640 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804       Tel.: (828) 225-6033  

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Open Hours:
Lunch:
Mon. - Sun.: 11:00 am - 3:15 pm
Dinner:
Sun. - Wed. 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thurs. - Sat. 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm



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Zen Sushi Lunch House Special

11:00 am - 3:15 pm

Sushi Lunch Combos

Both Sushi Lunch Combos include either a Miso Soup or Green Salad
Choose 2 Rolls (Sushi Lunch Option A) 8.00
Choose 3 Rolls (Sushi Lunch Option A) 11.00
Sushi Lunch Option A
  • Spicy Vegetable Roll
  • Asparagus Tempura Roll
  • Cucumber and Avocado Roll
  • Mushroom Cucumber Roll
  • Sweet Potato Tempura Roll
  • Cucumber Roll
  • Pickled Radish Roll
  • Avocado Roll
  • Vegetable Roll<
  • Tempura Onion Roll
Choose 2 Rolls (Sushi Lunch Option B) 9.00
Choose 3 Rolls (Sushi Lunch Option B) 12.00
Sushi Lunch Option B
  • Spicy Crunchy Tuna Roll
  • Boston Roll
  • Salmon Roll
  • Eel Avocado Roll
  • Spicy Crabstick Roll
  • Yellowtail Roll
  • Salmon Avocado Roll
  • Spicy Crunchy Salmon Roll
  • Salmon Skin Roll
  • Bagel Roll
  • Tuna Roll
  • Shrimp Tempura Roll<
  • Crabstick Roll
  • Eel Cucumber Roll
  • Chicken Tempura Roll
  • California Roll

Sushi Bar Lunch

Includes Miso Soup or Mixed Green Salad
vegetarianVegetable Sushi Lunch
5 pcs assorted vegetable sushi and a vegetable roll
10.00
rawSushi Lunch
5 pcs assorted fish and a California roll
11.00
rawZen Sushi Lunch
2 pcs tuna, 2 pcs salmon, 2 pcs yellowtail & California roll
13.00
Sashimi Lunch
10 pcs assorted raw fish w. a bowl of rice
12.00
Zen Sashimi Lunch
3 pcs tuna, 3 pcs salmon, 3 pcs yellowtail & 3 pcs white fish
14.00

Lunch Boxes

Includes Miso Soup, Green Salad, Rice and California Roll
vegetarianVegetable Tempura Lunch Box 7.50
vegetarianTofu & Vegetable Teriyaki Lunch Box 7.50
Chicken Teriyaki Lunch Box 8.50
Chicken or Tofu Katsu Lunch Box 8.50
Chicken Yakitori Lunch Box 8.50
Chicken and Vegetable Tempura Lunch Box 9.50
Shrimp and Vegetable Tempura Lunch Box 9.50
rawShrimp, Salmon, or Steak Teriyaki Lunch Box 9.50
Spicy Garlic Bass Lunch Box 9.50
Fish Katsu Lunch Box 9.50

Appetizers

Side of Sauce $0.25 ea
vegetarianHaru Maki (2 pcs.)
Deep fried Japanese style spring roll
3.49
VegetarianGluten FreeEdamame 4.49
Cheese Wonton (4 pcs.)
Cream cheese, crab meat, and scallion
4.99
vegetarianAge Tofu (4 pcs.)
Deep fried tofu w. sauce
4.99
Chicken Yakitori (2 pcs.)
Broiled chicken on skewer w. teriyaki sauce
5.49
Chicken Katsu
Japanese style breaded fried chicken w. sauce
5.49
vegetarianYasai Gyoza (6 pcs.)
Pan fried or steamed vegetable dumplings
5.49
Pork Gyoza (6 pcs.)
Pan fried or steamed pork dumplings
5.49
Shumai (6 pcs.)
Fried or steamed shrimp dumpling
5.99
Fried Calamari
Fried squid w. mildly spicy sauce
6.99
Beef Negimaki (6 pcs.)
Grilled sliced beef rolled w. scallion & teriyaki sauce on top
7.99
Kaki Fry (4 pcs.)
Deep fried oysters w. chef's sauce
7.99
Rock Shrimp
Batter fried shrimp tossed with spicy cream sauce
8.99
Hamachi Kama
Broiled yellowtail neck with salt, pepper and ponzu sauce
10.99

