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5737 Western Ave, Knoxville, TN 37921
(865) 588-5517
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Chinese I have had in Knoxville

Do not judge this place by its appearance! Picked this place due to reviews on tripadvisor, drove to it and almost did not go in due to the appearance from the outside. My husband made me go in and so glad that he did! Service is great and food is great and reasonably priced. Crab rangoons are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 31, 2015
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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57 reviews 57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Do not judge this place by its appearance! Picked this place due to reviews on tripadvisor, drove to it and almost did not go in due to the appearance from the outside. My husband made me go in and so glad that he did! Service is great and food is great and reasonably priced. Crab rangoons are fantastic, egg rolls... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I lived in Knoxville for about 5 years before discovering this place (all the while bemoaning the lack of a decent Chinese place). Now I get a chance to visit once every few weeks (it's about 20 minutes away). Most of the dishes are fantastic. The eggrolls are some of my favorites for appetizers, and the kung pao and curry... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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22 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Golden Garden is the best Chinese restaurant in Knoxville. Most of the other are the same Chinese-restaurant-in-a-box as every other Chinese restaurant in town. The menu is even the same print except with a different restaurant name. The food at Golden Garden is truly scratch made awesome stuff!

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Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Would like to start by saying we drive 20 minutes from west Knoxville for this place. Hands down the best Chinese in Knoxville. My personal favorite is the palace shrimp. It's family owned and operated with great service. They are closed on Sunday and Monday.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

After reading the fantastic reviews online, I made the 17 mile drive to experience this food for myself. I got to the restaurant on Saturday about 7:15 pm. It is small but neat, and was a little more than half full with diners. The polite woman took my take-out order and mentioned that there would be about a 20 minute... More 

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31 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Love this place. Staff is ever so nice and helpful. Have celebrated my birthday here too. The spice amount is just perfect every time. They are a great place for dine in or pick up. Glad to have them nearby.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

I have been eating at this restaurant for more years than I care to mention and it is my favorite. I now live in west Knoxville so do not get out to Western Avenue as much but made it out again tonight. We had crab rangoons, hot and sour soup, and egg rolls to start off and all was great.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

Thanks Rebekah! Its always great! Just walk in and say Orange Peel Chicken Extra Spicy and you will nor be disappointed unless you just don't like really good food and great service.

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Knoxville
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86 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

The Chinese restaurant we usually use closed down a couple of months ago, so we were without a good Asian inspired eatery. After searching Google and then TripAdvisor we found this small place just up the street from us. All I can say is WOW. The food was carryout and arrived home Hot and tasty. The servings were large for... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

I ate their recently. I am on a diet and wanted to spoil myself one night. So I tried golden garden after looking at reviews. After getting my food and taking it home to eat it, I was very disappointed I have had better frozen chinese food. The general tso's chicken had very small pieces of chicken and the sauce... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5737 Western Ave, Knoxville, TN 37921
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: (865) 588-5517

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

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