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Japonais Sushi Zenya

#214 of 4,660 Restaurants in Montreal
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Centre-Ville (Downtown)
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486 Ste. Catherine Street West, Montreal, Quebec H3B 1A6, Canada
+1 514-904-1363
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5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Atlanta, Georgia
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I would never have gone here if the concierge at our hotel didn't recommend it. The sign is out front, but when you walk in, there's only a reception desk. The man at the desk pointed us up the elevator to find the restaurant. Service was efficient and helpful. In general, the food was well prepared, fresh and delicious. Had... More 

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Dallas, Georgia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently was in Montreal for a business trip and asked for a recommendation from the hotel concierge for a place for dinner. He recommended if we liked sushi we need to try Zenya. His recommendation was spot on. It’s a bit of on odd entrance. The name is on the front of the building and the door enters to... More 

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Thank bblundell72
Ottawa, Canada
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017

I was there on Jan 14. Restaurant on the second floor of a commercial building on Ste-Catherine St. I had the exact address and even then, I walked by without seeing it. Inside, it ooks like the pictures on their website: high ceilings, low light room, quiet ambiance. Rather more fusion Japanese than traditional cuisine. Quite good. Interesting sake list.... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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287 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017

Wonderful atmosphere in an unusual location - 2nd floor of an office building. It's an oasis of calm and perfect for lunch, which I enjoyed immensely. The bento box was delicious.

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Thank Mikael C
Montreal, Canada
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32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017

I do love sushi but at zenya the place itself is beautiful. Really pleasant surroundings. Nice decor. Pleasant ambiance and great food.

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Thank rf2205
Montreal, Canada
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017

I am totally in love with Zenya, the ambiance, the freshness of the food, the presentation, the taste, it is all simply perfect. I tried so many excellent Japanese restaurant in Montreal but keep going back to Zenya. it is simply on another level.

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Thank msim38
Montreal, Canada
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155 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2017

Always good food with nice wait staff. I usually go at lunch time and they know what we order and we get good efficient service. It is on the second floor so you must know to go there. There is a sign on the door to the office building which is on St. Catherine's east of Union Street.

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Thank funpower
Mirabel, Canada
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

Food was awesome, some of the best sushi we have eaten. Service is impeccable and server are there to give you good ideas on watch to mix and they serve everything in the right order of taste.

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Thank Benji Z
Halifax Region, Canada
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2017

Zenya restaurant, located on the second floor of a building off St. Catherines, in my opinion has always served good food of home cooked quality. I am a regular and my dishes are usually remembered, as are the familiar faces of the staff. The sushi is made fresh and is on par with anything else I've had. I usually opt... More 

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Quebec City, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

Went on a Sunday night with my wife, place was pretty quiet so we had a great service. We decided to take the Omakase and are very glad we did. Food was exquisite and kept us wanting more! Only downside I found is that they served the white wine way too cold, we took it out of the bucket to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 486 Ste. Catherine Street West, Montreal, Quebec H3B 1A6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Neighborhood: Centre-Ville (Downtown)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-904-1363

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Centre-Ville (Downtown)
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