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“It's FAST == just like it says”
Review of Zen Japanese Food Fast - CLOSED

Zen Japanese Food Fast
Price range: US$1 - US$20
Cuisines: Sushi, Asian, Japanese
Restaurant details
Austin, Texas
Level 5 Contributor
57 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“It's FAST == just like it says”
Reviewed 20 January 2012

Pre-packaged sushi like at the grocery store. But, they will make fresh rolls if they are out of something in their cooler. Their miso soup is a huge serving, but they must dump a whole bottle of soy sauce in it as it's always brown. Haven't had too much stomach distress there over their sushi, but it occasionally happens.

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  • English first
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English first
Kennewick, Washington
Level 6 Contributor
585 reviews
348 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
“Cheap, healthy, tasty food in SOCO”
Reviewed 3 January 2012

Grab a rice bowl just the way you like it! Fast, pleasant, casual, reasonably priced.

Visited December 2011
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Northampton, MA
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Zen--when you need a break from Tex-Mex and 'Q in Austin.”
Reviewed 23 December 2011

Steps away from the Continental Club on South Congress in Austin is Zen, a noodle and rice shop that offers good food for short money. They offer soups, salads, sushi, and my choice, noodle (or rice) bowls. You pick a main item (I chose marinated dark chicken), a veg mix, and a sauce. They prepare it and serve it to you for less than ten bucks. We ended up eating there three times, and if I could get there now I'd do it! The atmosphere is casual, with anime playing on a wall mounted TV and a friendly and efficient staff. They have four locations but we only tried the one on South Congress. When we go to Austin barbeque and Mexican food is always on our menu, but from now on we'll always make time for Zen!

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“Terrible, supermarket sushi. There is sodium benzoate added to all fish and salad dressings.”
Reviewed 6 March 2009

Terrible, supermarket sushi. There is sodium benzoate added to all fish and salad dressings.

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“Cheap sushi (thinly sliced with lots of rice to keep the price down). But, with that in mind, its pretty good. Fish...”
Reviewed 6 December 2008

Cheap sushi (thinly sliced with lots of rice to keep the price down). But, with that in mind, its pretty good. Fish tastes frozen.

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