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China Bistro

89 Lake Street, Laconia, NH
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Ranked #41 of 69 restaurants in Laconia
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Delivery, Late Night
Description: Previously known as the Oriental Garden, this restaurant is in the Winnepesaukee Lake region of New Hampshire and is has won awards as one of the best Chinese restaurants in the country. I recently had a great experience and would like to write a review. Thank you.
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Dining options: Delivery, Late Night
Description: Previously known as the Oriental Garden, this restaurant is in the Winnepesaukee Lake region of New Hampshire and is has won awards as one of the best Chinese restaurants in the country. I recently had a great experience and would like to write a review. Thank you.
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Springfield, Vermont
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

Came for dinner saw many mixed reviews on trip adviser so was leery but the restaurant was average decor was nice food was hot koi pond was kool

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Laconia, New Hampshire
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

This is my favorite Chinese Restaurant.They don't use any MSG!! The owners are very nice and so is the help.The food is always fresh and delicious.We have never gotten a meal we didn't like.The drinks are excellent also.They serve everything from apps.to sushi..My husband loves sushi,so he gets it here alot.The atmosphere is great! The Peking Duck is his favorite.They... More

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Laconia, New Hampshire
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Great Food and Great Service. I recommend this place to everyone. I like the fact that all of the dishes are prepared individually and are cooked to order, No Chinese Buffet in this Restaurant, it's all gourmet dishes. Plenty of parking and seating. Clean and modern. The Million dollar renovation completed a few years ago still shows like new.

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Laconia, New Hampshire
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Great fresh food (try the egg drop corn and noodle soup, never had anything like it) out of this world crab rangoon and spring rolls, friendly and prompt service, plenty of parking. The restaurant is clean and family friendly on the front side with a large bar (drinks are generous-try the MaiTai, I did mmmmm, it's a speciality), TV, music,... More

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Framingham, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

I lived in the Lakes region when I was younger and moved away after college. Me and a few buddies decided to come up and I noticed the name of restaurant changes from Oriental Gardens to China Bistro so my friends and I wanted to check it out. They really cleaned up in there. Nice decor and even the bathrooms... More

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Medford, MA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Now I know why there are never many cars in the parking lot. This is the worst place in the world for Chinese food. Buffet bar is not the least bit eye appealing. Food that should be hot is cold, food that should be cold is hot. Also ordered off the the menu and nothing was edible. Place is also... More

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ChinaBistroNH, Owner at China Bistro, responded to this review

We regret that you did not have a wonderful experience at a restaurant in Laconia, NH. We however have NEVER offered a BUFFET at China Bistro, we make all of our dishes fresh to order. As you may have had an unpleasant experience at a local buffet place we invite you to enjoy a meal with us at China Bistro... More

Laconia, New Hampshire
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

I have been coming to this place since the eighties. The same owner since 1984 - Imagine fresh made food - nothing from steam trays. I just love their Crab Rangoon and YoungChow fried rice. I suggest you try their General guo’s chicken and spring rolls. GOTTA HAVE THEM! A favorite of my Husband is the Walnut Shrimp, the Savory... More

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Worcester, Massachusetts
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

I was on a weekend trip with my husband and went to get chinese at China Bistro. First- there was only a couple of cars in the parking lot, which I didnt think much at first since it was only 4pm. Go side, and its all dark and dingy. Ours drinks took 25mins and the food looked great....three bites in,... More

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Belmont, New Hampshire
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

been there a few times and its been a bad scene its across from the big lake and margate resort lousy service bad food but we tried it a few times with us and family i am not the kind of perso who tries it once and bad mouths it but in this case YES i am 71 my wife... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

My fiancee and I love all Chinese food..after my appetizer I threw up...it was that bad!! The seafood was fresh a year ago, there's a reason no one was in the parking lot! DISGUSTED!!! DON'T GO!!!

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