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Zengo - Santa Monica

395 Santa Monica Place #306N, Santa Monica, CA 90401
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Ranked #60 of 564 Restaurants in Santa Monica
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $50
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Asian
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Broadway
Transit: The Big Blue Bus and Rapid line both have drop offs in front of the Santa Monica Place at the corner of 4th Street and Broadway.
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Tampa, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

My husband and I had a deal voucher for Zengo and was quite satisfied with our experience. Although it's a tapas restaurant, their portions were generous enough. I would suggest you request an outdoor seat - LOTS of people watching. When you arrive, you take an elevator up to the restaurant. I think they need a better sign indicating you... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Wandering with 2 sets of families in santa monica looking for a place to eat and happened on this place onto of the smo mall. Very warm welcome and seated inside on a long table.Freindly waiter explained the fusion style menu and recommended sharing which we did. The food came out at nice stages(not all at once) and it was... More

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Los Angeles, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

My husband and I dined at Zengo on September 6, 2014, for dinner. There is an outside dining patio as well as a large inside space with views of the shopping center. The food is Mexican-Asian fusion with a mainly tapas menu and about 7 or 8 traditional entree offerings. We opted to try the tapas and enjoyed most of... More

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Fresno, California, United States
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Picked this restaurant by chance. What an interesting menu. A variety of choices from tapas to main dishes. The four of us shared a calamari salad, tempura asparagus tacos, a crab/avocado dish, a polenta pork dish, edamame, sushi and a candy bar dessert. This is a very innovative menu from a creative chef. While some of the combinations sound unusual,... More

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

This place is great if you like mexican food. Prices are reasonable and food is really fresh and tasty. It one of the best places I have visited in LA and the valley. Service was very friendly and helpfull. Nice place to have a good lunch or dinner!

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Orange County, CA
19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This was one of the best brunch meals I have had. This is not your usual all you can eat brunch setup. Zengo has a menu of dishes that are offered for the brunch. The portions are small but it is all you can eat and you can order as many dishes as you want for $39. So you do... More

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Santa Monica, California
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99 reviews 99 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We had heard forever, it seemed, that this was THE place to go for brunch on a weekend morning in Santa Monica. We made reservations finally when a friend was in town and we wanted to take her somewhere special. When we made the reservation, we asked to have an outside table since that was supposed to be half the... More

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Kansas City
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Too bad more of the world doesn't "brunch" like Los Angelenos. We visited on a Sunday morning at 10am to an empty restaurant that was packed an hour later. We opted for the unlimited brunch which just be shared by the entire table. $39 for drinks and small plates and nothing disappointed! The waitress was always around filling our mimosas... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I came to Zengo for a business dinner and we had a magnificent time! My colleague and I both got the unlimited zengo which we were able to have unlimited small plates, and unlimited drinks! We enjoyed so many of the options and drank several margaritas and had some excellent wine! We sat outside and had a lovely meeting. It... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

One of the best dining experiences we have had in years, this place delivers on every level. Great decor, great service, and amazing food. We went twice on a three day trip to Santa Monica as it was so good the first time. Wish we had one in Melbourne.

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