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1011 King St, Utica, NY 13501-2301
315-798-8897
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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Visitor rating
  • 40
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Always a Treat!

This is a delightful stop with a lively bar and 2 nice dining rooms. We were a group of 12 and sat in the bigger room which had a crackling fire in a charming fireplace - perfect for the subzero evening we came out on. After a drink in the bar area, we were seated and opted to eat family... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 1, 2015
HRHmum
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New Hartford, New York
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New Hartford, New York
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

This is a delightful stop with a lively bar and 2 nice dining rooms. We were a group of 12 and sat in the bigger room which had a crackling fire in a charming fireplace - perfect for the subzero evening we came out on. After a drink in the bar area, we were seated and opted to eat family... More 

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Utica, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The Lotus Garden has a great bar intimate atmosphere and a terrific ginger pear martini. Friendly wait service I had the Lobster Roll appetizer and the special of the evening a lotus shrimp dish. Out door dining is quite and intimate. We should frequent this restaurant more often since we live in Utica

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Cleveland, Ohio
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We had a night in Utica New York and both people at the registration desk at the downtown Radisson recommended the Lotus Garden. It was an easy three block walk from the hotel and well worth it. I had a shrimp dish with veggies and rice that was cooked in a wonderful sauce. This was a Friday night and they... More 

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Whitesboro, NY, USA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The Lotus Garden never disappoints. From appetizers to entrees, fresh food is prepared and presented beautifully. The Lobster Roll appetizer was presented as the body of a steamed lobster. The claws were still intact and the meat delicious. Have the Lotus Shrimp for dinner...you won't be sorry! (not available for lunch, which breaks my heart...since I work across the street!).

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Stopped there after visiting the Munson Arts Institute. Very good food, waitress was very helpful in picking out food and very friendly. Food came quicly and was hot. Desserts were also very good. Will visit again.

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Utica, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

It has been a few years since we ate at The Lotus Garden which used to be one of our favorites, but closed, moved and reopened since then. We hoped for the best. Because I am a vegetarian who cannot eat onions, I often have difficulty ordering. Today was different. Our waitress knew exactly how each of the many vegetable... More 

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Palm Coast, Florida
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The Lotus Garden is tucked away on a side street (King off of Hopper St.) and is behind the Stanley Theater. Parking is adequate. The smallish restaurant is a mixture of themes as one would expect, Cambodian, Vietmamese etc. A sushi menu is also available. The diners were seated in the busy dining room, but conversation was easy as the... More 

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Bayside, Wisconsin
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222 reviews 222 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

My son and I stopped here on a driving trip. The restaurant was nice, a little dark, but there was soft music playing. We were impressed walking in. They also had nice chopsticks. The food, however, wasn't as good as we had hoped. We started with the Peking Ravioli ($6). The filling was good, but the ravioli was too doughy.... More 

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Utica, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

I enjoy going with my 3 children and husband. We like to order a soup sushi and a few entrees and have a family style meal. The waitstaff is so accommodating and this way we don't have a ton of leftovers! We have been here several times and always have a great experience.

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

One of my most favorite sushi places, but the entire menu is excellent. The staff always goes above and beyond, will make suggestions based on what you like to eat or dietary restrictions, will even suggest a special drink to go with your meal. The prices are very reasonable and the restaurant itself has a nice atmosphere. I frequent the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1011 King St, Utica, NY 13501-2301
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Utica
  • Phone Number: 315-798-8897

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?