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RA Sushi Bar Restaurant - Baltimore, MD

4.0
4
785 Reviews
$30 and under
Japanese
RA Sushi is rolling up an exciting dining experience for all. Located between Harbor East and Fells Point, RA Sushi Baltimore offers foodies and night owls an unbeatable mix of great dining and creative cocktails in a fun atmosphere. Join us for a casual lunch in the afternoons, a night out in the evenings or a RA'ckin Happy Hour offered twice a day Monday through Saturday and in the evening on Sundays.

Guests can dine al fresco on the spacious patio, along with their dog, or take a table in our dining room, sit with our sushi chefs at the sushi bar or sip and socialize casually in our bar & lounge area.

Combine the RA’ckin vibe a Japanese menu & it’s easy to see why RA Sushi is a local favorite. Whatever you choose, it’s all served with a big side of anything can happen. So bring your friends or make new ones; you’re in for a great time in the RA.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 21 times today
Experiences are available.

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Japanese, Sushi, Seafood

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Daily 11:00 am–3:00 pm Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 3:00 pm–12:00 am Fri, Sat 3:00 pm–1:00 am Happy Hour Mon–Sat 3:00 pm–7:00 pm Mon–Sat 10:00 pm–12:00 am Sun 3:00 pm–12:00 am

  • Phone number

    (410) 522-3200

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive chef

    Tai Obata

  • Catering

    We offer great catering options! For your next event, let us handle the food. From our famous shareables and extravagant sushi platters to our delicious entrees, our chefs will prepare something amazing for your party – the best part is, you get to take all the credit. Please call the restaurant and speak with a manager for more information. Orders include ready-to-serve packaging, utensils, plates and napkins. And, of course, chopsticks for the pros. A 24-hour advance notice is recommended for all orders.

  • Neighborhood

    Harbor East

  • Cross street

    Lancaster & South Caroline

  • Parking details

    Public Lot

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Delivery, Dog Friendly, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Vegan, Wine

Experiences

  • Roll of Attraction: Couples’ Sushi Rolling Class

    $60.00 per person

    Prepaid

    Feb 15, 2023 only
    LEARN THE ROLL OF ATTRACTION Enjoy a romantic and entertaining night out with our special Sushi & Sake 101, Roll of Attraction: A couples’ sushi rolling class on Wednesday, February 15 at 7:30 p.m. In addition to making and eating the Soy Crazy for You Roll together, couples will enjoy making other menu items such as a Shrimp Tempura Roll and Salmon Nigiri, all while sampling three varieties of sake. WHAT: Roll of Attraction: A couples’ sushi rolling class WHEN: Wed., Feb. 15 at 7:30 p.m. COST: $60 per person* *Dine-in only. Must be 21 years or older to register. Opentable fee & tax not included in price. Cost of event cannot be combined with other promotional offers or discounts. Only valid on event date.

What 785 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.0
4 based on recent ratings
  • 4.2Food
  • 3.9Service
  • 4.1Ambience
  • 3.9Value

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 16, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My Twins 20th Birthday !! Amazing time. Great food and service !!!
  2. CR

    ChristineR

    Baltimore

    1 review

    vip
    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 8, 2023

    overall3food4service2ambience4
    We were greeted by a lovely hostess who even asked if we were a three generation. She showed us our table and asked if it was okay or we could sit anywhere else. She was cheerful and so kind. Out waiter greeted us and he was fine. The rest of the evening was on slow motion. Upon receiving our first drink we waited for everything ordered much longer than normal. Luckily the hostess brought us low sodium soy sauce so we could enjoy our sushi. The food was fresh and quite good, although the thickness of sushi ran on the smaller end. We finally found our waiter and were able to order our second drink. Drinks came and five minutes later the beer glasses arrived. We received the check but still wanted dessert. The fried ice cream was fabulous! It should have been suggested because it was a real winner.
  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Baltimore

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 7, 2023

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    It was the first girls night out of 2023. Very happy with the service.
  4. A

    Allie

    Baltimore

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 6, 2023

    overall1food3service1ambience2
    Service was horrible. Food was fine. Will not be returning
  5. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    6 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on January 6, 2023

    overall4food5service5ambience5
    Always a solid place to eat, or go on a cute date.
  6. K

