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Sushi Zanmai

1221 Spruce St, Boulder, CO 80302-4805
303-440-0733
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Ranked #100 of 500 Restaurants in Boulder
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $30
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Sushi, Asian, Japanese, Seafood
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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Boca Raton, Florida
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72 reviews 72 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Went to Sushi Zanmai because it was highly recommended. The place was very busy on a week night. I'm not really sure why. The sushi by the piece seemed as if it was sitting out for awhile. It seemed dry and old. I didn't finish it b/c it concerned me. The Spider roll I ordered also seemed old and pre-made.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

They have a fun atmosphere and connect with each customer, and provides great customer service. The sushi there is very delicious, and can be a big factor to a person to eat there as a regular.

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Marathon, Florida
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Very fresh. Had an Orange Crush roll and numerous pieces. busy and a bit jammed full, but it's good sushi so...it's worth meeting your neighbors. :)

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Colorado
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58 reviews 58 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

the sushi place in boulder with the buzz. Pretty equivalent to any chain sushi, even for not being a chain. I'm told the upscale place attached to it has great food, but it really isn't veg, even pesco-veg, friendly. Zanmai is fine. you'll get decent and servicable sushi. there's some pure veg options. they have drinks. there's lots of other... More

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Berthoud, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Went there witha co-worker for lunch this week. It was pretty decent sushi. Not the best ever as I have heard others rave about the restaurant, but will probably be back ad would recommend in Boulder. Really thought the rolls were great and the tuna magaro was made just right.

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Boulder, CO
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23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Sushi Zanmai is always a busy, lively and pleasant place to go for sushi in Boulder. The food is delicious, the menu varied and the service attentive. Go early to avoid long waits. A few private rooms (sit on floor on tatami mats at table) are available for advance reservations; fun for parties. Karaoke on Sat nights after 10.

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Lyons, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

...as usual. We always enjoy dining with the Zanmai crew. Having made the rounds with the other sushi restaurants in Boulder, Zanmai is by far the best!

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Wyoming
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Small, noisy, fun crowed place with amazing sushi. The fatty tuna was wonderful, the service was fine. The variety of sushi was great, all sliced and served speedy and tasty. Not a big sushi eater, but loved every bite.. The only drawback was the price. We ran up a $300 tab for 6 quickly. but what the heck, it was... More

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Nederland, Colorado
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45 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014 via mobile

This is a nice place to be. The sushi is always fresh and very good quality and I find stuff here that I do not find in most places. There us real cuisine here moot just some cookie cuter formulae. This is much closer to some thing that might be found on the street in Japan some where. There are... More

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Boulder, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

When I first moved to Boulder in 1992, this was the only sushi restaurant I knew of in town, though there may have been a couple of others I didn't know about. Anyway, I was skeptical of having sushi in Boulder because having had excellent sushi in Hawai'i and on the West Coast of the US, I just couldn't imagine... More

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