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Zov's Bistro and Bakery

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17440 17th St, Ste A, Tustin, CA 92780-1953 (17th and Yorba)
+1 714-838-8855
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17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

You can never go wrong here, food is excellent and service always top notch. One of the top 10 in OC

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Thank Carolyn R
Newport Beach, California
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190 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

I have been here for breakfast, lunch and dinner---the last two times for lunch. What I like about this place is the fact that they take what one would consider a normal dish and then just move it to a higher level of taste. Not overtly fancy, but things are just a little better. This last visit I had their... More 

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Thank adalbert3
Artesia, New Mexico
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

The quality of Zovs is great, but the (to go) price for lentil soup and a salad (Greek) is about $18. Seems high to me for the portion size.

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Thank One59katlac2
Tustin, California
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The bakery side of Zov's is perfect for breakfast or lunch, while the dinner side is an excellent choice for dining in the evening. It is our go-to place for a quick dinner prior to the theater. The service is fast and efficient. When they say they'll get you on the road within an hour, they mean it. And the... More 

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Thank John19672
Tustin, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Great food, very friendly atmosphere, good service. Always consistent with the quality of the food. Fresh, wonderful bakery for Sunday mornings...

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Thank Lydia T
Orange County, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

This is always the place I want to bring friends and family from "away". Zov is a genius and her family runs a tight but relaxed ship. The golden lentil soup is comfort food you didn't know you were missing, and my favorite is always what I'm eating at the time! You simply can't go wrong.

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Thank Crystal S
Tustin, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Healthy options! Consistent quality. Excellent Service. Desserts in Tustin location are OUTSTANDING!!

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Thank DRJANJAN
Santa Ana, California
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Wonderfully prepared Mediterranean cuisine, good selection, and great service. I have been there for dinner and have had a pleasant experience.

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Thank Barbara R
Tustin
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

If you are looking for a great atmosphere, good selection of absolutely fresh and tasty food, a warm and friendly service environment, look no more - if you are looking for a great value, move on. Some say you get what you pay for, and I typically agree, but this neighborhood gem might miss the mark when value is part... More 

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Thank Jerry C
Tustin, California
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116 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

I have eaten lunch many times at Zov's, but only recently went for dinner. We chose a variety of appetizers, and all were excellent! My husband enjoyed a lamb dinner and I ordered a chicken dish--both were delicious.

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Thank Dyanne2014

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Cuisine
Mediterranean, American, Middle Eastern, Armenian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
Saturday
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17440 17th St, Ste A, Tustin, CA 92780-1953
    (17th and Yorba)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Tustin
  • Phone Number: +1 714-838-8855
Description
Founded in 1987 by Chef Zov Karamardian, legendary Zov's Bistro & Bakery in Tustin, CA has become a culinary institution. Serving her unique cuisine that blends contemporary cuisine with Eastern Mediterranean influences, in an upscale chic environment.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?