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19 Madison Ave, West Yellowstone, MT
406-646-7002
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Yorkshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We had a wander around West Yellowstone and at the end of the season, there was not a large choice. We like Chinese food and could see that there were several Chinese people eating at The Red Lotus, so thought that was a good sign. We each chose a combination dish with a soup for starter included. There were four... More 

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Thank Lindagreenacre
Big Timber, Montana
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Food wasn't bad, service was good. Very crowded most of the time. The food was kind of bland tasting, nothing special but the quantity was generous.

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Thank Jim558
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Nothing to recommend this place. I had a noodle soup with beef, it was not cooked well and was hard to eat. As a dining experience this is not a place to recommend either as it's hard to get service, especially when a bus load suddenly arrives, they seem to be understaffed. They assumed from the get-go that I did... More 

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Thank kenh743
Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The food is average - chicken with snow pea has good taste but beef with onion ginger is too salty. Shanghai green is overpriced - $18 per order. When we receive the bill, the cashier already includes 15% tip charge in the total!!!

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Thank jlinx
Usk, Washington
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

This is a restaurant that caters to the many Chinese tourists visiting Yellowstone. Most of the employees are non-english or very limited english speakers which makes communication difficult. The food was good, service slow, but the place was packed which probably accounted for the slowness of the service.

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Thank Sheila J
Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

we had take away, the food was simply awful, there is no other way to put it. in the end we throw most of the food away

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Thank Shiri B
DC
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

The Vegetable Fried Rice was good. But when we ordered Stir fried vegetables, they brought in with chicken and we are strict vegetarians. Strange thing is when they were greeting us, they knew perfect English and when we complained about the wrong dish, they didn't understand English at all. Bad customer service!

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Thank HarryOnWheels
Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We chose this restaurant based on other reviews. Can't understand why it got any good reviews. We ordered egg rolls (two orders), I got the orange chicken my husband got shrimp lo mein. Egg rolls came out within 1 minute and we were still eating them when the main courses came out. Food simply cannot be prepared that quickly. It... More 

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Thank csanacory
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

In trying something else in the west we came into this place. The waiter don't understand English, and even after showing the item on the menu got the order wrong. The food was really not tasty and was all flavored with one hot-sweet sauce. Quite pricy for such food. Recommended to skip, unless the other Chinese restaurant in even worse?

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Naperville, Illinois
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The food in this restaurant was above average, though as noted in other reviews, timing is everything here. There are busloads of Asian visitors who are brought here for lunch or dinner. Try to time your visit before their lunch arrival or before dinner. My wife and I each had one of the 10+ lunch specials (we had sweet and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Madison Ave, West Yellowstone, MT
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  West Yellowstone
  • Phone Number: 406-646-7002
Description
New Chinese restaurant in the old Bullwinkle's West location just opened October, 2011. Phone 406-646-7002

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?