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downtown + knoxville dinner menu

appetizers

wasabi hummus
served with pine nuts, sriracha, cilantro oil, daikon, red pepper, and naan. 8

calamari
jerk seasoned, flash-fried, served with spicy aioli &scallion. 11

edamame (gs)
warm with sea salt or chilledwith sweet soy vinaigrette. 5

crab and asiago dip
served warm with sriracha, scallion, and naan. 9

sampler platter
an assortment of shrimp dumplings, pork dumplings, and spring rolls with sweet soy vinaigrette. 15

kani popper
panko fried crab & scallop bites served on a bed of mixed greens, serrano pepper, soy tobiko and sweet chili aioli. 16

miso soup
white miso soup with seaweed, tofu, & scallion.
small 4 / large 6

shrimp soup
spicy garlic miso broth soup with shrimp, carrot, snow pea and mushroom. 6

panko shrimp
panko fried shrimp served on a bed of mixed greens with sweet soy vinaigrette. 10

fantasy shrimp
large panko fried shrimp tossed in a sweet chili aioli sauce served on a bed of rice with scallion. 12

kimchee and rice
spicy marinated korean cabbage with sushi rice and cucumbers. 7

all menu items are served with sesame seeds (gs) can be prepared gluten sensitive

salads

nama house (gs)
mixed greens, tomato, carrot, cucumber, daikon wasabi peas, sweet soy vinaigrette.
small 5 / large 10

cucumber salad (gs)
marinated cucumber with daikon and red pepper. 4

avocado and tomato salad (gs)
fresh avocado slices, tomato, red onion, lime, sea salt, cilantro oil. 8

mixed green and avocado (gs)
mixed greens, avocado, cucumber, daikon, edamame, & tomato with cilantro oil, lime juice, & sea salt. 12

calamari salad
marinated squid with seaweed salad,mixed greens, and cucumbers. 13

seaweed salad
assorted seaweed with cucumber. 8

additions
*sesame crusted salmon 7
sautéed shrimp 9
*filet tips 8
candied rock shrimp 8
*seared tuna 9
tofu 4

all menu items are served with sesame seeds (gs) can be prepared gluten sensitive

chef specialties

ceviche (gs)
your choice of fresh fish, shellfish, or a combination served with pico de gallo, avocado, cilantro crema, masago, cilantro oil, scallion, sriracha, and tortilla chips. 18

nama fish / shrimp tacos
your choice of panko fried cod, shrimp, or bbq albacore, asian slaw, spicy aioli, pico de gallo, lime, and cilantro chimichurri.
fish 12
shrimp 14
bbq albacore 14
combo 15
add avocado 1
add cilantro crèma .35

tuna tartare
sweet chili rice, tuna, soy tobiko, salt and vinegar potato chips, sriracha, and cilantro oil. 18

chirashi (gs)
assorted sashimi served over sushi rice. 28

wasabi salmon
shredded carrot and daikon wrapped in nigiri cut salmon. garnished with ponzu, yuzu tobiko, ikura, kizami wasabi, and alfalfa sprout. 14

kama (gs)
broiled yellowtail collar with mixed green salad, ponzu, sushi rice, and scallion. 14

land and sea tempura
fried shrimp, asparagus, snow peas, sweet potato, red onion, zucchini, and shiitake mushroom served with sweet soy vinaigrette. 15

ahi/tako poke (gs)
fresh tuna or octopus, assorted seaweed, masago, scallion, sprouts, and sesame oil. 14

tekka don (gs)
tuna and avocado served over sushi rice. 25

truffle hamachi
yellowtail seared in a white truffle oil and sweet soy vinaigrette. topped with pico de gallo, soy tobiko, and alfalfa sprouts. 19

agedashi tofu
cornstarch fried tofu, tentsuyu broth, daikon, bonito flakes, scallion, japanese chili pepper spice, and sriracha. 13

aburi sake with avo-yuzu creme
fresh cut salmon seared rare and served on a bed of avocado-yuzu crème. garnished with ikura, yuzu tobiko, roma tomato, alfalfa sprouts, and asiago cheese. 17

