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Z Garden

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Santa Monica
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2350 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405
+1 310-392-2900
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 00:00
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Los Angeles
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82 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Love coming to Z Garden. It's almost a self serve. You order and pay at the counter and then they bring your plates. Everything we've had so far was so fresh and tasty that you don't want to stop! Any chicken plate or vegetarian plate, simply a delight! There is no alcohol but you can bring your own bottle of... More 

Thank LAVict0ria
Los Angeles, California
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Unpretentious restaurant featuring good food, good service and good prices in an easy going laid back setting. The whole rotisserie chicken is particularly good value. Open seven days a week and most holidays too!

Thank bbchea
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80 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Casual, friendly neighborhood restaurant. Has a good variety of reasonable priced entrees. There combination plates - salad, hummus, main dish are plentiful. Bread with olive oil/vinegar also offered. Restaurant site on Wilshire a bit more formal.

Thank FranChasen
San Diego, California
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96 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Went to Z Garden after reviewing the reviews - this sure was a mistake. First off on the positive side, the staff was very friendly. We ordered two 1/4 chicken (dark), yes, we ordered chicken but what we got were two tiny 1/4 "humming bird" size looking drum sticks and thighs (both 1/4 chickens together weren't enough for one person);... More 

Thank Joyce A
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Nice food.. not bad service..price wise in the middle..one of few restaurants that opens on Christmas day.

Thank Bader A
Los Angeles, California
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153 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

What a quaint restaurant. Feels like you are in the Middle East. Owner is from Tunisia and brings the flavors of home with him. Had plenty of choices for my vegetarian needs. The grilled salmon was wonderful as was the vegie kebob. Really enjoyed the different appetizers such as fool (favorite bean) in tomato sauce, the hummus and pita were... More 

Thank Needlepointaddict
Manhattan Beach, California
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507 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Marhaba EZ street or lot parking; inviting interior; large menu of treats; gracious staff. I have traveled extensively in the Middle East (Africa Continent) and believe me, the food here is sensational! In fact, the whole vibe was so cool! Remember when Clarence fell off the swing trying to impress Bela? Well, I took my partner here to impress and... More 

Thank Sequoia R
Cebu Island, Philippines
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108 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

We originally wanted to eat at Yoshinoya Japanese Restaurant which is located in the same commercial area at Pico Blvd . When our group of 13 disembarked from our van, a man who was at the parking area engaged us in a conversation, saying that we should try the restaurant that he manages and claiming that they serve really good... More 

Thank albert808
Brisbane, Australia
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

Food amazing! Kids loved the shawarma and kebabs, husband devoured the lamb shanks with gusto! Would highly recommend to anyone who wants great food. Friendly, helpful staff. A real pleasure to dine here!

Thank Kate B
London, United Kingdom
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187 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

The food here was lovely. Good solid Greek food -nice juicy meat kebabs served with silky smooth tasty hummus, rice, salad and pita for $10-12 and reasonable portion. Sadly the service was so sloppy and there was only four people in the place and the same amount of waiting staff. We asked for water and sodas. They didn't come -... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$12
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2350 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-392-2900
Z Garden is a new restaurant located in the heart of Santa Monica, CA- just down the street from Santa Monica College serving a variety of healthy and fresh entrees.Z Garden offers a great quality of service and a healthy menu with affordable prices. Z Garden's menu offers Middle Eastern and Mediterranean staples and standards including: shawarma, kabobs, falafel, vegetarian plates, salads and more.

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

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