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Zen Sai

1001 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139-5011
+1 786-276-5339
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (36 reviews)
“fried rice” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
1001 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139-5011
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11 - 20 of 212 reviews

Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Service and everything was terrible. Food is regular high priced and awful service. We were 20 and ordered waited over 2 hours for food and some of us never got what we ordered.

Thank Roberto B
Reviewed 2 December 2016

I arrived at the Essex Hotel on Collins Avenue in South Beach to find that my hotel has one of the best restaurants in town. The service and ambiance is awesome. We asked our wait staff to bring us their favorites. We had the most...More

Thank nellie0212
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I ate here because I was a guest at the Essex, and knew they had a great happy hour deal. The sushi is excellent, however I did find it to be a bit overpriced. Service was great, sat at the bar and had a great...More

Thank Murphy T
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Visited during Miami Spice, this place had a great deal 3 courses including a bottle of Prosseco! Lovely food and great service sat on their quiet terrace.

Thank zulidutch
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We were looking for a place to eat when we came across Zen Sai,the food was excellent and our server Estefania helped us thru the menu with some great choices.the other great plus is the barmen knows how to make Margeuritas . This is a...More

Thank Sue D
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

This place is not great, to say the least. We should have known as we have to enter through an odd hotel that was doing what appeared to a budget late night art class and when we walked in to the restaurant it was dark,...More

Thank Millard112
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is a hidden gem of a restaurant. One block from Ocean Drive with none of the loud music, boisterous people and outrageous prices you'll find there. You can't miss this one if you're in the area. Be advised though that it's hot on the...More

Thank Irungu M
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

If you like lychees and like martinis, you'll love their lychee martini! Garbanzo spring rolls were tasty and just enough for two to get the appetites going. The pork belly sliders were amazing - I'd go back just to order this! Chicken skewers were great...More

Thank Jay V
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We come to Miami about once a month, and as many really good restaurants there are in Miami, we always seem to find our way back to Zen Sai. The ambience is great, the service is very friendly and knowledgeable, but most of all the...More

Thank MommaBoof
Reviewed 19 July 2016

I tried this place out because I was staying at the adjoined Essex House Hotel. Knowing this, my friendly waitress offered me complimentary wine and sushi which was nice. I then tried the highly recommended spring rolls which were great, before finishing with the pork...More

Thank Jo B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 23:00
Saturday
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139-5011
    (10th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 786-276-5339
Description
Zen Sai is an Asian-fusion masterpiece. It's a unique social dining experience on South Beach with small and large sharing plates of fresh seafood and Robata grilled items. Signature items at Zen Sai include Fried Bok Choy, Black Cod with Yuzu Miso Sauce, Scallion Wrapped Ribeye, Pork Belly Sliders, Robata Grilled Octopus, Miso-Mustard Glazed Sea Bass and Spicy Rock Shrimp Tempura with Serrano Aioli and Worcestershire Sauce. Zen Sai also features an extensive wine list, fine sakes and specialty cocktails to complement menu items.
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