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Ocean Zen

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Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Pacific Rim
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600 East Battlefield Street, Springfield, MO
417.889.9596
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tue 11:00 am - 10:00 am
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 133
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 7
    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
Excellent Choice

Delightful and delicious meal, service and surroundings. The restaurant is beautiful, and the eye appeal of the meals, besides their great taste, made this a special place to come.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Chaotrl
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Branson, Missouri
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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Branson, Missouri
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76 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Delightful and delicious meal, service and surroundings. The restaurant is beautiful, and the eye appeal of the meals, besides their great taste, made this a special place to come.

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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The new location is really nice. I've been to Mr. Yen's many times and always thought the outside was beautiful, but the inside was too dark and old looking. Ocean Zen updated the interior to be bright and open. And the food was wonderful! I had the macadamia nut chicken and loved it. The creme brulee had a perfect texture... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

Great presentations of food items. Just too many large menus to juggle. Only presented with entree menu when seated. We asked if they had a happy hour menu and then brought two more different menus, one appetizers and one wine/drinks. Then brought out another menu featuring just desserts and after dinner drinks. Too confusing to shuffle multiple menus thru a... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

New location has a swanky atmosphere, great food presentation, and good food. Bartender Christian gave excellent service while seated at the bar. The atmosphere was pretty loud with the music turned up and people trying to talk over it to carry on conversations. It's packed every time I have been there, but they seemed to have plenty of servers and... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Passing through Springfield MO. Wanted fish,saw the reviews and how many stars this place has gotten so we decided to go ahead and try it. let me tell you that the stars weren't even enough for this place it was incredible.We had the Ocean Zen's Signature Appetizer sampler.My wfe had the Herb seared oven roasted Chilean Sea Bass.I had Pan... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Very good, YUMMY enjoyed our lunch, if you go at happy hour it is a better, ( price wise). Plan on spending money

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Billings, Missouri
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

So happy for Ocean Zen to have taken over that horrible Mr. Yens..... The chef there at Ocean Zen is amazing. We've been in to the new location 3 times already and just so happy there is more setting and the wait time is shorter. My favorite restaurant in Springfield!

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Springfield, Missouri
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

This was very top notch design by ocean zen. My father and came to the new building and had sushi. It was fantastic and service by Katie was extremely wonderful she is a superb waitress! Thank you Katie and ocean zen!

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Springfield, Missouri
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I typically like to order something I wouldn't normally have at home. I went out with some friends and ordered the pork chops which were too small and rather bland. For the price, I expected something more than a bland dish.

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Springfield, Missouri
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We have always loved the food and atmosphere of the previous location, all that has changed at the new location!! The space is too open, tables are crowded together and you have to yell across the table to have a conversation. It is extremely loud and is more of a bar type atmosphere which is fine but not if you... More 

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Additional Information about Ocean Zen

Address: 600 East Battlefield Street, Springfield, MO
Phone Number: 417.889.9596
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Springfield
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Pacific Rim

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 600 East Battlefield Street, Springfield, MO
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: 417.889.9596

Price and Cuisine

  • Price Range: $
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Pacific Rim

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Bar scene, Doing business, Romantic, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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