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1200 Athens Ave, Lincoln, CA 95648-9328
+1 916-408-8326
16:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 16:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 01:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 23:00
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Appetizers and drinks very filling. We enjoy the platter and also have the Salt & Pepper Calamari. It was very busy , but our bartender was still very attentive and easily remembered our drinks on the second round!

Thank Rodney K
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8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Second time to this place and we still love it! Portions and price are very good and the wait staff are very well trained.

Thank 265kimh
Lincoln, California
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

We visited the Red Lantern last week for our "Girls Night Out" dinner. The food was very good and the service was good as well. We will be back.

Thank Pam F
Lincoln, California
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

The Red Lantern is an upscale Chinese dining. Ducks disappear from the casing as the night time goes on. Little booths and larger area's for smaller parties is good. Tables for two. I like both rooms. The other the quaint bar where the bartender will also serve up some great dishes and cocktails before heading out for your night of... More 

Thank bodieandkitty
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Poor service, cold food, no refills on iced tea, etc. Most likely will not return. Such a shame too....I'm not sure if they changed management or what but, it definitely was not worth the price.

Thank Jane D
Grass Valley, California
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253 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

My husband and I have eaten here a couple of times. The food is fresh-tasting and we enjoy coming here with friends and sharing appetizers and entrees "family style." The interior of the restaurant is pleasant, a nice departure from the hustle and bustle of the casino floor. The servers are efficient and professional.

Thank RJ748
Paradise, United States
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149 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Good food, good serves, the specials are well work a try on this beautiful restaurant. Lunch was GREAT.

Thank Michael D
Lincoln, California
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160 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

Very good Asian food, especially for a casino restaurant. Nice ambiance and friendly efficient service. The menu had a varied selection of Asian cuisine. All items we ordered we brought out together, hot and substantial portions. While the meals were tasty and substantial be aware the prices are not consistent with most Chinese or Asian restaurants. This is a very... More 

Thank Boise1939
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29 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016

Service was soooo slooooow, though server was very friendly. It was very loud inside and ventilation doesn't seem to be the same as the other restaurants at Thunder Valley. The smell of cigarette smoke was very strong. Food was incredibly salty, to the point I could only eat about half of my meal. My husband is hard of hearing and... More 

Thank gottagocali
Lincoln, California
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26 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

Last night my wife and I decided to head out to the casino to play some games and have some cocktails and apps. We have tried to eat at the Red Lantern before and the first time we sat for 20 minutes before being noticed. That time we ended up walking out. Tried again last night and sat in the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 Athens Ave, Lincoln, CA 95648-9328
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +1 916-408-8326

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?