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Zen-Toro At Davis

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132 E St, Davis, CA 95616-4649
+1 530-753-0154
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11:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Sacramento, California
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Japanese food, good sushi, slow service, high prices. Not the best sushi! If none of these descriptors are deterrents, convenient location and well prepared, tasty meals.

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Thank jerry758
Copenhagen, Denmark
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

My wife and I ate there recently. Now it's fully in the hands of Scott and Amy, who took over Zen Toro when his father retired. Menu has some wonderful Hawaiian touches, as Scott was a sushi chef there for years. Japanese and Japanese-American friends in Davis cite Zen Toro for best-quality fish. I know that they source from a... More 

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Thank DanK822
Woodland
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Visited on Saturday night. Waited over ten minutes at the reception desk before even being acknowledged. Waited another fifteen to be sat at a cramped table in the back room. Waited another ten to place a drink order. Waited and waited for everything. Ordered appetizers. Waited some more and they brought out my entree. Just the one. There are four... More 

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Thank mejamman
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Great sushi, good selection of saki (hot and cold), other Japanese favorite dishes. I see a lot of college kids eating big noodle bowls with great gusto. Always friendly staff.

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Thank Tara C
San Rafael, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

We were a little worried booking this as a grad celebration lunch, but since everywhere else of note was booked, and our son had eaten dinner here a couple of times - we went ahead. Great experience! Sashimi platter was ready for our arrival (we brought our own champagne), excellent selection of fresh fish, large back room was perfect for... More 

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Thank Michael P
Davis, California
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

Party of 5. We had a VIP visitor we wanted to impress. It was a disaster. Three plates served 20 minutes after arrival. Fourth arrived 10 minutes later. The fifth 10 minutes after that even after I got up and told the waiter that it was unacceptable for that person to be kept waiting for so long. Diners who received... More 

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1 Thank IMHO4321
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

Good japanese food. The rolls are tasty, miso soup is very good too and the salad has a nice dressing. The lunch menu is a good and not very expensive choice.

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Thank Emilly D
Davis, California
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015

We had one of the lunch specials which was a lot of food, since you start with soup and salad, at a very reasonable price. We ended with the fried ice cream which was delicious. Excellent service and tasty food.

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Thank Sanine W
Davis, California
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2015

Great food, be aware of rather big portions. Hard not to eat as it's very good hence we end up eating twice more than we should :) Really enjoyed rolls, creative and very tasty. Location (downtown Davis) makes it quite busy during lunch. Enjoy!

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Thank Anatoly S
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2014

Pricey but good sushi, sashimi, and Japanese food. This is more of an upscale place, not so much of a student hang out.

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Thank Andrew R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?