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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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4.4

service

4.4

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4.3

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4.1

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94% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Anniversaries (12)
Good for a Date (11)
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Casual (10)
Good for Birthdays (10)
Good for Groups (10)
Bar Seating (9)
Creative Cuisine (8)
Great for Lunch (8)
Fit for Foodies (7)
Authentic (6)
Romantic (6)
Fun (5)
Quiet Conversation (5)
Worth the Drive (5)
Cozy (4)
Healthy (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Business Meals (3)
Notable Wine List (3)
Disabled Access (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Spicy (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Great for Brunch (1)
Comfort Food (1)
Seasonal (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Hot Spot (1)
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 (Charleston)·Dined 4 days ago

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 6 days ago

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 15, 2017

Waitress forgot to server appetizer - but always good!

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on November 11, 2017

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

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·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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·Dined on November 10, 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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·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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 (Raleigh)·Dined on October 11, 2017

LOVE Mura... only complaint...skimpy pours on the cocktails!

Tags: Good for Groups, Bar Seating, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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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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·Dined on October 8, 2017

Birthday dinner. Food is delicious and our waiter was great but takes forever for food to come to table.

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 (Western NC)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Lovely birthday dinner! Great attentive waiter as well. Go here every year for my birthday :)

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on September 29, 2017

Great place for business dinner. The food was great. I would recommend it to any company dinner.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on September 22, 2017

My husband and I enjoyed our date night at Mura. The food is very authentic and the service is great. I would recommend Mura to my family and friends.

Tags: Authentic
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Had a good time at the restaurant

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on September 15, 2017

My husband and I took our son for sushi. His request for his NCSU Parent's Weekend dinner.
I found the restaurant using Open Table based on its high customer ratings. Those high ratings are very well deserved and the food was just amazingly delicious. So, so good. The service was also superb and the subdued atmosphere made our evening extra special.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on September 15, 2017

Food was not good at all. This is the 2nd and last time we have gone.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 14, 2017

Lots of interesting and unique sushi rolls on the menu. We tried four different ones as recommended by the waitress and all were outstanding. It was a nice evening so we were able to sit outside on the patio. Would definitely return next time we are in Raleigh.

Tags: Bar Seating, Casual, Authentic, Good for Groups
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·Dined on September 12, 2017

great experience, great food, and great service, as always!

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on September 8, 2017

This was our first visit to Mura. We ordered the Volcano Shrimp to start, and it was a tasty choice. Very similar to Bang Bang Shrimp at Bonefish. Atmosphere is more upscale than average. Sushi antd sake choices are extensive. We opted for Teppanyaki preparation of chicken and shrimp, $25 and $23 respectively. This seemed a bit pricey, but portions were large and both meals were delicious. We would return.

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·Dined on August 20, 2017

Service was prompt and attentive. The tuna on my sushi was not sushi grade. Steak was ordered medium well but came to the table medium rare.

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·Dined on August 19, 2017

Great Sushi in N Raleigh. The location is convenient in North Hills but parking can be tough on the weekends. The food is great and it's a casual environment.

Tags: Casual, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Worth the Drive
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on August 18, 2017

Amazing sushi with many creative options, great ambience- my new favorite Raleigh restaurant!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Casual, Worth the Drive, Fun, Good for a Date
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on August 15, 2017

I'm h be txttthvh

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 (London)·Dined on August 12, 2017

We had a group of four at dinner last Friday evening. Mura had just rolled out a new cocktail menu, and we were excited to try it, but didn't have the best experience with the mixed drinks. The pear vodka/elderflower concoction was not pleasing by any stretch, and the moscow mules (not on special, but a good go-to) were completely overwhelmed by lime juice. The rose wine they recommended was great! The sushi was good like always, although our favorite dish was the pork belly sliders appetizer - by far. Our server was a bit green. He clearly forgot to put in our orders for blue marlin and striped marlin nigiri, which we reminded him of toward the end of the meal. We said he could cancel it, but he insisted it was on its way, and it was served...after the check. I usually am very forgiving with reviews but Mura has been around long enough and there are so many good sushi options around for the same price or less. We expected better.

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·Dined on August 12, 2017

We are frequent, but not super regular diners at Mura. We enjoy the fresh sushi and sashimi, the convenience, the ambiance and the staff. The choice of outside dining or inside appeals to us, as do the private dining rooms for family events. Mura is not cheap, but we feel we get good values for the bucks.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on August 6, 2017

The food and ambiance is always good and we enjoy the surroundings, but on our last visit the staff seems to have been stretched very thin.

