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Garden Fresh Chinese Vegetarian Cuisine

460 Ramona St, Palo Alto, CA 94301
(650) 462-9298
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English first
Hayward, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Garden Fresh is the best Chinese food restaurant on the Peninsula, bar none. it also happens to be vegan. Lots of carnivores resist trying a vegan restaurant, because they think the mean will feel unfullfilling. That's not the case at Garden Fresh. The chef goes to elaborate details to make the vegan food look like meat. There are fake bones... More

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Palo Alto, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We're familiar with this place and we love a couple of dishes. Basil Tempura is top notch and we often order it with Black Pepper "chicken" and/or Singapore noodles. Owners are super nice and real.

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Virginia
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87 reviews 87 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Our son recommended this place but we are not vegetarians so we were skeptical. Mushrooms made to taste like duck? Really? We were both blown away at the great taste of all the dishes. You must order the scallion pancakes, the Mongolian Chicken and the veggie duck. My husband is a real beefaholic and raved about the Singapore style rice... More

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Kinderhook, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

As a vegetarian, it's rare that I have so many choices when I go to a restaurant. I wanted to try everything! I finally decided upon the sweet and sour soy "pork". I was not disappointed; it was delicious! I was with three other diners, none of whom are vegetarian, and they all loved their meals as well. The tofu... More

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Menlo Park, California
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124 reviews 124 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

Easily the best Chinese food I've ever had. Most Chinese restaurants are avoided by this carnivore because most everything on the menu is questionable at best. No mystery meat here, excellent sauces, fresh veggies, friendly service, and fair prices. General's 'Chicken' and a tasty basil dish were our entrees that followed our delicious steamed dumplings in peanut sauce. Everything was... More

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Washington, DC
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74 reviews 74 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

Was looking for vegetarian food, saw other positive reviews, so figured I'd try it. I only sampled two items: hot and sour soup (I've had better), and the general's veggie chicken (really tasty; not very spicy even though advertised as such). The restaurant is small (only 10 tables or so) and can get crowded. As other reviewers point out, it... More

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Paris, France
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215 reviews 215 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

I'm not vegan or vegetarian, but as a general rule I love vegan restaurants. I left this place a little disappointed. The decor is basic, and the acoustic is such that you can hear other peoples' conversation a little too clearly, for my taste. Service is ok, but could be friendlier. The hot & sour soup was WAY too salty.... More

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Northern California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

My husband and I were delighted to find this all-vegan restaurant and enjoyed dining here twice during our visit to Palo Alto. The restaurant is cozy (small) but the owners are very friendly and we could tell most of the people eating there were regulars. It had a very friendly vibe. The menu is extensive and, as other vegans well... More

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Redwood City, CA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

This restaurant has a huge menu and is completely vegan. However, though the menu is big, it is very heavy on fake meat. I happen to enjoy fake meat, so that's fine by me, but if you're looking for lots of fresh veggies this probably isn't the place for you. The restaurant is small and casual, and the friendly if... More

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Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
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548 reviews 548 reviews
370 restaurant reviews
245 helpful votes 245 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2012

So the menu here is definitely smaller at lunchtime. But that's cool-- the lunch specials are a great size, run about $8, and come with rice! (but no free soup) The spring rolls are delicious-- basically vegetarian egg rolls, really. And I love egg rolls. It's a very good thing I can't make them myself. The Japanese eggplant dish is... More

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Additional Information about Garden Fresh Chinese Vegetarian Cuisine

Address: 460 Ramona St, Palo Alto, CA 94301
Phone Number: (650) 462-9298
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Asian, Chinese, Vegetarian

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