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25775 Perdido Beach Blvd, Orange Beach, AL 36561-6602
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
19 Jul 2014
“Zen is really "Gilbey's" now”
30 Jun 2014
“3 great dinners”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
25775 Perdido Beach Blvd, Orange Beach, AL 36561-6602
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Reviewed 11 June 2012

We went the first time during a week night and had a very good meal. The trigger fish was excellent. Four nights later we went again and had a very poor meal. They were out of two entree items on the menu so I tried...More

Thank Toby W
Reviewed 9 June 2012 via mobile

Zen roll, filet, tempura roll wow eat here. It's amazing!

Thank foodmn
Reviewed 8 June 2012

Beautiful decor and attentive staff but our lunch was just o.k., nothing to write home about.

Thank bamajim
Reviewed 29 May 2012

We happened upon the restaurant by accident; tired and hungry and not knowing our way around the area. It was a wonderful experience! We had a great server who took the time to explain the dishes and make recommendations, and the food was fabulous. I...More

2  Thank Marsha M
Reviewed 28 May 2012

I had picked Zen as one of the restaurants to try on our vacation after reading reviews and looking over the menu prior to our trip, and it did not disappoint. The location is not the best (in a shopping center rather than close to...More

2  Thank Jen915
Reviewed 27 May 2012

Beautiful and bright setting. Service was outstanding as was the food. Seven of us each had a different meal and all were pleased.. Trigger fish with tomato and spinach risotto was delicious. The price was very reasonable and much less than I expected. We shall...More

2  Thank TWB2006SSR
Reviewed 16 May 2012

Such an upscale and beautiful restaurant with lovely wait staff. But my seafood pasta dinner was way too spicy and soggy with sauce. My husband ordered Pan.-seared Trigger Fish which was good but the vegetables had too much sauce and too spicy. Really disappointed. Maybe...More

Thank Bellablue72901
Reviewed 2 May 2012

This is our first time in Orange Beach and discovered this gem within walking distance of the Hampton Inn. We asked for outdoor seating and that seemed to be a popular choice. Even though we couldn't see the water from here, it was a nicely...More

2  Thank Ferrywings
Reviewed 29 April 2012 via mobile

From the oysters, sushi, and entrees, Zen really impressed us. The flavors were incredible, especially the sushi, which was simply the best I've had in many years. Our waitress was attentive, helpful, and cheerful to be waiting on us. If your travels take you to...More

Thank misterblutarsky
Reviewed 23 April 2012

We went to Zen for Asian cuisine, as expected, but we were surprised by the burger; it was excellent! Very fresh and simple. The sushi was good as well, but the burger stole the show. The service was good, and we will return.

Thank BamBam36582
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 10 - USD 25
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25775 Perdido Beach Blvd, Orange Beach, AL 36561-6602
    (hwy 161)
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Orange Beach
  • Phone Number: 251-981-2988
  • E-mail
Trendy, romantic atmosphere with an up beat tempo and decor. Has banquet room, great for entertaining clients, Kid friendly, Outdoor seating, Both Lunch and Dinner, Reservaions excepted but not required
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