Nama Sushi Bar | Fresh Asian Fusion

The original Nama Sushi Bar opened July of 2004 in Downtown Knoxville, TN. Nama now has two locations in Knoxville and now has two locations in the Nashville area – Midtown/West End & Brentwood.

Nama has received numerous awards throughout its 13 year history and continues to be a popular destination for both regular and new guests. Nama is a chef driven restaurant, focused on providing the best ingredients, training the best culinary team, and executing their full menu perfectly during every lunch / dinner service.  Nama offers a traditional sushi menu, but is most well-known for their creative, chef-inspired menu items and chef's choice sushi platters/rolls. The Nama chefs and management team are extremely passionate and committed to offering only the best culinary creations for their guests. There are also many options for those who choose to opt out of the classic sushi menu but prefer hot/cooked asian fusion cuisine. The "Hot Nama" menu offers many fully cooked options such as Pineapple Pork Tenderloin, Sweet & Spicy Garlic Beef, Shrimp Katsudon and Asian BBQ Salmon.  

Our goal will always be to provide excellent service, amazing food in an incredible atmosphere. The perfect combination of these three ingredients are guaranteed to provide you with the best Nama Experience. Whether you are looking to test the waters with your first sushi experience, ready to enjoy a casual or business lunch, looking for a romantic dinner on date night, or headed out for a night with friends or family, Nama is the perfect place for you.

Open for lunch and dinner, 7 days a week. Complimentary valet parking on weekends and garage self-parking available. Relax on our beautiful patios for the spring/summer months.  *Our Elliston location has an excellent private mezzanine level for private events. For operational hours, menus, reservations and weekly features…please visit -

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03 Oct 2017

By Rick Ford