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Heiwa Shokudo

87 N Lexington Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-2822
+1 828-254-7761
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“miso soup” (5 reviews)
“sushi” (20 reviews)
“shrimp” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian, Sushi, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
87 N Lexington Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-2822
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Small intimate Japanese Restaurant on Lexington Ave. recommended by friends and family. Our group of four ate here before a concert at the Thomas Wolf. Parked in the lot across from the theater walked around the building, down the hill onto Lex and there she...More

Thank mrtravelingpat
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Our first night in Asheville, we found this gem. It is small and unassuming, but the food was amazing! Definitely worth stopping in!

Thank RobRon123
Reviewed 13 July 2017

To start with, the main reason we chose this restaurant was for their vegetarian offerings, one out of five of us is vegetarian and wanted some interesting tofu dishes. We called ahead for a table for 5 and were seated in what I like to...More

Thank treehuggersfriend
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Ordered the Dragonfly Sushi roll. Never tried one before and theirs is great! Meat eaters ordered fried tempura chicken and liked it. Vegetarians beware. The tofu is not soaked in anything (flavorless). Tasted like it was taken out of the package and just had teriyaki...More

Thank cindybeeisme
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had a very nice date night at Heiwa Shokudo. We very much enjoyed the salmon sushi and the shrimp butterfly sushi. The free hot tea was a nice perk. The restaurant is small and the parking is very limited.

Thank Rex H
Reviewed 18 May 2017

My daughter & I shared a hot pot dish w/rice, seafood, and veggies. It hit the spot. Place looks like a hole in the wall, however food was excellent as was the service.

Thank Sababaeema
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

We came here after visiting a different sushi restaurant in town and though this one wouldn't be as good, but we were wrong. Service was fast and friendly and our food was great. We ordered Miso soup (which tasted very good) and 3 plates of...More

Thank Anton W
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Spicy garlic tofu---YUMMMM Heiwa visit this trip was good. Service was great and our meals were served in a timely manner, hot and delicious. We arrived around 2:15 and were not made to feel rushed even though everyone else had left since they close at...More

Thank luvinlifebyGodsgrace
Reviewed 9 October 2016

The only true Japanese place to eat in Asheville. The miso soup is great. Sushi rolls are varied and fresh. It can be slow when full. Worth the wait Great lunch specials and prices

Thank Clifford D
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

In town for a conference and needed a quick and easy lunch. It's an easy walk from the Renaissance so I decided to give it a try. Amazing food with very high quality ingredients and lunch was under $10. The lunch boxes seemed like the...More

Thank Veronica S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 N Lexington Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-2822
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville>  > Downtown Asheville
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-254-7761
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