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Zen-Toro At Davis

132 E St, Davis, CA 95616-4649
+1 530-753-0154
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lobster roll” (2 reviews)
“sushi” (11 reviews)
“edamame” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
132 E St, Davis, CA 95616-4649
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1 - 10 of 41 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Zen Toro restaurant started out in Sacramento, then they opened a second place in Davis, then they sold the Sacramento restaurant and concentrated on the one in Davis. Four (?) years ago, the owners turned the restaurant over to their son and daughter-in-law; rough start...More

Thank Jane T
Reviewed 28 October 2017

This place is Davis' best Japanese restaurant. They have a traditional Japanese "lunch set" menu, as well as their ammmmmazzzzzzinnnnng rolls. One of our favorites is their lobster roll. If you haven't been here yet, give it a try. Awesome service, too!

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Don't let the cramped space and the fact that "everyone in your party must be present to be seating" scare you away. This is the real thing. GREAT SUSHI... so good that I have never tried anything else on the menu!! Many people recommend Mikuni...More

Thank 132CaliforniaGirl
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

The portion size of their lunch special is just right! Beef udon is the best! Curry is also very tasty. Better than any other janpanese restaurants in town :)

Thank Jiaming Y
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We were a group of 11, service was fast and very kind. Food was excelent. One of the best Japaness food I ever ate.

Thank yadid10
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Stopped by for a few appetizers but it was so good that we stayed for dinner. Located on a small shopping area in Downtown Davis is a small Japanese restaurant with a casual atmosphere. There is a sushi bar as well as limited but adequate...More

Thank ranishi
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

When was the last time you had Butter Fish? If you haven't had it try it! Zen toro knows exactly how to cook it! You will love it!

Thank nicolasbR8498ZQ
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Best Japanese food in Davis, really good udon and soba. The chefs really know how to cook the food exactly how it should be. The tempura is always light and crispy.

Thank geoff c
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

I don't care for raw fish, but there were plenty of other options to choose from. Loved the salmon! Good people watching right in the heart of Davis.

Thank Don k
Reviewed 10 November 2016

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.

Thank jerry758
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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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