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Zen Gardens - Cambridge

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65 Water Street North | Vollrath, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 3B4, Canada
+1 519-620-8809
11:30 - 21:00
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 28 November 2016

excellent service fantastic food, nice atmosphere and a great place to have a meal. the overall experience in this restaurant is top notch!

Thank John N
Cambridge, Canada
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

I have actually always really enjoyed this restaurant. Quaint atmosphere, server/owner that always remembers you, and excellent tasting food. The problem is the last few times i have gone I have been disappointed. They use to serve their food in nice dishes and now they come out on styrofoam or paper plates and there is less of it even though... More 

Thank jkulenka
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

I feel like this place deserves better ratings. Although the exterior is somewhat uninviting, the food there is really good. They also sell some international vegetarian produce. All in all, I had a great dinner, and this place was more that I was expecting.

1 Thank Saša R
Toronto, Canada
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016

I have to admit, if I had reviewed Zen Gardens a few years ago, it would have been 5 stars for sure, now not so much. The food has not changed and that's the good thing and the reason it still get's 3 stars. The food has always been so amazing and delicious that I would still go back, it's... More 

Thank conciergetraveller
Cambridge, Canada
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Although the English may not be the best, the food is pretty good. The best is the fruit tea, must try. The food although vegan, still can offer a great tasty selection.Prices are also very reasonable,and the service is very attentive, and accommodating.

Thank dogpaw2016
Hamilton, Canada
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158 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Over the last few year we come to this restaurant once or twice a year for a vegetarian/vegan type of meal. In the past it offered many unique and amazing choices. It seems that it is now under going a conversion to a take out place with very simple and limited menu choices. WE all had one of the three... More 

1 Thank EddieHamilton
Toronto, Canada
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65 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Took my mom here who is a vegan. I actually eat meat and I didn't mind the food, when I usually hate vegetarian restaurants. Very well priced

Thank dude_smile89
Paris, Canada
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128 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Today was my second visit to Zen Garden. Both visits have been for lunch (my first visit was in January). As this is a vegetarian restaurant, I have tried my favourite 'meat items' with replacement veg-ingredients (to give myself a fair comparison to things I know and love). At Zen Garden, meat is basically changed out of dishes for things... More 

2 Thank St_Belmont
Ontario, Canada
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Being vegan in Cambridge is a little tricky when it comes to going out for meals. Zen is wonderful with really good service! I've been several times, both eat in and take out. The only problem is that lately I've had to call in advanced to see if they have my favourite dish - vegetable curry with mushrooms. It's been... More 

2 Thank Morgan B
Kitchener, Canada
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Zen has the best vegetarian food in the city. It is healthy and hearty. They are Buddhist and this is reflected in the tranquility of the restaurant, the service and incredibly -the food. Their tea is amazing. If you are looking for a very relaxing place for tea, lunch or dinner, this is your place.

1 Thank Mary V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Chinese, Sushi, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 Water Street North | Vollrath, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 3B4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 519-620-8809
Also has locations in Guelph, Mississauga, London, Moncton, Quebec City
PHENOMENAL veg/vegan food - nothing close to it anywhere in area

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