Sushi Bar Appetizers

Sushi Appetizer
4 pc. assorted sliced raw fish on bed of rice
8.99
Sashimi Appetizer
8 pc. assorted sliced raw fish
10.99
rawTataki
(Salmon, Tuna or Peppered Tuna)
Sliced seared fish in ponzu sauce
8.99
Spicy Kani Salad
Crabstick, cucumber and crunchy mixed in spicy mayo sauce
5.99
Tako Su
Sliced octopus served in ponzu sauce
7.99
rawTataki Tuna Mango Wrap
Mango, cucumber wrapped in peppered tuna tataki and topped with ponzu & mango sauce, finished with infused virgin olive oil
10.99
rawYellowtail Jalapeno
Sliced yellowtail, jalapeno and tobiko served in yuzu soy sauce
11.99

Soup and Salad

VegetarianGluten FreeMiso Soup 1.99
vegetarianTofu & Vegetable Soup 3.99
Seafood Soup
(Shrimp, scallop, mussel, crabstick and vegetables in broth)
5.99
VegetarianGluten FreeGreen Salad 2.99
VegetarianGluten FreeAvocado Salad 4.49
vegetarianCucumber Salad 4.49
vegetarianSeaweed Salad 4.99
Squid Salad 5.99

Sushi Bar Entrees

Served w. Miso Soup or Salad
Substitute Brown Rice for $0.5
vegetarianVegetable Maki
Avocado roll, tempura sweet potato roll & vegetable roll
13.99
rawMaki Dinner
California roll, spicy tuna roll & shrimp tempura roll
14.99
rawSushi Regular
7 pc. chef's choice assorted sushi & California roll
16.99
rawChirashi Donburi
12 pc. assorted chef's choice sashimi over sushi rice
17.99
Unagi Dunburi
8 pc. smoked eel over sushi rice
17.99
rawSushi Deluxe
9 pc. chef's choice assorted sushi & spicy tuna roll
19.99
Sashimi Deluxe
15 pc. chef's choice assorted sashimi w. bowl of rice
21.99
rawSushi & Sashimi Combo
5 pc. sushi, 9 pc. sashimi chef's choice & shrimp tempura roll
25.99
rawLove Boat for Two
8 pc. sushi, 15 pc. sashimi w. two chef's special rolls
50.99
rawLove Boat for Three 74.99
rawLove Boat for Four 99.99

Sushi and Sashimi A La Carte

Sushi: Fish on bed of rice - 2 pcs per order
Sashimi: No Rice - 3 pcs per order
Served as 1 pc of sushi or sashimi
Omelet (Tamago) 4.00
rawSquid (Ika) 4.75
Tofu (Inari) 4.00
rawStriped Bass 4.75
Surf Clam (Hokigai) 4.75
rawFluke (Hirame) 4.75
Octopus (Tako) 4.75
rawMackerel (Saba) 4.75
Crabstick (Kani) 4.75
rawRed Snapper (Tai) 4.75
Shrimp (Ebi) 4.75
rawEscolar (White Tuna) 4.75
Eel (Unagi) 5.25
rawSalmon (Sake) 5.25
rawYellowtail (Hamachi) 5.25
rawTuna (Maguro) 5.25
rawSmoked Salmon 5.75
rawScallop (Hotategai) 6.00
rawFish Egg (Massago) 2.50
rawSalmon Roe (Ikura) 3.00
rawSweet Shrimp (Amaebi) 3.50
rawSea Urchin (Uni) S/P

