Now & Zen is a modern, intimate eatery that offers classic sushi and eclectic Japanese mani courses. It was founded over a decade ago by Toshi Sato, who first came to Charlottesville in the 1990s to co-found the legendary Tokyo Rose sushi joint and night club. Next, he opened Now & Zen one block off Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall. With seating for 30 max, the space is intimate and the menu exquisite. Now & Zen is for sushi connoisseurs and is a great dining choice after spending a day shopping or visiting the various entertainment centers downtown. With several vegan options, Now & Zen is a perfect choice for large group outings.

Price Range: $$

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Sunday – Thursday: 5-9pm

Friday – Saturday: 5-10pm


Guests can find parking at the Water Street Parking Garage (200 Water St E) or the Market Street Garage (546E Market St).


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Closed now
Sunday 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Monday 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Tuesday 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Wednesday 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Thursday 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Saturday 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Local time 3:23pm
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