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Enso Asian Bistro

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210 E Trade St Ste A108, Charlotte, NC 28202-2420 (College and Trade)
+1 704-716-3676
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
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North Carolina
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just had another awesome late night sushi dinner at Enso. I lived in Japan for six years, so I think I recognize fresh fish when eating it. The five or so times I've eaten nigiri at Enso have always been "spot on" experiences with salmon, hamachi, and sea urchin melting in my mouth. After having lived in Charlotte since 2003... More 

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Thank EthnicFoodJunkie
Management response:

Teresa, I'm thrilled you had such a great time relaxing with us in the late hours of the night! It's also awesome that, given your seven years spent in Japan, we could get your stamp of approval regarding the freshness of our sushi. Anyway, thank you so much for all the kind words -- Chris especially is going to be... More 

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61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have dined here many times without an issue of sweating through my meal. We had a 6 of us and were sat at the round table across from the bar. It had to be 5-10 degrees hotter at that table then the rest of the restaurant. OK, onto the food! Our friends always order a ton of sushi for... More 

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Thank TrvlNDuo
Management response:

I'm sorry you felt hot during your time dining with us. If you would've let someone on the staff know in person about this, we would've been happy to turn down the temperature or move your table until you found a climate that suited you. In regards to our food, we do feel that the price of our items reflects... More 

Spring Valley, Minnesota, United States
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service was good and the food was wonderful. I would opt for seating at a table over the sushi bar.I sat both places. I usually prefer the "bar" so I can watch them prepare the sushi....however in this case you couldn't see over the partisan.

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Thank Steve O
Management response:

Steve, I'm glad you had such a great time dining with us! Thank you so much for all your kind words regarding our service and sushi. -Ashley Morris, Sales and Marketing Director More 

Orlando, Florida
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

The food was fantastic, the springs rolls were just delicious. The fish they use is fresh. The service outstanding Really clean bathrooms.

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Thank Csiegel123
Management response:

I'm thrilled you had a great time with our menu! Anytime you're craving some fish and spring rolls, we'd love to host you again. Come see us soon! Take care, Ashley Morris, Sales and Marketing Director More 

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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Our waiter had a bad day with the tray falling but that was not an issue for us! The food and service were both excellent and the whole experience was surprisingly good for everyone in our group. Enjoyed the cheesy distraction of Bruce Lee movies projected on the wall and the "little bit too loud" DJ. Can see how others... More 

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Thank scultimatefoodie
Management response:

First off, thank you so much for being so kind and understanding with our server after the incident with your tray! That's very sweet of you, and I'm thrilled your group enjoyed our ambiance and sushi. If your family ever needs a place to retreat to, we'd love to have you back again. Next time, we'll try and make sure... More 

Newark, Delaware
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I came here on the Fourth of July and it was pretty empty (unsurprisingly). The waitress was wonderful, though, and super friendly. We ordered 3 sushi rolls that were amazing and then the seafood lo mein, which was also delicious. It is a huge place and the ambience is really relaxed too. I would definitely come again... More 

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Thank Angela P
Management response:

Angela, thanks for celebrating the Fourth with us! I'm happy the sushi and lo mein hit the spot for y'all. I'll pass your kind words onto the staff, as they'll be delighted you enjoyed the decor and service. Let us know the next time you're in Charlotte so we can cook you up something special. Take care, Ashley Morris, Sales... More 

San Diego, California
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100 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for an early dinner, a lil unsure as we walked in. However as things turned out it was really good. The sushi is priced a bit high. The sea bass was excellent and beef rib was very tender and excellent. The server was ok not as good as it should be with the high prices Would recommend as... More 

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Thank Suzy41
Management response:

Suzy, I'm happy you found the beef succulent and satisfying! Though I can understand how the price of our menu can throw some off, we feel it reflects the quality of our food. Next time you stop by, let your waiter know you have some reservations about how much you're looking to spend. We'd be happy to work with you... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

Tried a variety of appetizers and small plates. Great menu variety and had decent sushi. The atmosphere is inviting and had a lot of different groups on a Saturday evening - couples, larger groups, girls night.

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Thank natashasg
Management response:

I'm happy the menu left you impressed! You also sampled a good amount of our menu -- so cool. Please drop by soon! Take care, Ashley Morris, Sales and Marketing Director More 

Chicago, Illinois
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Wish we could have stayed for dinner, but only had plans for drinks... Bar has a great late night atmosphere if you are not into clubbing or EDM, etc. Enso is dim and chill; it could be romantic, as well. Great for getting together with friends, couples, or your significant other.

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Thank bbbdlg2006
Management response:

You get us! While I'm a little sad you only stayed for drinks the last time you came by, the team and I appreciate all the kudos regarding our ambiance. Stop by for some sushi sometime soon! Take care, Ashley Morris, Sales and Marketing Director More 

Salt Lake City, United States
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Nice atmosphere, pretty good sushi, fun area to party in. Nice variety on the menu and great service. Had a table of 10 and the server took it in stride. Food was very good. We shared lots of sushi and appetizers. Appetizers a little on the skimpy side for the price but very tasty.

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Thank Kathleen L
Management response:

Kathleen, thank you so much for all the kind words. The next time you're craving sushi or you just want to kick back and party in a fun area, swing by! Take care, Ashley Morris, Sales and Marketing Director More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $50
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Chinese, Fusion
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 E Trade St Ste A108, Charlotte, NC 28202-2420
    (College and Trade)
  • Public Transportation: You can take the Lynx light rail or a Charlotte Area Transit System bus, both of which stop right at the EpiCentre.
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • Phone Number: +1 704-716-3676
Description
Part bistro, part lounge, part meeting place, Enso has something for everyone. From the exotic flavors offered on the menu to its contemporary, elegant design and decor, Enso is a feast for the senses. Enso offers Sushi & Pan-Asian fare in splashy digs with marble statues, imported fixtures & electronic music. We have weekly specials on food and drinks including great happy hour deals from 4-7 Sunday through Thursday.

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