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Golden Gate Restaurant

1427 E Racine Ave, Ste D, Waukesha, WI 53186
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Ranked #26 of 147 Restaurants in Waukesha
Price range: $5 - $12
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Chinese
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations
Description: Winner of the "Top 10 Chinese Restaurants in America" 2010 Award, Channel 12's Alist "Best Chinese Restaurant in Milwaukee Area" 2007-2010 Award. Family owned since 1980. Chinese & America Cuisines, Noon Lunch Buffet, Carry-outs, Full Bar and a gift shop.
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English first
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We visited here on New Years Eve. The food was good. The restaurant was clean. I thought the portions were smaller than other Chinese restaurants, however the prices were lower. I would eat here again. The service was a little slow, but they were busy. The waitress stopped by often to check on us.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I have to start this with....I don't give bad reviews often and I don't do so lightly. My wife and I had to try this place twice because I felt it would be unfair to rate it badly on one visit. Visit 1 - We ordered Kung Pao chicken to share and and egg roll. Egg roll was average (a... More 

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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120 reviews 120 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We went the night that they were giving the veterans a free meal. IT was a lot better than expected for being a buffet. The steaks were all grilled to your specifications and were very good. Salads deserts all were good. It was a cold windy night and we went out a half hour early and they were already seating... More 

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New Berlin, Wisconsin, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

the food is good but not great, average food fair, but the service is very good and the food came quick and hot. it is an average place with better than average food

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Sioux Falls, SD
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41 reviews 41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We went there for lunch and had the buffet. The chicken fried rice was bland. The sweet and sour chicken was good but came with no sauce and the sauce on the table was watery. The crab Rangoon was good. The soy sauce was disgusting. Ours tasted like vinegar. The sugar cookies were okay. Not going back.

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Milwaukee, Wi
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164 reviews 164 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We recently were in the mood to try a different Chinese restaurant than we normally frequent. I checked TripAdvisor and the local paper and both agreed that the short trip to Waukesha might be worth it. I have to agree. This is definitely one of the best Chinese restaurants in the Greater Milwaukee area. We were warmly greeted with a... More 

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Brookfield, Wisconsin
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181 reviews 181 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Found in an unassuming strip mall location, this Chinese restaurant produces big time food. At a recent visit we ordered the "Dinner for Four" which included soup, appetizers, and four entrees with a big platter of fried rice for $53. The food was excellent from egg drop soup to wontons, ragoons, huge egg rolls to the various entrees which included... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Everywhere I live I'm in search if good Chinese and I move a lot! This place is the best I've ever found. We order or dine in at least twice a month. We've even brought out of state guests here and they are all jealous we have this place so close. The food is beyond amazing, service is always friendly.... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

1 to 5 rating Atmosphere: 2 Service: 2 Food: 2 Food options: 2 Clean: 1 Unfortunately, this place has taken a turn for the worse. Not sure if it is new management or new cooks, but not a memorable experience. Food over cooked and the same quality as grocery store freezer section Chinese. Service was a total joke, had to... More 

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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63 reviews 63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This is our favorite in the Milwaukee Metro area. No, in all of Wisconsin. The food never disappoints! We order carry out often, for ourselves and when we have family visiting, as they are close to our home. THey are prompt and priced right. Probably only dine in 1 a year for lunch or dinner.

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Additional Information about Golden Gate Restaurant

Address: 1427 E Racine Ave, Ste D, Waukesha, WI 53186
Phone Number: 262-547-2171
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Waukesha
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 12
Cuisine: American, Chinese

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