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Red Lantern

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248 Old Mammoth Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
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Great for a small ski town

The restaurant was jammed packed and there was more than hour wait. Of course it was christmas day. We sat at the bar and ordered way too much food, but it gave us a chance to taste many dishes. we were surprised about how good it was. Not because it was the best chinese food in the world but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Rancho Santa Fe, California
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ordered take out from the very limited menu and were a little disappointed by the lack of flavour (Sw/Sour Chicken). Eggplant & Bok Choy sides were much better and Egg Roll appetizers were good.

Thank jacbski
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have to say... as far a customer service, this place ranks at the bottom! I am a regular customer of the Sierra Nevada Resort, and don't get me wrong, we love the place and will continue to stay at the resort. But, after 3 attempts to either order take out or delivery to our room across the parking lot,... More 

Thank Jodie T
Rancho Santa Fe, California
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288 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant was jammed packed and there was more than hour wait. Of course it was christmas day. We sat at the bar and ordered way too much food, but it gave us a chance to taste many dishes. we were surprised about how good it was. Not because it was the best chinese food in the world but because... More 

Thank AlbertoMay
South Lake Tahoe, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

The food was delicious, delivery was convenient. They even allowed me to pick something not exactly on the menu. We had a small issue with some spring rolls being overdone, but they happily delivered replacements.

Thank Robert D
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

The ambiance was nice, the server was very efficient and the hot and spicy soup was pretty good. The one thing that I did not like that much was that we were sitting right next to the area where the food is prepared so it was pretty loud. There are rooms that are further away from the kitchen, so the... More 

Thank Cindy G
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

got reasonable sized portions and was of pretty good quality but just felt that, because restaurant was busy, that everything was hurried. Wouldnt put me off going back though as handy for Sierra Nevada Hotel

Thank Audrey T
Malibu, California
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408 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 295 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Cool decor and ambiance-- lotsa red lanterns. Mix of booths and tables. Quiet but not silent on a Sunday around 6pm. Locals and tourists. Relatively poor service (only check with us once) combined with average food. We had mongolian beef & kung pao chicken. Food was okay and arrived quickly. Not cheap, but not outa line either ($14 per entree)... More 

Thank SanMo
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

I wanted to try some Chinese food. I really liked the appetizers here. We had the lettuce wraps and wontons. The cocktails were kind of wierd with odd ingredients. Saki was served cold. Our main dishes were good. I had Kung Pau Chicken. Some of the others at the table were less impressed. One had eggplant.

Thank Christi D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Was recently on a trip in Mammoth with my sons and some friends. We were staying at the Sierra Nevada Resort and Spa. Anyway, we all decided to eat at the Red Lantern one night. This place was so cool, and not just because of the wooden bears wearing traditional Asian conical hats in front of the restaurant! The red... More 

Thank Caleab L
Moreno Valley, California
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Food was Great, Chinese food in the Mountain just perfect. Service was great the staff was friendly just over all a very good place to have dinner

Thank Troy B

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 248 Old Mammoth Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mammoth Lakes
  • Phone Number: 760-934-9431

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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