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Zen Bento

1000 N 10th St, Boise, ID 83702-4131
+1 208-388-8808
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good51%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (3 reviews)
“ahi” (2 reviews)
“tofu” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Fast food, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
1000 N 10th St, Boise, ID 83702-4131
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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

The food was great had the tofu bento,the staff were great,added extra zen sauce would go back again

Thank Larry M
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Ordered their rice bowl with veg & tofu. It was tasty. The bowl came with tons of rice, but not much veg or tofu. Seemed fresh & clean.

Thank Soul_Traveler808
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Seriously this is my favorite place to eat. I absolutely love their Zen Salad and their chicken bento. So delicious. Kamikaze sauce is my favorite!

Thank Candice D
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Dine in or takeout! The food is great— fresh, hot , healthy! The line might look long but the chefs are fast and you won’t be waiting for that lunch order! You pick what ingredients you want in a bento.

Thank Kathy L
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Zen Bento is one of my go to options if I actually eat out downtown (I work across the street). Not only are they close, tasty and freshly made to order, but they can make most of their bowls gluten free. I usually get the...More

Thank Steph L
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Zen Bento has it right! They provide a quick turnaround on orders, casual environment, excellent food.

Thank Kathy L
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Zen Bento is a good place to get a fresh and flavorful meal. It is a little more expensive than I would like, but they have good quality meats and vegetables.

Thank Alethea_Ruddy
Reviewed 7 November 2015

I always order Salmon Bento with sesame ginger sauce. It's very good. If you want something quick but not regular fast food, I recommend this place.

Thank stf125
Reviewed 19 July 2015

They don't carry the salmon every day and when they do it goes FAST! it is that good! A tad pricey, but quite yummy.

Thank Rlboise
Reviewed 23 April 2015 via mobile

I've been here a couple times and am not really a fan. The sauces taste watered down and a few times when I got my bowl it was lukewarm instead of hot.

Thank HonestReview2015
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 N 10th St, Boise, ID 83702-4131
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Boise
  • Phone Number: +1 208-388-8808
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