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Japan Restaurant

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133 Cross Center Rd, Denver, NC 28037-5009
+1 704-822-6555
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to go for good sushi. Fish is in larger pieces and not chopped up. Rice was light. Service was also good. Place was small and didn't have a great feel to it. Needs an upgrade/update. Gets busy. I'd recommend as a great value. Could not see area where sushi is prepared (that's unusual) and that concerned me. Food... More 

Thank Ken D
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I've been going to this restaurant now for over 10 years and love it. Has quick service and tasty foods. Many people order take out. I love their sushi!

Thank NadineDeason
Denver, North Carolina
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224 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Best spider roll ever, the soft shelled crab was hot, fresh and tender. The tuna tataki was just as good. Seared perfectly with freshly made wasabi powder. The teriyaki flounder was wonderfully fresh, crisp outside and flaky flesh inside. The teppanyaki scallops were good, the scallops a bit over, and the noodles and sauce flavorful and tasty. Too full for... More 

Thank Bruce B
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29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

We eat here monthly and enjoy lunch. Several variations of steak, chicken, and seafood. Some meals are served with mushrooms others with broccoli. But all meals have these great sweet carrots. My daughter would eat everybody's carrots and she does not like veggies.

Thank roberthd879
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64 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

This is a local favorite if you live here in Denver, NC. Especially if you are in college or want to go out with a group of friends. I always like to get the hibachi chicken.

Thank David D
Stanley, North Carolina
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84 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This is not a fancy restaurant but they serve good food and the staff is friendly. Prices are very reasonable.

Thank Phil S
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

I live in Charlotte but visit my Mother often in nearby Denver, NC. I always make sure we have a meal at Japan Restaurant. The staff is very friendly and courteous. I'm a vegetarian so I can only speak to the quality of their vegetarian choices. Their sweet carrots are my favorite which I usually get with a side of... More 

Thank MimiEmiline
Denver, North Carolina
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Ok to be fair, I don't eat Japanese food. Way to boring for me. With that said, my family loves it and the Japan Restaurant. We have been here for over 30 years and eaten there through all the management changes. My daughter even worked there for awhile. When my son and daughter come home from college, the first place... More 

Thank Charles W
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Food tasty and served nicely altough I had order a Tempura dish and they brought me something quite different. Waitress didn't now the difference, but they did correct it. As this restaurant lacks atmosphere its good for a quick bite only

Thank AandBDenver
Level Contributor
53 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

My coworkers built this place up that it was awesome. When I came in, there wasn't a sign stating to wait or seat yourself. Several people were helped ahead of me bc I waited to be seated. Food was alright, my special came with a soup and salad appetizer, but they brought the slad and soup with the food same... More 

Thank Matt M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 133 Cross Center Rd, Denver, NC 28037-5009
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Denver
  • Phone Number: +1 704-822-6555

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