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2315 Santa Clara Ave, Alameda, CA 94501-4521
+1 510-521-7070
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pork belly” (5 reviews)
“tuna tartare” (3 reviews)
“edamame” (5 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian, Bar, Sushi, Spanish, Pub
$$ - $$$
2315 Santa Clara Ave, Alameda, CA 94501-4521
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

I love this place because it's truly a spot to relax. You can sink into a comfy couch, order a glass of wine and enjoy one of their yummy specialties.

1  Thank mriesen2016
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This place has a pretty decent happy hour menu with a variety of Asian tapas. We came here during happy hour, and 4 of us ordered everything on the happy hour menu that included meat dumplings, egg-rolls, pork belly tacos,edamame, oysters, tempura fries, pork belly...More

Thank Dianah R
Reviewed 26 July 2016

TA gave me this assignment but I have never been here and cannot delete it. I am sure it is very nice as Alameda restaurants are very popular, exsecially before the 7:00 movie time.

Thank susan J
Reviewed 28 March 2016

This is our third visit and we are always delighted by the novelty and flavor of the asian fusion food such as octopus puffs (takoyaki) and curry mussels. The service is prompt and friendly. However the room is ill-lit and really hard to see the...More

Thank lancereyn0
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Great place for Asian tapas. Staff very helpful selecting a variety of excellent Asian tapas. Cozy atmosphere. Street parking can be a challenge but well worth it..

Thank Gloria P
Reviewed 20 November 2015

This place has a nice Happy hour. A good variety of choices. You can try without really worrying about the bill. Almost everything is good, so you are safe to experiment! Can be crowded but making a reservation will get you seats.

Thank Rose L
Reviewed 13 November 2015

Small restaurant located off of Park Street. This very red walled asian fusion spot has a very eclectic menu and everything is good. The kimchee fried rice, the pork belly sushi is amazing. It's one of our favorite places for happy hour. We literally order...More

Thank momwithablog
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Highly recommend for its ambiance and delicious food. Very cozy - as good as many SF restaurants for those who prefer to stay local

Thank Want2travel282
Reviewed 8 August 2015

We eat at Zen 4-5 times per year. It's a good value for the quality of the food, which is always consistently good. Usually not crowded so you can just walk in. Especially like the odd combinations like the pork belly sushi and the fish...More

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 31 July 2015

If you get there in time (I think it's only until 6:30), the happy hour food specials are great. Unfortunately a few of our favorite dishes aren't on the special menu so they are full price (Zen salad, kimchee fried rice, spicy edemame), but the...More

Thank Jill S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$33
Japanese, Asian, Bar, Sushi, Spanish, Pub
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2315 Santa Clara Ave, Alameda, CA 94501-4521
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Alameda
  • Phone Number: +1 510-521-7070
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