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Zensei Sushi

30th and Upas, San Diego, CA 92104
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Ranked #1,953 of 3,981 restaurants in San Diego
Cuisines: Sushi
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout
Most recent review
- Jun 5, 2013
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout
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English first
San Diego, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

The service here is a little weird. When we went on a slow Monday night when two other tables were occupied, the sushi chef took our orders (we were sitting at a table) because they were understaffed. There were two servers, one sushi chef (nice guy), three occupied tables. Plus, it was awkward to give our order to the sushi... More

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San Diego
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

Awesome plate specials, great happy hour! the You-We rolls are always a treat, you give the chef an ingredient you like and they whip up a surprise treat on the spot.

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

I got a vegetarian roll but it was a little fishy as if not very fresh or stored badly. The service was fine and the atmosphere was approachable.

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California
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86 reviews 86 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012 via mobile

This neighborhood sushi bar is worth a visit. The extensive menu has creative rolls with something for everyone. The fish is fresh, the staff is friendly and the sake and beer are ice cold. What are you waiting for? Try it early evening or late afternoon to avoid the rush.

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Richmond, Virginia
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18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2012

zensei sushi is a small sushi place near north park in san diego; intimate, playing good music and serving good sushi. the menu was extensive, the waitress very sweet and working to please. my husband was trying to stay on a vegan diet(really impossible in a sushi place) but the chef was working w/him on his dishes to achieve the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2009

Good food, good prices

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2008

Small, stylish, scrumptious sushi place in North Park. My favorite. I want a Sancho Roll right now.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2008

They have beer named after me!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2008

Love it

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2008

oooohhhhhhhh so good. the sushi just melts in your mouth.

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