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Zenbu Sushi Bar & Restaurant - CLOSED

7660 Fay Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-0021
+1 858-454-4540
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible10%
29 Sep 2014
“Awesome Sushi”
1 Sep 2014
“Excellent sushi”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
€€ - €€€
7660 Fay Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-0021
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Reviewed 29 September 2014

Awesome local spot. There are tanks towards the back where you can pick from an ever changing variety of fresh exotic fish to have cooked to your liking. Although it's a little on the small side, it only makes you feel more like a local...More

Thank Ron H
Reviewed 1 September 2014

Great dinner at Zenbu. We sat at the sushi bar and had a lot of fun talking to the sushi chef. The service was good as was the saki. Very good option for La Jolla.

Thank Pomerols
Reviewed 17 May 2014

Nice place, good atmosphere. friendly staff - however sometimes she did not listen carefully and brought wrong dishes... The dishes were all very good, be it Sushi, be it other dishes, both warm and cold. For me a good Option for a simple Japanese dinner...More

Thank Thomas G
Reviewed 14 May 2014

The freshness and quality of the sushi/sashimi at Zenbu is, in my opinion, unsurpassed in La Jolla. Although I won't eat this, they do get fresh live Uni if anyone's interested. Another nice thing about Zenbu is it's not very crowded lately, it used to...More

Thank kathylynne1
Reviewed 29 January 2014

Really enjoyed it here.. Good Value good flavor and nice staff. Isn't the 5 star sushi but I'm happy with what they had to offer.

Thank Rupert G
Reviewed 8 January 2014

Zenbu has the best Happy Hour in La Jolla. Only 5:00 - 6:00pm but worth the visit for quality and value... At anytime some of the best sushi rolls around! Certainly worth a visit!

Thank David W
Reviewed 31 December 2013

Good sushi, but expensive. We dined early evening on New Year's Eve. One waitress working. She forgot 4 requests including salads, and then brought a wrong order. Besides the super slow service, I think there are plenty of other Sushi restaurants who seem to care...More

Thank maltesefan
Reviewed 10 December 2013

Random place in a random strip mall. Surprisingly very good, but also very good expensive. Probably depends who the sushi chef is.

Thank artichoke78
Reviewed 2 September 2013

All we can say about this great place is that it has great sushi AND other options if you don't like sushi. I love the comfortable atmosphere and their great salads. Service was especially good for us. Don't worry about ordering special or substitutes as...More

Thank Spolar999
Reviewed 22 March 2013

Great Service & Excellent Sushi and has a Great Happy Hour Menu and has a Friendly Staff , also has the best sliders , Zenbu rolls , Great place to Bring the Family or a Date ,

Thank Michael F
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Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
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17:00 - 21:30
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  • Address: 7660 Fay Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-0021
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-454-4540
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