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Wasabi

19 Broadway St, Asheville, NC 28801 (Downtown Asheville)
8282252551
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Ranked #133 of 628 restaurants in Asheville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Japanese
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Downtown Asheville
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82% Recommend
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  • English first
  • German first
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English first
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

There is a reason that they have been voted best sushi 10 years in a row. Excellent food, good prices and beautiful presentation. Worth the trip.

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Black Mountain, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We are never disappointed when we come here for a meal. The food is fantastic, and though we normally sit at the sushi bar, we sat outside on the patio this time. The amazing Nicole was our server - LOVE her! Everything was just great.

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Knightdale, North Carolina
Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

There are so many places to choose from in Asheville, it can be so overwhelming, but this is a wonderful place for sushi! They are a small little place but make some of the freshest sushi I've had. I would recommend the sweetheart roll and the blue ridge roll. It can get pretty busy most nights but we were able... More

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Durham, North Carolina
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121 reviews 121 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Had lunch at Wasabi and we were impressed with the quick service, pleasant demeanor of the staff, and the amazing sashimi platter. The cuts of fish were large by many restaurants' standards and the plate wasn't overrun with shrimp! In fact there was not one shrimp. We plan to go back next time

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Wasabi has become my wife and I's go to restaurant anytime we are near the Blue Ridge. In fact we took the 45 minute drive from Brevard last time just for dinner. The service is great and friendly, and their Salmon Curry dish will make you dream about it. The sushi is great but you get the best experience with... More

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Asheville, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Sometimes you have to wait if you don't have a reservation but it is worth it. 10 visits have resulted in 9 excellent experiences for us.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

In the past have dined at Wasabi frequently. Took a friend from out of town recently and was disappointed. Miso soup was very bitter. Service was OK but not the usual. My usual volcano role was still excellent. Will return and hope this visit was just a fluke.

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CB NC
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

There are so many good resturants in asheville I won't go back. My wife ordered soup and you could tell they didn't care they just dumped noodles and some seafood and stuck it in the microwave. The waitress was slow but sweet and took the soup off. Sushi wasn't bad. I would return for the sushi.

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Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

The sashimi is delicious and very fresh, as are the sushi rolls. The Wakame salad is my favorite. We came in a little close to closing time, which we don't like to do, but they greeted us and gave us great service. Will definitely be back.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

I love sushi and carry out or dine in for sushi at least once per week. I recently moved to Asheville for 7 weeks and I was craving sushi. Wasabi had good reviews so I decided to call in an order. The Alaska roll and Blue Ridge Roll were delicious. This was the 2nd best sushi I have ever eaten!... More

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