unagi don
eel and avocado served over sushi rice. 25

all menu items are served with sesame seeds (gs) can be prepared gluten sensitive

chef's choice rolls & platters

please allow our creative chefs to custom design your platter from our extensive selection of the season’s finest fresh fish

chef’s choice roll 18

chef’s sashimi platter
assorted 9 oz. cut sashimi. 32

chef’s roll platter
2 rolls. 32

chef’s nigiri platter
assorted 8 pieces. 26

chef’s sushi platters
32, 60, 90, 120 +

sashimi

3 oz. cut per order
all items in this section gs

chef’s choice roll 18

today’s feature mkt

octopus
tako. 12

tuna
maguro. 14

seared albacore
shiro maguro. 12

tuna tataki
maguro. 14

smoked salmon
smoked sake. 14

scallop
hotategai. 15

striped bass
suzuki. 11

sweet shrimp
ama ebi. 24

salmon
sake. 11

yellowtail
hamachi. 14

nigiri

two pieces per order
all items in this section gf except those marked ngs

today’s feature ngs mkt

eel ngs
unagi. 8

yellowtail 
hamachi. 9

smoked salmon 
smoked sake. 9

avocado  8

tuna tataki 
maguro. 9

octopus 
tako. 9

shiitake  4

tuna 
maguro. 9

squid 
ika. 7

salmon 
sake. 7

shrimp 
ebi. 5

crab  ngs
kani. 6

quail egg 
uzura. 6

smelt roe  ngs
masago. 5

sweet shrimp 
ama ebi. 15

tofu pocket  ngs
inari. 8

seared albacore 
shiro maguro. 6

striped bass 
suzuki. 7

scallop 
hotategai. 10

ikura  ngs
salmon roe. 10

maki / te-maki

maki (seaweed outside) eight pieces per order
te-maki handroll

eel 8

salmon gs 7

tuna gs 9

negi hama gs 8

cucumber gs 4

ume gs
pickled plum. 4

crab 7

avocado gs 5

spicy scallop 7

spicy tuna gs 7

eel and avocado 9

negi hama gs 8

salmon skin gs 6

spicy tofu gs 4

all menu items are served with sesame seeds (gs) can be prepared gluten sensitive

rolls

eight to ten pieces per order
all gluten sensitive items (gs) served on brown rice for additional 1.50

ex-girlfriend
crab, panko shrimp, cream cheese, cucumber topped with eel, avocado, spicy scallops, eel sauce, & fantasy sauce. 18

moon special
double nori roll with crab, avocado, cucumber, tempura fried smoked salmon, spicy aioli, cream cheese topped with salmon, avocado, and house-seaweed salad. 18

secret garden
tuna, salmon, crab, sprouts, cucumber topped with avocado. 15
with masago. 16

atlantic gs
crunchy shrimp, avocado, spicy aioli topped with salmon, scallion, ponzu, and chili garlic sauce. 15

soy joy
spicy tuna, seared albacore, cucumber, tempura crunchies, wrapped in soy paper topped with fantasy sauce, eel sauce, wasabi aioli, and scallion. 15

maui wowie
crunchy shrimp, avocado, spicy aioli topped with yellowtail, avocado, and pineapple salsa. 16

crabby eel
double nori roll with panko fried soft shell crab, crab, cucumber & avocado topped with eel, avocado, and eel sauce. 18

caterpillar
eel, crab, cucumber topped with avocado and eel sauce. 15

boston
crab, avocado, cucumber topped with tuna, avocado, and chili garlic sauce. 17

royale
panko fried shrimp, cream cheese, crab, cucumber topped with salmon, avocado, and eel sauce. 16

orange crush
rice wrapped with salmon topped with spun carrot, candied rock shrimp, and scallion. 16

dragon
crunchy shrimp, avocado, spicy aioli topped with eel, avocado, and eel sauce. 16

cali
crab, avocado, and cucumber. 9
with masago. 10

yoga gs
yellowtail, tuna tataki, cucumber, daikon sprout topped with avocado, snow peas, and cilantro oil. 17

bahama mama
ebi shrimp, crab, cucumber topped with white fish, avocado, scallion, coconut milk, and japanese chili pepper spice. 15

