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Zen Restaurant

| The Crane Resort, Barbados
+1 246-423-6220
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“sushi” (75 reviews)
“tempura” (22 reviews)
“pad thai” (25 reviews)
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Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
| The Crane Resort, Barbados
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Zen was always our favorite restaurant at The Crane, but this trip it’s not the same chef. I’ve been getting lobster kabayaki for years & it was to die for. Even got it in January when we were here. Now you can’t taste lobster, smaller...More

Thank Elizabeth L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate at this in-house restaurant at "The Crane Resort" on the southeast coast of Barbados. The menu includes both Thai and Japanese foods. We opted for Thai but coming from an area that features a lot of good Thai restaurants (Toronto) we were disappointed...More

Thank David S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had read that Zen was a top rated restaurant and it certainly didn’t disappoint!!! Great service, delicious food and the bill was a pleasant surprise!!! Highly recommend!!!

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This full on Asian creation is perched above Crane Beach. Get there early enjoy the view and watch the moon rise. Menu is varied and pricey. Good quality but remember sushi takes time to prepare. Order an appetizer.

Thank mikeywwes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here twice while staying at the Crane. First for Thai night and then Japanese. The food is delicious and the service is very good. If you arrive early you can see the beautiful view of Crane beach.

Thank KathandArn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was delicious, but service was incredibly slow. We brought our children and arrived for their first seating right when the restaurant opened for dinner, and were dismayed that despite sitting at 6 p.m. we didn't receive appetizers until 7:03 p.m. and our entrees...More

Thank KD747
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve stayed at the Crane about a dozen times over the past 8 years. The first year we visited we rented a car and tried other restaurants nearby. None compared to the options at the Crane. We had high hopes but they were never met....More

Thank Kim5164
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Second visit to Zen - food is very good and moderately priced. Bento box fix prix menu is my favourite. This time I had the pad thai and it came wrapped in very thin egg - traditional food prep! Nice touch. View is spectacular but...More

Thank Ang023
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Two menus really, one Thai, and one Japanese. We went twice in one week, once for Thai, and another for Japanese. Food was great. Service was a little sloppy, not as good as in North America, but OK. Nice view of Crane beach too.

Thank ArnoldOttawa_Canada
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

First..this is an Asian dining experience. Second the view is outstanding especially when you have a super moon. It overlooks the beach. Zero complaints about any thing. I went with the Thai meal. It was so good. Best wonton soup ever!! We had a little...More

Thank MicPav88
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Average prices
US$ 100
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | The Crane Resort, Barbados
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Barbados  >  Saint Philip Parish
  • Phone Number: +1 246-423-6220
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