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Zov's Bistro and Bakery

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17440 17th St, Ste A, Tustin, CA 92780 (17th and Yorba)
(714) 838-8855
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Founded in 1987 by Chef Zov Karamardian, legendary Zov's Bistro & Bakery...
Founded in 1987 by Chef Zov Karamardian, legendary Zov's Bistro & Bakery in Tustin, CA has become a culinary institution. Serving her unique cuisine that blends contemporary cuisine with Eastern Mediterranean influences, in an upscale chic environment.
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  • 60
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
great place for business meetings

This place has a little bit of everything and it is all good. I happened to be there for a business meeting with a group of about 50 people and they had 5 different choices of meals and they were all good

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
Ed P
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Yorba Linda, California
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Yorba Linda, California
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107 reviews 107 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This place has a little bit of everything and it is all good. I happened to be there for a business meeting with a group of about 50 people and they had 5 different choices of meals and they were all good

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Orange County, CA, USA
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57 reviews 57 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Had my 12th lunch here at Zov's in Tustin, CA. I am a regular and enjoy the ambiance and menu of this location. The place is split between the Bistro, which is a more formal restaurant and the Bakery, which is more informal. The menu has a wide variety of dishes, both with meat, with fish, and vegetarian, all in... More 

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Placentia, CA
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236 reviews 236 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This restaurant has very tasty food, good service and all in a nice atmosphere. We were 6 for dinner and all enjoyed our meals. We had meat.oaf, salmon and salads.

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Pacific Grove, California
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220 reviews 220 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Our relatives suggested this restaurant for a rendezvous, and we're so glad they did. The food was first-rate, as was the service and the décor. Emphasis is on Mediterranean food but with an American accent. We'd definitely return next time we're in the neighborhood.

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Aliso Viejo, California, United States
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37 reviews 37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Went there for dinner after work with a few friends. Food was pretty good, service was okay & can be better. Although some people may say this place is pricey, I felt they were actually reasonable.

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Hudsonville, Michigan
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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Great atmosphere with both inside and under the canopy to enjoy the beautiful weather. Prompt seating and service from the staff & our attentive and helpful waiter, as well as others keeping our drinks always full. We shared the appetizer combo w 5 items and that was just right for the 4 of us. Ravioli, burgers and salads all got... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Zov's is continuing to be on the cutting edge with their design, menu, and service. It's definitely a place you want to frequent!

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Yorba Linda, California
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74 reviews 74 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Weekday family dinner for three at $131 is pricey. This is a place we had heard about and wanted to visit. We did not check the prices beforehand. The food was delicious! We enjoyed the mezze three appetizer, the seared scallop, the pistachio bass, and the rib eye. Service was fine; not notable. We met early (5:30) and the place... More 

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So Cali
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

50th anniversary dinner with two other couples. Lamb chops, steak and salmon. Presentation was good but the taste of all three was outstanding. Service from Justin was exceptional. This was our fifth dinner at Zov's Never disappointed...A great choice in Tustin, a great choice in California.

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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The selections here are creative and a notch above what you can easily find elsewhere. We are lucky to have her cooking genius among us. It is not cheap but Zov's is special.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 17440 17th St, Ste A, Tustin, CA 92780
    (17th and Yorba)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Tustin
  • Phone Number: (714) 838-8855

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
  • Cuisine: American, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Armenian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining

Description

Founded in 1987 by Chef Zov Karamardian, legendary Zov's Bistro & Bakery in Tustin, CA has become a culinary institution. Serving her unique cuisine that blends contemporary cuisine with Eastern Mediterranean influences, in an upscale chic environment.
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?