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Sushi-Zen Japanese Restaurant

2457 N Harrison St, Arlington, Arlington, VA 22207-1611
+1 703-534-6000
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good34%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“miso soup” (12 reviews)
“sushi” (57 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 pm - 9:30 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
2457 N Harrison St, Arlington, Arlington, VA 22207-1611
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1 - 10 of 91 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I am very fond of Japanese food and Sushi Zen has become my favorite Japanese Restaurant in the Northern Virginia area. My dining experience at this restaurant has always been enjoyable. I have introduced family members and friends to it and they too enjoyed the...More

Thank Ruth K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As our initial review reported, we've been enjoying Sushi-Zen's SUPERB cuisine & service since it first opened 20 years ago! When we last went for dinner this past Sunday nite, we were amazed to see how many families with children were there, even though it...More

Thank Still-Enjoying-Life
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was driving home from a visit with my mom. I was in the mood for Sushi. It's been a few years since I last have eaten here, bu decided to try it again. The miso soup was tasty. The salad had a bit too...More

Thank Becky B
Reviewed June 12, 2017

Excellent Food, Family/friendly atmosphere, Decor is on the basic side. Our waiter was very charming and helpful.

Thank Anne W
Rosie G, Owner at Sushi-Zen Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2017

Thank you so much for your kind review, Anne! We are thrilled to hear you not only enjoyed our food, but our atmosphere as well. We hope you will be back soon! Best, Sushi-Zen Team

Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

Don't let the location in shopping area fool you this is a great place to eat. The entire serving team was cheerful and helpful. I had the sashimi dinner which was a good selection of items. The place has a real focus on healthy eating...More

Thank Alan F
Rosie G, Owner at Sushi-Zen Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2017

Thank you so much for the amazing review and rating! We are thrilled to read how much you enjoyed your meal and we hope to see you again soon! Best, Sushi-Zen Team

Reviewed May 6, 2017

This is a great casual restaurant. Great food, friendly and fast service. The Sushi is always delicious and the presentation is beautiful. Orchids on your platter. Beautiful!

Thank JoAnnG287
Rosie G, Owner at Sushi-Zen Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2017

Thanks for the great review and rating! We are glad to see how much you enjoy dining with us and that you love the presentation and taste of our sushi! We hope to see you again soon. Best, Sushi-Zen Team

Reviewed April 21, 2017

This place is awesome because they have a great variety of unique rolls. The Crazy Roll isn't crazy healthy, but it's crazy good.

Thank casstema
Rosie G, Owner at Sushi-Zen Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2017

Thanks for the kind words and great rating! We hope to see you again very soon. Best, Sushi-Zen Team

Reviewed March 17, 2017

Everyone who works there is always so nice to be around and Carlos always makes the best sushi. It's like a big family there. I'm a very picky eater and they always want to make sure my meal is made just the way I like...More

Thank Rebecca A
Rosie G, Owner at Sushi-Zen Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2017

Thanks for the wonderful review, Rebecca! We are truly honored to receive such an incredible review. We love what we do and work really hard to make sure all of ourcustomers have the ebst experience so it's great to read that it is paying off....More

Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

We've been going to Sushi Zen for almost 2 years now and even drive from Lyon Village. It is always clean, has great service, and the food is awesome. My wife lived in Japan for several years and says that the quality here is very...More

Thank Josemortiz
Rosie G, Owner at Sushi-Zen Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2017

Thanks for being such a loyal customer over the past two years, Josemortiz! We are thrilled to hear that you always have a great experience with us, and please thank your wife for the wonderful compliment. We look forward to seeing you both again soon!...More

Reviewed February 18, 2017

Thanks to Sushi Zen for another great meal yesterday with my wife and son. My son specifically requested to go to Sushi Zen for lunch after a half-day at school. So we took him and enjoyed ourselves immensely. Great sushi and service and appreciate all...More

Thank dougefresh2017
Rosie G, Owner at Sushi-Zen Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2017

Hi Doug, We are so glad to hear you had a great meal with us that and everyone loved their sushi! This sounds like a great treat for your son and we hope you make a tradition out of this. We really appreciate your feedback...More

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William D
December 24, 2015|
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Response from Lucy C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have other foods besides sushi. They have Ramen Noodles and other appetizers.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2457 N Harrison St, Arlington, Arlington, VA 22207-1611
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 703-534-6000
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Description
Sushi Chef and owner, Shoji Mochizuki, opened Sushi Zen Japanese Restaurant in 1997. It is conveniently located in the Lee-Harrison Shopping Center, in the heart of North Arlington, Virginia. Featured in the Washingtonian Cheap Eats Magazine, The Washington Post, as well as two time winner of Northern Virginia Living's TOP 50 Restaurants in Northern Virginia, Sushi-Zen offers a relaxed family environment. The sushi bar provides a variety of Japanese delicacies - made fresh to order - including a wide variety of sushi and sashimi artistically prepared and presented on their well-recognized hand-carved wooden fishing boats, complete with masts, ranging from small to large. Sushi-Zen Celebrates SEVENTEEN Years in Business 1997-2014
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