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Vizen Japanese Cuisine - CLOSED

6559 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231-5803
+1 941-926-0830
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good10%
  • Average7%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
4 Apr 2017
“Not for lunch!”
29 Dec 2016
“Best sushi around!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
6559 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231-5803
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Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped there for lunch - a bad mistake! The place just had noodle dishes for lunch, tasteless unless you think that a lot of salt and msg give flavors. Really disappointing. Just stick with sushi at dinner.

Thank jal0519
Reviewed 30 December 2016

This is the best sushi around! It's the real deal. Go if you can and make sure you try the specials.

Thank joysmith121
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Food photographer I am not. All I know is...they serve up some crazy-good sushi, and the service is great. Every time!

Thank Kat C
Reviewed 5 June 2016

We found this restaurant by mistake, the place we were looking for was closed. We turned around and saw their sign and it must have been fate. We decided to give it a try, The Sushi was presented beautifully and the server was able to...More

Thank Edward Z
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This is the best Japanese restaurant in Sarasota. The food is so fresh & the flavors are sublime. We had urchin & yellow fin tuna as appetizers. Then as our entrees a sashimi platter & udon noodles with sea food,. They were all outstanding.

Thank M C
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Vizen Japanese Restaurant has the best atmosphere and the freshest fish that I have had in this area, hands down. The selection is vast and presented beautifully~We have been to this wonderful place numerous times and have always had consistently delicious sushi/sashimi, rolls and salads....More

1  Thank pcwkey
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Vizen prepared a stunning meal for my guests that was sincerely one of the freshest and well prepared display of fairly complex sushi. The atmosphere appropriately quiet, the service virtually continuous, respectful and sincere. We all ordered different exquisite rolls and shared, each meal tastier...More

2  Thank Rick M
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Stopped in with my wife just looking for a light bite. Service was excellent, sushi was excellent, and atmosphere was very pleasant. Great experience will definitely return. They open at five pm .

1  Thank snorkler09
Reviewed 10 February 2016

We went last night and had a wonderful experience. The presentation, tastes, and ambiance was once again excellent. We had not been there for while since we live elsewhere.

Thank Creighton W
Reviewed 9 February 2016

The old Vizen was extraordinary. The food was inspired and unique, and the quality was second to none. Vizen may very well still be the best sushi restaurant in Sarasota, but it's about 70% of what it used to be. For example, the sushi used...More

1  Thank HColes11
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6559 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231-5803
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-926-0830
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