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3070 Lakecrest Cir, 500, Lexington, KY 40513-1937
+1 859-219-2166
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“sashimi” (3 reviews)
“fried rice” (2 reviews)
“steak” (2 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3070 Lakecrest Cir, 500, Lexington, KY 40513-1937
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the Naruto rolls, especially the one wrapped in cucumber. Nice options for non-sushi people as well.

Thank Paige H
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

This little gem was within walking distance of my hotel and I am so glad I tried it. I was intending to get sushi, but saw an intriguing ginger veggie dish that I tried instead. I was not disappointed- so fresh and delicious! Since I...More

Thank Lisa J
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Amazing and Fresh Sushi. Located in a small shopping center. We were pleasantly surprised by this little place. Due to its sizes the sitting was a bit tight. (We were there about 5pm on a Saturday evening so we didn't have to bump elbows with...More

Thank Mar F
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Every experience I have at Zen is absolutely amazing. We usually choose to sit at the sushi bar to speak with the sushi chef. Zen has the best quality of fish and the most talented chef preparing it. The sushi (we've had rolls, nigiri, and...More

Thank NatashaNB32
Reviewed 14 December 2017

I loved this place so much I dined there both nights --and plan to return. Excellent food and customer service!

1  Thank Annette R
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

As others were, I was pleasantly surprised by this little place. Sushi is amazing: very fresh and scrumptious! Service is also excellent -and informative. I had Adam as my server and he knows his fish and Saki. And, doesn't mind sharing his knowledge of you...More

1  Thank Annette R
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Enjoyed the crab salad, but the calamari appetizer was tough and the entrees (Shrimp Noodle for one and steak fried rice for the other) were completely unremarkable. The shrimp was dry, the steak was not medium well and did not appear to have any seasoning....More

Thank TXGirlinKY
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

I have been traveling and living abroad for a large part of my life. This is a hidden jewel in horse country. Creative menu,good drinks and staff.

2  Thank Richard A
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Zen was recommended by a business partner saying it was a well kept secret and that they don't advertise at all. Turns out the food is phenomenal. I recommend ordering the hot rock steak and scallops; you actually get to cook slices of steak, vegetables...More

2  Thank Steve A
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner here. Beautifully presented. Amazing Toro sashimi! The Latin heat and spicy tuna rolls were fantastic as well. I definitely recommend it if you love Japanese food.

Thank Michael J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3070 Lakecrest Cir, 500, Lexington, KY 40513-1937
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-219-2166
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