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Sushi Zanmai

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1221 Spruce St, Boulder, CO 80302-4805
+1 303-440-0733
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 11:30 - 14:00
Sat 17:00 - 00:00
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387 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there with a group of friends. The sushi that all 8 of us ordered was delivered on a large boat, all mixed together. The waiter pointed out which pieces belonged to whom, but we spent half of the time trying to figure out what belonged to each of us. Very confusing. The back party rooms were rented and... More 

Thank BeasleyKRB
Galveston, United States
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We might have enjoyed the sushi more if the service had not been so deplorable. Mediocre sushi at best.

Thank Charles G
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

We have been going here for years. The tea room makes it extra special. Great late night healthy food!

Thank sondravoss
Columbus, Ohio
1 review
Reviewed 27 January 2017

My story is less about food and more about people. We parked our rental car in front of the restaurant as part of business trip. For security, we put our valuables in our back packs in the trunk. Unfortunately for and unbeknownst to us, the trunk didn't latch... We came back three hours later to an open trunk, no valuables... More 

Thank sslisher
Boulder, Colorado
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62 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

We love this place, even if it can be a bit loud. Just really good, fresh sushi in a friendly, relaxed setting.

Thank Mallika M
Boulder, Colorado
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37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

You can never go wrong with the sushi here. Also the prices are very reasonable and their lunch hour is awesome. The personnel there is very friendly offering a casual and comfortable environment.

Thank Michaela O
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 31 August 2016

I love sushi and I love the food at Zanmai! Great place to bring a large group of people-- I've even had my birthday here before. I love the private "rooms" you get to sit at with a large group. Overall great food, drinks and atmposphere. The only thing that is really lacking here is the service. It has sometimes... More 

Thank Erica V
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Ok, the location is good and central near Pearl. The service is nice but very slow. Overall the food was only ok. Coming from LA where we always get good sushi this was not good. We will never come back. They have a good business so I know things are fresh But if you are used to very good sushi... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Tokyo, Japan
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

I thought this restaurant was authentic Japanese, but every time sushi chef yelled something loud, I was not sure what was said.....I am guessing that's how they entertain their customers. Sushi was good. Agedashidofu was okay, it would have been better if they were bite size. Batter was too thick. It was Saturday night and place was full. They had... More 

Thank PiggieC
Eldorado Springs, Colorado
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Used to be the best, but...Greeted by two young women who looked like they were going to a high school party. Completely inappropriate attire for a good restaurant. Had a reservation for a large group and were unceremoniously forced to sit on uncomfortable chairs looking at our empty reserved table until the balance of our party arrived. They were NOT... More 

Thank Sabra D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1221 Spruce St, Boulder, CO 80302-4805
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
  • Phone Number: +1 303-440-0733

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?