Zov's Anaheim

4.6
291 reviews
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Legendary Orange County chef and restaurateur Zov Karamardian has opened the doors to her newest restaurant, Zov"s Anaheim, located on the corner of Katella and State College. The 130-seat restaurant serves a menu of Mediterranean-inspired cuisine including several flatbreads or "Pitzas," Greek Shrimp Salad, Spiced Lamb Burger and Sumac-Roasted Sea Bass. The stylishly decorated entry leads to a welcoming and elegant bar that offers a local micro-brew beer selection, fine wines and several specialty craft cocktails. The two adjacent interior dining rooms are perfect for large and small parties. Just outside, the patio integrates seamlessly with the interior space and offers ample seating along with a fire pit and large flat-screen TVs.

“Lunch at Zov’s” has always been the phrase used by the OC Power Lunch community looking for upscale cuisine in a comfortable environment. Zov’s offers a unique happy hour and free corkage Sunday and Monday evenings.
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KD
Canberra / ACT
17 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It is a great place to have a business meeting and/or getting together with friends! I love that their menu has so much variety and great quality food. You always get more than what you expect there including the wait staff. I really enjoyed my meeting and the food was amazing!

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OT
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great restaurant. Would recommend for sure.

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OT
Orange County
18 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Food and service is fantastic. The room is a bit noisy but tolerble. All in All I love the spot.

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CB
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is my go-to place to celebrate special occasions. I had an early 3:00 dinner on Mother's Day that was up to my usual excellent experience. We had my favorite waiter, Matt, who has served us many previous times, always with impeccable service. Thank you for top quality food and pleasant memories.

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AW
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was great. Had the kabob and meatloaf. Will go again to explore the menu.

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K
Los Angeles
30 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My guest loved her tahini tacos and my small rack of lamb was prepared perfectly and was delicious! We shared a strawberry shortcake that was scrumptious! Our waiter, Elesio was friendly, knowledgeable and efficient!

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R
1 review
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food, from start to finish. Casual ambience, great service. Perfect place for a first date.

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DK
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Impeccable service, good food and wine, what more can you ask for?? Love this place!

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IL
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on May 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Outstanding Food!! They accommodated us in every way!!

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h
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Eating on the Disneyland campus can be a soul-deadening experience unless you are 12 years old. Zov's was a welcome stop - I ate 2 nights back to back. And the mixed drinks are fabulous.

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O
Los Angeles
27 reviews
Dined on April 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Nice service. Very convenient to Anaheim Stadium.... very good food. We will teturn

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JR
Orange County
6 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved it! The food was good

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CW
1 review
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food! Soup and pizza was delicious. And the bacon brussel sprouts were devine!

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LJ
San Diego
95 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

Excellent food selection for vegans, GF, pescatarians, & carnivores! Helpful wait staff. Unfortunately, our waiter would dissappear for extended periods. Especially annoying when you want to settle the bill.

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LJ
San Diego
95 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 2

Great vegan options! Hard to understand why rice has glutinous noodles added. Salads were big & yummy! Loved that we were there on 1/2-price wine Tuesday!

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CM
Los Angeles
10 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 1

The original Zov's in Tustin I would always recommend, but I cannot recommend the Anaheim location. he food is not nearly as good as the original and the location, unfortunately, is small, very drab and dull in design and because of its size, noise is a huge issue.

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OT
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Elegant comfort food done excellently.

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QC
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a large group---7 people---with differing tastes and so we wanted a high quality restaurant with some variety so everyone would be happy. They were! Waiter gave great advice on choosing appetizers, helped others with "this or that?" choices, let people who like bland if something would be a little too spicy. Nice wine selection. We were too full after our appetizers and main courses to order dessert. Next time!

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n
Orange County
14 reviews
Dined on March 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

This was a bday lunch for a good friend...and it was just perfect! Excellent service, fun food and THE BEST dessert! Thanks Zov’s for ALWAYS making dining out a true pleasure!

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J
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was my first time and I took 3 friends along with me to try it. And it was amazing!! Especially the dessert. We ordered the Ridiculous dessert and it blew our minds. Definitely coming back again. =)

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Charleston
2 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and service!

