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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: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, 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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  • 66
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 5
    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
Big Group

Ten friends and myself do a monthly birthday get together to celebrate all of our different month birthdays. So this is a perfect place for this event. The food is delicious. The outside inside/outside seating is lovely. They easily can handle big groups. The new bar is beautiful. And, the desserts... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
Christie V
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Villa Park, California
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Villa Park, California
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130 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Ten friends and myself do a monthly birthday get together to celebrate all of our different month birthdays. So this is a perfect place for this event. The food is delicious. The outside inside/outside seating is lovely. They easily can handle big groups. The new bar is beautiful. And, the desserts are fabulous and nice way to end a birthday... More 

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Tustin, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This restaurant has been a long time favorite of mine for several years. The ambiance is nice on the patio renovation on the west side. Grab a quick breakfast or visit the bakery on the east side and be WOWED!

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Tustin, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I Think the food is overpriced for what you get. I had a chicken salad ,not much chicken even though what was there was tasty. We sat outside,the service was average.I was there as a guest and could not believe the prices.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We've been going to Zov's for well over 20 years and it's been consistently great! Traditional and innovative items on the menu -- updated frequently. Specials also outstanding! Two different restaurants (Bistro and Cafe/Bakery) back-to-back with different menus. Try them both. Excellent service also! Legendary Food!

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Tustin, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Zov's has long been my go-to place for picking up pastries for dinner parties, birthday celebrations, or just an "I deserve it" sweet treat. I LOVE their key lime tart. It's done right- really key limes, no food coloring, all fresh and perfect. The chocolate box, Milk chocolate Bombe, lemon tart and cheesecake with berries are also wonderful.

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41 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Zov's Bistro has got to be my favorite place for a girl's night out - yummy salads, kebabs, wine. They also have great burgers - my son loves the lamb burger - very unique and delicious. They have an appetizer plate with hummus, taziki, baba ganoush with is so savory and rich, and definitely big enough for an entree. Their... More 

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Irvine, California
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30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Good quality food that taste good. The restaurant is clean, just like the food, the service is fine and the portions are just right. However, their price seems to be just a bit pricey but overall very good and I will probably go back.

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Tustin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The bakery is marvelous. Gorgeous pastries are displayed for your enjoyment in a separate section from the dining area. Breakfast on the porch is lovely. I usually eat the pancakes and take a portion home for seconds. Yum, yum!

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Santa Ana, CA
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

I typically go here for lunchtime and have always experienced extremely SLOW service. The food is always good and service is decent but you need to plan for a 2 hour lunch to be safe.

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Yorba Linda, California
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85 restaurant reviews
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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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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, Eastern European, 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?