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China Garden Asian Grill

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460 West Riverside Dr, Estes Park, CO 80517
+1 970-586-2488
11:00 - 21:00
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is apparently the only Chinese restaurant in Estes Park and in reading the reviews it sounded like it would be good. Maybe it was the food choices I made but this was a huge fail for me. I ordered take out of "Paradise Fried Rice" with tofu. The dish was described as fried rice with eggs, cashews and pineapple.... More 

Thank KathyInColorado10
Estes Park, Colorado
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Surprisingly enough our only Chinese food is some of the best food in town, and very tasty.As someone who has traveled around the country and planet this little gem is not to be missed when visiting Estes Park.I recommend everything on her menu.The summer rolls are hard to come by call ahead and reserve if need be, they are worth... More 

Thank ch915artist
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

We ordered at the restaurant and took it back to our hotel. The egg drop soup was good. The Thai curry could have used a bit more spice, but overall a good choice for dinner!

Thank Katiemaughan
Black Hawk, Colorado
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

The food was terrific! It was kinda cold but they had and extra heater in the dining room to keep us warm. Very friendly! Good menu, lots of food per plate, ended up taking some home for later.

Thank Tracy L
Las Animas, Colorado
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Their food is better than rated. The Shanghai Egg rolls and Drunken Noodles are outstanding, I asked them to add broccoli to my combination Drunken Noodles. We've enjoyed their specialty soup, too. We've eaten there 3 out of the four nights we have been in Estes Park! Thanksgiving Day, we were much too full!

Thank SharonBBarber
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19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I've read reviews previously about poor food and poor service, but I found my visit write the opposite. The food was authentic, fresh, and good value. The staff was personable and friendly. We had the vegetable lo mein and the happy family and both were excellent. The hot and sour soup was also great and the true mark of a... More 

Thank Travelsforpleasure
Media, PA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We were staying in a cabin on the creek and wanted to eat in one night so we got takeout from China Garden. It was really very good and we were glad we tried it. I had the Mango Tango which is chicken and shrimp in a slightly spicy sauce with mango. My husband had chicken in basil. While we... More 

Thank RamblinRoes
Montana City, Montana
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37 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Wonderful food served quickly by the friendly staff. I had the Mu-shoo beef and it was lean and very good, the plum sauce was out of this world. My wife had sweet and sour and it was excellent as well. I highly recommend that you make this a stop while you are in Estes Park.

Thank Tom W
Pasadena, California, United States
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

If you crave for some Chinese food & rice, Estes Park doesn't offer any authentic oriental offerings. So your options are quite limited. This restaurant sits on a plaza where the "Brown" free shuttle bus stops, so we decided to give it a try. There's one lady who does everything: being the hostess, the server, the buss-lady and everything in... More 

Thank RayTeguh
Estes Park, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Love the food and service! My Chinese friends love this place, too! Moo Shu pork is amazing & I highly recommend the hot & sour soup!

Thank LadyBugTwo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
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: 460 West Riverside Dr, Estes Park, CO 80517
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Estes Park
  • Phone Number: +1 970-586-2488
THE BEST ASIAN FOOD IN ESTES PARK! Dine-in or Take-out. It's delicious! China Garden Asian Grill is a traditional family owned Chinese restaurant located right in the heart of Estes Park Colorado. The owner, Li Lin, is a local Coloradoan who has been serving fresh and delicious food to the wonderful people of Colorado for over 30 years. Located near the Aerial Tramway, The Adventure Park and walking distance of downtown Estes Park, China Garden provides the best home made family style Chinese food in Estes Park! China Garden has quickly become a "local's favorite" in Estes Park. Whenever you walk into the restaurant, you will observe locals enjoying the fresh food and friendly service. It is impossible to have dinner without seeing numerous locals dropping in to pick up their "take-out" orders. In Estes Park, if you win the loyalty of the locals, you will be loved by all. China Garden has become the most recommended Asian restaurant in town. The portion sizes are generous and the prices are reasonable for the quality of the food. The tea is always hot and the owner is never out-of-sight.

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