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“Popular Place, Not Sure Why”
Review of Zensei Sushi - MOVED

Zensei Sushi
Cuisines: Sushi, Asian, Japanese
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Popular Place, Not Sure Why”
Reviewed October 11, 2012

If you are just looking for a fun place to grab a few rolls with friends, then this restaurant is fine. It's lively, with a fairly young crowd. Most people seem to go for the all-you-can-eat option. We tried a few of the standard rolls to test the quality and were disappointed. I'd say it's a bit above salad bar sushi in the US.

To be fair, sushi is popular here, but if you are a serious fan, then you will generally be disappointed. Most of the Japanese restaurants offer all-you-can-eat. The salmon is usually farm-raised and OK, but most other choices aren't great. Be forewarned, they tend to put mangos in their California rolls and cream cheese with just about everything. You should feel free to request other options.

We've tried a number of places and have basically given up our once-a-week sushi habit and replaced it with pichana and caipirinhas -- much better option when in Brazil!

  • Visited September 2012
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3 Thank TinParis
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  • English first
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English first
Vila Velha, ES
Level 6 Contributor
424 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 294 helpful votes
“Fantastic Japanese Food for an excellent price”
Reviewed June 4, 2012

I love Japanes food. This restaurant stands really out: the price is a bargain and the food is delicious. Will come back next time in São Jose dos Campos!

  • Visited March 2012
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Thank Doffa
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