triple sea gs
ebi shrimp, spicy tuna, cucumber, carrot topped with fresh salmon, avocado, and japanese seven pepper. 16

shrimp tortilla gs
cornstarch fried shrimp, spicy aioli, avocado topped with crushed corn tortilla chip crumbs. 10

rainbow
crab, avocado, cucumber topped with salmon, tuna, yellowtail, white fish, shrimp, and avocado. 16

jg
panko fried white fish, crab, cucumber topped with tuna tataki, avocado, scallion, and ponzu. 17

crazy tuna gs
spicy tuna & cucumber topped with seared albacore, avocado, scallion, and ponzu. 16

tempura
crab, smoked salmon, cream cheese, avocado - tempura fried and topped with fantasy sauce, eel sauce, masago, and scallion. 16

pizza
crab, smoked salmon, avocado baked with tnt sauce and topped with bonito flakes, scallion, and eel sauce. 13

spider
panko fried soft shell crab, mixed greens, avocado, cucumber, gobo, sprouts, spicy aioli topped with masago. (5 pieces) 13

philly
smoked salmon, cream cheese, avocado topped with scallion. 9
with masago. gs 10

crunchy shrimp
crunchy shrimp, avocado, spicy aioli topped with tempura crunchies. 9

additions
top any roll with masago or flavored tobiko. 1
candied rock shimp. 6
additional side order of sauce. .35

vegetarian rolls

eight to ten pieces per order

crispy veggie
tempura fried asparagus, gobo, cucumber, sprouts, kanpyo topped with tempura sweet potato and avocado. 12

spicy shiitake gs
shiitake mushroom, cucumber, chili garlic sauce, and sweet soy vinaigrette. 8

tofu caprese gs
cornstarch fried tofu, cream cheese, tomato, cucumber, basil topped with avocado and wheat free soy sauce. 12

marley gs
tofu, asparagus, mango, roasted red peppe. 9

pina gs
pineapple, roasted red pepper, cucumber topped with avocado, coconut milk, and basil. 12

veggie futo
asparagus, snow peas, carrot, tomato, mixed greens, avocado, kanpyo, cucumber, zucchini, gobo, sprouts, wakame wrapped in soy paper and topped with sweet soy vinaigrette. (5 pieces) 12

mediterranean
mixed greens, tomato, red onion, cream cheese, cucumber topped with wasabi hummus, cilantro oil, and toasted pine nuts. 13

all menu items are served with sesame seeds (gs) can be prepared gluten sensitive

hot nama

scallop-crab cake
handmade scallop–crab cake served with asian slaw, carrots, snow pea, sriracha, spicy aioli, seasonal micro greens, and toasted chiabatta bread. 19

sesame beef
crispy and tender filet tips, tossed with asparagus, red pepper, red onion, shiitake mushrooms in a savory sesame sauce served over rice. 22
(nama top chef winner)

currydon
red onion, carrot, apple, red pepper, honey, scallion, and japanese curry sauce served over rice with your choice of protein:
filet tips 20
shrimp 21
pork 18
tofu 16

tofu burger
cornstarch fried tofu with mixed greens, tomato, onion, avocado, chimichurri, spicy aioli, served on a toasted ciabatta roll with choice of chips or asian slaw. 13

pineapple pork tenderloin
sautéed pineapple, red pepper, onion, scallion, bok choy, carrot served over rice with a sweet and sour sauce and fried pork. 18

asian bbq salmon
sautéed broccoli, red pepper, red onion, topped with seared asian bbq salmon, served over rice with crispy wonton strips and a lemon wedge. 23

miso glazed cod
sautéed snow peas, carrot, shiitake mushroom with miso glazed seared cod and served over udon noodle garnished with pine nuts and basil. 21
(nama top chef winner)

sweet & spicy garlic beef
rice, sautéed red onion, asparagus, carrot, snow peas, shiitake mushroom, zucchini, wakame, sprout & chili garlic sauce topped with filet tips, scallion, & a fried egg. 24
(nama top chef winner)

