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Zen Japanese Restaurant

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7634 Woodbine Ave., Markham, Ontario L3R 2N2, Canada
(905) 604-7211
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18:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 17:30 - 21:30
Tue - Thu 18:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 22:30
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New York, NY
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a Japanophile visiting from the United States, I was very impressed with the quality and dining experience offered by Zen. Zen is located in a small building on Woodbine Avenue in Markham, tucked away just off of the 407 and 404. My friend made a reservation for the sushi bar, and we each ordered the Sushi Omakase. We were... More 

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Toronto
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111 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We went to this restaurant last week without a reservation. Luckily we were able to get a seat at the sushi bar and we tried the sushi kaiseki dinner. It was really good. Sushi was very fresh. The appetizers and soup were all very good and different. The tofu soy milk soup was very tasty. Service was very good too.... More 

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Thank skier101
Toronto, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We had the Omakase dinner, it's very good but it was a little expensive Small serving I prefer their lunch menu when they were still on Eglinton and Danforth Rd. Little more homier was the old place But it's still very good if you don't mind paying for it

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Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Great place to eat. Very clean and quiet atmosphere that provides you with an authentic Japanese experience. Reservation is definitely recommended.

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Thank nattiesun
Montreal, Canada
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

From the decor, the servers and the authentic food, you will feel like you were dropped somewhere in Tokyo, Japan. The quality of the food is superior to most if not one of the best in the GTA. The service is efficient, professional and friendly. I highly recommend this restaurant for those who love fine sushi and Japanese cuisine with... More 

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Thank kobenhoney
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

This is the best Japanese cuisine I have ever had in Canada, very good looking, very good taste, very good service. The price is expensive, but it worth it. Strongly recommended if you really like Japanese cuisine.

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Thank Colin C
Toronto, Canada
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232 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

This is not an ordinary Jap restaurant. Your money will be well spent. We ordered sashimi and sushi platter. From the appetizers to the desserts, they were well thought out. You can see the details of how Japanese food should be prepared. Of course the main course was out of this world. The variety of fishes were so fresh and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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111 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

The title says it all, very high quality sashimi, with good plating and presentation. As with most exclusive places, the seating is sparse and decor is nice. The cheapest dinner is $85.

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Toronto, Canada
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016

There are more and more Japanese restaurants opened in GTA but most are competing in the mass market. Zen is competing in the high end market and is able to offer a good variety of sashimi. The popular ones (uni, amaebi, hamachi, toro) are always fresh - you can tell right the way especially with uni. The waitress was patient... More 

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Toronto
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114 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

This is a very expensive place. Dinner for 2 cost us $235 before tip. We ordered one Sushi platter and one Sashimi platter. These were not enough even though we are not big eaters. Had to order a few more a la carte sushi pieces. We also had some sake to go with the meal which was not the most... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$72
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff, Takeout, Private Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
18:00 - 22:30
Saturday
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7634 Woodbine Ave., Markham, Ontario L3R 2N2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Markham
  • Phone Number: (905) 604-7211
Description
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?