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About Zengo - NYC

Zengo is a sophisticated blend of Latin-Asian styles and flavors. Chef Richard Sandoval, whose accolades include Bon Appétit Restaurateur of the Year and Mexico’s Toque d’Oro, artfully spins Latin-Asian ingredients into beautifully balanced dishes. Light preparations and tasting portions invite sampling and sharing a variety of items. To complement the cuisine, Zengo offers one of the largest collections of tequila and agave-based spirits in the United States. Guests may sample over 400 varieties in the downstairs Tequila Library. Zengo also boasts an extensive list of Latin wines and Japanese sakes, which are best enjoyed at the mezzanine level Wine & Sake Bar. The cocktail menu showcases Latin-Asian classics made with fine spirits and fresh, hand-muddled fruits.

622 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10017
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Asian, Latin American

Hours of Operation:
Lunch:
Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm
Dinner:
Monday - Wednesday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Thursday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Brunch:
Saturday - Sunday: 11:30am - 4:00pm
Happy Hour
Tuesday - Friday | 5:00pm - 8:00pm (Main Bar & La Biblioteca)
Wednesday - Friday | 5:00pm - 8:00pm (Mezzanine only)
Reverse Happy Hour
Tuesday - Friday | 9:30pm - close (Main Bar & La Biblioteca)
All Night Happy Hour
Monday | 5pm - close (Main Bar & La Biblioteca)
Saturday | 5pm - close (Main Bar)
Saturday | 7pm - close (La Biblioteca)

Saturdays | 5:00pm - close (Main Bar & La Biblioteca only)

Cross Street:
40th Street

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(212) 808-8110

Website:
http://www.richardsandoval.com/zengony

Entertainment:
ALL NIGHT HAPPY HOUR
Mondays & Saturdays | 5pm - close
La Biblioteca & Main Bar only

HAPPY HOUR
Tuesday - Friday | 4pm - 7pm (Main Bar only)
Wednesday - Friday | 5pm - 7pm (Mezzanine only)

REVERSE HAPPY HOUR
Tuesday - Friday | 9:30pm - close
La Biblioteca only

Public Transit:
4, 5, 6, 7 & S trains to Grand Central, and 7, B, D, F & V trains to 42nd Street.

Executive Chef:
Richard Sandoval

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Please contact Irene Costello, our Special Events Manager, at 212.808.8110 for more information regarding your next special event.

Private Dining

ZENGO offers an artful blend of Latin-Asian styles and flavors. Chef Richard Sandoval, whose accolades include Bon Appétit Restaurateur of the Year and Mexico’s Toque d’Oro, artfully spins Latin-Asian ingredients into colorful, beautifully balanced dishes designed for sharing.

Zengo - NYC Ratings and Reviews

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4.2

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.2

service

3.9

ambience

4.2

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

83% would recommend it to a friend

Creative Cuisine (26)
Good for Groups (25)
Good for Birthdays (24)
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Good for a Date (22)
Special Occasion (20)
Fun (20)
Great for Brunch (19)
Great for Lunch (18)
Tapas (17)
Casual (16)
Fit for Foodies (15)
Sunday Lunch (13)
Hot Spot (11)
Business Meals (9)
Happy Hour (9)
Neighborhood Gem (8)
Spicy (8)
Good Vegetarian Options (7)
Good for Anniversaries (6)
Tasting Menu (6)
Authentic (5)
Worth the Drive (5)
Gluten Free Options (5)
Bar Seating (4)
Pre/post Theatre (4)
Quiet Conversation (4)
Romantic (4)
Vibrant Bar Scene (4)
Healthy (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Kid-friendly (2)
Comfort Food (2)
Cozy (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Great Beer (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Notable Wine List (1)
People Watching (1)
Seasonal (1)
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 (New York Area)·Dined 11 hours ago

Great food. Little impersonal and overly aggressive from the wait staff but a great feel to the look of the place.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

A delicious, inventive Latin american-Asian fusion restaurant. Good for groups and business lunches in a place that is a different from your standard corporate fare.

Tags: Fun, Spicy, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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·Dined on January 14, 2018

I absolutely love this place. I have been there for brunch for my past two birthdays. The servers are fantastic. The food is excellent and I love that you don't have to track someone down for drink refills. Great value for brunch. My only complaint would be that I wish they changed up the menu more often. Highly recommend!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Tapas, Fun
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Brunch, as usual, delivered great bang for buck. Food is so flavorful. Great place to hang out and chat with friends over mimosas without having to worry about bad food. Love the small plates style brunch.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Solid meal, good music, generally quick service. A must for bottomless brunch enthusiasts.

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·Dined on January 1, 2018

I came to Zengo for brunch with some friends. Every time our food came out, it was cold. Service was friendly but very slow and the restaurant wasn't even busy. We kept having to flag down the waiter to refill our bottomless drinks.

