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Zen Japanese Cuisine

277 Eisenhower Pkwy, Livingston, NJ 07039-1715
+1 973-533-6828
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“sushi” (34 reviews)
“strip mall” (3 reviews)
“byob” (7 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
277 Eisenhower Pkwy, Livingston, NJ 07039-1715
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Reviewed 19 August 2014

Went at lunchtime on a weekday. Obviously this wasn't when the wait staff wanted me to go, because they were clearly annoyed with me. Didn't get acknowledged, was showed to my table without a word spoken. Waited 10 mins for someone to take my drink...More

Thank M K
Reviewed 4 June 2014

I think they have the freshest and best tasting sushi around this area. I work in a large hospital in the area and mostly everyone who gets sushi, gets it here. I love anything they have with crab and eel. I'm not fond of fresh...More

Thank SusanK815
Reviewed 28 May 2014

I test the sushi places by ordering Dragon roll. The best one is in Zen. Haven't found better place in nj. Great selection of specialty rolls, their must haves - Spicy New Zealand Mussel and Scallop-Hokkayaki for appetizers. Regular items on the menu (like teriyaki...More

Thank MarishaLev
Reviewed 22 May 2014

I come here once in a while simply because the location is very convenient.  Typical sushi & hibachi joint (if you’ve been to one most of them are pretty similar & formulaic) - some rolls are very good, but others are bland.  It’s inconsistent depending...More

Thank Holly B
Reviewed 15 April 2014

The food is good and well priced. Despite the location being in a near-empty strip mall, the restaurant is usually crowded and you can sometimes expect a wait. Bring a sweater because if you are seated near the door in the winter, it can be...More

Thank Beth R
Reviewed 15 April 2014

My family visits this restaurant on a regular basis. Sushi is fresh, the portions are generous, the price is reasonable if you print the coupon from their website. We like their special rolls (I know - American barbarians :-)). it can get busy and a...More

Thank Gene N
Reviewed 15 April 2014

Zen is a good local choice for above average sushi and other Japanese dishes, like tempura, udon and so on.

Thank Daniel K
Reviewed 27 March 2014

I had "sashimi for 2 " there today, I got unprocessed fish meat, lot of ligaments in every piece not removed, also smells very fishy in mouth. I guess the low quality fish was used. If you have the same experience, do not be surprised....More

Thank Susumulu
Reviewed 6 March 2014

I enjoy sushi and Zen always puts out a high quality product. The staff is friendly and helpful. The prices are no higher or lower than elsewhere.

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 4 March 2014

The best sushi ever. The lady is red is fantastic. Julie who owns the restaurant is unbelievable. If there is any negative the salads are average.

Thank doctorsnotmd
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
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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