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“MUST GO!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Zengo DC - CLOSED

Zengo DC
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Asian, Japanese, Latin, Sushi, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown / Chinatown
Cross street: 7th & H Street NW
Transit: Red, Green, Yellow lines at Chinatown/Gallery Place
Columbus, Ohio
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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“MUST GO!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2013

I cannot go to DC without a stop at Zengo. If you're a self-proclaimed 'foodie' then Zengo will not disappoint. My favorites are the charred tuna won ton tacos (OUTSTANDING!) and chipotle miso glazed black cod. The service is excellent. Reservations recommended.

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank JessicaTorres8
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Maryland
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203 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Great Lunch Experience”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2013

The menu is interesting and creative --not the usual lunch fare, and also tasty. Prices are fair given the quality--but expect to pay $12 to $14 per entree. Best of all the service was FAST, which is what you need at lunchtime. The salad with watermelon, spanish cheese, baby beets and pumpkin seeds with the addition of rare tuna was fantastic ($14) even though it wasnt large enough to be filling.

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank MAJOR1999
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Fun, and Interesting cuisine”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2013

The food at Zengo is very interesting and fun (and delicous) the won ton tacos are the stuff of legend in our home. The atmosphere is also fun and the prices are on par for a nice meal in DC. Overall, it is a good place, with well-trained servers and fun food. I would recommend it for groups more than date night.

Visited April 2012
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Thank Emilyelf
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Austin, Texas
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150 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Average food, poor service”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2013

Overpriced nuevo mini-food. Not that exotic or tastey either. We went in February 2013 during Restaurant Week in DC and I was not pleased with either the offerings or the prices. Not a repeat restaurant for me.

Visited February 2013
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Thank KarenFromTexas
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Cookeville, Tennessee
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Fine, Fun & Funky: Cocktails, Food Appetizers”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2013

Great spot to enjoy a professional mixology cocktail menu ... A diverse Japanese style menu and atmosphere that also includes Washington DC diversity and atmosphere. I highly recommend the Kimono cocktail ... Seating is either bar seating or common seating so you may end up sitting with strangers. Not a quiet place for couple or families. Music is fun but loud. But if you're in the mood for something new, exciting, to dine and mingle, Zengo is worth your time.

Visited February 2013
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Thank Cabanajulz
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