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“For a healthy meal, tough to beat” 4 of 5 stars
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Zen Bento
342 E State St, Eagle, ID 83616-5933
208-938-4277
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Ranked #19 of 56 Restaurants in Eagle
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
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Eagle, Idaho
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“For a healthy meal, tough to beat”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

They keep it simple here, with a pretty simple menu. But it's dang good. Very tasty. Just a rice bowl (white or brown), meat and veggies. Can add peanuts. Your choice of six sauces. Atmosphere and service are nothing special, but the food makes up for it. Very limited indoor seating, so you may want to do take out. Outdoor seating is nice when weather permits. The meals fill you up but don't weigh you down. Good healthy stuff.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Boise, Idaho
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

Great place to get a tasty, healthy lunch. Reasonable price for a good lunch.

Visited June 2012
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Meridian, Idaho
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14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Great food, casual atmosphere, okay price”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

This is your standard noodle or rice bowl covered with veggies, your choice of meat (chicken, beef or salmon) and sauce (several options from plain to sweet & sour to fiery hot).

I paid a bit extra for all veggies, no noodles nor rice, and salmon for a very healthy lunch. I love hot & spicy, and their spicy sauces are healthy-tasting and flavorful. It's not a cheap lunch by any means. But it is good tasting, and it's nice that you get to pick your personal favorite level of asian-style spicy heat. It makes a nice alternative to the coffe shops in Eagle to meet a friend for lunch or business.

The patio seating in late spring was very pleasant.

  • Visited May 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Eagle, Idaho, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great Bowl ...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012

Nice amount of sauce, food not swimming in it. Cute bowls but overpriced.

Visited April 2012
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83 reviews 83 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Quick, hot, yummy!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2012 via mobile

Menu is great. Love the food. My only problem is once you order your bowl and start adding a few things too it, it get's expensive fast.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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