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Zen Bistro International Plaza

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2223 N West Shore Blvd, Tampa, FL 33607-1411
+1 813-443-0732
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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280 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed January 29, 2017

This place was as cold as the sushi. They've got a very limited (extremely limited) menu. The place wasn't very crowded at dinner time. But that didn't mean that the service was any faster. The restaurant never did get crowded, and they even had a Happy Hour. Nothing to get excited about. No one was sitting at the bar.

Thank luv2travel33549
Apollo Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed January 20, 2017

This is a half notch above Pei Wei. Its a good casual place, service was very good. The food was fairly bland. They have maybe a dozen signature rolls, the two we had were oak and large-but bland. Moderate price, minimal choices. Yeah maybe Pei Wei is better. Place does have a full bar and martinis were large.

Thank WorldTravelRod
Ocean Pines, Maryland
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed January 20, 2017

Was a little worried when we walked in because no one else was there and this is a busy restaurant area. However, our server was great - recommended some great happy hour sushi rolls which we really enjoyed. Try the Gator Roll - not on the menu anymore, but available for half price at happy hour.

Thank Maggiemay602
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

While shopping with my daughter we knew we wanted sushi for lunch, this was just the place! We got three different rolls to share and all three were so good and I thought was priced very reasonably. I would not hesitate to go here again when needing a sushi fix

Thank TiffTips
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81 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

Nice tuna and salmon sashimi with wakami salad. A bit pricey for 3 pieces of sashimi per portion but good and friendly quick service.

Thank Natassia A
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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167 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

Found this place while cruising the mall. Hit it at happy hour... $4 sushi rolls and $3 sushi or sashimi. Staff was attentive and nice, decor low key and inviting. Cool little bar area and small but nice sushi bar area. Excellent sushi but be aware that all t g e salmon is farm rsised...a negative for me. If sushi... More 

Thank Equineannie
St. Petersburg, Florida
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed August 1, 2016

The Tampa Roll is fantastic. It has a perfect blend between soft and crunchy. Edammae was cooked perfectly.

Thank Web0926
Rochester, NY
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90 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed July 18, 2016

Ducked in here one evening before it stormed, and caught the tail end of happy hour. My server was attentive and helpful in letting me know there were still 15 minutes left! I got a variety of items (wine, appetizer, and 2 rolls), and with the happy hour pricing, it was all incredibly priced. Sometimes when dining solo, servers aren't... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Arrived late off my flights - wanted some Sushi so dropped in to Zen not far from my Hotel - was not sure as it was reasonably quiet but went ahead - sat at the bar near to the chefs - had a scallop and salmon sashimi and a cucumber lollipop - sashimi was finely sliced - nice quality -... More 

Thank David C
Tampa, Florida
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369 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed May 1, 2016

I had the Zen Crunch roll which was $8. I thought it was okay. It was a really small roll. Customer service was okay. Service was really slow and they weren't busy.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Sushi, Japanese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2223 N West Shore Blvd, Tampa, FL 33607-1411
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-443-0732
  • This restaurant is at Tampa Intl Airport (after security)
You are cordially invited to join us for an evening or afternoon of relaxed elegance and exceptional cuisine. Our impressive menu of nationally renowned dry aged steaks and the freshest of seafood will ignite your culinary imagination as our award-winning wine list of more than 5,000 bottles awakens your inner sommelier. And as our gracious, knowledgeable servers delight you with their uncanny ability to anticipate your every need, you’ll experience firsthand why the American Culinary Federation recently bestowed upon us their “Achievement of Excellence Award.” Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or hosting a business luncheon or dinner, we can help you flawlessly pull off any private dining event. Our event planning staff has extensive experience and the ideal materials to work with—a capital setting, distinctive food and unmatched service.

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