Sumaki Roll and Hand Roll

Add avocado, cucumber, or cream cheese inside for $0.75, substitute brown rice for $0.5
Add masago for $1, Side Sauce for $0.25 each
1. Salmon Skin Roll
Salmon skin, cucumber w. eel sauce
4.75
2. California Roll
crabstick, cucumber and avocado
4.75
raw3. Kani Roll 4.75
raw4. Boston Roll
Cooked shrimp, avocado, lettuce w. masago & mayo
4.99
5. Tempura Mushroom & Cream Cheese Roll 4.99
6. Eastern Roll
Cooked shrimp, tamago, and avocado
4.99
raw7. Salmon Roll 4.99
raw8. Spicy Crunchy Tuna Roll 5.25
raw9. Spicy Crunchy Salmon Roll 5.25
raw10. Tuna Roll 5.25
raw11. Yellowtail Scallion Roll 5.25
12. Yellowtail Jalapeno roll 5.25
13. Spicy Crunchy Kani Roll 5.25
14. Spicy Crunchy Shrimp Roll 5.25
15. Eel Cucumber Roll 5.25
16. Eel Avocado Roll 5.25
raw17. Salmon Avocado Roll 5.49
raw18. Philadelphia Roll
Smoked salmon, avocado, & cream cheese
5.99
19. Spicy Crunchy Tako Roll 5.99
raw20. Bagel Roll
Fresh salmon, crunchy, cream cheese, & masago
5.99
raw21. Shrimp Tempura Roll
Tempura shrimp, cucumber, lettuce & massago
6.99
raw22. Spider Roll
Fried Soft Shell Crab, cucumber, lettuce, avocado & masago
8.99
raw23. Passion Roll
Fresh tuna, avocado, and crunchy; with spicy mayo, & Jalapeno spicy powder on top
6.99
raw24. Spicy Crunchy Scallop Roll 6.99

Vegetarian Roll

vegetarian1. Cucumber Roll 3.99
vegetarian2. Tempura Onion Roll 4.49
vegetarian3. Oshinko Roll 4.49
vegetarian4. Avocado Roll 4.49
vegetarian5. Asparagus Tempura Roll 4.49
vegetarian6. Sweet Potato Tempura Roll 4.49
vegetarian7. Kanpyo Roll 4.49
vegetarian8. AAC Roll
Avocado, Cucumber, & Asparagus Roll
4.75
vegetarian9. Vegetable Roll 4.75
vegetarian10. Spicy Vegetable Roll
Cucumber, avocado, kanpyo, lettuce & burdock w. spicy mayo sauce
4.75
vegetarian11. Inari Tofu & Avocado Roll 4.99
vegetarian12. Tempeh Roll
Tempura fried tempeh, asparagus, carrots & cucumber inside, topped with avocado and sweet chili mango sauce
6.99
vegetarian13. Tempura Mushroom & Cucumber Roll 4.99

