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“YUM!” 5 of 5 stars
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Now and Zen
202 2nd St NW, Charlottesville, VA 22902
434-971-1177
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Ranked #44 of 465 Restaurants in Charlottesville
Cuisines: Japanese
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Charlottesville, Virginia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“YUM!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2012

Delicious food! It took a while for us to get served, but was very yummy!

  • Visited January 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Charlottesville, Virginia
Top Contributor
145 reviews 145 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 44 cities Reviews in 44 cities
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
“Adore this place. Food is excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

Chef Toshi Sato has worked so hard to get this up and running and he's doing a great job. The food is absolutely delicious. He's pulling this together by himself but the waitress said he will be getting more help in the kitchen soon. The sushi is awesome. Some comment that the wait is too long but it's worth it. Besides places are too rushed these days anyway. In true Zen style, just relax and let it flow. Get some wine, hang out and you'll enjoy the experience. We will definitely patronize Now and Zen.

  • Visited December 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Peripatetic: you name it
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49 reviews 49 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Great little sushi place hidden off the pedestrian mall”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2011 via mobile

I got a tip about this restaurant while on a plane to Korea, touting it as the best sushi in Charlottesville. I went for lunch, had the yaki soba noodles, which were freshly prepared, and included a nice selection of veggies that worked with the noodles. The sushi at the other tables looked beautiful. service was great and the atmosphere was low key, cafe tables and a few booths in a fairly small space, with an area where you could sit on the floor. Warm and friendly service, and good, well-priced meal.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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