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on August 4, 2017

I drive two hours to eat here. It's incredibly fresh and delicious sushi and wait staff is always friendly and knowledgeable. I loved in Asia for 4 years and this is some of the highest quality sushi I've ever had.

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·Dined on August 3, 2017

It was a pleasant experience but quite expensive

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 (Chicago)·Dined on August 1, 2017

Really good selection of sushi, but offered alternatives for less enthusiastic sushi folks. Had outdoor seating. Easy very good food and served in an appetizing style. Offered private rooms with rice paper doors and traditional Japanese floor/pillow seating which was very interesting. The interior, in general, was a little too much of a mishmash of black lacquer and mirrors - cliche and little lower quality. While our server was very friendly, she lacked knowledge and was over rehearsed with a script.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on July 29, 2017

My wife and I went here on our date night (without the kids) and had a wonderful time. It was quiet, the service and ambience we're fantastic. Our waitress, Marie, took wonderful care of us. We can't wait to come back. The food was more than just good, it was an experience.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on July 23, 2017

A class act establishment with quality service, food and atmosphere. Parking is typically easy with an underground deck nearby. The street venue mall is elegant and provides interesting people-watching while dining on the patio. Zabuton, sushi bar and regular dining booths/tables are also available.
Our experience started with easy Open Table reservations - which they notably were aware and had our seats marked "reserved" - even though they weren't overbooked or extremely busy. The traffic was steady and plenty of bustling waiters were working.
Our waiter Jacob was not over-hurried and took time to greet us and explain the special of the day and other menu items, especially sushi roll choices. I told him the style and flavor profile of the wine I liked and his selection was spot on. He also had a great sense of humor.
Our meal was a work of art on the plate and was terrific. They have a wasabi relish that no other sushi place I know makes - it is fresh and very spicy! My husband likes spicy choices as well and the recommended sushi rolls did not disappoint. The Sunday "buy one get another 1/2 off" special was a bonus perk that evening.
A very dapper manager popped by. It's always nice when they stop by to inquire if all is to our liking. He recommended a terrific dessert; green tea brulee, which indeed was green - but fantastic.
I recommend this restaurant enough.

Tags: Healthy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Authentic, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Casual
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·Dined on July 23, 2017

Went with one of my friends for dinner on Saturday and wasn't disappointed. The sushi was fresh and the service was great. I'll definitely be back.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 18, 2017

i almost feel bad writing the review but our first visit was a comedy of errors. first we waited 20 minutes to get the bottle of wine we ordered and when we did it was the wrong one, another 10-15 minutes and we got what we ordered. Our server, Marie, was sweet but apparently the head chef was out - at least this is what both she and the manager blamed everything on. Appetizers were delicious and timely. we then ordered entrees. My wife's arrived first (sushi) and my steak arrived about the time my wife was finishing her entree!!! it gets better, steak order medium arrived rare/raw/cold. I sent back, 15 min later manager delivered steak - again RARE.. i asked them to cancel order and send the bill. The manager comped the appetizers. This restaurant HAS to be better than this but all because a chef was out??!??? We will give them one more shot before crossing off our list.

Tags: Casual, Creative Cuisine, Romantic
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on July 12, 2017

Very creative options on the rolls if you want to splurge. Attentive service and good table layout.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on July 8, 2017

Excellent experience for our first visit to this restaurant. The service was impeccable and the sushi was fresh with delicious and distinct flavors. The table for 4 was rather small so I recommend a booth if you are ordering more than a small dish and a glass of water.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 7, 2017

The master chef Mr. Wol completely changed the game. He is truely the heart of Restaurants in Raleigh. So good to have him here. Amazing!

Tags: Good for a Date, Late-night Find, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 30, 2017

Probably the best meal I've had since moving here from California. Everything was prepared perfectly and the service was top notch. I'll definitely be back as there were so many things on the menu I wanted to try.

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on June 24, 2017

Amazing sushi, fresh, high quality.

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 (Nashville)·Dined on June 24, 2017

My guest and I went for lunch. Nice atmosphere. Friendly staff! Both had the sashimi lunch. Nice amount of tasty, fresh fish and a mixed roll presented with attractive plating.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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