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Zen Palate - CLOSED

663 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10036-3606
+1 212-582-1669
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good33%
  • Average21%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
7 Jan 2016
“The End of an Era”
20 Nov 2014
“My Favourite Restaurant In The World!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Fusion, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
663 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10036-3606
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1 - 10 of 87 reviews

Reviewed 8 January 2016

Zen Palate has been part of my NYC life for years, so sorry to see it go. Just one more brick from the wall in the corporate chaining of NYC, I guess. Can't we support one good Chinese vegetarian restaurant?

Thank VeggieMarco
Reviewed 20 November 2014

I visited this restaurant in February 2007 as part of a group of friends and I have to say to date, this is the best restaurant along with Gobi's that I have ever eaten in. That is saying something really as its now been 7...More

Thank Liz C
Reviewed 28 October 2014

It is now out of business. It used to be one of the best in the city, but it was declining in recent years & now it is only an empty storefront. Sad to see it go...

1  Thank sweetestbaboon
Reviewed 22 September 2014

As a vegan I have enjoyed visiting this restaurant over the past few years when visiting the city. Their 'Rose Petals' dish with tofu skins is lovely and very different to anything I can get in the UK. Unfortunately, when visiting this week (9/15) I...More

Thank diablodancer
Reviewed 2 September 2014

This place has gotten some seriously mediocre reviews, but we really enjoyed it. There was only one guy working the day we showed up, but he still managed to provide us with really good service. We were traveling with my wife's vegetarian family from England,...More

Thank Josh S
Reviewed 9 August 2014

We were at a conference in NY and this restaurant was recommended to us because it was a nearby vegetarian restaurant. We were looking forward to a meal that would make the vegetables shine. This restaurant does not do that. The food is not bad....More

Thank Corina B
Reviewed 9 August 2014 via mobile

Had a relly fun time at this place. intresting menu and many spcial dishes. highly recomended! try the noodels or the vegi burger..

Thank dikla_ca
Reviewed 8 August 2014 via mobile

Our family visited zen palate near Times Square this week for dinner. We are vegan and thought to try this place while in the city. We ordered several things from the menu - the food was pretty mediocre. I have been to several vegan places...More

Thank mshanta
Reviewed 27 July 2014

Not something that you will see at the normal Americanized Asian restaurants. Interesting meals that had our taste buds guessing. If you like interesting dishes, this could be your place.

Thank WayneSouthDakota
Reviewed 4 July 2014

Very good and very reasonable . A seperate gluten free menu and a waiter who saw that soy sauce came out and without me saying anything took it back for a gluten free sauce.The front wall slides back and was great for enjoying the sights...More

This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 21 - USD 40
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 663 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10036-3606
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-582-1669
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