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Sono Japanese Restaurant

319 Fayetteville St Ste 101, Raleigh, NC 27601-1978
+1 919-521-5328
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good47%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi rolls” (23 reviews)
“hamachi” (3 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
319 Fayetteville St Ste 101, Raleigh, NC 27601-1978
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice sushi dinner on a Sunday night in Raleigh. Was going solo, so dinner at the bar. Friendly and helpful device from my Bartender Mandy. Focused on nigiri for dinner: Toro, Ebi, Sake, Maguro. Finished off with some tempura shrimp. All good. Nice, relaxing...More

Thank RABSeattle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice atmosphere. Some of the chairs are strangely designed and I do not like sitting on them. Went today for lunch with some people from the office and sat on the bench seat against the wall. MUCH better! I've had sushi here previously, which was...More

Thank Kessaaaaa
Reviewed 19 May 2017

What a great place - outstanding in every way. Warm and inviting atmosphere. Friendly and professional service. Great cocktails, and outstanding food. We had their tasting menu - and every item was wonderful (but far too much food overall - I will order a la...More

Thank Raymond R
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Five of us went for a relaxed dinner, hosting a guest who loves sushi, and we were all pleased. Some of us picked a roll or tempura and salad or soup, while two of us picked the "Sono’s Choice," 7 pcs. Chef’s Choice Nigiri and...More

Thank Phil W
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Sushi was ok, gyoza was ok, Bento box was ok. No serious complaints, but there are a lot of options in the area besides this for lunch.

Thank Jeff R
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Great dining environment and food and beverages. Excellent sashimi and sushi combos. Best ramen in the town.

Thank lou12445
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Sushi was OK. Portions were very small. Took forever to get an order from the kitchen. (Tempura Shrimp).

Thank sunlover0042017
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

I just visited Sono on February 1, 2017. It had been about a year since I had last been to Sono. I love the two specialty rolls the screaming 0, and the crunchy Diablo. My wife and I went there for dinner. I was less...More

Thank av8fly
Reviewed 12 February 2017

I happen to visit Sono on back to back days during the first week of February. Unfortunately, my impressions declined between the two meals, and while I still think Sono was a very good place for Japanese food and sushi, my impressions came back to...More

1  Thank Cherry_Wonderdog
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

We tried Sono this past Friday and we're very impressed with the food, wait staff and atmosphere! Glad we made reservations since they were busy. Only down side is lack of parking, but that's an issue with nearly all downtown restaurants. Try the Screaming O...More

Thank Cathy R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$35
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
05:00 - 10:00
05:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 02:00
05:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 02:00
05:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
05:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
05:00 - 01:00
05:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 319 Fayetteville St Ste 101, Raleigh, NC 27601-1978
    (E. Davie St.)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-521-5328
  • E-mail
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