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New Zealand Cafe

1717 Sardis Rd N, Ste 6A, Charlotte, NC 28270-2526
+1 704-708-9888
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (93 reviews)
“bento box” (11 reviews)
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1717 Sardis Rd N, Ste 6A, Charlotte, NC 28270-2526
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can't say I would've come here had it not been for the rave reviews here and on other sites. A small restaurant in a strip mall next to a supermarket...but damn it's good. Excellent selection of sushi, they have 3 menus which was a bit...More

Thank roger r
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Sushi was great, but yes you have to wait for it! We waited 40 min to be seated. We ordered lettuce wraps, which were quite good but could have used some duck sauce, which we were told they didn't have. Nearly an hour later my...More

Thank StewartDC515
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

This is a great hole in the wall in a stripe mall. The food is very good for the money. The service was outstanding. The sushi menu was wide and they even have dollar sushi for folks on a budget. Go early since seating is...More

Thank mikeE1219CZ
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Finally made it to New Zealand Cafe!!! It is definitely top-of-the-line for sushi and other dishes. I had a couple of pieces of sushi, including uni which is difficult to find......it was so fresh and tasty!!!!! Then ordered the sushi bento.......again, the five pieces of...More

Thank EdofMaineSoCarolina
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We spent the day in Charlotte, and were so excited to find New Zealand Cafe was close to Escape Hour. The kiddos are huge fans of sushi, so we ordered the Sushi Boat and it was not only beautiful, but extremely fresh and delicious. My...More

Thank julee m
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

New Zealand cafe makes the best sushi on the planet- quality and variety beyond compare. I've been eating there for years. They have unfortunately become victims of their own success. The place is small - maybe 8 tall tables and half a dozen two person...More

Thank Margaret J
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We are frequent flyers at the cafe, always fresh and consistent the staff are always friendly and attentive. You cavy go wrong here!

Thank Lucien7212
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Very good sushi place, bento-boxes and such are also fine. I am not a fan of sushi rolls, but the nigiri is very good, very clean and fresh tasting. My companion, who likes rolls, liked the rolls! The presentation is very nice, as well. Staff...More

Thank JMartJr
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

The food is good but the wait is horrible. Long wait for a table and even longer wait for the food after it was ordered. When we asked the waitress we were told that take out orders were causing in house orders to be late....More

Thank jbpiii
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

I love sushi. This has been the best sushi I have had in Charlotte so far. Quaint atmosphere coffee house feel. Quality sushi good selections and our waitress was on it.

Thank Sean S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1717 Sardis Rd N, Ste 6A, Charlotte, NC 28270-2526
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte>  > East Forest
  • Neighbourhood: East Forest
  • Phone Number: +1 704-708-9888
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