    Khadijah

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 29, 2022

    overall1food4service1ambience2
    My waiter was not personable at all and not attentive. We never got a water refill or food that was order and constantly asked for. The restaurant was not busy. If I came back and had him as a waiter again I would leave. It was not what I expected on my birthday.
  7. E

    Emily

    Baltimore

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 27, 2022

    overall3food5service2ambience2
    Great food but seemed understaffed when we were there on a Tuesday night. It was very hot and stuffy. I also made a note about my partner's birthday in the reservation but it seemed like too busy a place to honor those requests. It was a small gripe, since we still had a great time and enjoyed the food.
  8. B

    Bwil33

    Baltimore

    3 reviews

    2.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 26, 2022

    overall2food4service2ambience2
    This place has gone downhill! We needed the ramp which has a call/send button to the hostess. No one responded until I went up to inform someone. Once we checked in, we waited 20 min after our reservation time to be seated, and had to get our own high chair. The plates were dirty and had grease marks and fingerprints on them. We sat several times with empty water glasses, and overall service was lacking in a major way. The food was decent but not great. This will probably be the last time I visit, especially with so many better options in Baltimore.
  9. SC

    ShauntaC

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 13, 2022

    overall1food2service4ambience2
    The waitress was awesome. The food meat portion quantities are for toddlers not adults. We saw it all when a MOUSE ran across the floor into the men's restroom and scared my co-worker. The ladies room is dirty and disgusting. The food makes several co-workers sick. The manager could only authorize $10 off our bill. Since my co-workers became ill. I'm going back for a full refund!!!
  10. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 11, 2022

    overall1food2service1ambience2
    bad service
  11. J

    Johnh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 9, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    The sushi was really good But The waitress brought out a order of sushi I never ordered but I never said anything. Over all great 👍
  12. SH

    ShinaeH

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 5, 2022

    overall1food3service3ambience3
    They could not find my reservation on their system. So I ended up sitting in the bar area.
  13. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Baltimore

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 4, 2022

    overall3food2service2ambience3
    My food was cooked wrong wasn’t really tasty I was supposed to have grilled shrimp it came deep fried but not cooked all the way . The drinks was really good A+ . I did have to wait 15 mins before anyone came to my table to greet us.
  14. BT

    BeccaT

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 19, 2022

    overall4food5service2ambience4
    The food was excellent but the service was incredibly slow. The only redeeming factor was that our server correctly got our entire in during happy hour and we paid happy hour prices. The tables were also incredibly close together and we were bumping the people seated behind us.
  15. M

    Myah

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was delicious even the happy hour drinks, definitely will be returning.
  16. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Baltimore

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was awesome so was staff. I love this place.
  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    2 reviews

    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 12, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    Ended up walking out from our table. Under staffed, took 15 minute past reservation to get seated. Once seated, no one came to ask for drinks etc. dirty, out dated decor. Walked to Azumi and had exceptional service and food.
  18. g

    gracie65

    Baltimore

    12 reviews

    3.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on November 12, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience4
    While I think our waiter said he was new, he did the best he could and that wasn’t much of a problem. We had to wait a while for him a few times but we saw that he was really busy. I got the Hibachi filet mignon and lobster, about 45 minutes after I ordered. It wasn’t hot, not cold but not hot. It was decent but in no way shape or form worth $43! My friend really enjoyed the pineapple cream cheese fried wontons and her salmon burrito. The salmon poke bowl she ordered was good she said too much sauce on it and too sweet. I’ve been to RA a few times in the past and found it worth it. This time was lacking. We were not greeted at all by the hostess. The place was hopping, so business seems to be booming. Will think twice before I go again.
  19. w

    whoknows

    Washington DC

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 2, 2022

    overall3food1service5ambience5
    The ambiance was nice, drinks and sushi was nice, but the food was in my opinion not the best. I order two different meals and the were both unsatisfactory. I tasted everyone at my table's food and still was not pleased.
  20. MW

