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Japonais Sushi Zenya

486 St-Catherine Ouest, Montreal, Quebec H3B 1A6, Canada (Ville-Marie)
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Ranked #698 of 4,413 restaurants in Montreal
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Ville-Marie
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36 reviews from our community

77% Recommend
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English first
Dublin, New Hampshire
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Difficult to find as it is located on an upper floor and the entry way to the building is not inviting but this place is definitely worth the trip. Wonderful selection of sushi. I had the sea bass marinated in Saki. Presentation was great, good service and tasty dishes.

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Fontainebleau, France
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

I have been here 3 times in the past 2 months, and it has been a delight every time. The sushi is very fresh, and there are always specials if they have limited quantities of some fish. The presentation is good. The chief highlight of Zenya is the beautiful flavour and texture of the sushi and sashimi. Its hard to... More

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Montreal, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

On St. Catherine Street near le quartier des spectacles . Convenient to go before shows at Place des Arts .Chefs suggestions are to die for. Lovely and intimate decor and good service . It takes time to make sushi.

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Adams, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

If not being recommended by the others, we would not go this restaurant. Though it is located in the busy St-Catherine, Montreal downtown, it is really difficulty to spot it as it is in the 2nd floor of an old building with not-nice entrance. Anyway we got there eventually and found its really beautiful deco and atmosphere. Followed with the... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

This place was very disappointing . We thought it would really be a gem since it is hard to find and really hidden away. We were wrong. It was overpriced and underwhelming. The atmosphere of the restaurant is nice, but the food is nothing special and rather expensive in relation to quality. The wine list and drink selection is minimal.... More

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ZENYA S, Manager at Japonais Sushi Zenya, responded to this review

Thanks for your time in writing a review to our restaurant and we are very sorry that you didnot have good experience with your dining. Since we noticed your complaint, we have taken actions to improve our service to make sure each customer is taken care of nicely at a timely manner. In order to re-establish our reputation, we would... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

I went there with my wife and 2 kids (2 and 6) after seeing the review on tripadvisor. The food was pretty good, but seriously, even though the restaurant was not full (Tuesday night), the service was really slow and we had some difficulty to make the kids wait. Also, it's really expensive.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012 via mobile

We are not from Montreal so we have to trust sites like these to find great restaurants- the reviews for Zenya were pretty good so we thought we would give it a try, we were very disappointed. The atmosphere is bad. Just plain bad. It smells funny and feels like your grandma's basement. The food was ok. Not great but... More

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

I'd never have found this had my hotel concierge not told me exactly where to look, but it was so good that I had dinner here three of the five nights that I was in Montreal! The hamachi and toro were fantastically fresh, and the spicy tuna and shrimp tempura rolls were as good as I've eaten anywhere. The prices... More

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Quebec City, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

We were looking for a sushi downtown from our hotel in Montreal and we found this hidden sushi restaurant at the second floor of a building on Ste-Catherine Street. Service was perfect, a touch zen deco, the wine card was great and we found an affordable and delicious canadian white wine. Cost 80$ for 27 sushis and a bottle of... More

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Montreal, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012

Went there a few times for sushi and its overall good. Dont like the soya sauce they serve, wayyyy too salty, but the sushis are good. Ambiance is nice.

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