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New Zealand Cafe

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East Forest
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1717 Sardis Rd N, Ste 6A, Charlotte, NC 28270-2526
704-708-9888
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Rivne, Ukraine
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been coming here on weekly bases since we moved to this area half a year ago. I love this place . Delicious food every time . Sushi is fresh and tasty . Prices a very reasonable. Staff is friendly .. The place is small and gets busy and be prepared to wait for your order . But it's... More 

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Thank Liliya85
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our favorite sushi in charlotte, you can get traditional but you can also choose from a very large variety of specialty rolls. We also love the shrimp tempura appetizer. They get very busy and can take a while to be seated if you go during their peak hours, but it's so worth the wait.

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Thank Emijane1216
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I hear complaints about waiting time ....but ....there is a reason! You will never go in there to be seated right away ,because everyone wants to go there.It is awesome sushi.Even though sometimes there is one waitress that is kinda cold ,short and ....whatever,the sushi is awesome. I am happy to wait for it.And if you don't want to...take it... More 

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Thank sybilla S
Charlotte, North Carolina
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Sushi is one of my favorite foods. I have been lucky enough to have enjoyed sushi at many high end places on each coast and this hole in the wall is still my favorite. The first time I was brought here years ago I looked at the strip mall and Christmas lights as I walked in and was a skeptic... More 

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Thank Heather T
Charlotte, North Carolina
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

I've been back here a few times since this is one of the most decent places that I trust serving sushi. Price is reasonable to cheap for sushi and overall quality is ok. Staff is friendly, however i had to wait a hour before getting our foods and it was dinner time.

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Thank foolrush
Charlotte, North Carolina
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

I have heard so many good reviews of this place and was excited to try it. Overall OK meal. The sushi and rolls are quality and are on par with a typical sushi house. Not the best ever but good. The amount of time from ordering to receiving our food was totally unacceptable. We waited 30 minutes to be seated,... More 

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Thank VetteHog
Charlotte, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Great sushi, great service, local feel, well priced! It's my favorite place. You will have to wait but it's worth it!!! 😋

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Thank AmyNeal23
Charleston, South Carolina
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141 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Located in a strip plaza, this place is small but not hard to find. Just look for the people standing around outside looking to get in. If you are a sushi lover and in the area this is a MUST do.

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Thank OTRA166
Charlotte, NC
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56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Come early for dinner because it is small and always busy! We arrived at 5:15 on a Friday. There was a wait by the time we left an hour later. The server we had was SO nice. She was attentive, friendly, and knowledgeable. The food was perfect. We ordered some tempura, which actually had a disappointing amount of onion, but... More 

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Thank trumps4travel
Charlotte, North Carolina
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

We eat here about four times a year. It's good to go early for dinner. The restaurant is small and sometimes you have to wait for 40 minutes to get seated. The sushi and sushi boat is wonderful. You cna watch it being made in front of you. The combination plates have great variety of items in addition to the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Sushi, Asian, Japanese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1717 Sardis Rd N, Ste 6A, Charlotte, NC 28270-2526
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte>  > East Forest
  • Neighborhood: East Forest
  • Phone Number: 704-708-9888

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?