Welcome to Zentan, a modern Asian restaurant on Thomas Circle, features Japanese-inspired small plates conceptualized by Chef Jennifer Nguyen.

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Special Tasting Menu

This spring Zentan launches a special omakase-style chef’s tasting menu.

Chef Jennifer Nguyen will curate a completely unique dining experience each week based on the freshest selection of rare fish, quality meats and of-the-minute produce. Translated to “I’ll leave it to you,” the five-to eight-course omakase menu will include dishes such as: elusive gilthead sea bream and bright red Japanese tiger prawns, shipped live to the restaurant from Japan’s Tsukiji Market. Zentan’s Omakase menu is available for $65 per person, space is limited to 4 seats per night. Call 202-521-1414 for reservations.

Did you know Zentan’s own Chef Jennifer Nguyen recently competed on the first episode of celebrity Chef Bobby Flay’s newest throw down challenge, Beat Bobby Flay? Watch her face off against Louisville Chef Anthony Lamas and see who gets to Beat Bobby Flay! Check out Food Network for airings of Chef Jennifer Nguyen’s episode and more!


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