spicy tuna burger
a handmade tuna burger with mixed greens, tomato, onion, and spicy aioli, served on a toasted ciabatta roll with choice of chips or asian slaw. 15

the bowl gs
sautéed shiitake mushroom, snow peas, carrot, bok choy, red pepper, asparagus, scallion, served on your choice of somen noodles, udon noodles or rice with a sweet soy vinaigrette sauce & crispy wonton strips. 14
add:
filet tips 20
shrimp 21
pork 18
tofu 16

katsudon
sautéed red pepper, asparagus, red onion, and scallion served over rice with a sweet soy omelet and your choice of protein:
filet tips 20
shrimp 21
pork 18
tofu 16

shrimp egg drop soup gs
rice, carrots, snow pea, mushrooms, garlic, scallion, egg, & shrimp served in a spicy miso broth and crispy wonton strips. 14
(nama top chef winner)

all menu items are served with sesame seeds (gs) can be prepared gluten sensitive

downtown + knoxville express lunch

$10 rolls

all sushi rolls are served with miso soup and your choice of cucumber or house salad
substitute edamame or seaweed salad add 1
substitute shrimp soup for miso soup add 1.5

cali
snow crab, avocado, and cucumber

rooster
avocado, eel, zucchini, and snow crab served with a side of sriracha

crunchy shrimp
tempura shrimp, avocado, and spicy aioli topped with tempura crunchies

spicy tuna gs
spicy tuna and cucumber

spicy shiitake gs
shiitake mushroom, cucumber, and chili garlic sauce with sweet soy vinaigrette

philly gs
smoked salmon, cream cheese, and avocado topped with scallion

marley gs
tofu, asparagus, mango, and roasted red pepper

pizza
snow crab, smoked salmon, avocado, baked with TNT sauce, and topped with eel sauce, bonito flakes, and scallion

tuna crunch
spicy tuna, avocado, and spicy aioli topped with tempura crunchies

atlantic gs
tempura shrimp, avocado, and spicy aioli topped with salmon, scallion, ponzu, and chili garlic sauce

soy joy
spicy tuna, seared albacore, cucumber, tempura crunchies wrapped in soy paper topped with fantasy sauce, eel sauce, wasabi aioli, and scallion

twisted inari
futo style roll, inari, cucumber, kanpyo, asparagus, gobo, ponzu, and chili garlic sauce

additional side orders of sauces .35 each substitute brown rice add 1.5
(gs) can be prepared gluten sensitive

$12 rolls

all sushi rolls are served with miso soup and your choice of cucumber or house salad
substitute edamame or seaweed salad add 1
substitute shrimp soup formiso soup add 1.5

crunch orange
snow crab, ebi shrimp, and avocado topped with salmon, fresh orange juice, eel sauce,and tempura crunchies

bahama mama
ebi shrimp, snow crab, and cucumber topped with white fish, avocado, scallion, coconut milk, and japanese chili pepper spice

secret garden
tuna, salmon, snow crab, cucumber, and sprouts topped with avocado

jg
panko fried white fish, snow crab, and cucumber, topped with tuna tataki, avocado, scallion, and ponzu sauce

caterpillar
eel, snow crab, and cucumber topped with avocado and eel sauce

crispy veggie
gobo, tempura asparagus, cucumber, sprouts, and kanpyo topped with avocado and tempura sweet potato

bb roll
tempura shrimp, avocado, cream cheese, asparagus topped with crab, fantasy sauce, eel sauce, and tempura crunchies

additional side orders of sauces .35 each substitute brown rice add 1.5

$15 chef’s choice nigiri / sashimi

served with miso soup and your choice of cucumber or house salad
substitute edamame or seaweed salad for both soup and salad add 1

nigiri
assortment of nigiri with tuna, salmon, yellowtail, white fish, snow crab, and ebi shrimp.

nigiri / maki
assortment of tuna, salmon, white fish, and ebi shrimp nigiri with crab maki.

sashimi gs
assorted cuts of tuna, salmon, yellowtail, & white fish sashimi with rice.

