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Vizen Japanese Cuisine

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6559 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231-5803
941-926-0830
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5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sarasota, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food photographer I am not. All I know is...they serve up some crazy-good sushi, and the service is great. Every time!

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Thank Kat C
Hartford, Connecticut, Usa
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

We found this restaurant by mistake, the place we were looking for was closed. We turned around and saw their sign and it must have been fate. We decided to give it a try, The Sushi was presented beautifully and the server was able to manage the whole room flawlessly. We ordered four rolls and to our pleasure they were... More 

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Thank Edward Z
Sarasota, Florida
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

This is the best Japanese restaurant in Sarasota. The food is so fresh & the flavors are sublime. We had urchin & yellow fin tuna as appetizers. Then as our entrees a sashimi platter & udon noodles with sea food,. They were all outstanding.

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Thank M C
sarasota
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

Vizen Japanese Restaurant has the best atmosphere and the freshest fish that I have had in this area, hands down. The selection is vast and presented beautifully~We have been to this wonderful place numerous times and have always had consistently delicious sushi/sashimi, rolls and salads. The owners are courteous and very respectful in suggesting and describing various dishes. They only... More 

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Newtown, Connecticut
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73 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

Vizen prepared a stunning meal for my guests that was sincerely one of the freshest and well prepared display of fairly complex sushi. The atmosphere appropriately quiet, the service virtually continuous, respectful and sincere. We all ordered different exquisite rolls and shared, each meal tastier than the last! I understand in researching this restaurant that it had closed some time... More 

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Venice, Florida
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249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

Stopped in with my wife just looking for a light bite. Service was excellent, sushi was excellent, and atmosphere was very pleasant. Great experience will definitely return. They open at five pm .

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

We went last night and had a wonderful experience. The presentation, tastes, and ambiance was once again excellent. We had not been there for while since we live elsewhere.

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Thank Creighton W
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

The old Vizen was extraordinary. The food was inspired and unique, and the quality was second to none. Vizen may very well still be the best sushi restaurant in Sarasota, but it's about 70% of what it used to be. For example, the sushi used to come with multiple sauces that made sense and offered different angles on the same... More 

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Thank Heathercoles
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

Have been there many times in the past and did not realize that ownership had changed hands, They are attempting to maintain the past but at this point have not lived up to the previous owners, I can only hope they will.

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Thank Allan T
Sarasota, Florida
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016

They are not trying to be the old Vizen. Either way... outstanding food, great service, nice people. My new favorite sushi restaurant in Sarasota!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6559 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231-5803
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: 941-926-0830

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?