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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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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (86 reviews)
“bento box” (9 reviews)
“strip mall” (11 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1717 Sardis Rd N, Ste 6A, Charlotte, NC 28270-2526
Neighbourhood: East Forest
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Reviewed 29 October 2015

I must say, I'm SCARED of Charlotte sushi places due to the inconsistency of sushi-grade raw fish. Having a terrible experience from illness, I avoided sushi restaurants at all cost until one of my clients decided to meet me at this place for a one-on-one....More

Thank Jenny M
Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

We have been going here for years! We use to come here 2-3x/mo. We have tried many many sushi restaurants around Charlotte and there's no comparison. We have never been disappointed in the variety of the sushi selections, always consistent. We have ordered take out...More

Thank Eat_laugh
Reviewed 26 October 2015

This is by far one of my families favorite restaurants in Charlotte. We have been going for a long time. Unfortunately for us, the word has gotten out about the fabulous sushi, believed to be the best in Charlotte, and the great 'plates' that you...More

Thank Golfingbev
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Great sushi but first time visitor's be warned. It is a very small restaurant. If you go during prime hours, you will be waiting a long time. It can also be very noisy and probably not the best choice for families with small children. That...More

Thank CharTune
Reviewed 8 October 2015 via mobile

Located in a strip mall, this small restaurant had a 25 minute wait on a Sunday night. Once seated, the tables are close together and you can eye your neighbors' sushi (and get advice) prior to placing your order. Our food was excellent- sushi, sashimi...More

Thank IndianaOnTheGo
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Get the sushi, I had the lunch special no where near as good as the sushi. Small place, great service. We got there before the lunch rush (11:30am) and glad we did. Filled up before we left. If you like Bento Boxes, lots of selection....More

Thank orreo5859
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We have been eating here for over 5 years, the quality and wonderful preparation is perfect. The owner Jackie always says hello and we were given a special cooked roll for my birthday dinner last week.

Thank mickeycoff
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

I have eaten at New Zealand cafe for over 6 years. Everything on the menu- chicken, seafood, sushi is delicious and awesome. I have always had good service here too. You do have to pick and choose the time that you visit- there can be...More

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 7 July 2015

I was not ever interested in going with my family because I thought that their speciality was sushi and I am not a sushi fan...well, I have now been there twice and the food choices other than sushi are bountiful and very very good!! The...More

Thank lovbeech
Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

Everything I've ever gotten there has been amazing! I go there almost once a week! The crab cream cheese avocado sushi roll is my favorite! I would totally recommend it!

Thank Ashley W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
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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