We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book On TripAdvisor Bonus Book your hotel on TripAdvisor — then save 20% on things to do for your trip. Use code BOOKTOSAVE.

Zov's Bistro and Bakery

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
17440 17th St, Ste A, Tustin, CA 92780 (17th and Yorba)
(714) 838-8855
Website
Today
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

153 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 151: English reviews
San Diego, California
Level Contributor
11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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.

Helpful?
Thank SDTraveler515
Tustin, California
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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.

Helpful?
Thank Jewelryloverliz
Santa Ana, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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

Helpful?
Thank sailmel
Level Contributor
34 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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!

Helpful?
Thank Kerstinpocock
Santa Ana, California
Level Contributor
14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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

Helpful?
Thank drrsfrank
Orange County, CA
Level Contributor
279 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,018 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.

Helpful?
Thank 90622
Tustin, California
Level Contributor
62 reviews
42 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 

Helpful?
Thank NMMI74
San Juan Capistrano, California
Level Contributor
48 reviews
30 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!

Helpful?
Thank Dakineguy
Anaheim Hills, CAlifornia, USA
Level Contributor
11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend the salmon salad - it's delicious! Always a nice place to take clients or friends. It's a bit pricey but worth it. Leave room for dessert - you won't he disappointed.

Helpful?
Thank Gladys M
Long Beach, California
Level Contributor
205 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

I stopped in late for a quick bite and they had vegetable soup and lentil. I ordered the vegetable soup and it was excellent and plentiful. . I had a cup of earl grey and all for under $8. Very friendly service too! And I only drooled on the bakery case...check out the goodies in the photo! Yum and cheap.

Helpful?
Thank Sailing_Sweetie

Travelers who viewed Zov's Bistro and Bakery also viewed

Tustin, Orange County
 
Tustin, Orange County
 

Been to Zov's Bistro and Bakery? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $25
Cuisine
American, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Eastern European, Armenian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17440 17th St, Ste A, Tustin, CA 92780
    (17th and Yorba)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Tustin
  • Phone Number: (714) 838-8855
Description
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.

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Zov's Bistro and Bakery staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?