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Zen Japanese Cuisine

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277 Eisenhower Pkwy, Livingston, NJ 07039-1715
+1 973-533-6828
Today
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
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Denville, New Jersey
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2014 via mobile

I had "sashimi for 2 " there today, I got unprocessed fish meat, lot of ligaments in every piece not removed, also smells very fishy in mouth. I guess the low quality fish was used. If you have the same experience, do not be surprised. service is good, servents are boys instead of girls, not that thoughtful and it is... More 

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Livingston, New Jersey
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2014

I enjoy sushi and Zen always puts out a high quality product. The staff is friendly and helpful. The prices are no higher or lower than elsewhere.

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Thank Michael K
Livingston, New Jersey
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2014

The best sushi ever. The lady is red is fantastic. Julie who owns the restaurant is unbelievable. If there is any negative the salads are average.

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Thank doctorsnotmd
Livingston, New Jersey
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2014

This restauant is located in a mini-mall with CVS and a bank. The service is prompt and attentive. The sushi and sashimi are fresh and nicely prepared.Hot dishes are available and they accept credit cards

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Thank FREDERICK F
New Jersey
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2013

Sushi is my favorite food, and I come here for lunch sometimes because it is very convenient (for dinner I'm willing to travel further). The quality of the sushi is variable -- sometimes it's very good and sometimes it's chewy and flavorless. My husband loves the treasure island appetizer.

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Thank Anna M
Livingston, New Jersey, Usa
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2013

Best in Nj! So fresh and delicious. People come from NYC to have sushi here. I love the fat boy roll!

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Thank Sharon B
Livingston
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2013

I've been there a lot and found the quality declining. Last time I ordered to go with tea but they gave me none. The food is ok, you find better ones everywhere. The price is reasonable. Raw fish is fresh

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Thank Flora H
Taipei, Taiwan
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48 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2013

Our lunch today was at Zen Japanese Cuisine. We all ordered bento boxes, my sister N. and I of soft-shell crabs, Pa of hibachi scallops, and Ma of hibachi salmon. Japanese food is supposed to be in small servings where quality and freshness and appearance (food arrangement) is emphasized over quantity and value. The problem with Japanese restaurants in America... More 

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Cape Elizabeth, Maine
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2013

Last weekend we were visiting Livingston NJ and needed to find a restaurant that could serve our party of 7. We checked trip advisor and decided to give Zen a try. The people running the restaurant tried very hard to accommodate us on a very busy night at their restaurant. We had pre-determined our menu picks and gave them to... More 

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Thank SMOK77
Boca Raton, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 405 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2013

Located in an unpromising, second rate, tired looking plaza, this place is a reasonable find in what seems to be a culinary desert. We sampled a wide range of sushi and appetisers. These were rated as alright to good, but not better than good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 25
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?