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Zen Gardens

7 Fayette Dr, Ste 2, South Burlington, VT 05403-6977
+1 802-862-8886
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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“chow mein” (4 reviews)
“brown rice” (3 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
7 Fayette Dr, Ste 2, South Burlington, VT 05403-6977
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Reviewed April 15, 2018

I've been to several meetings/parties there and the food is incredibly greasy. There are much better Chinese Restaurants around here. I would not recommend this place.

Reviewed April 6, 2018

The food from the Traditional Chinese menu is great. It was a very pleasant surprise to find such well-prepared, authentic Chinese food in Vermont, and the prices are also very reasonable. Since discovering Zen Gardens, I've driven all the way from Middlebury a couple of...More

Thank Jonathan387
Reviewed March 19, 2018

I rarely give 5 stars, but Zen Gardens is almost there. The food is very, very fresh, the dumplings are delicious and seemingly home-made, the menu has many imaginative things on it, and service is friendly and efficient. I've now eaten here twice (once in...More

Thank RLaurenceDavis
Reviewed March 11, 2018

We phoned for take-out around 9:00 pm Saturday, after a busy family gathering all day long. The food was delicious, ready on time, and everyone was pleased with the seven entrees we ordered. I especially enjoyed the General Tso's Chicken with brown rice.

Thank Mornseer
Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

Really bad. General Tsos bears no resemblance to any expectation. No veggies, no sauce, just glutinous clumps of fat. Never again. Yikes, did I say awful. How is this place still in business?

Thank Eliot P
Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

Zen Gardens serves moderately priced cuisine and has a very calm and quiet atmosphere. My older parents find it is one of the only restaurants they can enjoy as busier, noisier places wreck havoc with their hearing aids. During my recent midweek lunch, the waitstaff...More

Thank Momoftwo06
Reviewed December 24, 2017

We only go here for the food! Plates are beautifully done! The food is better then I had anywhere! Chow mein is really good! Lo Mein very good! But the Tangerine chicken, may say the best even in Disney Epcot! You have to really go,...More

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed October 7, 2017

We wanted chinese food and this restaurant was closed to our motel. the place itself is tucked back off the main road. The look of the place is not fancy, paint is chipping. We ordered the food to take back to our motel. The gentleman...More

Thank gretchenabc b
Reviewed August 11, 2017

I have been going here for years. Food is very good, especially the choices from the "traditional Chinese menu" on the last page. Also, nice to be able to get a pu pu platter somewhere still! The hostess (owner?) is so wonderful--such positive energy. Full...More

Thank Eric R
Reviewed June 30, 2017

First time trying this place. Went with two friends who really liked it. It is located in an out of the way shopping plaza located behind a McDonalds and next to a woman's fitness center. Lots of parking. Inside there is a Koi Pond with...More

Thank Tom E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Fayette Dr, Ste 2, South Burlington, VT 05403-6977
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  South Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 802-862-8886
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