RA Sushi Bar Restaurant - Leawood

4.2
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$30 and under
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Japanese
RA Sushi is rolling up an exciting dining experience for all. Located off Nall Ave, in Park Place, RA Sushi Leawood serves up a fresh, creative, Japanese menu. 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.

Located by some great shops and boutiques and an AMC Theater, we’re a perfect destination before or after your flick or shopping outing. Guests can dine al fresco on the spacious patio, 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.

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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vipJenni
Kansas City
6 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Service was subpar and was very expensive

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vipSTEVENB
Kansas City
19 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Waited over an hour to get a hot dish out of the kitchen due to a to-go order or so I was told 3 times. The sushi was great, but the hot dishes (hibachi) Filet and Shrimp were bland and not something I would ever get again. Will not go back.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Austin
3 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall3food2service5ambience4

Loud music. Packed restaurant but not for sushi lovers. Crispy rice Spicy Tuna dish served cold and didn’t taste fresh. Gluten free soy sauce was way too salty.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Kansas City
17 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really impressed

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Katie
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience3

Had a reservation and was seated right away. It was 6:30 on a Friday but the restaurant was maybe half full. Took the waiter ten minutes to even come by our table to say hi and get us water. The drinks we ordered came ten minutes later but were good. We ordered an appetizer of the steamed buns and it took 20 minutes to get two tiny buns. We took our first bite and then our food came out. Terrible timing. My husband ordered sushi which was nothing special in his opinion. I ordered noodles and took maybe 3 bites. Terrible flavor. For a chain type restaurant, it is very over priced, food was not good and the service was almost non existent and I will not be returning.

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Lawona
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Horrible service horrible food and I called to tell the manager

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vipTanner3579
Kansas City
23 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and drinks! The punch bowls are amazing! The menus are online which was great. No need to touch menus. Service was attentive and great. Sushi was amazing and couldn’t have asked for better. My girlfriends rice and chicken was great. Music selection in the restaurant was spot on. I love everything about the restaurant

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Took both my ladies to a fun night of sushi. Was disappointed that the scallop wasn’t available, but all the other rolls and nigiri I had were fantastic. Our server was fairly new and hadn’t worked or been around Japanese beer selection and messed my order slightly, but it was still cold and refreshing.

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vipEricN
San Francisco
14 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Large number of items on the menu. It was our first time there for a birthday celebration. We were concerned about what the dress code would be. Laughable - we noticed muscle shirts and workout gear on a Friday evening.

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Awille
Kansas City
10 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2020
Overall1food2service1ambience1

We came for a birthday and it wasn’t even acknowledged as listed on our reservation. Service was bad, hostess and girl who brought our food was rude. Appetizers came out after the sushi. The food was average at best.

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ChadR
Kansas City
9 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

It was a great night with great food!

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OpenTable Diner
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

It was a birthday dinner.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Kansas City
4 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Good food and excellent service

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OpenTable Diner
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was great!

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AshleyS
1 review
Dined on August 1, 2020
Overall1food5service1ambience3

Service was HORRIBLE. Started at the door- we were told we couldn’t be sat without a reservation (it was 830 pm with tons of tables available). I literally got online and made a reservation for 8 minutes out and was sat immediately ???
Our server could care less that we were there celebrating my sisters 21st. Had nothing to suggest, we were forgotten several times. Not provided napkins or silverware even after asking several times. We ordered drinks that were never brought until reminding her 3 times. We spent over $200 and were treated like we came in for free food. I used to wait tables for a living and hate tipping poorly but she was the worst waiter we had ever had. I was completely disappointed. She acted as if we were bothering her to be there.

This was my second time in and I can say it will be my last. Horrible wait staff, horrible greeters. I wish I could do more than give you a poor review.

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Asia
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service is always the best! The food is amazing and there is no better atmosphere to eat sushi! I love this place.

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OpenTable Diner
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on July 23, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

No wait staff for 10 minutes after sitting down. Restaurant didn’t smell good. Extremely loud. Had the excess chairs and tables stacked on the end of the restaurant...find a place to store them! Expensive restaurant to have terrible service. 3rd time I’ve been there in 3 years and same situation. I’m done with RAW!

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PhillipC
Kansas City
4 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2020
Overall2food3service1ambience1

Let me start by saying I don’t place any blame on the staff (except for one item I’ll share later).

We made a reservation for 7:00, arrived on time, and were told by the clearly overwhelmed hostess that they overbooked (again) and it would be a while. She indicated that it was happening a lot and she wished they wouldn’t do that to her or the guests. She was super sweet and apologetic and gave us the option to sit at the bar and wait which we did.

