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Cheerful Garden

290 Lake St, Bristol, NH 03222-3575
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Ranked #16 of 21 Restaurants in Bristol
Cuisines: Chinese
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English first
New Haven, Connecticut
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This place has been a staple for us for 20 years. We do take out 5 to 10 times a year, and every New Year. We live in New Haven, CT and are fortunate to have a Zagat's rated chinese restaurant in our town - and this is often superior and always as good or better. The fact it's in... More 

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Danbury, New Hampshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

My husband and I stopped for lunch on a whim while in town. The portions and price were very good....great tea....but I was not impressed with the taste of the food. Our waitress was not very friendly....far from cheerful. While there we were subjected to a loud battle between the waitress and the cook....complete with slamming doors. Did they think... More 

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Perkinsville, Vermont, United States
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

My wife felt like some Chinese food for our first R n R back in the US after a two month trip to Indonesia. At first, my wife was just going to order take-out. A friendly cashier took the order and turned it in. After a very brief discussion with me, we decided that we would eat at the restaurant... More 

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Warwick, Rhode Island
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

My family and I take-out at Cheerful Garden once during the one week of the year we are in Bristol. We go every year. Althought it is the only Chinese restaurant new Newfound Lake, it would still be the only one we would go to. Their prices are very good and the food is just delicious. We have never had... More 

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Berlin, Connecticut
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

I thought the food was very good and its a small place in NH. I have had a lot of Chinese food and the food Herr is not bad for the price

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Bristol, New Hampshire
Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

Wide variety on the menu but the food is not spicy so many of the dishes taste like other dishes. This restaurant is probably the lowest cost of any in the area. Great take out service. The atmosphere is worn. The portions are good.

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

Very Friendly staff excellent food and cocktails too. My being in food service usually critique very honestly,this restraurant is hands down my favorite place to dine weather it be with the family or an adults night Be sure to try the mai tai's

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Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2012

Coming from New York, this Chinese restaurant blows away the ones we have here. Hard to beleive you would find excellent chinese at a small, out of the way town in New hampshire. Their mixed drinks are killer, no skimping on the alcohol. The service is fast and efficient. Food is awesome with generous portions.

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Address: 290 Lake St, Bristol, NH 03222-3575
Phone Number: 603-744-5180
Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Bristol
Cuisine: Chinese

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