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Zen Peninsula

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Chinese, Japanese, Seafood, Dim Sum
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1180 El Camino Real, Millbrae, CA 94030-2015
650-616-9388
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 8
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  • 11
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Very tasty chinese food

My friend suggested me to go this restaurant after I told him that I like to go eat Dim Sum to the "Hong Kong Flower Lounge". I gave it a try and it was really good. It has the atmosphere of most of the chinese restaurants around Millbrae... fresh fish, lobster, crabs, etc. The food is really tasty... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
Chaufa
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Clovis, California
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Clovis, California
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61 reviews 61 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

My friend suggested me to go this restaurant after I told him that I like to go eat Dim Sum to the "Hong Kong Flower Lounge". I gave it a try and it was really good. It has the atmosphere of most of the chinese restaurants around Millbrae... fresh fish, lobster, crabs, etc. The food is really tasty and good.... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Good scrumptious foods, multi course dinner. Parking was a bit hard, but such is life. Good efficient service and everyone had a great time

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10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

We were looking for oriental food near our hotel, it was 5:30 on a Friday and we could park in their parking lot so we went in. Two of us were seated at a very large table, they did have large tables for dim sum dinners that seated 14 or so people and they filled up. The also had a... More 

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United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

i have visited this place twice; when they first open, it was the place to be. why? because it was new, i guess? the second time i visited this place, i got violently sick for four days and almost had to go to the emergency room. eat something bad and have fever, chills, vomiting and diarrhea for four days. never... More 

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Miami, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

A Delightfull , Cantonese Chinese Dinner ( different assorments of your everyday Chinese food establishment Large Facility great atmosphere, very clean , appealing plate Presentation plenty of food served friendly staff

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Willows, Ca
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57 reviews 57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We traveled to Asia a lot in the 80's and this restaurant is like a trip back in time. Big, loud, gruff service, not too clean, but very good authentic Chinese food. The dinner menu was reasonable, and all our entrees very tasty.

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Miami
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The food was very plentiful and good. The prices were very reasonable. The service could have been a little better but all in all, we liked it enough to go back a second time!

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Redding, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Good service. Good food. The atmosphere was not that nice. It is a huge place. Menu seem to be authentic Chinese food.

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Columbia, Missouri
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261 restaurant reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

I always enjoy going out for dim sum when visiting my friend who lives in the Bay Area. We have tried several places and stumbled across Zen Peninsula while looking for something near SFO. What a great experience! We went on Sunday right before it got crowded. The restaurant is huge and very authentic. The service was great and dim... More 

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Clovis, California
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240 reviews 240 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Yes, it is just food, in the words of our 11 year old daughter of our dear friends. But mediocre Chinese food, paired with extremely poor service is a recipe for disaster. We had to ask for water, soy sauce, and mustard, normally standard offerings at a Chinese restaurant. They do not know how to cook shrimp, all under done,... More 

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Additional Information about Zen Peninsula

Address: 1180 El Camino Real, Millbrae, CA 94030-2015
Phone Number: 650-616-9388
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Millbrae
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: Chinese, Japanese, Seafood, Dim Sum

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1180 El Camino Real, Millbrae, CA 94030-2015
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Millbrae
  • Phone Number: 650-616-9388

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Japanese, Seafood, Dim Sum
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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