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Zen Japanese Cuisine

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277 Eisenhower Pkwy, Livingston, NJ 07039-1715
+1 973-533-6828
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
May 4, 2018
“So Disappointing”
Sep 28, 2017
“Hidden Gem”
Closed Now
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
277 Eisenhower Pkwy, Livingston, NJ 07039-1715
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Reviewed May 4, 2018

My son chose this as his birthday dinner restaurant. It had been a number of years since any of us had been there, but we recall having really, really good sushi. There were six of us together, and the experience was just off. I have...More

1  Thank Lisa W
Reviewed September 28, 2017

I used to work in the area and loved the fact that this place is in a strip mall and tucked away. I feel like it's definitely one of those hidden gems. The décor is minimal but not in a bad way. The food has...More

Thank TravelNomad_80
Reviewed April 27, 2017 via mobile

Men has excellent Japanese cuisine. Sushi,Teriyaki beef, and other plates are good. Tempera and Bento boxes are also a good choice

Thank elaineonj
Reviewed April 7, 2017

Zen is a great lunch or dinner spot for high quality sushi at a reasonable price. their rolls are fantastic (my favorite is the fatboy roll) but their sushi and sashimi are also very good. For lunch, you will not find a better deal than...More

Thank V9147FGrobertp
Reviewed January 19, 2017

We have been to Zen more times than we can remember. Our pictures are hanging on the wall when the owner took them, we have tried every single item on their menu and never had a bad experience. In fact, we love it. We love...More

Thank Jake D
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Portions are massive and the fish is really fresh. No delivery which is kind of an inconvenience. They always get the order right and seaweed salad is good too.

Thank Marissa M
Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

Hands down the best Japanese restaurant in Livingston. Their rolls are huge and their menu is impressive. The food is always fresh and offers a large variety.

Thank sfostercom
Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

Such beautiful town as Livingston deserves to have much better sushi restaurant. If you chose to dine in zen Japanese, we do not recommend to take any sashimi or sushi, they have no idea how it should be, not impressed from teriyaki dishes but it...More

Thank Natella K
Reviewed August 23, 2016

I attended a birthday party at Zen Japanese Cuisine. While I am not a sushi person, everyone else was--and they remarked at the beautiful sushi platters shared family style and the freshness of the food. People said that this was one of the better sushi...More

Thank gunwalls007
Reviewed June 17, 2016

Visited Zen with a few coworkers, and couldn't ask for better place to meet. The owner waited our table and seemed to have a very friendly relationship with one of my colleagues. (who frequents the establishment) Could not have asked for a better experience. The...More

Thank Steve S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $25
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 277 Eisenhower Pkwy, Livingston, NJ 07039-1715
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Livingston
  • Phone Number: +1 973-533-6828
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