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Musashi Japanese Restaurant

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10110 Johnston Rd Ste 15, Charlotte, NC 28210-9202
(704) 543-5181
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the grilled fish and tempura, they also have great chicken Katsu and great choices on bento boxes and lunch specials. The sushi bar gets very busy so try to get their early or order sushi first thing. The staff is always very friendly and has a very japanese traditional feel to the atmosphere.

Thank Emijane1216
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227 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Authentic everything, actually. This place is really good. Service is good but expect a bit of a language barrier, nothing terrible though. The Ramen here is amazing. They have sushi also. This isn't one of those trendy steakhouses. Very good stuff.

Thank Jaxn81
Fort Mill, South Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and I went here for lunch after a Saturday morning of shopping. We arrived right at Noon opening and there was a line of people waiting to get in. The restaurant was jam-packed and we got the last available table. We were given a lunch menu, but no sushi ala carte menu, which I thought a little strange... More 

Thank skyeroc17
Charlotte, North Carolina
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

My family and I eat here often. We love the authentic vibe of this family run restaurant. The people who work here remember their customers. They have watched my son grow and even "reprimand" him when he doesn't finish his meal! The food is delicious. After my operation I NEEDED the comfort of the authentic Ramen. The attention they gave... More 

Thank earthseed
Summerfield, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

I found this little gem while on a trip to the south end of Charlotte. Ordered take out of Chicken Teriyaki. I figured when I got it that it would be the standard fare you get at a Japanese steakhouse (Iceberg lettuce for the salad and diced chicken, zucchini, onion for the meal). Boy was I wrong! First, when I... More 

Thank 2PennStatePitaBabies
Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

I visited for lunch. The restaurant opens at 12 and closes at 2:00pm There is ALWAYS a line and queue if you arrive between 12-1230 so suggest you opt for a later lunch around 1:00 to avoid a long wait for a table or counter. There are usually choices of 3-4 bento box lunches which combine sushi, sashimi, salad, fish/meat... More 

Thank 505sailor
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Before traditional Japanese was popular Musashi was here. They were basically the first to take a chance on this in Charlotte and it's worth it. It's amazing to see how this family run restaurant had only Japanese families to now a mix of everyone. The service isn't extremely professional, meaning the prep time and dishes come out at various times... More 

Thank HCM1225
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

Best Sushi in Charlotte. Maybe not the most charming place, but it caters to Japanese living in Charlotte and this should tell you much about its credentials! One goes there to eat and enjoy the food and service - not the decorations. As it is small, it is often full - so call ahead to reserve a table!

Thank tim2061
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208 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We are Japanese. We go here for lunch today and find they do NOT even open until 1200. We have eaten here before and have felt they have been in US too long. Food has gotten worse over the years. The fact that they do not open until 1200 makes us feel even more like the owners have lost their... More 

Thank TeufelHundenguy
Charlotte, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

The owner of the restaurant and the chefs are Japanese and many patrons are also Japanese, which tells you how authentic this place is. Sushi is good and they sometimes have the fish not on menu, so ask the chef what he has. Non-sushi dish are also great; many are more of the mom's cooking (in Japan). They also have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10110 Johnston Rd Ste 15, Charlotte, NC 28210-9202
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • Phone Number: (704) 543-5181

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?