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Sushi Zen

Japanese, Korean
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114 W. Grand River Ave., Brighton, MI
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Great sushi and bento boxes... worth listing.

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Visitor rating
  • 27
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 0
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best Sushi in Brighton

One of my favorite restaurants in town. The place is small but decorated with a cozy, soft warm feel. The sushi presentations are a work of art and taste fantastic! Friday's and Saturday's the place is packed so you if you have the patience of a gnat like I do, you may want to consider visiting... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 19, 2014
sdbrauer
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Brighton
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  • Reservations
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Brighton
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

One of my favorite restaurants in town. The place is small but decorated with a cozy, soft warm feel. The sushi presentations are a work of art and taste fantastic! Friday's and Saturday's the place is packed so you if you have the patience of a gnat like I do, you may want to consider visiting during the week or... More 

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Howell, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This is by far our favorite restaurant in...well anywhere. Perfect for a casual lunch or a special dinner. There are so many wonderful things to choose from. We pretty much always do the chef's special and we are never disappointed. Highly recommend it.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The food was fantastic from the presentation to the taste. The server Kiel did a great job. He explained to us about the Sushi Boat. And he was spot on. Our glasses were never empty, the place was packed worth the 40 minute wait.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

It doesn't look like much but once inside everything was top notch. The food was immaculate and the service was exceptional. Even the music and the bathrooms were impressive. This place must has it all and I highly recommend it.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

But Sushi Zen has changed that. I have been to many sushi bars including one in Japan but not until Sushi Zen have I really enjoyed the meal. I think they do have a good selection and variety of rolls. You will find out their local popularity if you try to go on a Friday or Saturday night.

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Brighton, Michigan
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We have now been there two times and found the sushi quality and selection to be very good. It is not what you might expect from a strip mall sushi place. Definitely one for the regular rotation.

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Michigan
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Answer: Sushi Zen! Not impressed with the baked and friend menu. The salad was so-so and the dressing was not very nice. The soup was just fair. We ordered more traditional sushi and it was just ok, nothing to write home about. We had gyoza appetizer, was also just ok. However, the place was packed. People seem to like it,... More 

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Brighton, Michigan
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I love the atmosphere. Small restaurant, but very cozy and urban. I usually go there for lunch or take out. I order the California rolls and they are fresh and quick for take out. I would go more often, but my husband just isn't into Sushi. The restaurant is hidden in a corner next to a auto supply shop, and... More 

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Howell, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Being an avid sushi aficionado and loving most everything I've tasted from the sea, Sushi Zen has been my anchor in the assorted very mediocre selection of sushi in Livingston county. When one craves sushi one may be forced to settle for what others who haven't experienced great sushi would turn from. When I feel the need, to sushi zen... More 

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Brighton, Michigan
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71 reviews 71 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Sushi Zen is one of the best restaurant experiences in the area! The sushi and sushi roles are delicious and the presentation is always creative and first class. Miso soup and salad is included and I like to substitute the avocado dressing for the standard ginger dressing on the salad for a change of pace. The bento box and other... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 114 W. Grand River Ave., Brighton, MI
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Brighton

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Korean

Description

Great sushi and bento boxes... worth listing.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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