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Garden Fresh Chinese Vegetarian Cuisine

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460 Ramona St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1707
+1 650-462-9298
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
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Mon - Sat 16:30 - 21:30
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Very accommodating staff. We arrived right as they were closing after their lunch rush. They allowed is in and for food right out to us. The flavor of the food was robust. Nice, fresh, satisfying food

Thank Amanda V
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is a great vegan option - big menu, all the favorites. Our favorites were the crispy sesame chicken and the eggplant. Portions are moderately sized - no leftovers for our group! The dumplings and spring rolls were also very good. We ordered my mother (raised in Shanghai) the mock Prawns with Walnuts, and hadn't told her it was a... More 

Thank jtileston
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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...

Thank JaO1000
Washington, DC and New York City
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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 

1 Thank Christopher S
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72 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
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 

Thank eladyt
Espoo, Finland
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164 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
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!

Thank Sanski66
San Francisco, California
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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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!

Thank Yenna709
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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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!

Thank yojoojoopie
San Francisco, California
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190 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
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 

Thank sehow
Sacramento, California
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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++++.

Thank Agentdbl07

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 460 Ramona St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1707
  • 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?