Zen - Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate
Zen - Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate

Zen - Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.omnihotels.com/FindAHotel/OrlandoChampionsGate/Dining.aspx
  • Phone: (407) 238-6561
  • Hours of Operation:
    Serving dinner nightly from 6:00pm to10:00 pm. Check Open Table for availability.
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Sushi, Pan-Asian, Asian
  • Executive Chef: Chef Xiong Tang
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Private and semi-private spaces for 6 to 20 guests. Event space available for up to 160 guests.
  • Private Party Contact: Ryan Burns (407)238-6517x

Getting there

  • Cross Street: I-4 and exit 58
  • Parking: Hotel Parking
  • Parking Details: Validated self parking. Valet parking available.
A word from Zen - Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate
ZEN offers a range of Pan-Asian dishes in an authentic setting highlighted by an intimate three-tiered Sushi and Sake Bar. From Boats of Sushi to ZEN’s special Szechwan Beef, your experience will be anything but typical.

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Zen - Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate reviews from OpenTable diners
25 reviews since July 30, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.4
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelModerate
100% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (12)special occasion (12)good for groups (9)romantic (5)notable wine list (5)neighborhood gem (3)late-night find (1)great for lunch (1)kid-friendly (1)scenic view (1)vibrant bar scene (1)Show More
  • Meh
    NotsofastVIP
    Dined on 11/22/2014
    the signature rolls were good and interesting. The standard shrimp tempura roll was pretty tasteless and the salt/pepper clamari were rubbery do they were over cooked.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very Good but Pricey
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 11/21/2014
    First time here with friends and a good choice for a special occasion. Extensive menu but the special Zen experience menu is a great option to try many dishes and you can have as much as you want to eat! The asian food was very good and probably as good as you will get in Orlando bearing in mind its cooked for western taste. It was very enjoyable and the service and attention to detail was also very good. Its not cheap but this is a top hotel group and you would expect to pay these sort of prices which I don't mind. However, I do feel that $28 for four bottles of water, + tax + gratuity is over the top and just takes the edge of things. Recommended and would go again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • RyGuyVIP
    Dined on 11/14/2014
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    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • nice surprise
    DickPVIP
    Dined on 10/27/2014
    This Pan Asian restaurants has an interesting variety of foods that match the title. The surprise though was with how flavorful everything is. Someone there knows how to season. this should happen more but i don't find it to be the rule. I don't mean spicy, i mean that the are great flavors in everything we had.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 10/25/14
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    Great restaurant, food was excellent. Prices were slightly too high as most resorts are anyway. Surf and turf roll to start was well worth the $18, overall very happy with our experience.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent
    MikeWVIP
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    This is my third visit to Zen. The food and service are always excellent. Highly recommend.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fun Dining
    NJBasedVIP
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    The Zen Experience menu is a great option for a group (we were 2 couples), allowing everyone to sample many different dishes. It's a lot of fun! This was our 2nd time dining here, and it won't be our last.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food and service
    Orlando
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    We dined on Sunday 8/31/14 and while the food and service was great, the noise level was too loud. People were actually screaming, not sure why. I highly recommend the Zen Experience from the menu.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • ok but pricy
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Nice place, but over priced even for a Omni location. Lighting so low you can't read menu. Either get more light or make printing larger.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Close to home
    Stella
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    The Zen was Good but for a big resort we expected more. The food was good but over priced for what was ordered. We were going to try the Zen Experience that is $61.00 pp but decided to try ala carte entrees for our first visit. Glad we did since it was just GOOD and not exceptional.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 15 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 30, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.3
    • Food4.5
    • Ambiance4.3
    • Service4.3
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 156 reviews are from the Zen - Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate reviews archive.
