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2642 Pleasant Hill Rd, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
925-287-8899
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
We usually do takeout

They have a great selection, including the mango chicken which we love. The veges are always cooked well and unlike some restaurants the sauces are different in flavor. I like that they have our name on file and they always throw in a little extra something, like potstickers on the house.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
legsbell
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California
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California
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

They have a great selection, including the mango chicken which we love. The veges are always cooked well and unlike some restaurants the sauces are different in flavor. I like that they have our name on file and they always throw in a little extra something, like potstickers on the house.

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Oakley, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This small restaurant packs some great food with great service. I have eaten here many times for lunch and for dinner. They have a very good wine selection for such a small place and their sea bass is excellent. Take out is reliable....they double check each order to make sure it's correct. I highly recommend it to anyone.

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Walnut Creek, California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Zen Restaurant is a Chinese restaurant that you shouldn't miss. The food is truly a cut above the average Chinese meal. It is very clean, and nice-looking inside, and the service is excellent. The staff really works to make your dining experience pleasurable. They watch for when you have finished one course and then bring the next, they refill your... More 

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Martinez, California
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72 reviews 72 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Small, clean and family staffed. Always friendly and courteous with great service. They do a large part take out, but do not neglect the dine in crowd. Although in a small non descript strip mall they have a growing clientele. The food tastes fresh and is served quickly and it is reasonably priced. This is a can't miss local gem.

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Pleasant Hill, California
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128 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

I thought it would be nice to try this neighborhood restaurant. It would have been had the waiter come to take my order instead of seating 3 different parties who arrived after I did. It also would have been better had the food been well prepared -but the "seared" chicken on the salad was "spongy."

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Martinez, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013 via mobile

Consistantly good and better than the usual Chinese. Friendly, clean and try the Jasmine flower tea !

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san ramon
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34 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

We only went here because Ming's was closed on Monday. The food was tasty but over priced for lunch and the quantity was not plentiful.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2642 Pleasant Hill Rd, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pleasant Hill
  • Phone Number: 925-287-8899

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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