Tags: Casual, Sunday Lunch, Happy Hour
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Great food and great service. Reasonably priced for type of food/atmosphere you are getting. Highly recommend this restaurant if you like this type of cuisine. Been here a few times and everytime it has been great.

Tags: Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Vibrant Bar Scene, Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on December 31, 2017

I love this place. It's has a great atmosphere and very tasty food.

Tags: Casual, Good Vegetarian Options, Tasting Menu, Neighborhood Gem, Spicy, Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Fun, Late-night Find, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Brunch, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Seasonal
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Fabulous food, very vibrant. Room we were in had several large groups, and it was very loud.

Tags: Tapas, Vibrant Bar Scene, Hot Spot, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on December 30, 2017

Great experience would love to go back

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·Dined on December 30, 2017

Family holiday dinner

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 24, 2017

It was amazing as usual. My fiancé and I have been here for brunch and highly recommend it. $45 for bottomless brunch is a little steep since we live in TX but the food,service, and ambiance is well worth every penny. The Korean BBQ chicken is delicious. Bacon fried rice, fish chicharron, and the chocolate waffles are my absolute favorite. I know for sure every time I am in NYC to visit family I am stopping here for brunch. Our server, I think her name was Valerie was great. We have been fortunate to have her every time we have visited.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Great food for the price. It's all you can eat and drink for $45. Some of our food did come out cold, but other than that come hungry!

Tags: Casual, Tasting Menu, Great for Brunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 23, 2017

My wife and I went for Saturday brunch. our first time at Zengo. we loved every aspect. The brunch is unlimited served dishes and free flowing alcoholic beverages (margaritas, mimosas and bloody mary's) Service was great - we were constantly offered drink refills and the opportunity to order more food. The food was eclectic, tasty and well presented. food arrived hot and presentation was fabulous. Will definitely go back.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Loving food service and place but we have only one hour lunch and never can't fit in this time frame

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Very slow service and the place was not even half full. Food came with no cutlery, napkins or offer of water. Hostess at the front didn’t smile once that I saw and I was sitting facing the door. Food was cold by the time we got our forks.

Underwhelming to say the least.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 19, 2017

I was sorry to see the restaurant nearly empty in the height of the holiday season. Yet with so few people we still had to wait for any kind of attention, and ultimately had to flag down someone for every request. I requested upstairs and checked that restaurant could email/text me, but was never contacted that upstairs was closed on that night. Food was good, prices reasonable.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 17, 2017

I came out to Zengo for my fiance's birthday over a recommendation. We had a party of 10 and did the bottomless brunch. I love that they do family style it keeps everyone mingling and having a great time. Drinks were good and the price was perfect. Thank you for making our celebration awesome.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Fun
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Amazing! Had a great birthday brunch here!!
Loved the unlimited methology for food and drinks!! Food was amazing!!!

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 17, 2017

All around positive. Food was fantastic, wait was relatively good, only complaint was heat from the vents

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 (Detroit)·Dined on December 16, 2017

My friends and I traveled from DC and Rhode Island to celebrate my birthday brunch at Zengo NYC due to the closing of Zengo DC which is an annual birthday tradition. The restaurant was very accommodating to adjust the time due to the delay of our bus due to traffic. When we arrived, we had a short wait prior to being seated. The food and drinks were excellent! However, the service was not that great. They enforced us to the 2 hour time limit which would not have been an issue if the waiter would have made more frequent trips to our table. There were times when we waited up to 20 minutes for drink refills and for the correct food to arrive at the table. We also didn't get a warning that our time was running up and when we tried to order another round of food is when we were informed that our time was up. Prior to that we hadn't seen our waiter for 20 minutes. He would occasionally walk by saying he would be right with us but we he was overwhelmed with his tables and wasn't able to keep up. The vibe in the restaurant was great. Great music, energetic vibe, great crowd. I plan to come back but hope for better service.

Tags: Fun, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Late-night Find, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Tapas, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Happy Hour, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Great for Brunch, Good for Groups, Hot Spot
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 12, 2017

disappointing business lunch. waited 2 hours for meals. when the meals finally came out, it was not for our table. confusion between the kitchen and staff needs to be solved.

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·Dined on December 12, 2017

I went zengo restaurant last Monday with my family because of my cousin birthday. It was an amazing dinner, our server Carlos Q was amazing too. We are grateful to him for his attention. We’ll back soon and hope to have Carlos Q as a server. Thank you for everything.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Great Beer, Romantic, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Atmosphere was really nice and it looks like they might have an interesting lively downstairs bar at night but the food was just really not good.