The bartender was solo with a packed house and bar. Clearly he needed another person the assist. Where was the manager in this situation? Who knows. We decided after 30 minutes with still no table opening to just eat at the bar. The poor bartender though! the food was good. But that guy was slammed. I can’t blame that guy. He was just stuck in a situation he could not fix without help. Took forever to get the check and even longer for him to charge the card and return. Again, we don’t blame him. We tipped more than 20% and wrote a long message to the manager as we could not locate him to talk personally.

The last thing was the safety of the guests. Signs were up stating the state wide mandate for masks inside until seated. That seemed to work. Until guests went tot the bathroom or left and didn’t put them on. And our bartender was the only one that didn’t wear a mask. He had one hanging from his ear but not on. The manager needed to be there to instruct guests and staff alike on safety protocol.

Sorry to say but we won’t be going back again considering they don’t have a management in place that cares enough to help us staff or schedule properly.

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JoelS
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Sushi here Is usually always amazing! Ordered a bento box, not the best I’ve experienced there, came out after everyone was done eating. Service was subpar.

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vipStephanieM
Omaha
2 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Food was average. At least 50% of staff were wearing their masks below their noses. There is no point to that and makes one wonder what other safety/cleanliness precautions are being avoided or half-assed.

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Awille
Kansas City
10 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience2

This was my first time here, we came because we joined the club and got a $10 voucher. Honestly I wasn’t blown away because the rolls were expensive and only 5-6 pieces. I’ve gone to some other sushi restaurants and the rolls have been just as expensive but there’s been t least 8-10 pieces per specialty roll. I didn’t think it was amazing. It was good and the restaurant was dead so we had fast service.

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Susu152
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on July 4, 2020
Overall3food2service2ambience4

The server was not attentive. And the food was not good enough for its price. There’re way many better sushi places than this.

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vipKCRestaurantCritic
Kansas City
4 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2020
Overall2food3service2ambience4

We were a group of 8 .. 6 of us received our food then it took another 20 minutes before the others were served . I had to ask the waiter 3 times to see what was going on with the food . The food was salmon and Vegs . You would think it wouldn’t take an hour to cook .

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Dawson
Kansas City
4 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and experience. Would definitely go again.

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BET111270
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on June 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a great experience. Service and Food were amazing.

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WendyE
1 review
Dined on June 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Yummy, delicious, one of a kind, kind of sushi the whole family will love!

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TedP
Kansas City
9 reviews
Dined on June 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The entire dining experience was terrific.

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TamiR
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2020
Overall2food5service3ambience2

Not following COVID-19 protocols at all. Very disappointed.

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Bday
Palm Springs
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Food was good, would have preferred to have had the birthday recognized as requested when i reserved the table.

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JessicaL
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

The food was amazing and the service was great. The only thing we didn’t enjoy were the cocktails, very sugary and not at all what we were expecting. We ended up ordering wine and beer after that and the wine pours were very inconsistent. But the food will definitely being us back.

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ShelbyM
Kansas City
2 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The happy hour menu has changed a lot since I’ve been there last and isn’t really as big as a bargain as it used to be. Won’t stop me from eating there though as the price, location and everything keeps me coming back!

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JonathanC
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good like always, the food is amazing and the variety it’s always nice

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Bero
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on June 10, 2020
Overall2food1service1ambience2

Our reservation wasn’t honored and no help from the rude hostesses

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ShaunaW
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, excellent service, food & cocktails. Enjoyed our visit.

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JimM
1 review
Dined on May 31, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

We have loved the Leawood Ra for many years, it was my choice for my birthday Dinner with my family.

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ShelbyM
Kansas City
3 reviews
Dined on May 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waiter (Andrew I think) was absolutely wonderful. Remembered out order without writing down, and came around to check on us a good amount! The food was absolutely amazing as well. Thoroughly enjoyed the visit.

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OpenTable Diner
Kansas City
2 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Social Distancing was in full effect, the service was still excellent

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vipMaxwell
Kansas City
14 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our favorite sushi place in KC! Great food...were always pleased when we leave.

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Samantha
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the food and the service. Our server was upfront about the wait time for our food which was totally expected given the circumstances. Will definitely be going back.

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Haley
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2020
Overall3food4service1ambience3

We had to wait over an hour for our food. And no one re-filled our water the entire time we were there (which was a long time). We had our little kids (3 and under) there so the wait was especially inconvenient. They did give us free edemame to try to make things right but it was waaaaay over salted. The sushi however was very good, but that may have been because we were super hungry by the time it finally arrived. I think it was a fluke sort of thing so I will still go back and recommend it to friends but it wasn’t a great first impression based on the wait time.

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RA Sushi Bar Restaurant - Leawood does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates and Uber Eats. RA Sushi Bar Restaurant - Leawood also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (913) 850-6260.

RA Sushi Bar Restaurant - Leawood is rated 4.2 stars by 404 OpenTable diners.

RA Sushi Bar Restaurant - Leawood does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://rasushi.com/gift-cards/.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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