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Zen Forrest

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4148 Rowan Rd, New Port Richey, FL 34653-6116
+1 727-372-9545
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Staten Island, New York
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109 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

My ladies' group sponsored a luncheon recently at Zen Forrest. Well, what a pleasant surprise it was to dine here for lunch. We were served their specialty rolls and their crab Rangoon with two different sauces on the side. For the luncheon entrée we had a choice(previously chosen)of Fresh Grilled Fish over Green Goddess Rice, Sesame Chicken with Jasmine Rice... More 

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Tampa Bay, Florida, United States
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

It is difficult to find really tasty and diversified vegetarian meals but I finally did at Zen Forrest. For lunch I had the crisp and tasty veggie rolls, jasmine tea, tofu stir fry with a delicate and gluten-free coconut sauce and fiery wok vegetables. The service was excellent and the restaurant clean with a relaxing atmosphere. Looking forward to returning.

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New Port Richey, Florida
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60 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

The food was plated nicely. The pot stickers were nice but not wonderful. The shrimp dish had baby shrimp. The orange chicken was excellent. I think that I have heard so much about it and was expecting more atmosphere .I would go back if others wanted to but it wouldn't be my first choice. Thai Bistro is still my favorite.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

The Thai food we order was very tasty and quickly served. However I think they could be a little more generous on the salad that comes with the meal.

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Lutz, Florida
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

I was totally surprised when I came across Zen Forest! There food is absolutely amazing! I have tried almost everything on the menu. The atmosphere is serene. Try one of there specialty iced teas and crab rangoon for starters. The Asian bolognese is a great spin on a classic dish. Save room for dessert because there chocolate moose! is out... More 

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Thank Alicia C
New Port Richey, Florida
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231 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

New Port Richey seems to be sorely lacking a good, dine-in, Chinese Restaurant. Zen Forrest fits the bill, and goes further. I love the minimalist decor, and service is excellent. The menu is extensive, but, as I said, we were only interested in their Chinese offerings, I can personally attest that the General Tso's and Lemon Chicken are par excellence.... More 

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Tarpon Springs, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Just had their special 4 can eat for $29 take out deal. General Tso Chicken, Green Goddess Rice, Zen Rolls, Salad and cookies for dessert. Just spectacular. All the flavors were complimentary. Lot of food. Fresh ingredients. Whole chicken breasts. Asked for extra spicy and was not disappointed. (Nose is still running a bit) Love the house salad dressing with... More 

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New Port Richey, Florida
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Food prepared with an Aisian flair. They use all fresh and organic vegetables. The food is prepared after you order so it comes out hot and fresh. Cold salads that aren't just your regular ole salad, always something special.

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Thank Robert L
Tampa, Florida
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

The fresh fish with Green goddess rice is awesome. Service was superb. Very casual place with great food.

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Thank Carol P
Port Richey, Florida
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Food was good, service also good. Good food choices. I would definitely recommend. Can also accommodate large party

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Thai, Japanese, Korean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4148 Rowan Rd, New Port Richey, FL 34653-6116
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  New Port Richey
  • Phone Number: +1 727-372-9545

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?