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Theaterplatz 22, 91054 Erlangen, Bavaria, Germany
+49 9131 9733166
18:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 18:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 02:00
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Munich, Germany
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

I was in Zen with some friends the other night and the place is really cool. It is modern, the food was surprisingly good, the variety of drinks is awesome so it is a kind of restaurant bar. I had a green papaya salat and Tom Kha Gai soup, both were good. Would definitely recommend papaya salat for people who... More 

Thank atomski_mrav
Nederweert, The Netherlands
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143 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I went to this restaurant as I heard a lot of good things about it. The ambiance is really nice, nice decoration, good and calm location. Staff is also very kind and very friendly. The meal is like in any other nice Thai restaurant, but spring rolls and drinks are something that called my attention. There are a big variety... More 

Thank Russa0
Cologne, Germany
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2 reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This Thai restaurant servers very good thai food, but even more than the food, the building is remarkable. It is one of the more important historic buildings of Erlangen, built in 1886 in "Gründerzeit" style. It is situated in the oldest part ("Altstadt") of Erlangen. The restaurant is spread over 3 floors with many historic rooms. Prices are medium. The... More 

Thank aichberger
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41 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Our first visit to Zen was quite forgettable that we were sure we would never set foot in this restaurant again. However, we were in the restaurant's vicinity and we were hankering for something Asian. This time around we were pleased with what we had. We ordered fried gilthead bream with rice and charred vegetables and Pad Kra Pao (diced... More 

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Erlangen, Germany
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

My family and I come to this restaurant often. Sometimes to celebrate a birthday other times just because we want really tasty food. The appetizers range from a very spicy Thai soup to baked WonTon and everything in between. Whichever you choose you won't be disappointed. There are a variety of main dishes where you can pick and choose which... More 

Thank 1963kimber
Strasbourg, France
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180 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

Was there last week for a business diner. The place itself is amazing, an hold big house of strong character. However bad (greasy) kitchen smells floated in the diner room and service was nice but slow. food was good.

Thank Christophe_JSB
Erlangen, Germany
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118 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

We have been here a few times and have been ordering the typical Thai cuisine which involves Thai curry with Rice. The preparation is to suit German taste and would say more often than not is bland. The cocktails are good and well presented, the starters especially the Chicken Satay is very good. Thai food with a German taste, Zen... More 

Thank Advait S
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219 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2015

I have been to this restaurant three or four times with colleagues, and it is one of the restaurants where you just keep coming back - especially if you enjoy authentic Thai food. The menu is extensive, and I have tried something new every time and not been disappointed. The waiters are friendly and advise you on both food and... More 

Thank Westcoast8
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203 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2014

excellent and authentic Thai food in a historic setting.Good service, fresh food, excellent variety of curry dishes, soups,.Greta services despite sometimes overcrowding. REeservations absolutely necessary for evening dinner

Thank globalJuergen
Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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477 reviews
267 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2013

As I dine in Thai restaurants quite regularly I would say I know what is good Thai food. Zen definitely is one of the better restaurants I have been to. Vast menu, quick and friendly service, the atmosphere is good and there is a nice bar for a drink before and/ or afterwards. I would return.

Thank DeKokkies

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Theaterplatz 22, 91054 Erlangen, Bavaria, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Franconia  >  Middle Franconia  >  Erlangen
  • Phone Number: +49 9131 9733166

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