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Zen Sushi

640 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804-3400
+1 828-225-6033
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tempura” (7 reviews)
“sushi” (34 reviews)
“bento box” (5 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
640 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804-3400
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

I have lived in Asheville my entire life, some of it near Zen Sushi and have never been until now. My daughter and visited for lunch. I had the sushi combo and my daughter got a lunch box. It was an excellent value and fantastic...More

Thank Maegan H
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We are sushi lovers and have usually eaten in downtown Asheville. Zen Sushi is outside of downtown and I rarely paid any attention to it. MISTAKE!!! We decided to try some very local restaurants we'd not tried before and we headed for Zen Sushi. The...More

Thank Jo-Ellen A
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

I am not a big Sushi fan but I love tempura. So I went there for lunch last week. The temperature amp and vegetables were okay. The sushi rolls from what I could see looked exquisite. Overall has a pleasant atmosphere the people are Charming.

Thank Lynne D
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Ordered six rolls and none were anything to write home about. Very odd male server made the experience less than ideal. Prices were good and the atmosphere was what one would expect in a strip mall.

Thank Huachucakid
Reviewed 25 February 2017

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...More

Thank Margaret C
Reviewed 1 February 2017

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...More

Thank M B
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.

Thank Richard N
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!!

Thank robina470
Reviewed 12 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...More

Thank Vava S
Reviewed 29 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.

Thank Suzy41
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
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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