(gs) can be prepared gluten sensitive
additional side orders of sauces .35 each substitute brown rice add 1.5

$16 build your own poke

base (1)
mixed greens - sushi rice - brown rice

protein (1)
salmon - tuna - yellowtail - tofu

mix-ins (3)
cucumber - tomato - edamame - carrot - mango
avocado - masago - wakame - pineapple salsa

sauce (1)
ponzu - sweet soy vinaigrette - spicy garlic

crunchies (1)
wonton strips - tempura flakes - goma

oils (1)
truffle - cilantro - sesame

salads

add: miso soup 2 / shrimp soup 3

avocado and tomato salad
fresh avocado slices, tomato, red onion, lime, sea salt, cilantro oil. 7

nama house gs
mixed greens, tomato, carrot, cucumber, daikon, wasabi peas with sweet soy vinaigrette. 10

mixed green avocado salad
mixed greens, avocado, cucumber, tomato, edamame, daikon with cilantro oil. 10

additions
salmon 6
filet tips 6
shrimp 7
seared tuna 7
candied rock shrimp 6
crispy tofu 2

(gs) can be prepared gluten sensitive
additional side orders of sauces .35 each substitute brown rice add 1.5

$11 sandwich / taco

served on toasted ciabatta bread with your choice of asian slaw or sea salt kettle chips
add: miso soup or house salad 2 / shrimp soup 3

bbq salmon burger
seared Asian bbq salmon, tomato, avocado, red onion, American cheese, and spring mix

scallop crab cake
handmade crab cake with bay scallop, mixed greens, tomato, red onion, and spicy aioli

yasai wrap
wasabi hummus, mixed green, avocado, pico de gallo, cilantro crema, tempura sweet potato wrapped in naan

fish / shrimp taco
your choice of panko fried cod, shrimp, or bbq albacore, asian slaw, spicy aioli, pico de gallo, lime, and cilantro chimichurri
add: cilantro crema .35  or avocado 1

(gs) can be prepared gluten sensitive
additional side orders of sauces .35 each substitute brown rice add 1.5

hot nama

add: miso soup or house salad 2 shrimp soup 3

the bowl
sautéed shiitake mushroom, snow peas, carrot, bok choy, asparagus, red pepper, scallion, served on your choice of somen noodles, udon noodles or rice with a sweet soy vinaigrette sauce & crispy wonton noodles.
filet tips 15
shrimp 16
pork 13
tofu 11
plain 10 gs

sakana yaki don
choice of tuna or salmon, red pepper, asparagus, red onion, pico de gallo served over rice with spicy garlic sauce.
tuna 16
salmon 15

currydon
choice of tender filet tips, panko fried pork or shrimp, or cornstarch fried tofu with red onion, carrot, apple, honey, scallion and japanese curry sauce.
filet tips 15
shrimp 16
pork 13
tofu 11
plain 10

sesame beef
crispy and tender filet tips tossed with asparagus, red onion, red pepper, and shiitake mushroom in a sweet and spicy sesame sauce, served over rice. 15

(gs) can be prepared gluten sensitive
additional side orders of sauces .35 each substitute brown rice add 1.5

monday specials

available 4 pm - close

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half-price rolls

available 4 pm - close

jg
panko fried white fish, crab, cucumber topped with tuna takaki, avocado, scallion and ponzu sauce. 8.5

pizza
crab, smoked salmon, avocado baked with tnt sauce and topped with eel sauce, bonito flakes and scallion. 6.5

crunchy shrimp
crunchy shrimp, avocado, spicy aioli topped with tempura crunchies. 4.5

tempura
crab, smoked salmon, cream cheese, and avocado tempura fried with fantasy sauce, eel sauce, masago and scallion. 8

crunch orange
ebi, avocado, crab topped with salmon, tempura crunchies, eel sauce and orange juice. 8.5

cali roll
crab, avocado and cucumber. 4.5

salmon skin
baked salmon skin, cucumber, gobo and sprouts topped with bonito flakes and scallion. 4

bb roll
crunchy shrimp, avocado, cream cheese, asparagus topped with crab, fantasy sauce, eel sauce and tempura crunchies. 7.5

tropical maguro
crab, pineapple, cucumber topped with sweet chili sauce, spicy tuna and masago. 8.5

