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New Zealand Cafe

#161 of 2,005 Restaurants in Charlotte
Certificate of Excellence
East Forest
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1717 Sardis Rd N, Ste 6A, Charlotte, NC 28270-2569
704-708-9888
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 42
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Wow!...Don't Judge A Book By Its Cover

My family loves sushi. When my little girl says she wanted sushi after a competition in the morning, as I good father, I must oblige and find a spot. A quick search yielded this odd-named, dingy looking storefront in a worn shopping center. We went for it. And let me tell you, this Sushi was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 17, 2015
DoctorTTravels
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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North Carolina, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

I have been here many times and the sushi I always fantastic. I had the Big Boss Roll. I went for lunch on a Friday afternoon. My salad was brought out right away but it took almost 40 minutes for the sushi. It was delicious but I'm not sure it was worth the wait :-(

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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76 reviews 76 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

this is a hole in the wall sushi restaurant. we have been dinning her for the last two years and the place is progressively going down. they need to inject some level of capital into the place. get rid of the 12 inch TVs and drop in a couple of flat screens. the food is goos as usual however, the... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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47 reviews 47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

My family loves sushi. When my little girl says she wanted sushi after a competition in the morning, as I good father, I must oblige and find a spot. A quick search yielded this odd-named, dingy looking storefront in a worn shopping center. We went for it. And let me tell you, this Sushi was some of the best I... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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40 reviews 40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

This place is tucked away in the middle of a strip mall, so if you drive by it, you probably wouldn't stop. I was lucky enough that a friend told me about this place some time ago and have been going back for years. It's small and cramped and that is part of the ambiance. My kids have asked me... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is the second time we visit this place. The food is very good, with an extensive menu, by looking the place for the first time, you'll never guess the bast available menu. The service is also good, and the price is just outstanding for the kind of food that you get. Need to get there early, the place is... More 

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North Carolina
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117 reviews 117 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I always hear about this restaurant, but have never made it there, because I'm not a sushi girl...however, my husband picked it out for his birthday dinner yesterday. So we find it at a little strip mall..and we're thinking..oh...this is it? HOWEVER..what a treat! I ordered shrimp and scallops. All entrees come with a bunch of other stuff...mine came with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

eal bowl and boat is my favorite there. their food is fresh and not expensive. lot of time when you go there at meal time you have to wait 10-30 mins, but it worth

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6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I enjoyed the atmosphere, service and the food at this small neighborhood sushi restaurant in Matthews. Good service. Quick sushi, which doesn't always happen. We will be back,

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NW Mountains, NC
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100 reviews 100 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This place is in a strip mall, so it is small. The other reviews are mostly for sushi, my husband and I enjoyed items off the regular menu. Everything was really good and lots of food for the price. The place was busy and we did notice that most people were ordering sushi, but we had never been there before,... More 

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Indian Trail, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

Forty five minutes after we put our name on the wait list, we found our name was over looked - thankfully they hurried and we were seated about 10 minutes later. We have loved New Zealand for years and Jackie makes great sushi... But tonight was really bad... I'm hoping it wAs a fluke. Our waitress was exponentially slow- it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1717 Sardis Rd N, Ste 6A, Charlotte, NC 28270-2569
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte>  > East Forest
  • Neighborhood: East Forest
  • Phone Number: 704-708-9888
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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