Enso Asian Bistro & Sushi Bar
210 E. Trade St., Ste. A-108 Charlotte, N.C. 28202 (704) 716-3676 www.ensocharlotte.com
As its Web site boosts, “Sushi never looked so good!” With “ultra chic decor,” Enso Asian Bistro & Sushi Bar’s casual-elegant atmosphere is enhanced by its location at trendy EpiCentre. Menu items such as Lobster Roll, Super Tempura, Rainbow and White Tiger Roll allow customers to easily explore exotic tastes, starting at lunch. Hours: Monday through Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 12 a.m.; Wednesday though Friday, 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.; Saturday through Sunday, hours vary, call for information.
Ru San’s Japanese Sushi
2440 Park Rd. Charlotte, N.C. 28203 (704) 374-0008 www.rusans.com If you call Ru San’s Japanese Sushi and inquire of the house specialty, an associate likely will say proudly,”Sushi!” Dig deeper and ask which items are house favorites, and the associate could just as easily answer, “All of them.” Sports and Japanese cartoons are often shown on the restaurant’s television sets. Hours: Monday through Sunday, 4:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Nikko Japanese Restaurant
1300-F South Blvd. Charlotte, N.C. 28203 (704) 370-0100 www.nikkosushibar.net For those who crave the best sushi in Charlotte and may be having a stressful day, Nikko Japanese Resturant offers “Sushi Therapy,” highlighted by Sushi/Sashimi combo, Sushi Delux and Sashimi Delux. Menu favorties also include spicy tuna rolls and the Charlotte Roll. The South End establishment opened in 1998 and offers energized, party atmosphere on weekends.