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Zen Japanese Restaurant

7634 Woodbine Ave., Markham, Ontario L3R 2N2, Canada
+1 905-604-7211
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good30%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“omakase” (14 reviews)
“sushi” (41 reviews)
“hamachi” (3 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 22:00All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
7634 Woodbine Ave., Markham, Ontario L3R 2N2, Canada
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

The sign of this restaurant is not obvious from outside. If not know the exact address, it will be difficult to find. May be more gear to frequent customers. It is a small restaurant, with around 10 seats at the sushi bar, 5 small 4...More

Thank edwin_f
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Went with friends for lunch. Staff and Chef very friendly. Odd that they were out of a number of menu items such as salmon for the sushi. Had to order alternatives for some of our choices. Food was good and enjoyable. Found it strange when...More

Thank scarborough39
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Recently came here several times to try their new lunch menu. The quality is great and the price is affordable! Would definitely recommend the sushi lunch that offers o-toro, uni, scallop, botan ebi, and more.

Thank Winnie L
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Had lunch there a couple of weeks ago. Cosy restaurant and confident chef. Very good quality food and service but for me it wasn't outstanding enough to justify a $100 bill for a $50 lunch.A destination for high rolling executives with money to burn.

Thank taichitraveller
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Omakasae sushi course is our favourite. Try to get seating at the bar and the food is even better because Chef prepare your sushi one after one when you finish, with dressing as well, which makes the taste just right.

Thank 33Chark
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I was treated to a night at the Chef's table - where the executive chef gives you what he thinks is best. It was absolutely the best sushi I have eaten in my life. The dishes are unique - with the highest quality sushi. We...More

Thank Gerry S
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Zen has move a while ago and we decided to go and try their new location. The location itself is nothing special even if better than the previous one. However now they offer menus, and the food is very good and offer much more the...More

Thank Eurtourist
Reviewed 18 April 2017

If you love sushi or omakase, this is a must try. Expect to pay ~$150 / person without alcohol as this is top quality. The service was top notch and the food was amazing. I went with a few family members and the experience was...More

Thank PdotChan
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

I divide Sushi Restaurants in 2 components, the high end and the rest. The 3 high end Sushi Restaurants I know are Tojo's in Vancouver and Sushi Kaji and Hiro's (which I have rated on Trip Advisor too) in Toronto. I have added a 4th,...More

Thank Baba1215
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Service is a step above many other sushi restaurants. Attentive wait staff who clearly have been trained to do the job. A couple of sashimi were sinewy. I didn't expect that if I think purely of price. Cost is at least $100 per person for...More

Thank Mick R
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3 June 2015|
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Response from Canfamily99 | Reviewed this property |
No, it isn't -- we usually order an appetizer or two, miso soup and then the Jyo sushi, which is enough food. The quality is outstanding. You won't be disappointed if you like quality sushi.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7634 Woodbine Ave., Markham, Ontario L3R 2N2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Markham
  • Phone Number: +1 905-604-7211
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Zen Japanese Restaurant is aiming for the preservation of the traditional culture of Japanese cuisine, which gives the best impression of the cuisine to the patron while being loved by them.
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