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Wasabi

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££ - £££
Downtown Asheville
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19 Broadway St, Asheville, NC 28801-2903
+1 828-225-2551
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Today
16:30 - 21:45
11:30 - 14:45
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:45
Mon - Thu 16:30 - 21:45
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:45
Fri 16:30 - 22:20
Sat 12:00 - 22:20
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Burnsville, North Carolina
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137 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is our Go To restaurant for authentic Japanese food. They have an extensive menu for Sushi and a good menu for the non sushi eaters. We have been here many times, as a couple and with family and friends. Everything any of us have tried has been delicious and we always left happy.

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Thank Mootheart
East Lansing, Michigan
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wasabi is one of the best Japanese restaurants we have eaten in in the US. We had a nut encrusted salmon and a curry chicken and dumplings. We had dinner and went back for lunch the next day it was so special. Also has full line of sushi and sashimi.

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Thank finder13
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent all around! Service, atmosphere, cleanliness, and quality of food. We were delighted with a hot ginger, lemon and honey tea to warm us up, followed by a miso soup that was tremendously flavorful. Our sushi was fantastic and one of us ordered a broth noodle bowl that was also outstanding. We will come back next time we are in... More 

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Minnesota
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324 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

read the reviews, and as one dose with sushi, we took our chances. the same seafood can sometimes have a variety of taste and may not always be the same - it's the risk we take, but this place had wonderful tasting the night we dined. we consumed many rolls, but the sweetheart roll was fantastic. the itamae and staff... More 

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Thank rettup
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

We went to Wasabi for sushi and had ordered a few different rolls and seaweed salad too. The seaweed salad was very good, but can't say that for the sushi. It wasn't what I 'm used to being from the NYC area where food is by far the best from around the world. We had a simple spicy tuna roll... More 

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Inman, South Carolina
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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I shared 2 sushi rolls. Perfect Match is the best one! The mango on top is delicious! We also had the crab salad roll which was good. We eat here everytime we come to Asheville.

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Thank jlgos2
Charlotte, North Carolina
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195 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

The service was very good and the menu is what you expect in an American "Japanese" restaurant. The sushi was decent as was the Hibachi. I probably would not rush back, but no real complaints.

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Thank meflatow
Candler, North Carolina
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Not sure how this place is the #1 sushi restaurant in Asheville, the lunch specials were ordinary the rice is supposed to infused with vinegar didn't seem to be present in adequate amounts, the place was not crowded the service was so slow not impressed. A prior visit the food was very good and the waitress were very attentive.

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Thank glmtpm
Chicago, Illinois
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Great food, great service. We sat at the sushi bar and watched them work their magic; many creative combinations. We had California roll and two other chef specials and they were excellent. Highly recommend!

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Thank LovesItalia
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217 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We are sushi snobs, and we loved this place. The cuts of Sashimi were delicious and the sushi rolls were equally good. Very clean tasting and refreshing. Our server, Lana, (also the bartender) was exceptional and despite being very busy she ensured we had excellent service. We will be back!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:45
Monday
11:30 - 14:45
16:30 - 21:45
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:45
16:30 - 21:45
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:45
16:30 - 21:45
Thursday
11:30 - 14:45
16:30 - 21:45
Friday
11:30 - 14:45
16:30 - 22:20
Saturday
12:00 - 22:20
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Broadway St, Asheville, NC 28801-2903
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville>  > Downtown Asheville
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-225-2551

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