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Red Lotus

19 Madison Ave, West Yellowstone, MT
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Cuisines: Chinese
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Description: New Chinese restaurant in the old Bullwinkle's West location just opened October, 2011. Phone 406-646-7002
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

A lot of places are closed for the season mid October, so we just walked the little town and decided to eat based on the nice look of the restaurant and the fact that quite a lot of Chinese tourists were eating there. Well, the food was not good, it was bland and they give you a tiny amount of... More

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New York City, New York
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207 reviews 207 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
253 helpful votes 253 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We walk in, and there are a couple of tables of Chinese tourists, always a good sign. They have a Chinese menu which is basically a menu of specialties, with basic dishes that Chinese (Cantonese) typically order in a restaurant. There's no English translation on the Chinese menu though. We ordered something from the Chinese menu, and it was surprisingly... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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82 reviews 82 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

we are aware that chinese food in western countries is often adapted to local tastes but this was bloody. Land - excuse my French! Ok it was a Sunday night in a tourist town but that is no excuse for tasteless overpriced food. I had the hot pot of various stuff, the veges were the highlight. The food was almost... More

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Keller, Texas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I had the best orange chicken since being in China Town in LA. There are a lot of Asian tour groups for Yellowstone. When we first came through town there was a huge line. I'm guessing the owners caters a lot so food has to be up to snuff. We stopped in for lunch/dinner. Very glad we did.

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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We went to red lotus this summer during the Yellowstone vacation. The food is average. The price is very high. They serve a lot of travel group people from tour bus. For the individual guest they treat badly. We wait almost 30 mins to get our first dishes to come. You can find better food place in the town!

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Tokyo, Japan
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95 reviews 95 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This wasn't what we expected for Chinese food. Poor ingredients. Poor sauce. Poor cooking (overfried). Terrible service - our server spilled rice as she was removing plates from the table, and didn't care to clean the table up afterward, while we kept on spending time to read fortune cookie messages and to have another cups of hot tea. Do not... More

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New York City, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Food was "meh" and prices were high - more than I've spent in big cities for the same. Skip this spot- there are far better options in West Yellowstone!

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Albany, NY
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Usually when you walk into a Chinese restaurant you are served crispy noodles with sweet & sour sauce, hot mustard and a pot of tea. None of this happened. They had no beer or wine either. We both got a combination plate and ordered a pot of tea. While the food was just average, it was quite pricey.

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Upstate, South Carolina
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Food was excellent, although a little pricey. Our family of 3 chose two combination plates and it was plenty for all of us. Very boisterous tour-bus crowd. Recommend take-out rather than eat-in.

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Virgin, Utah
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Just finished lunch at the Red Lotus. Great service and excellent food. This is the place to go for authentic and American style Chinese food. A little pricey, but that is to be expected in West Yellowstone.

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Additional Information about Red Lotus

Address: 19 Madison Ave, West Yellowstone, MT
Phone Number: 406-646-7002
Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  West Yellowstone
Cuisine: Chinese

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