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Zen

€€ - €€€Sushi, Asian
1007 Kamihatsuishimachi, Nikko 321-1401, Tochigi Prefecture
+81 288-53-3470
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average22%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“miso soup” (2 reviews)
“beef” (4 reviews)
“dessert” (4 reviews)
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Sushi, Asian
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1007 Kamihatsuishimachi, Nikko 321-1401, Tochigi Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Their set menu for ¥2000 is very worth it. All the little dishes are very tasty and work well together. The soy custard icecream stuff has 10/10 mouthfeel and flavour

Thank Daylebag
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

After looking at the high (and somewhat mixed) reviews, we decided to give this place a shot. Wasn't disappointed. The restaurant is quite small but had a cosy feel. Our meal was beautifully presented to us and each dish was explained to us in English...More

Thank Puchi617
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

A modern view on traditional Japanese cuisine. Everything was really delicious. The wasabi is especially fresh and tasty. Only my miso soup, though very good, was a bit cold. Definitely recommending the 2000yen menu. Great value and dessert is just fantastic!

Thank thecenz1
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We went here because Hippari next door was closed for unknown reasons. We ordered 8 pieces of beef and vegetarian rolls, which cost 1000 yen each. A complete set would have cost 2000 yen. The vegetarian rolls were good but unfortunately the beef rolls were...More

Thank Brian5900
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Excellent yuba rolls either on their own or as part of a set. Friendly staff and good service. Would definately recommend.

Thank Joan L
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We ate there last night. Simple, not a lot to chose from bento set menu. Tofu skin wrappers on the sushi instead of the transitional seaweed. Filling on offer was thinly sliced raw beef.. Together with the assorted side dishes and sensational house wasabi the...More

Thank Terry P
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Passed by this little modern contemporary restaurant and decided to give it a try. The Yuba-roll (sushi rolls wrapped with tofu and Japanese beef) was just so great! Together with fresh wasabi sauce and dip with soy milk was definitely something new for me. They...More

1  Thank Paul M
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Yuba rolls and the simple, modern restaurant environment in Nikko are what you should come to Zen for. Yuba is used around the sushi roll and yuba is essentially tofu skin or bean curd skin. When you're dining at Zen, you generally have two options:...More

Thank solarsnorkeler
Reviewed 21 May 2016

One of Nikko's more famous delicacies is the tofu skin (more commonly known as 'Yuba'). As expected, the bigger street of Nikko is filled with restaurants selling dishes with yuba. However, Zen, is a more unique restaurant in that it uses it as a way...More

Thank TokyoEats128
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

We had the set with beef yuba roll (2000Y). It was OK. Dessert was good and I'd eat that again but I'm not a big fan of the food. Nothing special. Stewed burdock was good. We also had veg yuba roll and fish roll. Grilled...More

Thank b_lizard76
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  • Address: 1007 Kamihatsuishimachi, Nikko 321-1401, Tochigi Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tochigi Prefecture  >  Nikko
  • Phone Number: +81 288-53-3470
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