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·Dined on December 2, 2017

We had a large group, so there was a good variety of dishes tried and they were all wonderful. It's beautiful inside and the wait staff is very polite and helpful... Only complaint is that it took longer than desired between getting seated and getting to order beverages and then to get to order our meals. Food and drinks were well worth the visit, just wish service was a little more prompt.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Went for my birthday on December 2nd and had a good time. Food was good and kept coming out. Only complaint was the waiter seemed to be overwhelmed and kept forgetting drinks, not coming around as much, and spilling drinks on people in my party. We ended up asking another waiter for what we need and it was great from there.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on December 1, 2017

The food was excellent and service great. It was a perfect atmosphere to enjoy friends

Tags: Authentic, Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Absolutely wonderful food in a fun environment. Drinks were amazing and the service could not have been better. Would recommend to anyone coming to NYC.

Tags: Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Good food but terrible service.

Nobody was there to host us at the entrance, and after few minutes waiting we had to look for someone to get our table, and we’re told that we have to ask to the hostess at the entrance...quite ironic.

They asked us if we wanted to have all plates together and we said yes. Dishes arrived one by one, and the last one after a long time while the restaurant was almost empty. I had to ask few times.

It’s a pity because the food is good.

Tags: Good for Groups
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·Dined on November 22, 2017

I celebrated my birthday after work with colleagues and it was amazing!

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·Dined on November 19, 2017

Warning to anybody with food allergies. After informing the staff about allergies when ordering, it took multiple conversations to convince them (to the point where we were actually asked if it was a legitimate allergy), where it seemed more important to try to upsell the brunch pricing over somebody's health.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Server over charged us multiple times, we got tired of going back and forth and ended up paying for more than we ate.

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 (London)·Dined on November 16, 2017

The good was great and we got reservations. The place is huge and nicely done up. The service was slow but the experience was good overall. I will go there again.

Tags: Hot Spot, Special Occasion, Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on November 15, 2017

I'll just begin with I never ever leave reviews, but this was so bad that I feel compelled to speak up:

It took 10 minutes before we saw our waiter.

For 15$ drinks, you would expect them to be good, but they were terribly watered down. The food was just OK, and there was a 20 minute gap between appetizers and our main entrees. Then it took 25 minutes to get our check.

Meanwhile we saw our waiter being attentive to other larger tables so we clearly realized he was prioritizing where he could make a better tip.

$146 for meager service, food and drinks for two people? What a joke! Too many great restaurants in NYC to waste your time and money here- next!

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 (Houston)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Sunday Funday brunch before leaving NYC...WOW. What a disappointment! We should have turned around when we noticed the filthy entry way rug (it was right at opening hour, so it most certainly wasn't due to high traffic that day) and windows upon entering. We were seated at a booth that overlooked the restaurant and given a menu, our drink orders were taken and then the waitress was MIA for about 15 minutes; we questioned a bus boy as to why others were ordering and getting food...then our waitress came over and explained we weren't supposed to order, they just "bring everything out in courses". So, we waited about 15 more minutes and received our first course of the MOST awful excuse for food in NYC. It was as if Sysco foods had just delivered and they served up everything right out of the freezer! I will give them props for presentation...HOWEVER, the dumplings were cold, the chicken in the empanadas tasted so bad that I spit it out, and the salad they served appeared to be bagged salad with ginger dressing on it. The pork on top of their corn cake was ice cold--like it came out of a container in the refrigerator! The cocktails were just as bad. Two courses in, we asked for our check...worst $45 ever spent. EVER. There are simply too many fabulous choices in NYC to eat bad food-hot dog vendors care more about their food than this place! Take your money and go spend it on two cocktails and some deviled eggs at the Spotted Pig in the village. You'll be glad you spent way more money on two craft cocktails and some eggs.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 11, 2017

I had been to the first location in Denver and we so excited when i saw Zengo was in NYC!! Brought some friends for the bottomless brunch and we all agreed the $45 was totally worth it. Unlimited drinks and tapas?? Who can say no to that! My only complaint was we were never brought the desserts, our waitress told us they were on their way but an hour later still no dessert and she avoided coming back near our table.

Tags: Fun, Great for Brunch, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Casual, Tapas
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Place was without heat on 30 degree day . Food was cold and average. The manager had the audacity to question how much rice we ate before replacing it
Zero stars

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Food is consistently delicious. Definitely on the pricier side but always tasty. Loved the Angry Zengo and Volcano sushi rolls.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Although the food was terrific, the service was unprofessional. Orders were mixed up. Main dishes for the table arrived at different times. Waiter had to be reminded several times to bring items that were asked for. We had to ask for coffee and tea service; they were not offered. The wait staff did not seem to care as if they were doing us a favor. A disappointing experience.

Tags: Bar Seating, Great for Lunch, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, People Watching, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Awesome! Great Brunch. Will be back. Food and service were great!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Casual, Hot Spot, Happy Hour, Tapas, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch
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