Special Roll

Add avocado, cucumber, or cream cheese inside for $0.75, substitute brown rice for $0.5
Add masago for $1, Side Sauce for $0.25 each
Certain items may be charged more
vegetarian1. Joy Roll
Inari tofu, cream cheese, crunchy inside & avocado on top
7.99
2. Blue Roll
Sea bass tempura, cucumber, avocado & lettuce inside with masago on top
8.49
3. Yahoo Roll
Fried oyster inside with eel sauce
8.49
4. USA Roll
Tempura fried roll with spicy crab stick & cream cheese inside; spicy mayo and eel sauce on top
7.99
raw5. Hanado Roll
Tempura fried roll with spicy tuna & avocado inside, with chef special sauce
8.99
6. Kani Naruto Roll
Crabstick, tamago, and avocado rolled in sliced cucumber, with ponzu sauce
9.99
raw7. Godzilla Roll
Spicy crunchy salmon, crabstick, cream cheese, and avocado inside, tobiko, scallion, spicy mayo and eel sauce on top
9.99
raw8. Beach Roll
Spicy crunchy crab inside, salmon and a dollop of hot sauce on top
9.99
raw9. Rainbow Roll
Crabstick, cucumber, and avocado inside, w. assorted fresh fish on top
9.99
10. Dragon Roll
Eel, crabstick, and cucumber inside, with avocado and eel sauce on top
9.99
raw11. Volcano Roll
Tempura crabstick, cucumber & avocado inside with spicy crunchy salmon, eel sauce & hot chili sauce on top
9.99
12. Foxy Lady Roll
Tempura sweet potato & avocado inside, with smoked salmon & eel sauce on top
9.99
13. Royale Roll
Fried oyster inside; avocado, eel sauce, wasabi mayo on top
9.99
raw14. Cloud Nine Roll
Tempura eel & avocado inside with spicy tuna & eel sauce on top
10.99
raw15. I Love Eel Roll
Spicy tuna, salmon, yellowtail & avocado inside with eel on top
10.99
raw16. Rock N Roll Roll
Cooked shrimp, avocado & cream cheese inside with fresh salmon & lime on top
10.99
raw17. Crazy Tuna Roll
Spicy tuna, salmon, yellowtail, cucumber and avocado inside, with seared pepper tuna on top
11.99
raw18. Mexican Roll
White tuna, asparagus & avocado inside with spicy crunchy tuna, jalapeno and hot chili sauce on top
10.99
raw19. Red River Roll
Spicy crunchy tuna inside with fresh tuna, avocado, & tobiko on top
11.99
raw20. Dancing Roll
Tempura shrimp inside with spicy crunchy scallop on top with eel sauce
12.99
raw21. Sweetheart Roll
Spicy crunchy shrimp, cucumber & avocado inside, with fresh salmon lemon slices & wasabi mayo sauce on top
11.99
raw22. Rainbow Naruto Roll
Tuna, salmon, yellowtail, avocado & tobiko rolled in sliced cucumber in Ponzu
11.99
23. Blue Ridge Roll
Tempura shrimp & cream cheese inside, topped with spicy crabstick
11.99
24. Devil D Roll
Tempura salmon, avocado, cream cheese inside; with spicy crabstick and eel sauce on top
11.99
raw25. Perfect Match Roll
Tempura shrimp, lobster salad, mango & avocado rolled with soy paper, tobiko & wasabi mayo on top
11.99
raw26. Fire Island Roll
Spicy crunchy salmon, & mango inside, with lobster salad, wasabi tobiko and hot chili sauce on top
11.99
raw27. Pink Lady Roll
Peppered tuna, cucumber & mayo inside, with spicy crunchy salmon and mango sauce on top
11.99
28. Bay Roll
King crab meat, avocado & cucumber inside with cooked shrimp and wasabi mayo on top
12.99
raw29. Downtown Roll
Spicy crunchy tuna, yellowtail, salmon inside; avocado, seared white tuna, and wasabi mayo sauce on top
12.99
30. Surprise Roll
Tempura soft shell crab inside; with eel avocado and chef's special sauce on top
12.99
31. Happy Roll
Tempura eel, avocado, crabstick inside with spicy crunchy shrimp and eel sauce on top
12.99
32. Angry Dragon Roll
Tempura shrimp inside, with spicy king crab meat and sweet miso sauce on top
12.99
raw33. Premier Roll
Spicy white tuna, avocado inside; tuna, yellowtail, salmon on top, w. thinly sliced lemon, and spicy sweet miso sauce on top
12.99
raw34. Joeski Roll
Shrimp tempura inside with fresh tuna, avocado & chef special sauce
12.99
raw35. Soho Roll
Peppered tuna, avocado, cucumber & mango inside; with spicy crunchy white tuna & mango sauce on top
12.99
36. New Horizons Roll
Yellowtail, asparagus, & avocado inside; with fresh salmon, tuna & wasabi caviar on top
12.99
raw37. Zen Roll
Shrimp tempura, spicy tuna, avocado & asparagus inside; with yellowtail, white tuna, red tobiko, black tobiko, scallion & chef’s special sauce on top
15.99
raw38. Spicy Tuna Naruto Roll
Spicy tuna, avocado, and crunchy rolled in sliced cucumber, served with ponzu sauce
10.99
raw39. King Roll
Spicy crabstick, shrimp tempura, avocado, and mango inside; tuna, salmon, yellowtail, avocado, eel, mango sauce, eel sauce, wasabi mayo, and tobiko on top, wrapped in soy paper.
16.95

Kitchen Entrees

Served w. rice and a side of miso soup or green salad
vegetarianVegetable Tempura 11.99
vegetarianTofu & Vegetable Teriyaki 11.99
Chicken Teriyaki 13.99
Chicken Katsu 13.99
Chicken & Vegetable Tempura 13.99
Shrimp & Vegetable Tempura 14.99
Beef Negimaki
Grilled sliced beef rolled with scallions & teriyaki sauce
16.99

