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Opposite Gujarat University, Campus of the Center for Environment Planning and Technology, University Road, Ahmedabad, India
+91 79 6545 9298
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4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Coffee & Tea
Description: Open air cafe serves espresso-based beverages prepared from freshly ground...
Open air cafe serves espresso-based beverages prepared from freshly ground arabica coffee beans from South India's hillside coffee plantations. Food prepared fresh, daily.
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Zen café is within the Hussain-Doshi gufa premises, this adds to the charm of the place and makes it lively and vibrant. The creativity and grandeur of the surroundings adds the right amount of zing to the place...you see people from various backgrounds hanging out. The Gallery next to it also adss... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
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Ahmedabad, India
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Ahmedabad, India
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Zen café is within the Hussain-Doshi gufa premises, this adds to the charm of the place and makes it lively and vibrant. The creativity and grandeur of the surroundings adds the right amount of zing to the place...you see people from various backgrounds hanging out. The Gallery next to it also adss to the flavour...Must visit for creative and nature... More 

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ahmedabad
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Peaceful, relaxed, open air and like a hidden - woods.... I've always been going to Zen since ever I remember ! Good company is all you need....it has a calming effect on me whenever I go to zen ! On the food front, I haven't really tried much... But their iced teas, coffees and mocktails are kind of decent !... More 

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New York
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984 reviews 984 reviews
481 restaurant reviews
890 helpful votes 890 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

This is in the campus of Ahmedabad College outside the Ahmadavad ni Gufa, and is essentially a glorified college canteen with self service. We had cappuccino and chai and both were typical Indian style milk based concoctions in spite of specifying that we wanted very little milk. Milk is the middle name in this part of the country that is... More 

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New Delhi
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72 reviews 72 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This place used to be a quite little cafe good for friends to meet, however has become a show off pace for a while now. Food quality is decent. Mocktails are good. The location of this place is fantastic. Right in middle of all colleges.

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Ahmedabad, India
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78 reviews 78 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Situated in the campus of Amdavad-ni-Gufa, this is a great place to relax and enjoy an evening. The food quality is very good and the ambiance perfect.

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Tirunelveli, India
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93 reviews 93 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

very nice place excellent food,Great ambience.they are closed on certain days and open only at certain time.Beautiful simple menu but if the menu is over for the day you dont get it which happens most of the time,It took me an effort to get there.very difficult to find the place as no one understnds what ur taking about

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Pondicherry, India
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

It took me tree atempts to find this little cafe. Its a neat place with a small but excellent menu. Prices are ok for the city context.

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Ahmedabad, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Zen has been a part of living in Ahmedabad. This place keeps my sanity in check and to know that such a place exists is a great relief. Been a regular at most Zen outlets since past 3 years. Me and my better half have spent most of our evenings at this cafe....and continue to do so. A minor hiccup... More 

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Ahmedabad, India
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Zen cafe has to be, by far, the best cafe in town. They've got a good bunch of people working there, who brew good coffee and make sandwiches. Lots of young people around - thats a big factor. They have the right music and lighting which totally sets the mood.

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Ahmedabad, India
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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

a place full of college young culture and crowd, best place to hangout with frnds and chill maaro! :) ahmedabad ni gufa is also point of attraction at this place

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Additional Information about Zen Cafe

Address: Opposite Gujarat University, Campus of the Center for Environment Planning and Technology, University Road, Ahmedabad, India
Phone Number: +91 79 6545 9298
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Gujarat  >  Ahmedabad
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: Japanese, Cafe

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Opposite Gujarat University, Campus of the Center for Environment Planning and Technology, University Road, Ahmedabad, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Gujarat  >  Ahmedabad
  • Phone Number: +91 79 6545 9298

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Cafe

Description

Open air cafe serves espresso-based beverages prepared from freshly ground arabica coffee beans from South India's hillside coffee plantations. Food prepared fresh, daily.
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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