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Zen Sushi

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640 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804-3400
+1 828-225-6033
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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Swannanoa, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A very nice place to go for Japanese food. I work nearby and often order take-out on the way home. My usual order is the sushi or sashimi. I love their fried calamari. The best I have eaten in town. The ambience is very nice if you decide to eat in. Also, the staff are very attentive and helpful. No... More 

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Thank Margaret C
Asheville, North Carolina
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37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There's quite a few sushi restaurants here in Asheville, but for my money, Zen Sushi is a good choice. You may have a tad of trouble spotting the restaurant from the street, as it's in a strip mall, but definitely worth the effort. Service is speedy without rushing you, and there's a good selection on the menu. The food is... More 

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Thank M B
Asheville, North Carolina
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74 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Better than most. They have some rolls are unique to Zen. They also have good bento boxes. Try the tereaki salmon and breaded sea bass.

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Thank richard32655657
Asheville, North Carolina
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Zen Sushi is the best sushi in Asheville! Best selection. Best atmosphere. Best service. Best location. Plenty of parking. Blue Roll and Crazy Tuna rool are just a couple of our favorites. If you love sushi this si the place!!

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Thank robina470
Asheville, North Carolina
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Zen most definitely has the best sushi in town. The lunch special is great. You can get out for under $10 and be filled with delicious sushi in less than an hour. The service is great and fast. I often would order out and it was always ready when I got there.

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Thank Vava S
San Diego, California
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112 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and service. Sashimi is fresh and good sizes. Very accommodating. We had 3 roll 2 app total about $45 not bad.

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Thank Suzy41
Stuttgart, Germany
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128 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We ate lunch here twice in the last week. The service was good and the food was very good. Between the two visits we tried several different dishes and drinks and all were beautifully prepared and delicious.

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Thank macsterling
cincinnati ohio
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72 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Guys had the bento box B, and I had the Teriyaki Tofu and veggies. We left nothing on our plates! Good service, good atmosphere.

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Arden, North Carolina
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74 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Great gyoza and dipping sauce. Bento Box was abundant and tasty. Mackerel and tuna roll was very fresh. The salad dressing was interesting and fruity. Wait staff was attentive.

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1 Thank andreabrysn
Asheville, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

We've been to Zen several times and it's fine. Noticed the waitstaff weren't very good the last few times but thought oh well, they're in a good location and the food is okay. After last night, we won't be going back. I decided to try the donburi (rice bowl) with sea bass. I didn't realize the sea bass was breaded... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:30
Saturday
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 640 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804-3400
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-225-6033

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?