Zen Restaurant

Row 1

2315 Santa Clara Ave (Park Street)
Alameda, CA 94501
(510) 521-7070
$ $
Mon–Thu, Sun: 5:00 PM–9:00 PM Fri–Sat: 5:00 PM–9:30 PM

Foursquare Tips

  • Kimchi fried rice is the best!!
  • Dishes here are inventive and delicious! Try the infused hamachi, kimchi fried rice and mussels & clams.
  • Nice Wednesday happy hour which applies for the entire day: Half off bottle of wines! Also, if you check in on Yelp,there is free Curry Mussels per table!
  • The Japanese eggplant dish was nice, the Wasabi Shu Mai were tasty, the Mentaiko Spaghetti was just garlic noodles, and the Kimchi Fried Rice isn't your typical Korean-style dish, but was yummy.
  • Decent happy hour. Oysters on the half, pork belly nigiri, takoyaki, Japanese toast.
  • $1 oysters Mon-Fri from 5-6:30 pm + $2 taco tuesdays from 5-9 pm every tues (pork belly tacos w/ spicy mango salsa)
  • Def recommend the happy hour drinks/snacks. 5-6:30pm. all drinks are $4. can't go wrong.
  • Asian Fries, Infused Hamachi, and Grilled Prawns. So. Delicious. You can't go wrong here.
  • Order the Asian fries and the agedashi nasu! Dip the fries in the nasu sauce and put the aioli on everything! Mmm
  • Our faves: ying yang wings, tuna tartare, beef carpaccio, spicy edamame, zen salad. YUM!
  • Try the Spicy Tuna Asian "Nachos"
  • Try the Kimchi Fried Rice
  • Their food is awesome! I recommend everything! But if I had to choose, I recommend their Sea Steak Salad, Asian Fries, Salmon Carpaccio, Grilled Lamb, Kimchi Fried Rice and the Mussels & Clams :D
  • Salmon carpaccio is delicious!