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Sushi-Zen Japanese Restaurant

2457 N. Harrison Street, Arlington, Arlington, VA 22207
703-534-6000
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Ranked #35 of 693 Restaurants in Arlington
Price range: $0 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
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Good for: Families with children
Description: Sushi Chef and owner, Shoji Mochizuki, opened Sushi Zen Japanese Restaurant in 1997. It is conveniently located in the Lee-Harrison Shopping Center, in the heart of North Arlington, Virginia. Featured in the Washingtonian Cheap Eats Magazine, The Washington Post, as well as two time winner of Northern Virginia Living's TOP 50 Restaurants in Northern Virginia, Sushi-Zen offers a relaxed family environment. The sushi bar provides a variety of Japanese delicacies - made fresh to order - including a wide variety of sushi and sashimi artistically prepared and presented on their well-recognized hand-carved wooden fishing boats, complete with masts, ranging from small to large. Sushi-Zen Celebrates SEVENTEEN Years in Business 1997-2014
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Arlington, Virginia, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

I grew up in Arlington and this shopping center has gone from ghost town strip mall to upscale popular in the last 20 years. Parking can be difficult but Sushi Zen is worth it. While the décor is fairly spartan, the rice paper partitions are a nice Japanese touch. More importantly, the sushi is always fresh and the green tea... More 

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Rosie G, Owner at Sushi-Zen Japanese Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, Douglas! We're delighted to hear that you always find our sushi fresh and our service helpful (glad that you enjoy the soup and salad)! We are currently finishing up some renovations, so we hope to see you in soon to see our updated decor! Best, the Sushi-Zen team More 

Arlington, Virginia
Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

The food at this restaurant was good, but nothing special. My husband had Donburi with eel which he said was quite good and the serving was generous. I had veggie sushi which was fine. The service was a little slow, but we went to the restaurant on a busy Saturday night. The food is a little pricey as compared to... More 

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Rosie G, Owner at Sushi-Zen Japanese Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, Pat. We appreciate you taking the time to review us and let us know about you and your husband's experience. We would love to have the opportunity to serve you again the next time you're in the mood for sushi! Best, the Sushi-Zen team More 

Arlington, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We have tried four different places in the Arlington/Alexandria area and Sushi Zen has now become our family's favorite spot. We love the miso soup and salad, we all have our favorite rolls (Virginia, Maryland,Caliente, and salmon maki), and the service is spot-on. My husband appreciates that they serve Orion beer - one of his favorites. All the servers make... More 

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Rosie G, Owner at Sushi-Zen Japanese Restaurant, responded to this review

Wow, thanks for the great review, Iglmaxwell! We're happy that you found us, and honored to be your family's favorite sushi spot. We love hearing about our customers' favorites, so thanks for sharing! We can't wait to see you and your family again soon! Best, the Sushi-Zen team More 

Falls Church, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Well worth battling the crazy tank driving Arlington soccer moms in the horrible parking lot. Fish has always been fresh.

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Rosie G, Owner at Sushi-Zen Japanese Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi lly0d, thank you so much for your great words! We really appreciate you battling the parking lot to visit us (we know it can get a bit crazy). Hope to see you again soon! Best, the Sushi-Zen team More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We had our "usual" lunch a couple weeks back and it was still as good as ever. This place remains our favorite go-to place for sushi; and you should definitely try it if you live within 5 miles. SIt at the bar too, for a different experience. Dinners are a bit more expensive. But, regardless, service is good and we... More 

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Rosie G, Owner at Sushi-Zen Japanese Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind words, 648allans! I'm so thrilled to hear that you always enjoy our food and service when you visit. Thanks for the suggestion as well -- you're right, sitting at the bar is a fun new experience! We look forward to seeing you again soon for your usual lunch! Best, the Sushi-Zen team More 

VirginiaJoyce
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

Food is always fresh and delicious. Love the salad dressing and the bento boxes are yummy. Highly recommend

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Rosie G, Owner at Sushi-Zen Japanese Restaurant, responded to this review

Wow, thank you for the great review and recommendation, VirginiaJoyce! We're glad to hear that you always find our food so yummy. We hope that we have the opportunity to serve you again soon! Best, the Sushi-Zen team More 

Arlington, Virginia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We are at Harrison Shopping Center at least 3 times a week, and this is a good place for getting sushi without making a special trip to a high-end sushi restaurant in the city. Service is friendly and sushi is good, but the portions don't seem as generous and succulent as a few other sushi restaurants we like. However, they... More 

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Rosie G, Owner at Sushi-Zen Japanese Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Audrey. We're glad that we're your go-to sushi restaurant in the neighborhood and that you enjoy our sushi and service. We appreciate your feedback as it lets us know how we can continue to improve. We hope to have the opportunity to serve you again soon! Best, the Sushi-Zen team. More 

springfield, va
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Had a great experience form the time we walked in the door and were greeted with a warm welcome! Food was delicious as always and the service was fast (but not too fast!)

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Rosie G, Owner at Sushi-Zen Japanese Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your great review, lashbanks! We're thrilled to hear that you had such a great all-around experience. We really appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts with us. Can't wait to serve you again soon! Best, the Sushi-Zen team More 

Arlington, Virginia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We've been here a number of times and can honestly say it's the best sushi we've had in the DC area. Takeout orders are always fresh and ready when they say they will be. Dining in is a great experience for families, couples, or dining solo. The staff is always friendly and attentive, and very accomodating when we bring our... More 

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Rosie G, Owner at Sushi-Zen Japanese Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words, tn14! It means so much to us to be your favorite sushi restaurant in the DC area. We really appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback with us and can’t wait to serve you and your kids again! Best, the Sushi-Zen team More 

Arlington, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We had a wonderful meal with a variety of sushi. We purchased the 'Large Platter', which probably should have fed a couple of more people than it did! Warm atmosphere, good service--a very nice experience!

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Rosie G, Owner at Sushi-Zen Japanese Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello David! We're so thrilled to hear that you had a great experience at Sushi-Zen, and that you and your family left full and happy! Thank you for taking the time to review us. Come back anytime - we'll be glad to serve you! Best, the Sushi-Zen team More 

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Additional Information about Sushi-Zen Japanese Restaurant

Address: 2457 N. Harrison Street, Arlington, Arlington, VA 22207
Phone Number: 703-534-6000
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese

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