We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Lucky Garden Restaurant

€€ - €€€
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
218 Water St, Hallowell, ME 04347-1391
+1 207-622-3465
Website
Today
11:00 - 21:00
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

47 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 47: English reviews
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have yet to be impressed with any of the vegetarian dishes, the titles do not properly depict the dishes. It's never what you'd expect, even when I asked a waiter if the family style tofu had fresh vegetables and was told yes, but actually came with a frozen peas and carrots blend and wasn't even hot, blech. The "spicy... More 

Helpful?
Thank Rachelle B
Maine
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love this little restaurant. The food on the buffet stays consistent and always taste so good and for a good price. We have never had any issues with this place. Always feel welcomed when we are seated. This is our go to place for Chinese food.

Helpful?
Thank Taylor7683
Maine
Level Contributor
8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Maine's best Chinese restaurant. Tonight's take out was stellar. Spring rolls, spicy pork in garlic sauce and spicy green beans were fantastic! I'm from Boston and there is not a lot of good restaurant options in central Maine but this is an exception and the owners are very, very nice and welcoming.

Helpful?
Thank bonbec
Augusta, Maine
Level Contributor
25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

My friend raves about the buffet at Lucky Garden. An all you can eat for a VERY reasonable price For $9.00 you can choose from about 15 choices. I found the sesame chicken especially good

Helpful?
Thank twriker
Lowell, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Rustic setting with views of the Kennebec and soft music make this a pleasant dining environment. Buffet was fairly small but all the food looked good, we ordered off the menu and ate here 3 times in 3 days, I Guess we liked it! Excellent beef chop suey! Excellent Kung Pao chicken, not the typical carrots, celery, peanuts that seem... More 

Helpful?
Thank mandmma
Litchfield, Maine
Level Contributor
26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

This was my first visit to this hidden little jem in Hallowell Maine. I have always heard this was the best Chinese food around. I must agree with the rumors now that I have confirmed it with a yummie fresh lunch buffet. The atmosphere is calm and soothing with gentle music in the background. The restaurant area is very clean.... More 

Helpful?
Thank AMM04350
Level Contributor
19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

This food here is unbelievably good and in a city where great restaurants are lacking. Nice ambiance, pleasant staff who don't bother you too much, a bit pricey, but a nice afternoon or night out. Dishes are great, nice scenic view of the river. Definitely a place to go every month at least.

Helpful?
Thank Gee D
Augusta, Maine
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

Without question, I have never experienced such quality cuisine and service, nationally! Dr. Paul Gervais

Helpful?
Thank Paul G
Augusta, Maine
Level Contributor
29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is hidden inside a fairly plain and ordinary looking brick building near Hallowell's boat landing. It's easy to miss and drive right by but definitely worth the effort to find it. They serve up most of the menu items found in dozens of other chinese restaurants but it is done at a much higher quality level than any... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank TallPyne
Level Contributor
36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

Best Chinese food in Maine and great buffet options and great drinks. This restaurant is right on the river. It has ample parking and great menu options.

Helpful?
Thank Evita P

Travellers who viewed Lucky Garden Restaurant also viewed

 

Been to Lucky Garden Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 Water St, Hallowell, ME 04347-1391
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Hallowell
  • Phone Number: +1 207-622-3465

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Lucky Garden Restaurant and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Lucky Garden Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?