Donburi

Served over rice with a side of miso soup or green salad
Side order of sauce $0.25 each, brown rice $0.5
vegetarianTofu & Vegetable Fried Rice 8.99
Chicken Fried Rice 9.99
Shrimp Fried Rice 10.99
Yasai Don
Stir fried tofu and vegetables, served over rice w. our house special sauce
8.99
Chicken Don
Stir fried chicken and vegetables served over rice w. sauce
9.99
Shrimp Don
Stir fried shrimp and vegetables served over rice w. sauce
10.99
Zen Don
Lightly fried sea bass, tofu, & vegetales served over rice w. ginger sauce
12.99
Seafood Don
Lightly fried sea bass w. stir fried shrimp, scallop, & vegetables served over rice w. spicy garlic sauce
12.99

Noodles

add Fried Tofu or Egg $0.99 extra, add Chicken $1.99 extra, add Steak or Shrimp $2.99 extra
vegetarianVegetable Stir Fried Noodle 9.99
vegetarianVegetable Noodle Soup 9.99
Chicken Stir Fried Noodle 11.99
Shrimp Stir Fried Noodle 12.99
Tempura Noodle Soup 12.99
Nabeyaki Noodle Soup 13.99
Seafood Stir Fried Noodle 14.99
Seafood Noodle Soup
Shrimp, scallop, mussel, fish cake, vegetable
14.99

Bento Combination Box

Served w. rice and a side of miso soup or green salad
vegetarianVegetable Dinner Box
Vegetable tempura, vegetable teriyaki & vegetable roll
16.99
Box A
Chicken & vegetable tempura, shrimp teriyaki & California roll
17.99
Box B
Shrimp & vegetable tempura, chicken teriyaki & California roll
17.99
Box C
Shrimp & vegetable tempura, salmon teriyaki & California roll
17.99
Box D
Shrimp & vegetable tempura, steak teriyaki & California Roll
18.99

Hibachi

(Served with fried rice, vegetable and a side of miso soup or salad)
Side Order of Sauce $0.25 each
vegetarianHibachi Tofu & Vegetable 12.99
Hibachi Chicken 13.99
Hibachi Shrimp 15.99
Hibachi Steak 17.99
Hibachi Salmon 17.99
Hibachi Chicken & Shrimp 17.99
Hibachi Chicken & Steak 18.99
Hibachi Shrimp & Steak 19.99
Hibachi Shrimp & Scallop 20.99

Beverage

Soda
Root Beer, 7 Up, RC, Diet Rite, Cheerwine
2.00
Lemonade 2.00
Ice Tea (Sweet/Unsweet) 2.00
Bottled Water 1.50
San Pellegrino 3.50
Juice / Milk 2.50
Hot Tea 1.75

Desserts

Ice Cream
Green Tea, Red Bean
3.00
Mochi Ice Cream
Green Tea, Red Bean, Mango, Strawberry
4.00
Tempura Ice Cream 5.00
Tempura Cheese Cake 5.00
Tempura Banana Split 7.00

Drink Menu

Beer

Asahi (Pt)4.50 (Qt)7.00
Sapporo (Pt)4.50 (Qt)7.00
Kirin Ichiban 4.50
Tsing Tao 4.50
Highland Gaelic 5.00
Highland Oatmeal Porter 5.00
Green Man IPA 5.00
Bud Light 4.00
Miller Light 4.00
Yuengling 4.00
Local Seasonal 5.00

Sake

House Hot Sake (Pt)4.00 (Qt)6.00
Ozeki Dry 7.00
Sho Chiku Bai Nigori 9.00
Sho Chiku Bai Ginjo 10.00
Mio Sparkling Sake 12.00
Tozai Snow Maiden Nigori 15.00
Tizai Living Jewel Junmai 15.00
Momokawa Organic Nigori 15.00
Momokawa Organic Ginjo 15.00
Ozeki Karatamba Junmai 17.00
Bunraku Yahamai Junmai 22.00