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Zov's Bistro and Bakery

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17440 17th St, Ste A, Tustin, CA 92780-1953 (17th and Yorba)
(714) 838-8855
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Tustin, California
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Perfect bakery and cakes food salads very good food good to average middle eastern Mediterranean , I would go back specially for the bakery

Thank Mosafer14
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Zov's is a class restaurant. Zov is an award winning chef who serves Mediterranean and Armenian cuisine in Tustin, Irvine, and Newport Beach California. The food is well prepared and delicious, the service is exquisite, and her desserts are superior. I never tire of going there. Her bakery items, Especially the bread make this restaurant – bakery an excellent place... More 

Thank Susan G
San Diego, California
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Zovs Bistro, the perfect place for lunch or dinner, business or family/friends dinning. Comfortable, luxury outdoor patio seating. In the winter sit on the right of the restaurant in a booth or table near the large fireplace. Great service, knowledge bartenders, the best hummus I have ever eaten! Creative fresh California food with middle eastern inspired flavors. Ample free parking.

Thank SDTraveler515
Tustin, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I always enjoy the outdoor seating on the bakery side of Zovs. The food is extremely tasty, the best hot bread, and very good service. I highly recommend it.

Thank Jewelryloverliz
Santa Ana, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely outdoor patio, excellent service, very good innovative food. The bakery has amazing deserts and beautiful cakes.

Thank sailmel
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34 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Simply Special Tustin Delight. Wonderful flavors and personal touch. Zov has created a distinct flavor, easy atmosphere and beautiful expansion of take out and Bakery. Exceptional with a European flare. Fun place to have lunch with family or girl friends. Nice place for Business entertaining. Quiet, relaxing and personal service. The Seabass is excellent!

Thank Kerstinpocock
Santa Ana, California
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Breakfast (a business dinner) with excellent egg dishes and homemade bread. Prompt attentive but non-intrusive service in the outdoor patio.

Thank drrsfrank
Buena Park, California
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280 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,023 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

I have heard of this restaurant, but had never tried it before. I'm glad we did. The food was very good, and our server was extremely attentive. Today was a bit hot, but we decided to sit outside because it was packed inside and a bit noisy.

Thank 90622
Tustin, California
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71 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

While the service was good, my group were a little disappointed with the food served. Each of the four of us had something different and each sampled one another's dish. Nothing outrageous. It tasted good but worthy of the price or the hype I have read in the past or of the taste I have come to associate with Zovs... More 

Thank NMMI74
San Juan Capistrano, California
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

This place is excellent for breakfast. Great service and ambiance. The bakery is tempting too. I would definitely return for the combination breakfast!

Thank Dakineguy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $25
American, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Eastern European, Armenian
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17440 17th St, Ste A, Tustin, CA 92780-1953
    (17th and Yorba)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Tustin
  • Phone Number: (714) 838-8855
Founded in 1987 by Chef Zov Karamardian, legendary Zov's Bistro & Bakery in Tustin, CA has become a culinary institution. Serving her unique cuisine that blends contemporary cuisine with Eastern Mediterranean influences, in an upscale chic environment.

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