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Zen Japanese Sushi Bar & Teppanyaki

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Portomaso Yacht Marina | St. Julian's, Malta, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta PTM01, Malta
+356 2138 6500
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7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Island of Malta, Malta
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Business meeting are always moments when you have to put some effort, to try to convince your clients or partners that you are good for them and that the deal will go as smooth as possible... What I can say is that fortunately, this restaurant helped me a lot! Great tempura, sushi, and Japanese cuisine was the perfect combination for... More 

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Thank marbellu1
Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am Japanese. All of Sushi and Sashimi is prfect! Chef are all Japanese and their technic are so good!You must eat TUNA. I think quality of Tuna is same level as Japan or perhaps more better.

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Thank CH201505
Stockholm, Sweden
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66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

I have been to this restaurant over 20 times and I always love going back! It can become a bit pricey and the service can be sometimes super nice and other times a bit rude, but the food is just amazing. I recommend the following dishes: - Sake no tataki - Maguro no Tarutaru - Maguro no Tataki - Sake... More 

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Thank Irene G
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

The food although very good was degraded by the terrible service. We waited 2 hours for our main course. We had to get up from the table and track the waitress down to ask for another bottle of wine. We were ignored basically until the bill when three waitresses asked if we wanted to have desert. It's a shame as... More 

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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Sushi was very very good. The service however had some room for improvement. E.g. the check took 15 minutes to arrive at our Table. I'd suggest that you sit at the bar instead of a regular Table for better service

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Thank Thomas r
Zurich, Switzerland
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107 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

The sashimi was sooooo good, location is perfect in Portomaso - an area I love, great service, good wine list, I would go back anytime

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Thank AnnCederhall
Helsinki, Finland
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Lovely made sushi with good taste. This place is worth goinf if ylu like sushi. Main course list could have a bit more variety though.

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Thank Miikka M
Vienna, Austria
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

no doubt, this is the best sushi you can get in Malta. Also excellent warm dishes and tepanjaky,soup and all the works. Located near the water with nice views as well as exceptional service ! this is the place to go if you like Sushi/Japanese food

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Ta' Xbiex, Malta
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

Have been to Zen many times and it has never failed to impress. Dishes to look out for seared scallops with lime, different types of sashimi, soft shell crab tempura and black cod. Also of note are the deserts made with green tea and sesame. A must visit if you are in Malta

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Balzan, Malta
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

Amazing the host was incredibly professional she managed to turn our night into an amazing one food is excellent and service second to none keep up this amazing service

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$54 - $99
Cuisine
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Portomaso Yacht Marina | St. Julian's, Malta, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta PTM01, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
  • Phone Number: +356 2138 6500
Description
Zen was Malta's first Japanese restaurant and it is still widely regarded to be the best, with a wide selection of specialities and delicacies including miso soup, sushi, sashimi, vegetable & prawn tempura, as well as fish, meat and vegetarian dishes traditionally cooked and served in our Teppanyaki private room.

The contemporary style of the restaurant blends effortlessly with the chic menu, providing an all-round, Japanese-style dining experience.

Japanese cuisine is a ritual in itself - a celebration of time-honoured traditions, fresh ingredients and charming hospitality. Our knowledgeable staff will be happy to guide you - whether this is your first taste of Japanese cuisine or the latest of many!

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