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Golden Lotus Restaurant

€€ - €€€Asian, Chinese
511 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3482
+1 207-747-5322
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good22%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Asian, Chinese
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
511 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3482
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped in after the Nor'easter dropped 16" of snow on MAINE. I ordered sweet and sour chicken, which was fresh, served scalding hot, and delicious. The only criticism is that the fried chicken pieces were a bit oily still. I wrapped them in paper towel...More

Thank waterproofpanda
Reviewed 7 March 2018

My wife and I were looking for a place for lunch and came along this restaurant. We were not disappointed with the quality of the food and service. The portion of food was just right for lunch. We both got a shrimp dish with vegetables...More

Thank Bob C
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

The rating is relative to the other truly great restaurant choices just steps away. Empire was, again, a crazy long wait. So we decided to give Golden Lotus a try. With the amount of other great choices in the area, probably not the best decision....More

Thank TM4789
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

I literally just finished eating this food so the impression of it is as clear as it gets. Let me just start by saying that several things on their menu are direct rip offs of Empire which is what swayed me in their favor over...More

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Golden Lotus serves really good traditional Chinese cuisine. I have been there several times in the past few weeks because it was recommended to me by a Chinese friend. I find the Won Ton Soup to be delicious, the pork Lo Mein outstanding, the green...More

Thank Sanford F
Reviewed 28 December 2016

The service was fine, the selection seemed interesting, but food-wise only the hot and sour soup was commendable, and we were a table of four with diverse selections. The serving size is generous; two can easily share one entree with appetizers.

Thank tantrictraveler
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Our Sunday take-out order consisted of one hot & sour soup, one order of steamed duck buns (2 for one order), and beef lo mein. Everything was great! We had never tried the buns and found them delicious. The soup had some veggies in it...More

Thank madlady22
Reviewed 13 October 2016

A friend and I came here during First Friday Art Walk. Whereby most restaurants along the main drag are filled and you cannot get in, this place had no wait. I don't know if that is indicative of anything, yet now having been three times...More

Thank James F
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Everything we ordered was great and they give you a lot of it! We couldn't eat it all so we took the rest home for lunch the next day. Good value overall.

Thank Bloodbeats
Reviewed 7 July 2016

I recently ate here for the first time and was happy with the experience. I got their shrimp lunch special and was impressed with the generous serving of vegetables and tasty sauce it included. The service was friendly, the price was reasonable, the location is...More

Thank kmk415
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 511 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3482
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-747-5322
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