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Zen-Toro At Davis

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Japanese, Sushi, Asian
132 E St, Davis, CA 95616-4649
+1 530-753-0154
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“sashimi” (4 reviews)
“lobster roll” (2 reviews)
“edamame” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
132 E St, Davis, CA 95616-4649
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1 - 10 of 43 reviews

Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Wow! We loved this place. Food was super fresh and delicious. We had spider roll with fried soft shell crab. Also, Hawaiian rainbow roll. Both were out of this world. But, the star of our meal was the night was fresh Maguro (tuna) sashimi. The...More

Thank HappyTraveler0109
Reviewed 4 January 2018

We had a wonderful meal in late November - great sake, nigiri, maki, boxes. This has a very special, truly Japanese atmosphere.

Thank France A
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Zen Toro restaurant started out in Sacramento, then they opened a second place in Davis, then they sold the Sacramento restaurant and concentrated on the one in Davis. Four (?) years ago, the owners turned the restaurant over to their son and daughter-in-law; rough start...More

Thank Jane T
Reviewed 29 October 2017

This place is Davis' best Japanese restaurant. They have a traditional Japanese "lunch set" menu, as well as their ammmmmazzzzzzinnnnng rolls. One of our favorites is their lobster roll. If you haven't been here yet, give it a try. Awesome service, too!

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Don't let the cramped space and the fact that "everyone in your party must be present to be seating" scare you away. This is the real thing. GREAT SUSHI... so good that I have never tried anything else on the menu!! Many people recommend Mikuni...More

Thank 132CaliforniaGirl
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

The portion size of their lunch special is just right! Beef udon is the best! Curry is also very tasty. Better than any other janpanese restaurants in town :)

Thank Jiaming Y
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We were a group of 11, service was fast and very kind. Food was excelent. One of the best Japaness food I ever ate.

Thank yadid10
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Stopped by for a few appetizers but it was so good that we stayed for dinner. Located on a small shopping area in Downtown Davis is a small Japanese restaurant with a casual atmosphere. There is a sushi bar as well as limited but adequate...More

Thank ranishi
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

When was the last time you had Butter Fish? If you haven't had it try it! Zen toro knows exactly how to cook it! You will love it!

Thank nicolasbR8498ZQ
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Best Japanese food in Davis, really good udon and soba. The chefs really know how to cook the food exactly how it should be. The tempura is always light and crispy.

Thank geoff c
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
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Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 E St, Davis, CA 95616-4649
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Davis
  • Phone Number: +1 530-753-0154
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