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19 Broadway St, Asheville, NC 28801 (Downtown Asheville)
8282252551
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Ranked #149 of 646 Restaurants in Asheville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:45 pm
Fri 4:30 pm - 10:20 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:20 pm
Cuisines: Japanese
Neighborhood: Downtown Asheville
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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English first
Augusta, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I've been to the best sushi bars in NYC to Dallas but Wasabi may be the BEST of all. Consistently perfect!

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Charleston, South Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Not impressed at all! Chicken teriyaki was sub par and flavorless, chicken was chewy like grissle, 2 pieces of broccoli, 2 flat and soggy pea pods and one little piece of carrot, seriously? Server was chronically absent. I left so disappointed I wrote this in the car on the way home. Panda Express would be better, and that's not saying... More 

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Top Contributor
168 reviews 168 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Our family of 4 selected Wasabi for dinner after attending a Christmas Eve worship service. We were immediately seated and the waiter was very helpful in answering our questions and explaining the specials. After ordering our dishes were served promptly and the quality was very good.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

This is a mediocre sushi place. I've been twice, but I won't be back unless it's just for a California roll or something that is hard to mess up. I would more readily suggest their non-sushi dishes. They looked pretty good, but I haven't had them. There is another sushi place in the same general area that looks much classier... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I love Japanese food. I get it every chance I get. So I know good sushi and Wasabi has it. The wait staff is friendly and knows how to serve. The rainbow roll is my favorite, with lots of fresh, varied seafood. I try to decide on my main course based on the sushi I get. This is also a... More 

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North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I work downtown and this is one of my favorite lunch places (but would be great for dinner too). Hands down the best Sushi in town. If you go, you absolutely must try the Godzilla roll. If not into sushi, get one of their lunch boxes, so much good food at a great price.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I have been to many Japanese restaurants and this was excellent. Waitress was super; food was fresh and authentic and one of the best Japanese restaurants I have been to outside of NYC and Japan.

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Russellville
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Visiting the area and were very pleased with our food. We did have to wait and it seemed a bit crowded in there. But we enjoyed our food, had a lot of it, and would return if we came to the area again.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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70 reviews 70 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I love wandering around until you find a place to eat. That's how we came across Wasabi. We stopped by for lunch and had a wonderful experience. This quiet restaurant accommodated our party of four very comfortably. The service was fast. Each one of us had a "Lunch Box", which includes sushi, another protein, and soup or salad. I loved... More 

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South Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Had a great meal there on Sunday evening. The wait staff was friendly and made great suggestions regarding various menu items. Had sashimi and rolls. Everything super fresh. Can't wait to return

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Additional Information about Wasabi

Address: 19 Broadway St, Asheville, NC 28801
Phone Number: 8282252551
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Asheville>  > Downtown Asheville
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Monday 4:30 pm - 9:45 pm  11:30 am - 2:45 pm
Tuesday 4:30 pm - 9:45 pm  11:30 am - 2:45 pm
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 9:45 pm  11:30 am - 2:45 pm
Thursday 4:30 pm - 9:45 pm  11:30 am - 2:45 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:45 pm  4:30 pm - 10:20 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:20 pm
Cuisine: Japanese

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