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“Excellent,”
Review of Pacific Pagoda

Pacific Pagoda
Ranked #231 of 856 Restaurants in Asheville
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Sushi, Chinese, Japanese, Thai
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Had lunch there. Incredible menu from vegetarian to full Asian foods. Lunch portion was ample. Food was served hot. Found out that the heated plates are only available with the dinner portions, and then maybe only at night. Not sure. Fining area was super clean, as we're the restrooms. A little dark inside, lots of booths, sushi bar, connected to a take out only store.

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Reviewed 5 September 2018

What a great surprise Pacific Pagoda was! We started with the Age Tofu, excellent. Shrimp Shumai Dumplings, delicious, There was a very creative Tuna App that was amazing and then the Mamamia Roll, and that was really enough for the two of us. All the food around us looked delicious and our Server took our order in actual Japanese Writing. Service was impeccable and the restaurant spotless!

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Reviewed 18 July 2018

You want Japanese? Chinese? Thai? Pacific Pagoda has it all.

Four of us met for lunch, and everything was great.

It was a Monday, and I had sashimi--breaking the "no fish on Monday because it might not be fresh" rule, and it was incredibly fresh. Another one in our group had fried red snapper; it was prepared tempura style, and it was accompanied with bowl of delicious dipping sauce. Someone else selected sweet and sour chicken, a Chinese dish that is often awful because it's not sufficiently crisp--but that wasn't the case: it was wonderful. The fourth friend got a grilled Hawaiian dish; he selected chicken as a part of it, but he could have had sirloin steak, pork, or shrimp.

Service was especially professional. The place is immaculate.

It should be noted that Pacific Pagoda is open seven days a week.

They also do a brisk-take-out business from a separate entrance.

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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Loved this little restaurant. Suggested by other reviews in Trip Advisor. Restaurant was clean, neat, quaint little booths and quiet. Food was fresh, very well presented and very tasty. Sushi Chef was friendly as was our waitress. Loved the special rolls offered! Large menu to choose from. Highly recommend. Have attached a couple of pictures.

Thank Trenda B
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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Came here with my daughter On 6-16-18 for lunch, and sat at the sushi bar. So the chefs name is “Andy” and he is stellar! He makes conversation and connects behind the bar with his customers! He serves and prepares explaining what he is doing which is super rare. Turns out he is the owner! What a cool guy.

On top of that the tuna quality here is excellent! I mean the huge hunk they cut the sashimi from was incredible and looked amazing!! The salad this guy made from avocado, hearts of palm, roe, capers... there was so much going on and it was all very very good. The avocado was perfectly ripe, the jalapeño was perfectly minced so small, the wasabi so fresh! No crusty paste.

I’m telling you the food here is top notch! Can’t wait to return!

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