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Restaurant Zest will meet your desire for Old World comfort food. We offer the best of French Bistro dining with a New American twist: affordable & delicious, friendly & stylish.

You will find perfectly prepared steaks, fresh seafood, Stews, authentic Raw Bar oysters, and much more on our well balanced and weekly updated menu.

You will be served by our professional wait staff in Zest’s elegant interior or in our beatiful garden. Selected Liquors infused with wonderful flavors by our bar staff are used to create one of a kind cocktails. Our wine list contain both reds and whites that showcase traditional quality as well as new taste trends.

The upstairs private dining room is perfect for business or celebrations of all kind.

We are only a couple blocks away from beautiful Alice Austin with its breathtaking views of Manhattan, the Verrazano Bridge and Brooklyn.

If you want to enjoy delicious food in a pleasant setting that will be rememberd with loved ones, make Restaurant Zest your choice! Open for dinner Tuesday to Sunday, closed on Monday.
Hello, my name is Axel Schade and I'm the Chef / Owner of Restaurant Zest on Staten Island, NY. Born and raised in Dresden, Germany where I started my culinary education as a pastry Apprentice. In the early 90's I came to New York City to study and apply kitchen management and advanced cooking techniques. I have been a Chef for over 15 years and my attention to classical techniques is equaled by my passion for finding the freshest, highest quality ingredients from local organic producers. To read more about Zest »