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Gold Lion Chinese Restaurant

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2411 S State Route 291, Independence, MO 64057-1203
+1 816-478-8886
10:00 - 22:00
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Independence, Missouri
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

We have used Gold Lion for years. They are conveniently close, the staff is friendly, the food is ok, and they deliver. However, recently, service has taken a dive and I doubt we will be using them again. I placed an order through their online service. We have noticed that ordering online for delivery asap could mean a delivery in... More 

Thank Brenda N
Independence, Missouri
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376 reviews
301 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Had delivery from here yesterday. The food was good, portions large, and menu was enormous. Delivery could have been quicker but it was dinner time and they were busy.

Thank osanida
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Great Chinese. We order from here regularly. General's Chicken and hot and sour soup are our favorites.

Thank Terry9872
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63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

We often place delivery orders from gold lion. The up side is the portions are large for full orders and there are tons of great options on the "all day special" menu to get that come with white or fried rice, egg roll, crab rangoon, and a fortune cookie. I like egg drop soup but this location is just mediocre... More 

Thank Cherie W
Greeley, Colorado
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78 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015

The food was very good, generous portions, well priced and fast delivery - not to mention they took our order at the last minute before closing. Would eat here any time!

Thank James N
Henderson, Nevada
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117 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

After an eleven and a half hour drive, driving was the last thing I wanted to do to get food. My daughter and I ordered on line and 30 minutes later wonderful food at our hotel. My daughter had the crab Rangoons, best ones either of us had ever had. The filling was light and fluffy with excellent flavor. I... More 

1 Thank Carol Sue G
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2014 via mobile

It is apparent that the five star review was an insider. There is not great atmosphere. There is no atmosphere. Dry goods storage is in open sight in the dining room. There was food prep being conducted in booths. The decorations and tables likely came from the sale of a Chinese restaurant opened in the 70's. Do not expect a... More 

Thank Cavmnlwyr
Independence, Missouri
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56 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2013

This is our go to place for chinese the food is always good the order is always right and the delivery is fast .

Thank scott j
Saint Louis, Missouri
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2011

In the area on a business trip, I sought out the Gold Lion because of an earlier highly positive review I saw on Tripadvisor. Overall, I was disappointed. The staff were very nice and friendly. It seems like a family-run business; a cute little toddler was being given the well-supervised run of the rear part of the restaurant (he was... More 

Thank AlanMAF55
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2011

The only not perfect score is atomsphere, but the food is hands down best in the city. Huge portions, fast delivery/carryout, reasonable prices. I have always been happy with their food.

Thank lady_ott

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2411 S State Route 291, Independence, MO 64057-1203
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence
  • Phone Number: +1 816-478-8886

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?