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Cathay Garden

238 W Cook St, Portage, WI 53901-2106
608-742-6453
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Ranked #20 of 42 restaurants in Portage
Cuisines: Chinese
Most recent review
- Jul 8, 2014
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English first
Madison, Wisconsin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

I have been eating take-out from here for 3 years and the majority of the time it was average to good. My last take-out was very disappointing. I am very sad about this, as Chinese food in this area is not plentiful. I did call the owner but had a very hard time communicating due to language barrier. I beg... More

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Portage, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Our family went here all the time. Then we started noticing that the place was getting darker and dirtier. The staff was lazy and would eat cereal in front of customers. we started to do take out and then we ended up getting sick from that even. Quit going all together.

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Portage, Wisconsin
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Food is always Great and they give you huge portions, just wished they would deliver. Have had Lunch and Supper as well as carry out and the Food is always the same.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

I always look for Chinese restaurants when travelling - so easy to return to the room and reheat later. This place popped up in my GPS -- and was I ever thrilled for dinner! Mongolean Beef and Spring roll to kill for. Not quite San Francisco style, but very tasty and a great value.

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Montello, Wisconsin
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

We always love Cathay Gardens. Food is great, large portions and very reasonable prices. The service is excellent...some of the fastest you will ever see. A lot of food for your money. Food is always fresh, hot and delicious. Friendly employees. Lunch specials are fantastic with large portions, come with an egg roll, choice of soup and fried rice for... More

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Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

One of our favorite Chinese places in the area worth the drive food is hot fresh and portions are huge

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Portage,WI
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

We also love Cathay Gardens, the food is great, large portions we usually go there for lunch specials, sometimes you can order items that are not on the lunch menu for lunch prices, very friendly staff. Nicely decorated.

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Portage, Wisconsin
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

Great food at reasonable prices. Their lunch specials are the best. Friendly service. My wife and I eat their frequently. Lunch for around 5 bucks a person comes with an egg roll and a cup of your choice of soup.

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Portage, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

I wasn't too pleased with the orange chicken taste and the food, when I got it, was always lukewarm. It was okay, but I don't choose to go there.

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Oxford, Wisconsin
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

Food here is good, and the portions are generous. Service is decent. Like others mentioned, its not much to look at, but I don't find that bothersome.

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