Dined on November 20, 2017

Great sushi choices with original offerings. They were able to make alterations to the spice levels in the sushi choices.
Good sake menu.
Excellent service.

Tags: Authentic, Romantic, Spicy, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Healthy
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Israel provided excellent service and the food was delicious!

My wife and I can’t wait to return for our next “date night”.

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on November 14, 2017

Waitress forgot to server appetizer - but always good!

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Everything was great here. Our sushi was amazing, made exactly to our preferences. We will happily return here soon.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on November 10, 2017

soup was barely warm, service was OK - was not even busy.
food very slow to come out

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Mura is one of our favorite spots for sushi in the Triangle. The ambiance is better than most, and there are plenty of different seating options offered, including private rooms with traditional Japanese service. This occasion was my birthday, and Mura was on point as usual. The sushi was fresh, beautifully presented, and delicious. Both server and GM were friendly and attentive. Screaming O rocks!

Tags: Healthy, Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on November 4, 2017

The service was really bad, she was in a bad mood, took our plates before we finished, took long time to take our orders and gave me a wrong order. But the restaurant is nice and the food is good.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on November 4, 2017

I must say this was my second time eating at Mura. Once for lunch and once for dinner. The service was impeccable! I, nor my wife needed to ask for anything unless it was not common. The waiter was always there to top off our drink and ask if we needed anything else. It's a shame I cannot remember his name. Needless to say his tip was well deserved. I will definitely be going back in the near future.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Late-night Find, Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Casual, Great for Brunch, Cozy, Tasting Menu, Romantic, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Delicious sushi! Bento boxes were HUGE. WE’ll definitely be back for more!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 11, 2017

Great atmosphere and convenient location. We had dinner with a friend from Paris and he was very impressed! The only thing he was disappointed in was the fact that there was no Expresso available after the meal! 😉

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