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Zov's Bistro and Bakery

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Fri, 3/22
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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walnut caviar
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red pepper feta dip
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stuffed grape leaves
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armenian string cheese & marinated olives
sauteed calamari
garlic, shallots, lemon, fresh herbs, chardonnay butter sauce, crostini
dirty fries
fresh herbs, parmesan cream, cabernet mushroom gravy
roasted beets
crimson and golden beets, creamed goat cheese, candied walnuts, red wine vinaigrette
brussels and bacon
Flash fried Brussel sprouts, nueske bacon, caper vinaigrette, pinot noir syrup
triple pepper deviled eggs
red pepper sauce, toasted urfa pepper, aleppo pepper, cornichons
ahi tartar
sashimi grade tuna, capers, olives, herbs, oregano, great olive oil, red pepper aioli, giant radish, mini greens
spiced chicken $12.95
marinated lamb $14.95
tahini tacos
roasted‎ pepper aioli, fresh salsa, tahini sauce, mini greens, corn tortillas, cabbage
simple butter leaf
cucumber, tomato, feta, chives, herb vinaigrette
mediterranean chop chop
chicken, cucumber, tomato, egg, feta, herbs, garbanzo, red onion, pita, pinot noir syrup, caper vinaigrette
moroccan spiced salmon
m’jadarah, organic greens, tomato, feta, aged balsamic dressing
shrimp greek salad
mixed greens, cucumber, tomato, kalamata olives, red onion, feta, pita croutons, lemon mint dressing
herb crusted chicken paillard
parmesan herb crusted chicken, greens, walnuts, goat cheese, tomato, red onion, balsamic vinaigrette
spiced lamb burger
mixed lettuce, sundried tomato, red onion, feta, red pepper aioli
angus brie burger
dijon secret sauce, lettuce, tomato, cornichons
gorgonzola nueske burger
caramelized onion, arugula, sautéed mushrooms, neuske bacon, pinot noir reduction
turkey dip
sautéed spinach, aromatic root vegetables, rosemary scented jus, artisan roll
marinated lamb
green pepper corn aioli, lettuce, tomato, red onion, artisan roll
lamb haute dogs
merguez lamb haute dog, persian cucumber relish, dijon secret sauce, urfa black pepper ketchup, mini greens
artichoke ravioli
baby spinach, blistered tomatoes, tomato basil sauce, chive chardonnay cream
falafel crusted sand dabs & chips
salt‎ and pepper fries, preserved lemon tartar sauce
ground lamb ragout
slow cooked in tomato, merlot, herbs, garlic, spices, root vegetable, feta
sumac roasted seabass
shaved brussel sprouts, baby spinach, tomato, rice pilaf, caper citrus butter sauce
chicken kebab
herb roasted tomato, classic rice pilaf, arugula onion salad, sumac vinaigrette, garlic sauce
charmoula salmon
spinach cous cous risotto, tomato caper relish
soujook rigatone
garlic, shallots, herbs, mushrooms, hot pepper flakes, tomato sauce
spicy shrimp& soujook flatbread
Spicy tomato sauce, Armenian cheese, red onion, arugula
steak frites
14oz grilled ribeye steak, salt and pepper fries, arugula onion salad, roasted red pepper butter
angel hair
garlic,‎ shallots, roma tomatoes, basil, parsley, pinenuts, feta
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.
$10 - $25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Mediterranean, Armenian
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've dined here since the place opened years ago. Back then the owners came out and greeted you warmly happy to see you. Now as the years have gone by the prices have gone up and up and the attitude is unappealing. They've had great...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank tridentpm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ate here Saturday, March 2 with a group of 5 at 11 am. The Bistro section was the only eating area open. It was a rainy day and they weren't able to use the outside seating, unfortunately, because it made it very crowded and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank C W B
Reviewed December 18, 2018

This place is huge, and was very crowded at lunchtime. We were seated, then ordered at 12:15, but the kitchen was slow, and we didn't get our food until nearly 1:00. The server told me that I could get my lamburger medium, but it arrived...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank edq88222
Reviewed December 13, 2018

Have been passing by Zov's for years and finally stopped in for dinner. They have a bakery with amazingly tempting treats. The menu has many good choices, and they have lots of wine and spirit choices. We found the food to be very good, and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LakePanorama
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

I have frequented Zovs for 10 years as a local and it is consistently hit and miss - due to the poor service. I've learned by now to not order takeout from them as the food quality nose dives big time. Last night dining on...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank redvelvet2015
Reviewed September 2, 2018

This is one of the best Mediterranean restaurants we've been to. Full bar and even a separate espresso, ice cream and bakery connected. Service is great and the food can't be beat. Lamb with pomegranate reduction is the best thing we've eaten there, but every...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank backgammon65
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

I like Zovs but I sit at bar and all I hear is Spanish being yelled by cooks and servers...odd and irritating! I feel like saying shut up...plus not a good Meditteranian atmosphere...please Mr Zov...do something because I won’t be back it was so strange!

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Redritzy
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Can’t think of ANY visit to zov’s that hasn’t been perfect! The ambience is there, friendly people, and the menu is excellent. Something for everyone! I always start with the best calamari EVER!! And they always celebrate a bday with the most decadent dessert too!...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Nantucket60
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

We are longterm residents of N. Tustin, 26 years, and for almost as many years regular customers of Zov’s Cafe, Bakery and Bistro. This is our favorite restaurant in Orange County and we have visited the Tustin and Irvine locations. We are so impressed with...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Marti W
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Have met family members here after coming down to visit. The breakfast is particularly good with some pleasant outdoor seating.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Betsylew M
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Milly D
February 21, 2017|
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Response from zsk52 |
Yes, many many selections from our menu are gluten free. Speak with manager on duty for more informationand selections.
December 24, 2016|
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Response from Susan G | Reviewed this property |
Lots of them, look up the menu it's delicious
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