Best Place to Dine Alone

Zen Japanese Food Fast

For those of who oft dine solo, here is some good news: Zen has made it easy! Zen has made it popular! No more stealth trips to the drive-through, furtively gobbling up burgers and tacos in the driver's seat! No more pitying looks from happy couples having interesting conversations about their even more interesting lives! Our readers know: One can proudly walk into one of these very reasonably priced Japanese eateries and eat right with a healthy noodle bowl or a couple of tofu rolls. Don't take it to go; don't even bring anything to read! Just enjoy the food, the solitude, and bask in the self-satisfaction and oneness with oneself!

Various locations, including 3423 Guadalupe, 300-2633

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