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New Zealand Cafe

#106 of 1,926 Restaurants in Charlotte
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
East Forest
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1717 Sardis Rd N, Ste 6A, Charlotte, NC 28270-2569
+1 704-708-9888
Today
12:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Always on the lookout for goo sushi joints....Sushi is excellent, fresh basic and not terribly expensive. Ordered to take out after hearing about it from a friend. Restaurant is fairly small ( in a storefront). There was a wait for a table a 6 PM, so obviously they are doing something right to be that crowded so early. Will definitely... More 

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Thank Mary R
Charlotte, North Carolina
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was excellent! Only two sushi chefs today! One hour wait for food! We are regulars! Today there was A lot of waiting. Not sure why things were so slow inside! We were 3 adults and 2 babies under 4 years old! Staff did bring chicken tenders and smiley fries early! Not sure why they didn't just complete the... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Immediately after being seated, we were given a folding paper menu and a double-sided color menu. Then within two minutes we were asked if we were ready to order. Then within another five minutes another waitress asked us if we wanted to order. Appetizers came separately, as did the main dish. Overall food was very good. Yes, it was crowded.... More 

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Thank j952
Lancaster, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

I have never had sushi as wonderful as this place! This place may be a hole in the wall, and you certainly have to pick and choose your times to go because it stays so packed! If you ever try it you will be just as addicted as I am.

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Thank kimjdutton3
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

You would never know this place was even here. But once you find it you will return!! GREAT Sushi and entrees

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Thank Gregory H
Barranquilla, Colombia
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Not a sushi lover, yet I love this place. The food is delicious, plus they have great variety. The staff is super friendly. It is usually crowded, so prepare for a reasonable waiting time.

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Thank Jose A
Rivne, Ukraine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

I have been coming here on weekly bases since we moved to this area half a year ago. I love this place . Delicious food every time . Sushi is fresh and tasty . Prices a very reasonable. Staff is friendly .. The place is small and gets busy and be prepared to wait for your order . But it's... More 

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Thank Liliya85
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

This is our favorite sushi in charlotte, you can get traditional but you can also choose from a very large variety of specialty rolls. We also love the shrimp tempura appetizer. They get very busy and can take a while to be seated if you go during their peak hours, but it's so worth the wait.

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Thank Emijane1216
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

I hear complaints about waiting time ....but ....there is a reason! You will never go in there to be seated right away ,because everyone wants to go there.It is awesome sushi.Even though sometimes there is one waitress that is kinda cold ,short and ....whatever,the sushi is awesome. I am happy to wait for it.And if you don't want to...take it... More 

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Thank sybilla S
Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Sushi is one of my favorite foods. I have been lucky enough to have enjoyed sushi at many high end places on each coast and this hole in the wall is still my favorite. The first time I was brought here years ago I looked at the strip mall and Christmas lights as I walked in and was a skeptic... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1717 Sardis Rd N, Ste 6A, Charlotte, NC 28270-2569
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte>  > East Forest
  • Neighbourhood: East Forest
  • Phone Number: +1 704-708-9888

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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?