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663 9th Ave., New York City, NY 10036 (Manhattan)
(212) 582-1669
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Ranked #4,012 of 11,845 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $21 - $40
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Vegetarian, Asian fusion
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
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Blackboys, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I visited this restaurant in February 2007 as part of a group of friends and I have to say to date, this is the best restaurant along with Gobi's that I have ever eaten in. That is saying something really as its now been 7 years and I am yet to find the equivalent in the UK. Can you please... More 

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Princeton Jct.
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

It is now out of business. It used to be one of the best in the city, but it was declining in recent years & now it is only an empty storefront. Sad to see it go...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

As a vegan I have enjoyed visiting this restaurant over the past few years when visiting the city. Their 'Rose Petals' dish with tofu skins is lovely and very different to anything I can get in the UK. Unfortunately, when visiting this week (9/15) I discovered that the restaurant is in the process of converting to an Italian restaurant (Zen... More 

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Dover Plains, New York
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45 reviews 45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This place has gotten some seriously mediocre reviews, but we really enjoyed it. There was only one guy working the day we showed up, but he still managed to provide us with really good service. We were traveling with my wife's vegetarian family from England, and they really enjoyed it as well. The 19-year-old (who doesn't like ANYTHING) thought it... More 

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Crystal River, Florida
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We were at a conference in NY and this restaurant was recommended to us because it was a nearby vegetarian restaurant. We were looking forward to a meal that would make the vegetables shine. This restaurant does not do that. The food is not bad. But most of the dishes are 'fake meat'. The menu contains references to meat and... More 

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bat yam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

Had a relly fun time at this place. intresting menu and many spcial dishes. highly recomended! try the noodels or the vegi burger..

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Carrollton, Texas
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Our family visited zen palate near Times Square this week for dinner. We are vegan and thought to try this place while in the city. We ordered several things from the menu - the food was pretty mediocre. I have been to several vegan places before and this one did not really offer any tastes that would make me want... More 

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South Dakota
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86 reviews 86 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

Not something that you will see at the normal Americanized Asian restaurants. Interesting meals that had our taste buds guessing. If you like interesting dishes, this could be your place.

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Avon by the Sea, New Jersey
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Very good and very reasonable . A seperate gluten free menu and a waiter who saw that soy sauce came out and without me saying anything took it back for a gluten free sauce.The front wall slides back and was great for enjoying the sights and sounds. Appetizer and meal for under $15. I will go again..

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San Diego, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

As a longtime vegetarian and a senior with blood pressure issues, I always look for creative meals minus the salt found in most restaurant meals. The waiter here was extremely patient and his recommendations were right on. I had sautéed dumplings with peanut sauce, and perfectly cooked steamed veggies, which I also enjoyed the peanut sauce with. My plate was... More 

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Additional Information about Zen Palate

Address: 663 9th Ave., New York City, NY 10036
Phone Number: (212) 582-1669
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 21 - 40
Cuisine: Vegetarian, Asian fusion

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