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Zoe's Gourmet Chinese Cuisine

289 Beacon St, Somerville, MA 02143-3509
+1 617-864-6265
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good45%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“dumplings” (4 reviews)
“chilli” (3 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
289 Beacon St, Somerville, MA 02143-3509
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Reviewed February 25, 2018

Good dim sum and solid dishes. No bar, caters to a restaurant goer looking for traditional american-Chinese cuisine at good prices.

Thank Francis V
Reviewed November 9, 2017

fast service to go. plus 5% when you pay in cash. tasty food too. nice dining area. parking can be difficult but great if you're walking!

Thank marybeth02140
Reviewed November 8, 2017

I’ve visited about a half a dozen times for both eat-in and takeaway and it’s never disappointed. Great flavor, generous portions, lots of choices on the menu and they’ve all been excellent. My only complaint is I think they’re closed one or two days/ nights...More

Thank sethreaux
Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

After reading these reviews we were expecting a great meal. While the service was good, and the ingredients were fresh, the offerings we tried were a bit one dimensional and not as interesting as i might expect from a 4.5 rating. Perhaps we need to...More

Thank Mw33
Reviewed October 24, 2017

- no "gourmet" food here, but nice in a basic way, and always full of Chinese patrons. Low on MSG, fat, too much salt etc., good veggie selection. A bit skimpy with napkins, cutlery, condiments etc.; furnishings etc. very minimalist. But basically very credible Beijing...More

Thank Aethelred
Reviewed May 26, 2017

Just over the Somerville line from nearby Porter Square in Cambridge sits this small, but amazing little place. I first read about them in the now defunct Boston Phoenix newspaper. They were raving about their authentic hot pot, Szechuan dumplings and scallion pancakes. I had...More

1  Thank Ihsahn
Reviewed November 7, 2016 via mobile

Happened to be in Somerville last week and figured I'd give them a try. Had both the sesame chicken and the mushi beef. Both were loaded with flavor and very hardy portions. Definitely recommend.

Thank Steve T
Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

They took the trouble to find us a lovely table. Then, there was the smiling service, efficient and unobtrusive. And the food was superb, by itself 5 stars - a surprisingly ample selection of vegetarian offering. In spite of the construction on Beacon well worth...More

Thank bhaskar51
Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

This place was described to me as "more authentic than your typical suburban Chinese place." I'm not Chinese, but the food was fresher, tastier, and different than other places. And as other reviewers had noted, there did seem to be a large number of Chinese...More

Thank Mws101
Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

I only wish Zoe's had an outpost back home! The menu is full of delicious but different options. You should definitely try the Chines okra with bamboo mushrooms. But everything we ordered tasted great. Much authentic than the typical American Chinese restaurant. All served in...More

Thank Wanderlust777
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 289 Beacon St, Somerville, MA 02143-3509
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: +1 617-864-6265
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