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2 East Main Street, Branford, CT
203-208-0443
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Today
16:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Fri 16:00 - 21:30
Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been a vegetarian since 1970 and this place is my favorite restaurant EVER!!! This is truly an AMAZING place to eat!! I enjoyed every single bite. I could of licked my plate clean.I loved it so much that I ordered dessert, something I rarely do in vegan restaurants, and it didn't disappoint!!! Awesome blueberry "cheesecake". I'd give it ten... More 

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Thank Countrymadre
Cheshire, Connecticut
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had raved about G-Zen to my family, after a single visit in April of 2014, and had persuaded all of them, coming from four different states, to splurge on having dinner there on the night after Thanksgiving, Friday, November 25, 2016. We had a reservation for our party of seven for 8:00 PM and arrived right on time. We... More 

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Thank hkathyp
West Haven, Connecticut, United States
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53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We celebrated my birthday there. The spinach potato pierogi was delicious. I would also recommend their sweet potato fries. Also check out the Budda Brunch. The eastern type of art adds to the peaceful atmosphere. The wait staff was very accommodating.

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Thank Gloria W
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

First of all, I think the only upscale thing about this place was the price. The new-agey decor was kind of kitschy, the menu descriptions pretentious, and service was pretty average. The drinks were insanely overpriced, and my daughter described her chai as "dirt chai." As a vegetarian, I loved having a full-choice menu with some creative alternatives to the... More 

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Woodbridge, Connecticut
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449 reviews
267 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

We love it here and we are not even vegetarians. the wide selection, of fresh healthy and creative menu items is amazing. We love everything.

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Thank Jleibo
Mahwah, New Jersey
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

G-Zen is fantastic. It is so difficult to find food out on the road that does not contain meat but gives the taste buds a treat! The menus is diverse and even if you are not vegan you will not be disappointed. The also have wonderful shakes that I had for my dessert...and some wine of course with dinner. Try... More 

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Thank Andrea Y
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16 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

This was the third time my husband and I dined at this establishment. Trying to be fair and give a place a handful of chances, we hoped this time would be different. There are a few nice dishes on the menu. The nachos are great. Kale salad is wonderful. All the soups are not worth trying, disappointed all three times... More 

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Thank Kira V
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

There aren't many "nice" vegetarian restaurants in Connecticut- G-Zen is a great little spot. My husband (who is not a vegetarian) and I love G-Zen's saki-tinis! Theses fresh pressed juice drinks are made with saki- which we never drink- but pairs analyzing with the juice! You hardly taste the alcohol- which is a plus for me! The fresh bread and... More 

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Thank Krista D
Stratford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

I found GZen when I randomly drove by then looked up to find a true vegan restaurant. It is a formal restaurant with a great menu and good food.

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Thank LEK10000
Plainville, Connecticut
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

Nice spring day with 4 people, 1 a vegetarian. The brunc food was fresh, prepared well and tasty. We were all pleased with our meals. Also noticed even after a good sized meal that I didn't feel bloated. However, be prepared to spend a bit.

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Thank Randy C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
16:00 - 21:00
Friday
16:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 East Main Street, Branford, CT
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Branford
  • Phone Number: 203-208-0443

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