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120 Mohawk Ave, Scotia, NY 12302-2248
+1 518-377-6637
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
From Kitchy to Fab

A third generation has turned a popular but dated Cantonese village restaurant into a hip Asian fusion bistro with a tasteful urban vibe and expanded menu. My partner ordered Szechuan chicken while I had hibachi salmon. Both were well prepared and tasty. There were many Thai and Japanese dishes... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 15, 2015
Melinda P
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Scotia, New York
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Scotia, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

A third generation has turned a popular but dated Cantonese village restaurant into a hip Asian fusion bistro with a tasteful urban vibe and expanded menu. My partner ordered Szechuan chicken while I had hibachi salmon. Both were well prepared and tasty. There were many Thai and Japanese dishes that smelled delicious passing by. Sadly no one was sitting at... More 

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Scotia, New York, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

The former Dragon Garden in Scotia has a new owner that totally gutted the old restaurant and has transformed the space into a new and vibrant establishment. We dined there recently with our son and daughter - in -law and had a delicious meal. We started off with Crab Rangoon, Thai Chicken Lettuce Cup and Shrimp Sushi. Now my wife... More 

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Glenville, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This restaurant has closed. There are plans for a new restaurant. This restaurant has closed. This restaurant has closed. This restaurant has closed.

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Scotia, New York
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49 reviews 49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We've been going to the Dragon Garden for 20 years. We loved their take-out on busy nights when I did not have time to cook. Their buffet was always fresh and good. Unfortunately Joe decided to close and now repairs are being done for a new resturant-I'm not sure if it will be as good or if it will be... More 

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Amsterdam, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This used to be the BEST chinese place around. Buffet was always fresh, new and priced well. The last time we went though the buffet was half empty and what was there was picked over and just typical buffet food. They usually have something new or interesting on it but not this time. We will give it another try but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This restaurant closed in mid-August because the owner sold it and retired. Waitress indicated that the new owner plans to reopen with a new Chinese menu in a couple of months. Not sure if it will have a new name.

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Scotia, New York
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76 reviews 76 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Without question, this is the best Chinese restaurant around. Joe Chan, with his wife and family, have provided outstanding meals for over 35 years in the Scotia area. They offer a very good lunch and evening buffet, as well as "from the menu" selections, with take out available. Combine this with a movie across Mohawk Ave at the Scotia Cinema... More 

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Hagaman, New York
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21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Order off the menu, it's not the same food on the buffet. The menu food is the best Chinese food in the area. The wonton soup is the best I have ever had.

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

Dragon Gardens is one of the few Chinese restaurants around that is still a real restaurant. They do have a buffet but you can also order off their extensive menu. Takeout is also available. The best quality Chinese food in our area by far.

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Scotia, NY
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55 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012

There are several buffets in this area and the food is generally good but some are so large it often feels as if you're eating in a warehouse. Dragon Gardens is a cozy restaurant offering a full menu as well as a nice buffet with just the right choices so as to not feel so overwhelmed as in some places.... More 

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Additional Information about Dragon Gardens

Address: 120 Mohawk Ave, Scotia, NY 12302-2248
Phone Number: +1 518-377-6637
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Scotia
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 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

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 120 Mohawk Ave, Scotia, NY 12302-2248
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Scotia
  • Phone Number: +1 518-377-6637
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 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

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