marley
tofu, asparagus, mango, and roasted red pepper. 4.5

moto maki
ebi shrimp, sprouts and gobo wrapped with white fish, avocado, lime and Japanese chili pepper mix. 8.5

soy joy
spicy tuna, seared albacore, cucumber, tempura crunchies, wrapped in soy paper topped with fantasy sauce, eel sauce, wasabi aioli and scallion. 7.5

twisted inari
futo style roll, inari, cucumber, kanpyo, asparagus, gobo, ponzu, and chili garlic sauce. 6

substitute brown rice 1.50

thursday specials

available 4 pm - close

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half-price rolls

available 4 pm - close

atlantic
crunchy shrimp, avocado, spicy aioli topped with salmon, scallion, ponzu and chili garlic sauce. 7.5

boston
crab, avocado, cucumber topped with tuna, avocado and chili garlic sauce. 8.5

crunchy shrimp
crunchy shrimp, avocado, spicy aioli topped with tempura crunchies. 4.5

tempura
crab, smoked salmon, cream cheese, and avocado tempura fried with fantasy sauce, eel sauce, masago and scallion. 8

crazy tuna
spicy tuna, cucumber topped with seared albacore, avocado, scallion and ponzu sauce. 8

philly
smoked salmon, cream cheese, avocado topped with scallion. 4.5

salmon skin
baked salmon skin, cucumber, gobo and sprouts topped with bonito flakes and scallion. 4

bb roll
crunchy shrimp, avocado, cream cheese, asparagus topped with crab, fantasy sauce, eel sauce and tempura crunchies. 7.5

tuna crunch
spicy tuna, avocado and spicy aioli topped with tempura crunchies. 5

mango sake
crunchy shrimp, avocado, spicy aioli topped with tempura crunchies. 8.5

marley
tofu, asparagus, mango, and roasted red pepper. 4.5

fancy scallop
crab, avocado, sprouts, cucumber topped with tempura crunchies, spicy scallops & fantasy sauce. 8

twisted inari
futo style roll, inari, cucumber, kanpyo, asparagus, gobo, ponzu, and chili garlic sauce. 6

substitute brown rice 1.50

downtown + knoxville daily specials

all specials are dine-in only

downtown + knoxville platters & catering

platters

platter a (all nigiri) 120
4 pieces each tuna, salmon, white fish, shrimp, albacore, tuna tataki, yellowtail and eel nigiri

platter b (all rolls) 110
2 cali, 1 tempura, crunchy shrimp, soy joy, boston, atlantic and rainbow

platter c (rolls & nigiri) 110
1 cali, crunchy shrimp, boston, atlantic, 4 pieces each tuna, salmon, white fish and shrimp nigiri

platter d (all sashimi) 120
6 oz. each tuna, salmon, white fish, yellowtail, and albacore sashimi

platter e (rolls, nigiri, sashimi) 160
1 cali, 1 soy joy, 1 tempura, 4 pieces each tuna, salmon, yellowtail nigiri, 3 oz. each tuna, salmon and white fish sashimi

platter f (appetizer & hot nama) 70
edamame(cold and dressed), 6 pork, shrimp dumpling, 8 spring rolls, full dinner portion of sesame beef and pork katsu

more info

Each platter can serve 3 to 4 people. Disposable plates and silverwares are included.
Each platter includes 4 bowls each of rice and miso soup. Gallon of Sweet or Unsweet tea is available upon request for 5.5.
To place party platter pick up orders, please contact the restaurant nearest you and ask for a manager or send email to inquire your event.

Downtown: (865) 633-8539 / Joseph Grant: jgrant@namasushibar.com
Bearden: (865) 588-9811 / Becca Sklander: bsklander@namasushibar.com
Cedar Bluff: (865) 500-6262 / David Bruce: dbruce@namasushibar.com
Private Chef to Hire – Jeek Kim: jkim@namasushibar.com

*Must order 12 hours in advance during business hour. No substitutions. Applicable sales tax will be added.
**Delivery service in Knoxville area is available upon request with 15% service charge (Minimum 3 platters / 48 hours in advance)

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