    MaryW

    New England

    4 reviews

    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on October 30, 2022

    overall3food3service2ambience3
    Overall it was an OK dinner but the one thing that my girlfriends and I were not a huge fan of was the service our server was not super attentive and the hostess waited a long time to see us or even acknowledge us when we first walked in. as for sushi a lot of their menu special rolls are deep-fried and have cream cheese in them which I don’t mind every once in a while but there should be a few all raw rolls on the menu so I wish they would’ve had more of a raw variety. but the rolls that I did order the surf and turf and a yellowtail Ponzu roll were very good!
  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Baltimore

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food and drinks were amazing , where ate everything we order nothing was left behind , will definitely be returning ASAP
  22. j

    jackwhitesideparsons

    Baltimore

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on October 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Second time here and love this sushi restaurant! Service was great along with the quality of the food.
  23. SL

    ShayL

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Its was amazing the food was great my wife loved it
  24. NJ

    NikkiJaeS

    Baltimore

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 15, 2022

    overall1food2service1ambience2
    Over the years that it has been open, Ra Sushi has not carried the same standard that it once had. The server started off on a good note. My sister didn't understand the menu and she ordered raw Salmon and said that she wanted to order something different. The manager, I guess, came over and took her order at 8:45ish for a different entre. My food came out quick and so did my husband's food. We ordered another round of drinks and waited. Now it is 9:30p and my sister's entre is still not out. We flagged down our server, I felt like he was avoiding us, and asked about our drinks and her entre. He gave some excuse about the large number of take out orders etc. Honestly, I do not care about that...manage it better! Finally her food comes out, the order that the supposed manager placed, comes to the table and the order is incorrect. She asks for the drinks that we never received and a to-go container. At this point, we've been here since 7:45p and it is close to 10p. I am disappointed because this was her birthday dinner and she is still hungry! Before we leave at 10pm, I go to the bathroom. I do not believe that it had been cleaned in 2 weeks. There were mouse and rat droppings on the floor of the stalls. The sinks were rusted and chipped (how does that even happen) and the light fixtures were dusty and falling apart. Back to the dining room... THE WALLS WERE DIRTY. Was there a food fight? I do not know how that is even possible. The plaster on the walls were also very damaged, again leading me to believe that there was an incident in the restaurant. Overall, this was a truly disappointing night especially since our tab was over $200. So we paid $200 for disappointment and disgust.
  25. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Richmond

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on October 15, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    You will not be disappointed going here for Sushi. The rolls were unique and very good! We each had 2 specialty rolls and were very satisfied with the size and quality!
  26. RL

    RLM7

    San Francisco

    7 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on October 15, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    Visting Baltimore and chose RA off reviews. Wouldn't say it's the best sushi, but good for the value. We would come back!
  27. MG

    MrGastro

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 14, 2022

    overall2food3service2ambience2
    I'm a sushi snob and this trendy decor restaurant does a fair job of blending many things while doing none of them really well. Prices were reasonable. Sushi options were fair until you asked for something off menu. Staff were all friendly and in this time of worker shortage, fairly well staffed. I attribute the service level to a lack of training rather than a lack of bodies. Probably too much turnover. Will go again if someone suggests but not my first choice.
  28. AP

    AmirP

    Washington DC

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 9, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Came here for a first date and it was a pretty good date spot. Ordered a bottle of cold apple sake which was tasty, chicken skewers for appetizer and two sushi rolls. Food was good, drinks were good, and price was good. Definitely coming back (especially to give the happy hour a try!)
  29. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Baltimore

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on October 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The server was great, the food and the service excellent
  30. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great service at the bar
  31. DA

    DanA

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 1, 2022

    overall1food2service1ambience1
    Where should I begin- After being seated by the hostess, we sat for 10-15 minutes before our waiter greeted us (a table of 4). We received our appetizers the same time our meals came out. I had to send my dinner plate back to the kitchen twice due to the food being cold. Our waiter did not come back regularly to refill drinks. We waited so long that I had to go to the bar to ask for a pitcher of water for the table and walk it back myself. The waiter also did not remember to bring our second appetizer of Vegetable Tempura, out until all of our meals were completed. If you are spending $200+ at a place that you believe is reputable for their food and service, and get treated worse than you would’ve been at a fast food chain. Something is not right here.
  32. TH

    TerenceH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Flavorful food and nice atmosphere I will definitely be going back.
  33. F

    Firstsunlight1110

    Baltimore

    15 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on September 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I had a great dinner with drinks! The Prickly Pear Margarita was the winner winner! Dinner was prepared well and enjoyed!
  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    4 reviews

