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Akahana Asian Bistro

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1308 The Plz, Charlotte, NC 28205-3678
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Harrisburg, North Carolina, United States
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116 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My son and I try to go out for lunch once a month and when we do, it is usually during the week when he is working. So to make it easy on his lunch hour, we try to eat near where he works which is in Plaza Midwood. Last month, we returned to Akanaha Bistro for some sushi. They... More 

1 Thank Steven C
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66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is located in a shopping plaza so it can be easily missed... the selection of sushi is great....everyday is buy one plate of sushi bday get the second one free!!! I think the amount you get is sufficient . A must try is a drink that is served inside a pineapple ... it's pricey $15 with $8 refill... More 

Thank lndia42
Charlotte NC
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80 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is good if everyone wants Asian - but some want sushi, some want Chinese, some want Vietnamese. Lots of seating - but often quite full. Good take-out.

Thank lucindalou1
Queen City
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Akahana offers a huge variety of asian food but does not do any of it very well. The service is often slow. The food is almost good, but always missing the care that would make it great. The sushi misses the mark. If you have to go here its not the worst but there are lots of tastier options nearby.

Thank Faunista
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Wish I could review the food but with waiting for an hour for the food to come with only 2 other tables in the resturant it not going to be worth it. --Additional info-- I posted the above while waiting on my food and would like to add the following: i asked the serve to please have someone come out... More 

Thank Wesley E
Charlotte, North Carolina
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61 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

They had a buy one take one sushi deal its a lil expensive on the cut compared to some casual sushi placed we had eaten but delicious tamago is always my favorite. I recommend u just eat red curry seafood and pho coz I already tried and is delicious and worth paying but not the price on my sushi though... More 

Thank Demzy
Spruce Pine, North Carolina
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016

Wasn't sure I wanted sushi but this place has many things. Check the menu. I got the Crunchy tuna roll and another on (can't remember) but it was two for one!! So not the usually very expensive for not much food. This place was great and reasonable for very exotic food!! Can't wait to head to Charlotte again!

Thank Johnbritt2013
Wilmington, North Carolina
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016

On a recent trip to Charlotte I stopped in Akahana for lunch with a group of a friends. The lunch specials were incredibly affordable and large in size. I highly recommend the Crunchy and Shrimp Tempura rolls.

Thank summermc13
Raleigh, North Carolina
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121 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

Perfectly good food, nothing bad. Just not stellar. The menu is varied and has some interesting items, with a good selection of vegetarian entrees. The summer rolls are very good. Sauces tend to slightly too much salt, in my opinion. The service was great, and our waiter very helpful.

Thank Mara B
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015

A large selection of freshly prepared sushi presented beautifully with all the trimmings. There are also Vietnamese things on the menu which my friends really enjoyed. Very friendly and accomodating waitress. Great service, can't wait to go back again!

Thank aatredes

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1308 The Plz, Charlotte, NC 28205-3678
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte

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