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Zen Japanese Cuisine

277 Eisenhower Pkwy, Livingston, NJ 07039-1715
+1 973-533-6828
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
15 Sep 2018
“Good sushi”
27 Jul 2018
“Decrease quality... poor customer service”
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
€€ - €€€
277 Eisenhower Pkwy, Livingston, NJ 07039-1715
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Reviewed 15 September 2018

Enjoyed dinner with a friend. Great range of sushi, with some interesting specials. No liquor license, so BYOB.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jonh462
Reviewed 27 July 2018

It is sad to see what was once good go-to restaurant decline.... The food quality has slipped (although the prices haven't). The salmon and yellowtail continues to be okay, however most of the others varieties are hit-and-miss; the portion size remain good. The most disappointing...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Gary L
Reviewed 4 May 2018

My son chose this as his birthday dinner restaurant. It had been a number of years since any of us had been there, but we recall having really, really good sushi. There were six of us together, and the experience was just off. I have...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 28 September 2017

I used to work in the area and loved the fact that this place is in a strip mall and tucked away. I feel like it's definitely one of those hidden gems. The décor is minimal but not in a bad way. The food has...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank TravelNomad_80
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Men has excellent Japanese cuisine. Sushi,Teriyaki beef, and other plates are good. Tempera and Bento boxes are also a good choice

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank elaineonj
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Zen is a great lunch or dinner spot for high quality sushi at a reasonable price. their rolls are fantastic (my favorite is the fatboy roll) but their sushi and sashimi are also very good. For lunch, you will not find a better deal than...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank V9147FGrobertp
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We have been to Zen more times than we can remember. Our pictures are hanging on the wall when the owner took them, we have tried every single item on their menu and never had a bad experience. In fact, we love it. We love...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Jake D
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Portions are massive and the fish is really fresh. No delivery which is kind of an inconvenience. They always get the order right and seaweed salad is good too.

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Marissa M
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Hands down the best Japanese restaurant in Livingston. Their rolls are huge and their menu is impressive. The food is always fresh and offers a large variety.

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank sfostercom
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Such beautiful town as Livingston deserves to have much better sushi restaurant. If you chose to dine in zen Japanese, we do not recommend to take any sashimi or sushi, they have no idea how it should be, not impressed from teriyaki dishes but it...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank 489natalyaz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
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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