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Zen Asian Fusion

Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Dilworth
Japanese, Asian, Asian fusion
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1716 Kenilworth Ave, Charlotte, NC 28203-6085 (East Boulevard)
7043589688
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tue 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 16
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 2
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Variety - All Good!

Out for business dinner - varied menu with Sushi, Thai, Japanese dishes to choose from. Everyone got what they wanted, everything was tasty and served promptly. Service was pleasant and friendly - nice experience and good food.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
adeluciajr
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Hardyston Township, New Jersey
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Hardyston Township, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Out for business dinner - varied menu with Sushi, Thai, Japanese dishes to choose from. Everyone got what they wanted, everything was tasty and served promptly. Service was pleasant and friendly - nice experience and good food.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This was my second time at Zen Fusion, and I've had great experiences both times. Be prepared because the menu is a mix of Asian and Spanish style, which was hard to get the mind around (tapas or dim sum? Pasta or Sushi?). Overall the Asian favors are delicate and authentic, I'm going back next time I'm in town.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

Okay... So having lived in NC, I can say I have been here a few times. Every time I have eaten here, it's been so-so. I think the food is just O.K, but for some reason, every time I've eaten here, something has gone wrong. I have been able to look past the fact that neither the food nor experience... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

I never review restaurants, but the owner and staff go out of the way to make each experience great. We have never had a bad, or even mediocre dish. While Asian restaurants are not known for desserts, the coconut cake is fantastic, and I am a coconut cake lover. Great food, reasonable price.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

Had dinner with a friend at Zen Asian Fusion. It is definitely "fusion" - featuring Asian and Spanish cuisine. We started with appetizers - Blue cheese fried calamari (absolutely delicious), clams steamed with chorizo (awesome) and shrimp in a garlic and pepper sauce (good). I had their signature drink, a Zen 88, which was delicious. Our dinner entrees were Grilled... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

Zen is always good. We always have great service and great food. My son likes the Asian Cuisine where I love the Spanish food. We have never been disappointed with our selections.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

My wife and I eat here all the time. It is our favorite Asian restaurant in Charlotte. We always each get a pork spring roll. We also always get the dumplings. I usually get the Chicken Lo Mein (not on the menu but they will make it) My wife likes the Basil Chicken or the Pad Thai.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

My husband treated me to an early Mother's Day dinner here. This was my first visit and before coming here I thought that Jade Asian Fusion was the best sushi I ever had. Well Zen has taken that spot. I had 3 different rolls, but my absolute favorite was the Bruce Lee sushi roll. I wanted take my shoes off... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We dined at Zen for lunch on Tuesday and it was amazing! We were greeted promptly and politely at the door and seated immediately. The restaurant is very clean, modern and comfortable. Our server took our drink order (they have a full bar) and gave us time to peruse the menu. I was in the mood for something spicy but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Following the advice of others on Trip Advisor, and finding the place while going around Dilworth, we tried it for a Saturday night. We made a reservation (but it did not seem necessary at the 6:30 time period), and seated quickly. Service was great, and the manager seemed on top of everything (stopped by our table twice). Tapas were varied... More 

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Additional Information about Zen Asian Fusion

Address: 1716 Kenilworth Ave, Charlotte, NC 28203-6085
Phone Number: 7043589688
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte>  > Dilworth
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
Cuisine: Japanese, Asian, Asian fusion

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1716 Kenilworth Ave, Charlotte, NC 28203-6085
    (East Boulevard)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte>  > Dilworth
  • Neighborhood: Dilworth
  • Phone Number: 7043589688

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Asian, Asian fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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