  • Disappointed
    CMac68
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    My husband and I dined at the Zen several years ago and enjoyed the food very much (especially the Corn Chowder Soup). We were excited to re-visit the Zen this past weekend. Unfortunately, we were disappointed. The Corn Chowder was not as good as it was the first time (tasted a little on the old side or burnt not sure). The restaurant did not look as nice, things look a little worn. The Zen experience is not worth the $61 per person. Our waitress was very pleasant and courteous.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Sushi!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    We went here when on vacation and everyone in our group ordered a different sushi. The sushi was fresh and delicious. Our waiter took great car of us and made sure we had everything we needed. We ordered a bottle of saki, and because we had never had it before they let us sample it before purchasing the whole bottle. Great experience! Must Try!!!
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • A pleasant evening
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    Excellent Food & Service Be prepared for families and children on Weekends
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very good
    EatMeatVIP
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    Ate at Zen for the second time on our trip. Everything was great. Had some sushi and also hot entrees so everyone had options. Of course would recommend and go back when I get to Florida again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ate here twice
    EatMeatVIP
    Dined on 6/24/2014
    Really liked Zen - ate there twice during my stay at the Omni. Great standards and really nice specialty items. Recommend.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Experience
    NJBasedVIP
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    The tasting menu is a great way to try multiple menu options - it was just my wife and I on this visit and we thoroughly enjoyed our meal. It would be even more fun with another couple(s). You can pick as many of the menu options as desired and re-order any that are favorites. A fun dining experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Tasting Menu Extraveganza
    Manny32VIP
    Dined on 5/23/2014
    Great Tasting Menu _ Highly recommended. You can try anything on the Tasting Menu Unlimited Quantities for $61! Great Selection! I did find most of the food did have a lot of salt. So its probably not good for you but I do think the sampler option is the best way to go.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Zen was fair
    KathyVIP
    Dined on 5/14/2014
    At upscale hotel Omni at Championsgate, you would expect their premier restaurant to be much better. Zen was fair at best. Nothing about the evening was exceptional including the food and service.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Blown Away
    1kittygal
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    This was not our first trip to Zen and certainly won't be our last. My husband and sons took me here for a Mother's Day dinner. Chef Jose' treated to a Pomegranate Lemon Drop martini in honor of Mother's Day. I was so surprised and it was just delicious! We had several types of sushi, fried scallops and calamari for appetizers which were amazing! My family agreed it was some of the best sushi we have tried and we eat a lot of sushi! Our entrees included duck, sea bass and black pepper sauce shrimp. Excellent choices! For dessert, we had carrot cake and chocolate cake and some fried cheese fritters that were to die for. Cannot say enough about our wonderful evening! We will definitely be back soon!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday for 4-year old
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    Delicious--everything! Loved our booth (for 6) and the best was --asked restaurant to have a chocolate dinosaur cake for our grandson--it exceeded our expectations--the cake was huge and DELICIOUS!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Tasting
    Love2Eat
    Dined on 4/30/2014
    The food had such a great flavor! I had sushi but nibbled on others dishes and what flavorful dishes they were.
    Special Features:
    Kid-Friendly, Good for Groups, Romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderful!!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 4/5/2014
    The Zen Experience is Fantastic, well worth the price. It gives you the opportunity to sample almost everything on the menu. Plus, our server Katherine made our experience the best we have had in a very long time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • AWESOME
    PHILIP
    Dined on 4/5/2014
    This is our second time in about ten years, as we live out of town. They still have the ZEN experience which was what we wanted. Once again an excellent meal! My wife said it was the best meal she has EVER had. One of the best places I have ever eaten!! The Zen experience is the only way to go.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Incredible Food
    JonathanVIP
    Dined on 4/4/2014
    I consider myself a foodie, and my wife and I love Asian food. Zen stands out among the best restaurants we've been to, and is certainly the best Asian restaurant in Central Florida. We have tried almost everything on the menu at Zen as it has become my parents' favorite place to dine as well. The shrimp toast is an app you must have. We usually order the dumplings, chicken spring rolls, and calamari as well. For an entree, I recommend the duck if you like duck. It's the best I've ever had. It's shredded tableside so every bite is crispy and comes with a housin style sauce and tortillas. The half duck is enough for two, as are nearly all of the entrees. I also recommend General Tao's chicken, Orange Beef, Kung Pao chicken and the grouper.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, hot spot, special occasion, kid-friendly
