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2 E Main St, Branford, CT 06405-3706
203-208-0443
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16:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Fri 16:00 - 21:30
Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Connecticut
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband introduced me to G-Zen a couple of years ago, and I fell in love with it. It has the best food I have ever eaten, except for my husband's cooking; even the water is good. Because of the distance, we do not get to eat here often, so it is a real treat when we do. We are... More 

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Portland, Texas
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The food is great and different, the service is good. The place is small but well decorated. My only issue is its really expensive and I had to hold off on going there as much as I wanted to.

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1 Thank damong1017
Branford, Connecticut
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92 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Have dined there on several occasions, and never disappointed. Imaginative choices, great service, great taste. A little pricey, but well worth it.

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Thank Tonypicc01
Mount Kisco, New York
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

My husband and I had Brunch at G-Zen. We shared the Raw Tacos and the Crab cakes and we had the creamy kale salad and the Vegan Grilled cheese. We finished our Brunch with a Rawlicious Sundae, we had driven an hour and fifteen minutes from home to get there so we thought we would splurge on desert . It... More 

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1 Thank Stellb2017
Guilford, Connecticut
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104 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Maybe I caught him on a bad day. It was after all 7 o'clock on a Friday. However the service was yngodly slow. Beyond at the waitress acted as if she was doing us a favor buy waiting on us. Moreover the food was very average. Maybe this is a great wonderful restaurant but it sure as hell wasn't for... More 

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Thank nbend1
Killingworth, Connecticut
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79 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

the restaurant is homey and very comfortable . The food is nicely presented and very delicious . A lot of choices from soups to salads, good choice of appetizers , sandwiches and entres . Very helpful waitresses This is a vegetarian restaurant

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Thank CarolynCavalieri
Branford, Connecticut
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 February 2017

G-Zen is an all organic, Vegan sustainable restaurant right in Branford by the Green! This is a multi-award winning restaurant and once you visit, you will know why! They truly have something for everyone ( even those that are not on the Vegan or Vegetarian path) I have brought friends that usually dont like Vegan food and now love it... More 

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Thank kaiahaze25
Darien, Connecticut
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The chefs at G-Zen are exceptional in both the way creative, delicious food is prepared, served, and for the service offered by management and waitstaff. I adore this restaurant for the abundance of food served, and the range of delights. Both cashew-based raw cheeses are offered, homemade bread, and a variety of intriguing soups, salads and entree's with chef specialties... More 

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1 Thank priscillaferal
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

I've been a vegetarian since 1970 and this place is my favorite restaurant EVER!!! This is truly an AMAZING place to eat!! I enjoyed every single bite. I could of licked my plate clean.I loved it so much that I ordered dessert, something I rarely do in vegan restaurants, and it didn't disappoint!!! Awesome blueberry "cheesecake". I'd give it ten... More 

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1 Thank Countrymadre
Cheshire, Connecticut
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3 reviews
Reviewed 21 December 2016

I had raved about G-Zen to my family, after a single visit in April of 2014, and had persuaded all of them, coming from four different states, to splurge on having dinner there on the night after Thanksgiving, Friday, November 25, 2016. We had a reservation for our party of seven for 8:00 PM and arrived right on time. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
16:00 - 21:00
Friday
16:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 E Main St, Branford, CT 06405-3706
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Branford
  • Phone Number: 203-208-0443

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