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Zoe's Gourmet Chinese Cuisine

289 Beacon St, Somerville, MA 02143-3509
617-864-6265
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Ranked #47 of 249 Restaurants in Somerville
Price range: $21 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese
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Cambridge
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Zoe's is one of the very best Chinese restaurants I've been to. The menu is interesting and varied and their staff are smiling and kind. You also get 10% off the check if you pay in cash. Their food is never greasy and does not taste sticky, which is what happens when they put too much whatever-it-is in the food... More

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

It is near Porter square station. There are so many dishes that are very good there. It also supports delivery. There are many big round tables there. It would be best to have a party of 6-10 there. The plates are really big.

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Boston, MA
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I am a big fan of Hunan and Sichuan style restaurants and Zoe’s Chinese is the only place offering Hunan dishes around the Boston metro area that I am aware of. I tried Zoe’s Chinese a couple of years ago and had good experience. Then Zoe’s went through a year-long renovation, and just reopened for customers recently. We went to... More

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

authentic food including some unusual dishes like hundred year eggs. I'm a fan of the house special noodles and the garlic broccoli.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

As of now (March), Zoe's is closed after the stone facade around it collapsed. But it sounds like they will be open again "soon". This place has some of the best chinese food I've ever eaten. It's always packed with Chinese patrons, and the food is not Westernized. Be warned, spicy dishes are crazy spicy. They have some photos on... More

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

This is authentic Chinese fare that attracts a large following of loyal Chinese and non-Chinese customers. The prices are very reasonable and they even give you a 5% discount if you pay cash. My favorite dishes here include the 鱼香肉丝, 拍黄瓜 and 四季豆. I also enjoy their specials and the stone pot dishes they have. Great place for groups and... More

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Boston
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52 reviews 52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

As far as Chinese restaurants go, which can tend to be a dime a dozen, this one stands up particularly well. There are always a good amount of people in there and the staff is very attentive.

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Coventry, Connecticut
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130 reviews 130 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

We came back to this restaurant, trying to sample the Hunan and Sichuan styles of Chinese cuisine. We have been eating here in the last 3 years, whenever we drive through the state/city. The taste is excellent, authentic chinese and delicious, reminds me of my times in Peking and Hong Kong, some years ago! We find some "out of the... More

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

My kung pao tofu was absolutely delicious. The tofu was crispy and drenched in a spicy, savory bath of sticky brown sauce. The hefty portion was well-priced and the service was delightful. We started with delicious pan-fried vegetable dumplings that were accompanied by tangy dipping sauce. The ambiance is better than your average Chinese restaurant, but by no means upscale.... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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68 reviews 68 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

I love Zoe's- it's such a great find because the Chinese restaurants around Harvard Square are quite icky and Zoe's serves really good southern cuisine! Service is great too!

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Additional Information about Zoe's Gourmet Chinese Cuisine

Address: 289 Beacon St, Somerville, MA 02143-3509
Phone Number: 617-864-6265
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: Asian, Chinese

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