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Vietnamese Lantern Restaurant

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629 7th Ave, Ste 8, Two Harbors, MN 55616-1400
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Dining options: Dinner, Takeout

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Fabulous Fried Rice w/lot's of meat

We get take out here every few weeks. Love the Crab Rangoon's they just need a little more stuffin'. We have tried many items there.and thet were all pretty good!

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2015
Jo H
Two Harbors, Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Friendly staff, bad food! Food was just not good. It didn't have a good taste. Not enough spice. This place could improve.

Thank Jiya S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

It's been a very long time since I've had lo mien that tasted good and was done properly and you will find it here (it even had those super flat mushrooms in it - crimini?). I had lunch at the buffet and found a mix of Vietnamese and Chinese food. But, the flavors were there (it wasn't dumbed down as... More 

Thank brenda d
Duluth, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Stopped this evening. My wife and I had two bowls of Pho soup. We had fried spring rolls and an order of General Tso's chicken. The restaurant itself is definitely a mom and pop atmosphere. The Pho soup was absolutely wonderful. The General Tso's chicken was as good or better than the Beijing General Tso's chicken in Duluth. We prefer... More 

Thank tarball64
Two Harbors, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We get take out here every few weeks. Love the Crab Rangoon's they just need a little more stuffin'. We have tried many items there.and thet were all pretty good!

Thank Jo H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I love this place. The new owner has made its menu more variety and the the food is a lot better too.

Thank tantdo
Zhuhai, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

Well to be honest, the food wasn't that bad, it was Chinese, westernized! Not the real Vietnamese food, in its real form. Service started off good, fast and efficient, cooking time was not long, as we had starters so it seemed as we finished, the food arrived. Large portions, plenty of rice. When the main waitress left and the boss... More 

1 Thank Paul C
Grand Marais, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I have read some of the reviews, and agree with some and disagree with others. Here's the scoop: This is an average Chinese buffet place. The food is not overly sophisticated or breath-taking. The atmosphere is kind of retro-70's mixed with Vietnamese flavor. When I go, I hit the buffet and enjoy what i know I will get: Typical Chinese... More 

Thank CoachD9
Sauk Centre, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

It is a shame the Vietnamese have to serve Chinese food to bring in the unsophisticated Americans. I did not eat the Chinese food, but their Bun Cha Gio (rice noodles with eggroll) was among the best I have had and very reasonably priced.

3 Thank crisro
Medford, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

we love this place!! I get carry-out about 2x a month, and we think it is pretty much the best Chinese we've ever had. fragrant beef and fragrant chicken, tsa-sa chicken and tsa-sa beef are spicey and are my favorite. my boyfriend loves the chicken chow-mein and lo-mein. what's really great is that you get either a Chinese or Vietnamese... More 

Thank mary s
Beaumont, TX
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

The only reason I gave this place 4 stars and not 5 is because I only tried one of the menu items there. I liked the shrimp lo mein so much that I got an order to-go to eat later. The prices were extremely reasonable, and the waitress was really nice.

1 Thank Gretchen J

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  • Address: 629 7th Ave, Ste 8, Two Harbors, MN 55616-1400
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Two Harbors
  • Phone Number: 218-834-4373

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian, American, Vietnamese

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