This place's schtick is the size of their rolls. They are gargantuan to the point of having to cut and eat in 2-4 bites. What's the point? Eating this way, I only get a singular flavor and more rice than a roll should ever include....More
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Exceptional sushi. Small and intimate - a nice first date option. Often packed for lunch but I've not had problems getting in for dinner.
We've been fans of Now & Zen in Charlottesville since it first opened and it continues to be one of our most favorite places to dine. The menu is interesting and diverse. At this point, we've tried almost everything they serve and have loved it...More
This place had very good sushi with some Xtra large rolls that were different. Too big to be practical to eat but sure looked impressive. Good selection of Japanese beers. The parking is impossible and this was a Sunday night in winter. Just lucked out...More
We celebrated my daughter's 30th birthday at Now & Zen, and we had a wonderful night. The menu is varied with so many different types of food. We selected a number of sushi rolls, some incredible grilled cauliflower, a salmon ceviche, and a very large...More
Wonderful niche restaurant for those who love Japanese food. We've not had an average meal yet -- all are wonderful. The ramen was loaded with great shrimp and squid. The crab salad was refreshing, simple, and one of the best dishes we've enjoyed ever.
If you need a break from the grilled burgers, french fries and tacos, treat yourself with a visit to flavor town! Tucked away off the tourist trail is a wonderful place called Now and Zen. My wife and I were in search of fresh protein...More
Went to Now and Zen for the second time tonight. Thoroughly enjoyed it. Fair warning, their specialty rolls are huge. Get some advice from your server about the amount of food to order. My only complaint is that some of the rolls are so large...More
Last evening my wife and I and four friends dined at Now and Zen, Two of my friends had eaten there often and raved about their experience. I must say they were correct. The menu items were many and all reasonable priced. The location just...More