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Tiger Lily Chinese Cuisine

1228 W Elizabeth St, Fort Collins, CO 80521-4583
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Ranked #211 of 482 Restaurants in Fort Collins
Sun 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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Fort Collins
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42 reviews 42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Affordable, yet they use the BETTER higher cost ingredients to assure better flavor and health, such as only breast of chicken, local untreated vegetables, low-sodium soy, canola oil, NO MSG or artificial food coloring, fresh spices that can easily be customized for your tastes. Uses a golden light batter for deep frying, made from 40% natural whole wheat, oat flour,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

We've been eating both eat in and take out from Tiger Lilly since they opened and it's always fresh, hot and very tasty. It's not the cheapest Chinese in Fort Collins but the prices are very fair for the quality of ingredients and portion sizes. I grew up on home cooked Chinese, have visited China and ate Chinese takeout at... More 

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Windsor, Colorado
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

Stumbled across this restaurant on a walk down Elizabeth St. and am glad I did. The unassuming/underwhelming exterior and interior belie the exceptionally delicious food that I had inside. I ordered the Sesame chicken and Mongolian combo with multi-grain rice. The sesame chicken was amazing- the crunchy texture, moist white-meat chicken, and tasty sauce made this one of the best... More 

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Longmont, Colorado
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54 reviews 54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

The food here is NOT GOOD. The food has heavy, thick brown gravy with bland flavor. There were no crispy vegetables, color or healthy qualities to the dishes. The egg rolls were bland, limp, cold and expensive. The service was very slow and then the food came to the table cold. The white rice was poorly prepared, sticky, undercooked and... More 

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Fort Collins
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

My husband and I accidently came across this place while driving through the area, and had actually heard of TigerLily from a few friends of ours and thought, why not try it. It's a little place hidden amongst a few other shops in a strip mall so it's very easy to miss. The atmosphere felt nice and cozy, when we... More 

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fort collins
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

I get that an old, "established" chinese restaurant in a strip mall will not be beautiful. However, this place is a filthy mess. The food is mediocre at best, full of cornstarch. The waiter was pleasant and attentive. The bathroom might have been cleaned sometime during the last decade....not sure. We were hoping for a new spot. We will not... More 

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Casper Wyoming
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

Small, family operation, BIG shrimp in the Sweet/Sour, BIG pieces of chicken in the Orange Chicken, Fresh, homemade sauces, delicious "Spring Rolls", everything with very light, very crispy breadilng

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67 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2012

My husband had the Kung Pao Triple Delight, and I had the chicken curry with coconut milk. As I don't do spicy, I requested mild. The service was prompt and attentive without being overly so. When we were served our order, there was very little talking as we were enjoying our lunch so much. In fact, we both almost licked... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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52 reviews 52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

A bit hard to find tucked into the corner of a strip mall west of the CSU campus, but worth the search. Many of my friends and I have traveled in Asia and pretty much agree that the flavors are more like the authentic flavors found there than most of the Asian restaurants in Fort Collins (South China is another... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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29 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2011

I'm pretty picky when it comes to Chinese food - it seems like a lot of places try to veil poor quality food with a lot of sauce, but this was definitely not the case with Tiger Lily's food. I had the sesame chicken and it was big chunks of meat that you could actually tell was chicken! The sauce... More 

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Additional Information about Tiger Lily Chinese Cuisine

Address: 1228 W Elizabeth St, Fort Collins, CO 80521-4583
Phone Number: 970-221-9900
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Fort Collins
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 8:00 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 - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Chinese

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