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Zen was disappointing
    reviewman234VIP
    Dined on 3/21/2014
    We frequent Zen quite often as we live 3 minutes away. Its to bad they have decided to cut back on their quality of shrimp used. Our favorite dish Ginger sweet and sour Jumbo shrimp was not prepared the way it is advertised or normally done. The Jumbo shrimp were substituted with normal small shrimp. Very plain dish. I could have gone to PF Changs and gotten the sam dish for 12.00 instead of 26.00??? We will not return.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Group
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 3/18/2014
    We had a group of 12. No delays in drinks, service or food. All was excellent!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pleasant Experience
    visitor
    Dined on 3/16/2014
    Nice facility overall, dinner was very good.... fresh, great flavor, nice presentation.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We have stayed at the Omni
    denise
    Dined on 2/26/2014
    We have stayed at the Omni twice before and wore out the Zen restaurant too. We ate the Schezuan Beef and the Grouper sish. Both were outstanding! I would definitely recommend it to anyone. Great
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Zen experience
    Butch
    Dined on 12/31/2013
    When we first sat down our waitress seemed a bit rushed but once we told her that was unnecessary she 'calmed down' each if us had something different & all were totally satisfied with our choices. The tuna tartare was especially delicious . A most enjoyable & satisfying dinner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful
    JonathanVIP
    Dined on 12/24/2013
    We take my parents here frequently and we LOVE it! The duck is the best I've had anywhere. The Bird's Nest, Grouper, and Orange Sesame Beef are the other 3 best things on the menu. Don't miss the shrimp toast for an app. We like to get several items for appetizers but we always have food to send home with my parents. We have not tried the sushi, but I have to imagine it is just as fresh and we'll-prepared as the rest of the food we've tried.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good times
    Margren1
    Dined on 12/13/2013
    We were here with Cheerleading competition & were able to have some appetizers & sushi & drinks with a group. Everyone was accommodating, food was great, wine pours were generous, we had a private dining area and overall very much enjoyed being there! Thank you :)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing
    RyGuyVIP
    Dined on 12/7/2013
    Great meal!! Can't wait to return again for dinner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Zen experience
    CarrieVIP
    Dined on 11/12/2013
    I recommend the zen experience - try a selection of foods and relax and spend a couple hours!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, late-night find, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 2nd visit just as good
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 11/10/2013
    We remembered this as a very good restaurant and we weren't disspaointed 2nd time around. It has a nice quiet atmosphere and the food is excellent very well worth a visit.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great food a little pricy
    Yipper
    Dined on 11/2/2013
    The Zen experience was greatbut the cost was too high. Everything else was great.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Meeting at Champions Gate
    Divendine
    Dined on 10/1/2013
    Had a quiet dinner for 4 and food was perfect. 4 people basically shared appetizers and 3 meals and every thing was great including the wine.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, late-night find, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointing
    MarkSold
    Dined on 9/22/2013
    The selection was poor, not any local favorite fish, and the service was rushed - in a hurry, hurry, hurry... Not relaxing!
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food was amazing
    Rachel
    Dined on 8/30/2013
    We had the shrimp lo main and Szechwan beef. Very good food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food was great!!
    Kasey
    Dined on 8/24/2013
    We were a party of 9 and the atmosphere and food was excellent! Sea bass was superb, salmon and Zen experience (sample of dishes) was sooooo good! Would definately come again. Only thing was service. Waitress tried, but the food came out at different times so 2 people had food and the rest of us had to wait up to 15 minutes to get ours at different times. Table plates took a while to be removed. The excellent food outweighed the lack of overall service. Give it a try!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food and great service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/16/2013
    I recommend Zen at the Omni Championsgate for incredible food, wonderful service, and great atmosphere. We had the pleasure of having Shawn as our server and couldn't have had a better experience. Our whole family (to include teens) were very comfortable and enjoyed our meal. I could also see it being a great place for a romantic meal as well. Either way, the restaurant was very accommodating.
    Special Features:
    romantic, notable wine list, special occasion, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet