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Golden Lotus Vegetarian Restaurant

1301 Franklin St, Oakland, CA 94612-3207
+1 510-893-0383
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“eggplant” (4 reviews)
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Asian, Chinese, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1301 Franklin St, Oakland, CA 94612-3207
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

Loved all the choices and the clay pots were especially tantalizing. Good service. Sparse decor but quiet.

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Wow! One of the best vegetarian Vietnamese menus I have had. Good for vegetarians and non-veggies because it is just delicious. Highly recommend the eggplant claypot. Extensive menu - lots of different options - Pho, Grilled "meat", rice dishes, noodle dishes (crispy and flat noodles),...More

Thank elliw
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Just delicious. The spring rolls are amazing, and the mushu mushy rolls were great, and for the main broccoli soy beef and curry vegetables were fantastic. Service was quick and friendly and at lunchtime in the week, it wasn’t too busy. A great choice!

Thank Henry B
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

My cousin and I ate here on a Friday night. The food was amazing. I had the Thai Fried Rice. It was seasoned very well. My cousin is not vegetarian but he enjoyed the chicken and beef substitutes. I would definitely return there on my...More

Thank vivacious05
Reviewed 5 June 2017

The last time i ate here i did not like what i got, the layered Eggplant that someone in the reviews liked,, but this time , we got the crispy Tofu with Jalapeño i liked that, and the Carmelized "chicken" soy something , i liked...More

Thank Gene G
Reviewed 23 May 2017

In case you get confused by the “fish,” “chicken,” and “beef” on the menu, the servers helpfully wear T-shirts with the word VEGAN printed on the front in large letters. It probably saves them from having to answer a dozen questions per day along the...More

Thank JKay G
Reviewed 31 March 2017

My son took his mom and I to Golden Lotus in early December. I am not a vegan or vegetarian and found the food to be very good. We enjoyed the Wonton soup, and the Sweet Sour Chicken and Mongolian Beef dishes. Service was very...More

1  Thank Prescott2007
Reviewed 31 March 2017

How nice to find a vegan restaurant so close to our hotel! The sign outside says vegetarian, but the menu covers says it's vegan. We're hoping the menu is right. The place is small, the tables are packed in tightly in the first room, and...More

Thank russianwulfgar
Reviewed 6 February 2017

i read the yelp review that said to try the thousand layer Eggplant, and it was ok, but i think there are other things, i would like better. I like the place, and my GF was Vietnamese and i got so i did not like...More

Thank Gene G
Reviewed 19 October 2016

What a cozy small place right next to 12th street BART! Makes it ideal for those who want to grab lunch or dinner close to the station. Very friendly service. They accommodated me very quickly as I was solo. I opted for the imitation beef...More

Thank Heliana M
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 8:00 AM
10:00 AM - 8:00 AM
10:00 AM - 8:00 AM
10:00 AM - 8:00 AM
10:00 AM - 8:00 AM
10:00 AM - 8:00 AM
10:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1301 Franklin St, Oakland, CA 94612-3207
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-893-0383
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