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LC
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

In town for an EXPO. Entertaining clients and everything close by the convention center was booked. I found this little jewel last minute on yelp with great reviews. Client was happy and the food and libations were delightful. The calamari was excellent and the service was the best!

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BM
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Wonderful welcoming and very attentive service. We had the mezze platter to start and it was great. Friend had the sea bass and loved it. I had the grilled veggie bowl and it was a disappointment- I specifically asked for medium rare salmon and instead got a piece of over cooked salmon. I so wanted to love my meal but the salmon screw up ruined it.

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OT
Orange County
19 reviews
Dined on March 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Incredible Service great parking.

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DK
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

I arrived before my friend and asked to be seated. Only tables were available when I asked if there were any booths, so I sat at a table and waited for my friend. By the time my friend arrived, about 10 minutes later, she joined me and the Maitre D told us a booth has become available if we still wanted one. Of course! This is my 2nd time to Zov's and all I can say is they don't disappoint! Excellent, food and excellent service.

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A
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 4

Came to Zov’s on a Friday at 5:30pm. Had a reservation and my husband and I were seated promptly. Our waitress was very nice and helpful with the menu. After we ordered our food and drinks we did not see her for practically the entire meal. We felt bad for her because the restaurant was obviously way understaffed for the evening (JT concert and Honda Center) and she was waiting tables all over the restaurant. Our drinks finally came out and my drink was not the one I had ordered. I must have waited another 15-20 min for them to bring me my correct drink. The food was delicious... but the service was non existent. Fix this problem and I would definitely return.

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JF
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 2food 1service 4ambience 2

I mean- I wanted to like this place. The beer was flat, the lamb chops were way over cooked, the “filet” was a sirloin and overdone. It was awful. I wish I could be less brutal, but this place needs to improve.

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OT
Orange County
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The waitress remembered us from the one other time we visited this restaurant by our drinks that we ordered. She was gregarious and genuinely friendly. The food was very good if a bit pricey. Highly recommend the sea bass.

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m
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

Honestly, I don't think that I would recommend this location. The lunch portions were very skimpy and expensive for what we got. And we each ordered a salmon dish that wasn't very hot. I also realized after I left that the waiter didn't serve us bread, which is always one of the highlights of my visits to Zov's in Tustin. Overall, I was disappointed by this experience.

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g
Orange County
16 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was outstanding, my wife has some food allergies and Grabrielle communicated with the chef and modified her dish perfectection (parpadelle pasta with grilled chicken), while my pan grilled fish was amazing. Gabrielle attended to our needs and we got an outrageous sundae for checking in on Yelp. It was outrageous!!!

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PM
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Pretty good happy hour but a bit noisy with a large party nearby.

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Lovely restaurant, and think they could do a bit better to be more prepared for the influx of the trade show crowd that we were a part of. Appeared to be under staffed.

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GS
San Diego
6 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Quiet. Attentive service. Moroccan Salmon was perfect on salad.

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RM
1 review
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Sleeper of a place. Looks can be deceiving. Great place.

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A
Los Angeles
24 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our go to restaurant for Anaheim conventions and concerts. Always tasty; always sane. Thank you!

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JC
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food. Service was great. Management was accommodating. We were thirty minutes late and they held our reservation. Room we were in was really loud due to a large party.

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n
Orange County
4 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Apps and entrees were delicious, will be back. Brussel sprouts with bacon and Pinot Noir syrup. Garlic, olive oil, tomato, feta pasta with rosemary chicken. Short rib pasta in a portabello mushroom sauce.

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PF
Orange County
12 reviews
Dined on January 15, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Always love to dine at Zov’s! Our waitress was so amazing, very attentive and understanding when one of our guests accidentally went to the Tustin Zov’s and we had to wait for her! The pomegranate martini’s are amazing and the special half off excellent wine was great. Thank you to our very sweet and attentive waitress!

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L
San Francisco
12 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

This was our 3rd visit to Zov's over years.
We still liked it a lot. Lentil soup is good to try and appetizer plate with all little salads.
Service was less friendly that I expected it to be. The waiter projected a feeling that we have disturbed him from something important he was doing. The restaurant was empty at that time, so I guess it was just not a friendly waiter.

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OT
Orange County
66 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food, great service. What more can you ask for?!

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