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Zen Peninsula

1180 El Camino Real, Millbrae, CA 94030-2015
650-616-9388
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English first
United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 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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47 reviews 47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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272 reviews 272 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 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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193 reviews 193 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 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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Millbrae, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013 via mobile

Expect the usual rude Chinese service but the dim sum is tops. This is the dim sum experience. Our table ordered 8 dishes but couldn't resist the waitresses with their trays and ordered a couple more. The fried squid was fresh, nicely spiced. Good shui mai and har ghow. Also the tofu dishes were the best I have ever had.... More 

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San Francisco, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

I went with some friends for dim sum and it was alright, nothing special, nothing out of this world, just alright... Uhhhhh ... See ya sooner than you think .... Califaz

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Winchester VA
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134 reviews 134 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

Being a Monday night, there weren't too many options for dinner, but the reviews on TA were very good. The place is cavernous and it was nearly empty. The surly waiter wasn't helpful, but everything was handled with speed. While the Cantonese food was adequate, there was nothing memorable. The murky tanks of shell fish at the entrance made the... 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, Dim Sum, Seafood

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