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Red Lantern

) #41 of 71 Restaurants in Mammoth Lakes €€ - €€€ Chinese, Asian
248 Old Mammoth Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
+1 760-934-9432
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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Chinese, Asian
€€ - €€€
248 Old Mammoth Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
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Reviewed 16 May 2017

Love the atmosphere, food and lychee cocktails. Staff is friendly and knowledgeable. Atmosphere is cozy.

Thank DaRose46
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We had never gone to the Red Lantern, because we used to come up only on weekends, and all good restaurants were slammed. On a Wednesday night, we were able to walk right in and get a nice table. The glowing red lanterns and dark...More

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 2 March 2017

My friends and I checked out the Red Lantern for the first time last year and really enjoyed the food (the service was severely lacking but we all felt the food compensated for that). Since then, we have tried to eat at the restaurant and/or...More

Thank Tars_Cars
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

the food at Red lantern is amazing! Ritchie the chef knows his stuff. I am in the restaurant business and eat out all the time and we come to red lantern every time we are in mammoth. stand out dishes are the chicken lettuce cups,...More

1  Thank brad_metzger
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Arrived at 6:12 pm on a Wed, there was a long queue already. Were told there's no walk-in for Jimmy's Taverna on second level but we came for Red Lantern anyway. Wait time was said to be 25-30 mins but we were seated around 7:05pm....More

Thank MrsRath
Reviewed 19 December 2016

We are a family of six...four kids under 10 years of age. We drove up to Mammoth to spend Thanksgiving in our motor home. After spending 6+ hours driving up to Mammoth and setting up our motor home and we were hungry and the kids...More

Thank SoCalBroker
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Arrived to find a que awaiting tables, told 30 mins. Obviously short staffed it took much longer to be seated. When it came to ordering our first two choices were "sold out". So far service was poor and it was obvious kitchen was struggling and...More

Thank Andy W
Reviewed 22 September 2016

It's strange writing a negative review when there are so many positive reviews, but I feel that, being a big fan of Chinese cuisine, other foodies deserve to be warned: this ain't Chinatown in LA, SF, NY, or even OC. In fact after we left,...More

1  Thank Chris P
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Not your average Chinese restaurant; a cut above. Good sized portions of fresh, well seasoned ingredients. Very good service. Only cons were egg rolls were fried too long, sake was brought cold not hot as requested.

Thank Kathy984
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Delicious food, pleasantly surprised. The staff and decor where also very nice. The food is value for money.

Thank Tianna N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$18
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 248 Old Mammoth Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mammoth Lakes
  • Phone Number: +1 760-934-9432
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The Red Lantern proudly serves Mammoth's finest Chinese Cuisine! Our authentic menu is made from scratch with the freshest and finest ingredients! Executive Chef Richie encourages you to come on in and enjoy our elegant decor and classic menu - offering vegan and vegetarian friendly options and new delicious specials everyday. Takeout & Delivery Available!
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