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1231 W Ramsey St, Banning, CA 92220-4445
+1 951-849-2255
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11:00 - 22:00
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Beaumont, California
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80 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

boy will we be back I had wonton soup oh my was I surprised comes in a metal bowl and they light a fire to keep it hot my husband had kom paw chicken and they ask how hot you want very good service

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Thank judydebeaubien
Escalante, Utah
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71 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This is clearly one of the best Asian restaurants in the area. I love the spring rolls and the pad Thai. It is a cute atmosphere and a great spot for a date night.

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Thank RangerNate
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This Restaurant could be much better. the Athmosphere id great but the servers do not show proper costumer service as we like it here in America. and place doubles as storage. They have furnishings that they no longer use all over the place making it kind of tacky. also a little dingy. But the food is good.

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Thank Rosalba T
Banning, California
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

I have been to Zen a few times and the food is very good. I have been there usually for lunch once for dinner. I have had sushi and other food.

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Thank Stefanie E
Idyllwild, California
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Zen has become our favorite restaurant in Banning. They offer excellent Thai food as well as Japanese sushi and other dishes. The servers are friendly and pleasant, the prices are reasonable, and the food is outstanding. The vegetables in their dishes are very fresh, and the sauces can be made mild or spicy, according to your tastes. Some of our... More 

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Thank Marcia K
California
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

Zen is reliable for food that tastes and looks great. Every time we go we order something different.

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Thank 1TaylorFamily
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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128 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

We enjoy at least one visit here a year when a golf tournament brings us to the area. The rooks are wonderful, rice bowls terrific and the Won Ton soup is amazing. It's full of veggies, chicken, shrimp and yes, won tons. I really want to try the bananas and ice cream but leave too full each time.

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Thank Phyllis K
Singapore, Singapore
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37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

outside is as bad as inside. quite dirty and flies around.. Salmon sushi was dry and tasteless. Tom yum soup is average and for those who know what Tom yum soup look like it is far away from it. we read good reviews, we have no ideas how this is possible. if you pass by try something else...

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Thank ericbengo
Orange County, California
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2015

My wife and I had Thai dishes while the kids had Japanese (teriyaki) dishes. Food was very good. Interior is nice too. Only complaint was that the portions were small considering the price.

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Thank JARPOh
Banning, California
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2015

food not that fresh some appeared to be frozen then microwaved we looked forward at eating at the restaurant but were sorely disappointed at the quality of the food. we won't go again. we took family that was visiting so the disappointment was doubled.

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Thank jwl L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Sushi, Asian, Thai, Japanese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1231 W Ramsey St, Banning, CA 92220-4445
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Banning
  • Phone Number: +1 951-849-2255

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