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Top 3 Sushi Spots In Charlotte

October 30th, 2013 Listed Under: Featured Articles, Restaurants, Things To Do Charlotte

Charlotte, NC

The sushi trend is sweeping the nation and the Queen City is following suit. There are many different sushi joints in the city ranging in price and presentation. We have compiled a list of our top 3, let us know in the comments if you agree!

Sushi, Asian cuisine

Yama Asian Fusion

The Traditional Choice

If you’re looking for sushi done right, Yama is your best bet. Voted “Best Sushi in Charlotte” by Charlotte Magazine, this restaurant delivers. Menu items can get pricey but are worth the delicious splurge. The zen atmosphere paired with a fully stocked fine sake bar produces an authentic sushi eating experience. For your non-sushi loving friends Yama offers hibachi and stir fry among other traditional entrees.

Ru-San’s Japanese Sushi and Cuisine

The Affordable Choice

Ru-San’s is the perfect option when you are craving sushi on a budget. This great sushi stop can be seen with a line out of the door during weekday lunch hours. The Ru-San’s trademark (and best deal!) is their all-you-can-eat lunch buffet Mon – Fri from 11:30 a.m. -2:30 p.m. Ru-San’s also provides a wide range affordable of sushi and other Japanese cuisine options on their menu. This sushi pit stop combines tasty quality with quantity.

Sushi, Nigiri, Asian

The Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar


The Creative Choice

Looking to impress a friend or colleague? The extremely popular Cowfish restaurant always delivers with its unique fusion of sushi and American food. This is a great spot for big groups who all prefer different cuisine. The menu includes gourmet burgers, traditional sushi and fusions of the two (Burgushi, anyone?) Along with great food, the restaurant boasts unique modern art and a great patio. Cowfish is ideal for fun outings with awesome food.

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Zoe Shuttleworth


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Ashley Eve

Ashley Eve

Intern at The McDonald Group at Wilkinson and Associates ERA Powered
My name is Ashley Eve and I am a “Charlottean” born and bred. I am a junior Public Relations major at UNC-CH. As the Charlotte Communities intern I will be contributing weekly!
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