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Garden Fresh Chinese Vegetarian Cuisine

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460 Ramona St, Palo Alto, CA 94301
+1 650-462-9298
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11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 16:30 - 21:30
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Swakopmund
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

If you wan't to learn that you don't need to order meat when you're really hungry and craving for the great taste of beef, chicken or duck, you should definitely visit this kitchen! I'll guarantee you won't regret it...

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Thank JaO1000
Washington, DC and New York City
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

This simple spot off the beaten track of University Avenue in Palo Alto begins with a warm and community feel. The owner greets each guest with remarkable kindness and gratitude -- a mix of startup young folks and tie wearing lawyers and college students and locals. In fact, the walls are covered with lovely art from the neighborhood one could... More 

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Israel
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65 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

I visited this restaurant a couple of times. The food is simply amazing! I highly recommend the spinach wontons, which are soft but not sticky. There is a large selection, both for adults and children. I tried a few portions, and they were all excellent, but I can't vouch for everything, because there were just so many things to try.... More 

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Espoo, Finland
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142 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

This is a vegan place serving full scale Chinese food, like "chicken" kung po. The taste is really genuine and great. It's recommended to order several portions to share. If you didn't know it's not meat you'd happily think you are eating meat!

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Thank Sanski66
San Francisco, California
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016

This is one of the only places for healthy chinese food. The tofu is really amazing; get the one that is shaped like a little rose. The food is somewhat salty (the faux meat) bu the veggies are so fresh!

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Thank Yenna709
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

I always enjoy meeting with friends here and sharing several plates together. Glad we have a quality vegetarian restaurant here. Ambiance is not as funky as the rest of university ave, but food and service is good, and the place has an intimate chill vibe. I will be coming back!

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Thank yojoojoopie
San Francisco, California
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183 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

My (vegetarian) sister and I decided to try this place out (as our dad is vegan and we may want to bring him here). We ordered the Mongolian veggie chicken, curry tofu, vegetable potstickers, veggie chicken chow mein, and crispy wan tuns. We were pleasantly surprised at the selection and flavor of the dishes we ordered. I think it's great... More 

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Thank sehow
Sacramento, California
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

This is an outstanding restaurant! I would highly recommend it to anyone who enjoys vegan or vegetarian food. Super-outstanding service, exceptionally good food, and very reasonable prices for Palo Alto. For busy times, set aside a couple minutes to find nearby parking. Absolutely five stars!!!! A++++.

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baton rouge
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96 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

My son who is vegan brought me here while I was visiting. The restaurant is small with a lot going on. We were seated without a wait but by the time we left there was a line out the door. The owner is attentive and always moving. I had a fantastic curry dish. The soy chicken texture is a little... More 

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Thank HILCHA
Salinas, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

Been in this place 3 times already, and so far, we were still enjoying every dish that we were trying out. Basil tempura, Vegan noodle soup, Sesame Soy chicken, Vegan Fish teriyaki, Wonton with peanut sauce...they were all so delicious! And I'm not even a vegetarian or vegan, but still find the dishes very interesting. The service, definitely, friendly and... More 

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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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:30
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 460 Ramona St, Palo Alto, CA 94301
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-462-9298

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