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19 Broadway St, Asheville, NC 28801 (Downtown Asheville)
8282252551
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Ranked #127 of 641 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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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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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 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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Durham, North Carolina
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97 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

A recent visit to Wasabi for lunch confirmed my view that it is by far the best sushi restaurant on Asheville. Since we had been there just a few weeks previously, the waitress (Santie) even remembered us which is a positive surprise since we don't live in Asheville and are not "regulars". Anyway, there is an a la carte sushi... More

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Asheville, North Carolina, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

My wife and I continue to go back to Wasabi when we want sushi. The downtown location sometimes has its parking challenges, but it's worth the effort. They always have fresh, succulent sushi and the most awesome presentation!

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I was looking for a great sushi restaurant and though I'd try out Wasabi. It was very crowded for starters. They used way too much sauce on their specialty rolls. There wasn't a lot of good flavor. It was an average place but in no way a great place to eat dinner. If you're visiting Asheville, don't waste your time.... More

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Asheville, North Carolina, United States
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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Looking for best Asian food in Asheville - you don't have to go further that Wasabi Japanese restaurant. Absolutely a wonderful lunch or dinner. It's the real thing especially their sushi and various sushi rolls. We loved it.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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58 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Sushi had a lot to be desired. Very bland. I've had better sushi elsewhere. I must say that I received the most tasteless sushi I've ever had at Wasabi. Service was somewhat slow as well.

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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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