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“My favcrite sushi place”

Zen Sushi & Sushi Bar
Ranked #9 of 85 Restaurants in Aliso Viejo
Cuisines: Japanese
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Reviewed April 16, 2014

This is our first choice for sushi. It's always fresh and flavorful, the atmosphere is always welcoming, and the presentation is creative (if that's what you want.) They also make exceptional traditional sushi and sashimi. My personal recommendations are the firecracker and the Elvis. I won't spoil the fun by saying what's in them, but man are they good. As far as sushi restaurants go, this place is not overly pricey, but since it's sushi it's not exactly free. Still, you'll leave knowing you got your money's worth.

Thank ReverendBeau
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Reviewed February 13, 2014 via mobile

Pretty average overall. Lots of specialty rolls to choose from but they all tasted so much the same. No hot towels upon arrival which is one thing I love about going for sushi. Hot towel signals Sushi Time has begun! Way too much cream cheese involved in the rolls. If you want American version of sushi this may be the place for you. Octopus salad on sweet side, maybe sweet chili sauce in dressing. Octopus is so much better with rice wine vinegar dressing. $100 for two if you each get a sake.

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Thank MrsRAZRHWK
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Reviewed January 11, 2014

Another small Japanese restaurant that we heard about. We had sushi rolls and shashim dishes. Food was very good and staff were friendly and efficient. Definitely recommned others to visit.

Thank WeLuvHounds
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Reviewed June 22, 2013

This place gets top billing for sushi in South County. We've tried them all and it's the freshest and cleanest place! Always crowded, not enough servers but super friendly and never get your order wrong. Really original rolls and good prices!

Thank MaryAnn59
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Reviewed February 8, 2013 via mobile

If you're looking for great quality, classic Japanese manners from the sushi chefs and delicately delicious sushi and sashimi, this is for you. I judge sushi bars/restaurants by their octopus and the octopus salad says it all. A beautiful little gem that closes between lunch and dinner so check their hours first.

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Thank lmheneveld
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