Zen Japanese Restaurant

4.8
299 Reviews
CAN$31 to CAN$50
Japanese
Contemporary vision. Traditional roots. These are the qualities that highlight a dining experience at Zen Japanese Restaurant. A landmark on the West Vancouver dining scene for more than 20 years, Zen continues to thrive because of our unyielding commitment to using only the highest quality, sustainable ingredients and unmatched service. Enjoy edible art in a sleek, stylish dining room that offers spectacular ocean views and magnificent sunsets. This is more than just a meal. It is a true culinary experience that is simply …. Zen.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 299 people are saying
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Wils
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The best sushi and Japanese food in greater Vancouver.

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SusanneY
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dinner, presentation, quality and our server were all amazing!!!! We had a wonderful evening

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JoeF
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great sushi, and delicious creative choices can only be found at Zen.
Staff are extremely well trained and professional, even with the young age most of them have.

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vipluv2eat
Vancouver
423 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous dinner with great service!

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JeanL
Vancouver
16 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The food was good though a bit pricey. It’d have been very nice sitting outside but unfortunately the garbage area was right underneath us and we smelled garbage at times. The service was fine.

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Virginia
Vancouver
9 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food. Plus they have some original dishes which is fantastic. Love this place. Thanks for keeping your quality up

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babuwin
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The staff was so helpful. . I prefer to ask them what the chef's would like to serve me and they always delight and surprise me with something wonderful and flavourful. Its a great place for a visit and for families.

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OpenTable Diner
Saskatoon
3 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food! The server was very helpful with food selection. Great ambience - we were able to use the private room which had a nice view of the patio/ocean.

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
15 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent restaurant, consistent food quality
Friendly people

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JoonM
1 review
Dined on August 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Although the price was more of a higher end, the food and service was excellent. It may not be a place for everyday lunch or dinner unless you are loaded, but a definite place to impress your company while you also get to enjoy yourself.

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vipFrequentDiner
Palm Springs
34 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A very fine neighbourhood restaurant with a charming patio. Truly outstanding service! We enjoyed a great evening.

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KristianB
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, excellent service! Unique culinary creations, highly recommend experiencing this restaurant!

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vipAmyP
Vancouver
20 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Very nice food and friendly service!

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RogerT
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on August 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Love the speckled scallop roll.

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IainM
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food quality was excellent. Plate delivered in error was left for us to enjoy.

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DanK
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on August 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Our favourite restaurant. The food is always excellent and the service great.

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vipJasonA
Miami
35 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food with outstanding service!

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BarneyM
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on July 22, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Excellent sushi and sake making for a wonderful experience.

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vipbestonly
Vancouver
7 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent as always. Best sushi in Vancouver. Friendly staff.
We appreciated their take out during COVID but great to be back inside or on the patio.

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NicoleF
Toronto
1 review
Dined on July 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We love Zen and look forward to our visit when we come to Vancouver.

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EricC
Phoenix
8 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service were top notch. If you are looking for incredible sushi at a great location, go to Zen

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GhSr
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food and great Service. Everyone very friendly.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Central Coast
1 review
Dined on June 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always excellent.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on June 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding as always.

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vipWestvan
Vancouver
16 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing Food! Great service. Neighbourhood favourite.

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LindaM
1 review
Dined on June 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing dinner- fabulous selection of sushi- service was excellent and very clean. Will be back on my next trip!

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vipbestonly
Vancouver
8 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always excellent food and service!

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vipPierreH
Vancouver
9 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Amazing Food and Fantastic Service. Always go with the Daily Specials. Somewhat Pricey but Presentation and Quality of Food is 10 out of 10. Might be One of the Best Japanese Restaurants in The GVRD. BTW, Great to see Lots of Diners Back !!!

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vipluv2eat
Vancouver
424 reviews
Dined on June 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic dinner!!
Amazing service!!

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vipKeithC
Calgary
8 reviews
Dined on June 7, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience3

Great server

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JennK
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on June 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our fav restaurant. Food is always consistently yummy.

Always love having Chris serve us!

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Bonnie
Vancouver
4 reviews
Dined on March 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

From the minute we walked in the door, everything was perfect! The staff was welcoming and always attentive without obtrusive. And what can I say about the food? Absolutely THE BEST. We ordered a variety in order to share and each selection had its own individual flavour and all were beautifully presented. It was a lovely evening.

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vipWestvan
Vancouver
16 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of my favourite restaurants Very unique food

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Virginia
Vancouver
10 reviews
Dined on March 15, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Really good food, quality too. Original dishes too.

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LeslieS
Vancouver
4 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best restaurant ever! My favorite food!
Chefs are consistent. Staff are the sweetest. My very own local healthy food source.

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vipluv2eat
Vancouver
424 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely fabulous!!

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on March 5, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Awesome food. Great service. Quite expensive but reasonable given the high quality of the food. I will be back.

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PaulT
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on March 5, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Pretty good. Nice food. Nice service though expensive.

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vipkenchan
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Dynamite R. is excellent!
House Sake is good value.

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vipJasonA
Miami
36 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely outstanding food and service, as always!

FAQs

Zen Japanese Restaurant offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (604) 925-0667.

Zen Japanese Restaurant is rated 4.8 stars by 299 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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