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Umami Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar

3263 S Church St, Burlington, NC 27215-9109
+1 336-270-5988
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible22%
26 Jun 2017
“Don't waste your money, go to a real Japanese restaurant”
19 Feb 2017
“Rude and horrible staff”
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Fusion
3263 S Church St, Burlington, NC 27215-9109
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

Average food, bad manager and management with bad attitude, will not be going back to the restaurant.

Thank Tripprofiler
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Visited with reservations for an anniversary. 7pm reservations, not seated until 8:15. Cook was rude and made joke about my friend and her 5 year old daughter. Waitress was all over the place and when asked for something screamed at my friend and ran off....More

1  Thank stacie21
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

We visited this place on a Friday night with our two young children ages six and eight. We had a wonderful time, and the Japanese type chef was one of the best we've ever experienced. He was friendly and funny and quite personable. The waitstaff...More

Thank Smitheypartyof4
Reviewed 12 February 2016

We used to order takeout from Umami about twice a month and loved the food. They were usually pretty slow getting the order ready and not all that friendly, but for decent sushi in this town it wasn't that bad. Then we decided to eat...More

Thank BraddyG
Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

The food was just average for Japanese steakhouse. Decor is okay. The waitress (s) is horrible, did not keep drinks filled, and super slow. The real icing on the cake was the automatic gratuity that they included in my check. I strongly believe a tip...More

Thank Jessica G
Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

We have eaten at several japanese restaurants in Winston and Greensboro but we wanted a different presentation. Sometimes it seems the cooks just do the same things each time you go. So we made the drive to Burlington and it was worth it. The food...More

Thank Bmost88
Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

We took my husband there for father's day and it was our first time eating here and I must say we were really impressed with the food.. It was very delicious and decent priced..

2  Thank Cassie G
Reviewed 1 June 2015

I ate here Saturday with my family for my birthday dinner. The service was great. Everyone was friendly, especially the cook who was funny. The food was also delicious. They give you tons of food. I would definitely be returning.

2  Thank Tim B
Reviewed 28 May 2015 via mobile

While visiting my in-laws we came to umami for a birthday celebration. The place is a little worn but the food was great. I love the change in noodles and rice and the veggies were delicious. This is also one of the few places like...More

1  Thank Prettypinkpancakes
Reviewed 4 October 2014

Well food is excellent but my service the last two times by the same blonde bartender female was not Great first time we ate on bar side they give u sectional plates and we asked her for a regular plate. So we could mix all...More

Thank jonzzzp
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3263 S Church St, Burlington, NC 27215-9109
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 336-270-5988
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