    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on September 18, 2022

    overall3food5service5ambience5
    I only give it a three because the food took so long. Our waiter explained there was a birthday party going on but it still took a long time. Cameron was amazing and did the best he could but if it were faster, the rating would be better.
  35. CC

    CarolinaC

    Dallas

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 17, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    I love Ra Sushi, love the vibe, of course de food was really good, personally I recommend Rawesome sishi, and the drinks 10/10
  36. J

    John

    Baltimore

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 16, 2022

    overall3food3service2ambience3
    We sat in the bar area at the high tops. The waitress litterally talking to two tables as if she was friend's with them. We didn't even get drinks for at least 20 min after being seated. She claimed she thought we left which was the reason she was so late getting to us.We ordered everything at once litterally to avoid waiting longer.Then we watched her go back to the tables and conversate more which added another 15 min for our food to be placed in the system.. Overall, we won't be going back anytime soon. The service has definitely went down.The place is mismanaged
  37. A

    Ayshk

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 9, 2022

    overall3food2service4ambience2
    RA sushi isn’t what it used to be. The service was really great and our server was such a nice guy. The food was brought out fast and all at once. The wonton appetizer was close to burnt. The rolls were mediocre at best. We ordered the chili shrimp roll and had to send it back because of how bad it tasted and how it was not what we previously had. Overall, a place I once used to love is decreasing in quality even though the service was good.
  38. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Baltimore

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on August 15, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience2
    We have been going to Ra since it opened in baltimore years ago. The portions have shrunk, the quality has fallen drastically. I do not understand how you change a menu item, call it the same and charge more. The bathrooms were on the level of a gas station, disgusting. Most likely will never return.
  39. c

    cati2

    Baltimore

    9 reviews

    2.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on August 14, 2022

    overall2food2service4ambience3
    RA used to be our favorite go-to sushi place, pre-pandemic. They had incredible specialty sushi rolls. This was our first visit back to RA post-pandemic, and boy has the menu changed. The specialty rolls are mostly made with the fake krab, intertwined with cream cheese and some other stuff. Very few true specialty sushi rolls, (fake krab is not sushi) and the rolls we had just didn't have very much taste. We ordered a specialty cocktail and was told it would be an hour before more of the puree would be ready.....really?? On a positive note, our waiter was awesome, and the music wasn't blaring. Won't be going back for a while.
  40. T

    Terps

    San Francisco

    5 reviews

    3.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on August 12, 2022

    overall3food3service2ambience2
    Service was poor and slow despite the place being nearly empty. Lots of employees eating fast food next to us while we waited 10 minutes for someone to come to our table. Sushi rolls all fell apart. Not the RA I remember. Wouldn’t come back.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

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You can order delivery directly from RA Sushi Bar Restaurant - Baltimore, MD using the Order Online button. RA Sushi Bar Restaurant - Baltimore, MD also offers delivery in partnership with Postmates.

RA Sushi Bar Restaurant - Baltimore, MD is rated 4 stars by 785 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 21 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Options

  • Order online
  • Logo image for Postmates
Google Map for RA Sushi Bar Restaurant - Baltimore, MD

1390 Lancaster St, Baltimore, MD 21231-3300

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Lancaster & South Caroline

  • Neighborhood

    Harbor East

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Daily 11:00 am–3:00 pm Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 3:00 pm–12:00 am Fri, Sat 3:00 pm–1:00 am Happy Hour Mon–Sat 3:00 pm–7:00 pm Mon–Sat 10:00 pm–12:00 am Sun 3:00 pm–12:00 am

  • Cuisines

    Japanese, Sushi, Seafood

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Public Lot

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Tai Obata

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Delivery, Dog Friendly, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Vegan, Wine

  • Phone number

    (410) 522-3200

  • Catering

    We offer great catering options! For your next event, let us handle the food. From our famous shareables and extravagant sushi platters to our delicious entrees, our chefs will prepare something amazing for your party – the best part is, you get to take all the credit. Please call the restaurant and speak with a manager for more information. Orders include ready-to-serve packaging, utensils, plates and napkins. And, of course, chopsticks for the pros. A 24-hour advance notice is recommended for all orders.

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