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First in Flight Bar

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5501 Josh Birmingham Parkway, Atrium, Charlotte, NC 28208
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09:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 22:00
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Barrington, Rhode Island
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217 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was stuck in Charlotte for 24 hours recently and had dinner here. The service was nice and the sushi was quite good. They also had a live pianist during dinner which made the experience pleasant despite being stuck in Charlotte. If you are in the airport looking for a good bite to eat, this is a nice, fresh and... More 

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Thank Deborah L
Cherry hill
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150 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Been here a couple of times and the food is great. Always grab from their take out counter and you have to pay just to the right of the bar. Each time they have asked me if I'm doing take out - with a take out box in my hand wanting to pay. Each time I ask if I can... More 

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Thank Matt C
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Discovered this quite by accident. Didn't expect an Airpoort Sushi bar to have decent Sushi....and was very pleasantly surprised. A bit pricey, but excellent food

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Thank JoRaman
Dallas, Texas
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

This location was recommended by people that live in Charlotte so I decided to try the food. The servers were polite and busy. The food was above average. It is better than most sushi restaurants, but does not compare to the best ones. The prices are airport prices (higher than they should be). I would recommend it for a quick... More 

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Thank MurrisaG
Charlotte, North Carolina
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70 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Food is awesome and service is very good ~ well worth checking out ~ a little pricy but that is expected at an airport

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delhi
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121 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

Normally one finds only junk at american airports and this was refreshing. Good quality sushi and rolls. A wee bit expensive but happy to pay the extra amount for the quality and convenience

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Thank trackeritrack
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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171 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

I have been to this small terminal side joint a dozen times passing through CLT. I have never had any issues and the food has always been better than you would expect from Airport sushi. It is made fresh throughout the day and the Health cleanliness score was 97.5/100 when i was just there. Good for a quick bite and... More 

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Thank ToonPgh
Long Beach, Mississippi
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121 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Have eaten here a few times while passing through CLT. while a bit on the pricey side food is excellent and very good service. Must try.

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Thank Will O
Twinsburg, Ohio
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335 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

This is a real sushi bar in the middle of an airport. Almost all other airport sushi is a low quality product that is not worth the expense. The only other sushi I have seen is at ORD (Wicker Park) between B and E/F, if I remember. First in flight is better, and this afternoon was treated to a first... More 

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Boynton Beach, FL
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88 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

I was very happy with this dish - it was perfect and very flavorful! I started out with the edamame which made for a great low carb snack

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Sushi, Asian, Japanese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 22:00
Monday
09:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:30 - 22:00
Thursday
09:30 - 22:00
Friday
09:30 - 22:00
Saturday
09:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5501 Josh Birmingham Parkway, Atrium, Charlotte, NC 28208
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • This restaurant is at Douglas Airport (after security)

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?