We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Write a Review

21 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Fresno, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Entering this restaurant takes me back to the Cantonese restaurants of my Midwestern childhood. But not as tasty, The food is bland, greasy, and overcooked. The restaurant feels worn out and grubby, Fresnans love this restaurant. I cannot figure out why, except that is is very low-priced.

Was this review helpful? Yes
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013 via mobile

New to Fresno area and know why friends have enjoyed dining here for many years. Definitely a favorite restaurant in the central valley.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Fresno, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

I took my family on a Saturday night for dinner. When we got there, it was jam packed (an indication that it has good food). We had to wait a bit to be seated (Duh, there are a lot of people), but it was worth it because the food was great. It was our first time, so we asked the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Fresno, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

I'll tell you why The Golden Chinese is so popular. Simply put, it has the freshest, best tasting Chinese food in town. Not fancy, mind you, just honest-to-goodness, delicious, Chinese cuisine. The vegetables are crisp, brightly colored, and make for a beautiful presentation. I have been eating here for literally a couple of decades and have NEVER ONCE had a... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Fresno, CA
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

Yes, yes, it's a Fresno Tower District favorite, but that doesn't mean that it's good. I have expectations of any restaurant, regardless of cost, type of food, or location, that I'll be served food which appears appetizing, smells and tastes good, is served in a respectful manner at a price commensurate to the appropriate standards. Of course not everyone shares... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013 via mobile

Had dinner just now with family. Really busy with 3 waitresses for dinner rush, how can any manager/ owner allow that, anyhow the waitress was in a hurry after making us wait literally 25 min and had the gall to roll her eyes. Food was burnt and bland and greasy. It all tasted the same. We had the #2 family... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Fresno, CA
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

The food is always good, especially the chow mein. Sometimes the service is a bit slow if they are busy, but it is still friendly service. I would recommend. matter of fact, I got to this review page while looking up their phone number so I can order some soup for a sick friend!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Fresno, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2011

We frequent Golden Restaurant at least twice a week and order our favorites family style: sizzling rice soup, almond chicken chow mein and green beans with chicken over pan fried noodles. In our book, this is the best Chinese food in town!

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
fresno, ca
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2011

We've eaten here many times, and realized I had never written a review. Their food is very good, not exotic Chinese style, but Chinese-American with several great dishes that are unique. The Golden chicken is rich and wonderfully esasoned. They probably have the best BBQ pork I've ever encountered. In season we special order Asperagras Beef in black bean sauce,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Fresno, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2010

I grew up in Toronto (which has a huge Chinese population) and also spent several years in the Bay Area, so I have had a lot of Chinese Food in my lifetime. With that said, Golden has WITHOUT A DOUBT the best Chow Mein I have ever had. I can't comment on the service...I live 3 blocks away and order... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Been to Golden Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Golden Restaurant

Address: 1135 N Fulton St, Fresno, CA 93728-3415
Phone Number: (559) 264-2019
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Fresno
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Chinese

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Golden Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?