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“Great Chinese”
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Lido Gardens
Ranked #30 of 51 Restaurants in Port Elgin
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Reviewed 6 October 2015

By far my favourite Chinese food restaurant. We know the owners very well and they are great people and the food is great.

1  Thank Meratings
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Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

Completely shocked and appalled by the take out order 12 September - on our elopement wedding night to boot. Everything was burnt and dried to a crisp. Every indication that it had it had been under a heat lamp for hours - probably pulled off a buffet and tossed in the bag without the slightest concern for quality. Shameful. Absolutely shameful.

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Reviewed 5 September 2015

I'm 27 years old and I've lived in town my entire life. The Lido Gardens has been here since before I can remember, and has stood the test of time while other restaurants in the area change owners and close down every year. Tom is a spectacular chef, and his attitude towards cooking is exemplary. Most people who work in kitchens quit after their first year, but he has been doing it longer then I've been alive.From their service to their clean and comfortable atmosphere the care the owners have for their business is well met. Most people order takeout from here, so don't be put off by the sometimes empty restaurant. The menu is great, and has stood the test of time yet adds seasonal changes and now has a special order thai alternative. The only reason I don't give it full stars is because their deep fried menu items (chicken balls / lemon chicken) and their red sauce are ordered in, and are reheated. This is typical, but I still wish it was practical in a town like this to make these things in-house. The wings have a homemade batter on them that is awesome though, plus everything else is made to order and is phenomenal.

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1  Thank Philosopheliac
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Reviewed 29 August 2015

One of the last places to get Chinese food in town. We hadn't been here for awhile so decided to give it a try. Very friendly waitress. Food was better than expected and had a nice meal.

1  Thank EddieB52
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Reviewed 21 May 2015 via mobile

Seriously, the best portion, price & taste! Get the pad Thai with chicken & bean sprouts and you will not be disappointed!

1  Thank Melissa F
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