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China Bistro

€€ - €€€Chinese, Asian
89 Lake St, Laconia, NH 03246
+1 603-524-0008
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good17%
  • Average27%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible21%
5 Feb 2018
“the food is ok”
11 Oct 2018
“Great food and drinks”
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
Chinese, Asian
€€ - €€€
89 Lake St, Laconia, NH 03246
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

I was at the bar....only one there for the 2 hours I was there. and I mean the only one. not even the bar tender hung around. But he did make an awesomely strong scorpion bowl and they also served the BEST pork strips I...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Marsha N
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Expensive and greasy will not be going there again and the waitress was hurrying us along she tried taking my moms plate while she was still eating

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Cara M
Reviewed 16 February 2018

We have been here a few times in the past few years and unfortunately it has gone downhill. During our visit last weekend, we experienced the owner's dog running around the restaurant which is seemingly unhygienic. The WORST part was the hair in our food,...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank SarahTuomenoksa
Reviewed 5 February 2018

we went here because it was highly recommended it was just ok the buffet food was sloppily displayed and most of the time cold will not go back The hong kong buffet is excellent compared to this place

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank jlassoff
Reviewed 30 September 2017

We have come in there MANY times for lunch or dinner. Usually problems are not addressed. Tonight, we went to order take out. We attempted to order 2 dinners and he tried to tell me it was 46.00. I asked him why since they were...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank mtibbals
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Surprised to find an authentic Chinese restaurant up here. We had excellent dishes -- some new to us -- excellent service -- will definitely come back!

Date of visit: August 2017
1  Thank marypanzer2017
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We have been here many times, not for their food but for the entertainment (DJ Dorien J) which is the only saving grace for this sad venue. The food is terrible and the owner in denial. We sat and watched while he argued with a...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Marta G
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Very old decor inside, a little dumpy looking outside, food was fair. Staff was friendly but not an impressive venue at all.

Date of visit: May 2017
1  Thank Leslie M
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This restaurant is, hands down, the WORST oriental restaurant I have ever been to. If I could give it a zero I would. We called for a delivery while at the Margate and were told that they weren't delivering that evening. So we placed a...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank tellnanny
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We had thanksgiving dinner here and the staff added Turkey,mashed potatoes and GREEN beans plus pumpkin pie

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank LouLudyny
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 89 Lake St, Laconia, NH 03246
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Laconia
  • Phone Number: +1 603-524-0008
  • E-mail
China Bistro is a fine dining establishment serving some of the best Chinese cuisine in the Lakes Region. China Bistro is formerly known as Oriental Gardens and has been serving the Lakes Region for over 30 years under the same ownership. China Bistro can accommodate any parties inside the restaurant or catering to your site. So come and view the completely renovated dining room or the new lobby area consisting of a magnificent hallway entrance, a beautiful waterfall and pieces of art imported straight from China. Contact us today for more information.
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