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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
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good31%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“miso soup” (17 reviews)
“sushi” (70 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
2457 N Harrison St, Arlington, Arlington, VA 22207-1611
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1 - 10 of 114 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you are looking for sushi that’s fresh, please come here. We’ve been here numerous times and each time we are reminded of how wonderful the experience is. The staff are always friendly and respectful and the food comes out fairly quick as well. We...More

Thank Jadtouma
Rosie G, Owner at Sushi-Zen Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Jadtouma, thank you for taking the time to leave such a wonderful review and rating. We are so glad that you enjoy our delicious food and friendly staff. We hope to see you again soon! Best, The Sushi-Zen Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small group of us had lunch today at Sushi Zen and we were all very pleased with our meals. I had the Bento Box B with the Nigiri sushi and the shrimp tempura. Both were delicious. The tempura was lightly breaded and both the...More

Thank DrRuthK1
Rosie G, Owner at Sushi-Zen Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

DrRuthK1, thank you for taking a moment to leave a review and rating. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your Bento Box! We hope that you will stop by again soon! Best, The Sushi-ZenTeam

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have been frequenting this marvelous neighborhood place ever since it opened, and will keep doing so because the atmosphere, service, and most of all food, is reliably delicious. We’ve never been disappointed. Be sure to get their salad and miso soup!

Thank chadl17
Rosie G, Owner at Sushi-Zen Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review and rating, Chadl17! We hope to see you again soon! Best, Sushi-Zen Team.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience at Sushi-Zen tonight with family. Service was outstanding. Always fresh, always great - and thanks for including soup and salad with the sushi!

Thank Douglas W
Rosie G, Owner at Sushi-Zen Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the wonderful review, Douglas! We are delighted to hear how much you enjoy dining with us and we cannot wait to serve you and your family again in the near future. Best, Sushi -Zen Team

Reviewed 3 June 2018

We like our sushi and decided to try Sushi Zen based upon a 'rave review' in local magazine. At best we rate this restaurant average amongst all 'Japanese' restaurants we have visited. The waitress was obviously stressed. My sushi was delivered partially and the remaining...More

Thank William D
Rosie G, Owner at Sushi-Zen Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

William, thank you for taking a moment to provide your feedback. We apologize for our system being down and also being short-staffed when you dined with us. We hope that you will give us another chance to impress you. Best, The Sushi-ZenTeam

Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

We did enjoy the sake with pomegranate flavoring, but had to wait at least 30 mins to get our sushi when the place was not busy. Service wasnt very quick for giving us the sushi menu either. We had to ask. We put in our...More

Thank tcamp0000
Rosie G, Owner at Sushi-Zen Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

We are sad to see this review but we appreciate you giving us a try. We hope that you will reconsider and join us again in the future so that we can impress you as we should have during this visit. Thank you and have...More

Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

I really enjoy Sushi Zen. Good food for a good price. Friendly staff, fresh ingredients, traditional Japanese decor

Thank Peter R
Rosie G, Owner at Sushi-Zen Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Peter, thank you for the great review and 5-star rating! We are so glad you enjoyed your experience with us, and we hope to see you again soon! The Sushi-Zen Team

Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

This may not be the best sushi around. It is consistent with good, friendly service. I am happy here dining alone at the bar or with a large group at the front table. I've never ordered anything from the menu other than the Nigri. My...More

Thank AzureMountain
Rosie G, Owner at Sushi-Zen Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us this wonderful review, AzureMountain! We are thrilled to see how much you enjoy dining with us! We hope to see you again very soon! Best, Sushi-Zen Team

Reviewed 30 March 2018

It's hard to review sushi anywhere once you've had immaculate sushi elsewhere. That being said, the food here is quite good. I usually get one of their specialty rolls and a couple nigiri. Maybe more if I feel like spending.. sushi isn't cheap. My Mom...More

Thank Brian L
Rosie G, Owner at Sushi-Zen Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Brian, thank you for taking a moment to leave a review and rating. We are pleased that you enjoyed your food when you dined with us and that you enjoyed the friendly staff that provided good service. We hope to see you again soon! Best,...More

Reviewed 28 March 2018

For nearly five decades, I never tried sushi -- the idea of eating mainly raw fish just did not appeal to me. Then a friend who had studied Japanese and fell in love with the food convinced me to try Sushi Zen in Arlington. I've...More

1  Thank PJA070413
Rosie G, Owner at Sushi-Zen Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Thank you so much for this amazing review and rating! We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit! Have a wonderful day!

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William D
24 December 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
US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:30
Monday
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
Thursday
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail
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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