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Zeng's Garden Chinese Restaurant

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4734 Main St, Shallotte, NC 28470-1880
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11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

We always do takeout. Lots of food and always hot. This is one of best in area. I have never been in the restaurant, but its always been good.

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Shallotte, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Only ordered soup to go. My wife had wonton soup which she said was very salty. I had hot and sour; not bad, but not much flavor.

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Thank JDPNoCar
Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Zeng's food is consistently good and reasonably priced with ample variety on the buffet. My only complaint is that it could sure use a little sprucing up; it's pretty dark and a little worn looking. But it's the best in our area by far and we enjoy it.

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Thank Dave G
Shallotte, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Don't be fooled by the familiar face at the register, the original Zeng's owner and cook is no more. They sold it and the quality of food reflects that change. It's not good as it was but it's not that bad. I've had better and I have had worse.

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Thank Rissa N
Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

My wife, son and I had lunch at Zeng's last week and had a very nice lunch. Being a local, I can tell you it is far and away the best Asian food in our area. That is not, however, saying a lot as the Asian food around Shallotte is not good overall. Zeng's is reasonable in price, a little... More 

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Thank Dave G
Shallotte, North Carolina
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The buffet is okay but it could be better, especially for the price. The building itself is old and could certainly use some renovating but it's clean!

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Thank Linda P
Berea, Kentucky
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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This is your typical Chinese buffet, do t expect to be in awe after leaving. However you can expect to leave very full and happy. The food and service are wonderful! The restaurant is clean, and there is plenty of seating! I came with a group of eight and they had us seated within 5 minutes of walking in the... More 

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Reviewed 22 February 2016

There is truly nothing to recommend this restaurant. Average bland food, average under involved service. Just pick another Chinese buffet.

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Thank Mike C
Shallotte
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Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

Zengs used to be one of my families favorite places to go in shallotte. I can always count on the lady at the front cash register to recognize me and speak because my parents would bring me in as a child and now she does the same with my son.. I suppose now that they are under new ownership that... More 

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Reviewed 6 October 2015

I wish I would have saw the rating before I ate there, it was an 88 which is below an A. It is a buffet and was overpriced at 9.40 to not have steak,seafood or sushi. When I went it was out of three dishes, one being my favorite. While we were there which was 35-45 minutes these dishes were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4734 Main St, Shallotte, NC 28470-1880
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Shallotte

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?