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Lotus Restaurant

279 Center St, Auburn, ME 04210-6138
+1 207-241-0870
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“lo mein” (2 reviews)
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11:00 - 21:00 Hours
Chinese, Asian, Japanese, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
279 Center St, Auburn, ME 04210-6138
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The lotus Reastaurant in Auburn Maine offers an excellant varity of foods with their large smorgasboard. Many different choices of American, Chinese, and other deliciuos entrees! Try it, you'll love it !!!!!!

Thank MikeCoteSr
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Staff was friendly and worked fast. We got up to the buffet in no time and our drinks were waiting for us when we got back to the table. Food is delicious—all of it. There's typical American food such as pizza and chicken nuggets, but...More

Thank amandamj14
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stopped here for dinner after his class on Saturday. We weren’t aware of the buffet on weekends and the server was pretty pushy about it. We wanted to order off the menu instead of the buffet and she insisted it would...More

Thank Melissatooher
Reviewed 2 March 2018

Wonderful place to go. The family that owns this place really take care of it and take pride in what they do. Love the coconut chicken :)

Thank ItsMe007007
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Good food well prepared large selection. Staff is very nice. Price was reasonable. I'll be back as this is the better of the Asian restaurants in the area .

1  Thank drewandlaurie
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We ate there for lunch on New Years Eve and again we were not disappointed. This is probably the 4th or 5th time we have a large group experience this restaurant to get together and we always leave completely satisfied with the choices on the...More

1  Thank ccharpy2
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

I have always eaten a good meal at Lotus. The buffet is fresh, hot and affordable . The staff is helpful and friendly. Give them a try!

1  Thank Mainer0
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Not worth the visit here. Heard good things but the food was very disappointing. Maybe the worst Chinese food we've ever had. No flavor. Not fresh. No variety. DIRTY. Customer service was friendly and very nice. We've eaten Chinese from coast to coast and this...More

Thank papafrita_picante
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We ate here Monday, Labor Day 2017. The selection was excellent, the food well prepared. The hostess and the wait staff were friendly and attentive. I have eaten at many Oriental buffets, but this was the best in this area. We'll be eating there again...More

1  Thank GoblinKeeper
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Wonderful meal, great food! Introduced a friend from Pittsburgh to a local favorite spot for wonderful food and company. Usually grab take out once a week. Food is consistently delicious. Friendly staff and great family that runs the restaurant.

1  Thank James A
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11 December 2015|
Response from Paul S | Reviewed this property |
It is $7.40 for lunch and $9.95 for dinner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 279 Center St, Auburn, ME 04210-6138
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Auburn
  • Phone Number: +1 207-241-0870
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