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Zov's Bistro and Bakery

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17440 17th St, Ste A, Tustin, CA 92780-1953 (17th and Yorba)
+1 714-838-8855
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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3 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This place is nice and relaxing, it has a great atmosphere, and great salads and desserts. My husband and I love coming here for their desserts, they are a little on the expensive side but they are well worth it for a special occasion. They have a great variety on their counter ready to pick out or you can also... More 

Thank Susana U
Tustin, California
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great lunch! And save room for the amazing deserts. We split a key lime tart that was so flavorful, with perfect meringue.

Thank Dennis R
Cerritos, California
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514 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This place is an OC institution with a wide variety of menu options. I usually go for the mezza appetizer, but this time, I tried their tabulleh slad with chicken - had enough for another meal to take home. The service was great. I recommend eating outside - inside is too noisy.

Thank Barbara F
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309 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 351 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely little bistro with an adjacent bakery and more formal restaurant. But the bistro side is my favorite part. Everything tastes so fresh. And they will absolutely accommodate your special requests. Gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan ... no problem. Their baba ganoush is EXCELLENT, as is the hummus. Try the chicken pallaird salad, with grilled breast (request not battered).... More 

1 Thank Connie I
Irvine, California
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63 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

The menu never changes, the service is slow and the kitchen seems to be confused. The dishes we used to order are no longer on the menu and it seems the portions are smaller.

Thank pinewood2005
Indio, California
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162 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Went for family function in private room. Service was exceptional. As we walked in, they were ready to take our drink orders. Starters of chicken skewers, meatballs and potatoes were excellent. Lamb chops were excellent. Chocolate bomb desert was enjoyed by the children. They have a bakery side and a dinner side. Well worth another visit.

Thank themccullochclan
Anaheim, California
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147 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Nice restaurant - has a patio feel to it but they have heaters when it is cold. it was fairly full, but not noisy which made it comfortable to eat and talk. The menu has a good variety and we enjoyed our entrees. The best part for me was the dessert. Creme Brulee is my fav and theirs is impeccable.... More 

Thank Kim J
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Good service, nice menu, tasty not necessarily gourmet food but pricey and cold and drafty around windows in cold or rainy weather pleasant in summer.

Thank John V
Tustin, California
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151 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Always outstanding. Popular with locals. Food is always fresh, and delicious. Their desserts are wonderful.

Thank 911jackie
Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP
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60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

This place is a good option for a happy hour time. There are good prices for wines and the food is good, although I think we have better options in town, I would come back. Ask to hostess to stay in the patio.

Thank Robertamattar

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 25
Mediterranean, Armenian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17440 17th St, Ste A, Tustin, CA 92780-1953
    (17th and Yorba)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Tustin
  • Phone Number: +1 714-838-8855
Founded in 1987 by Chef Zov Karamardian, legendary Zov's Bistro & Bakery in Tustin, CA has become a culinary institution. Serving her unique cuisine that blends contemporary cuisine with Eastern Mediterranean influences, in an upscale chic environment.

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