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“Family run place” 3 of 5 stars
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Oriental Cafe
151 Boston Post Rd, Old Lyme, CT 06371-1348
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Cuisines: Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian
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“Family run place”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013 via mobile

Went there for sushi rolls and ribs. It is a small place with no one dining in there although there were a number of takeout orders. There was a bit of a funny smell which may have just been from whatever potpourri, incense or candles they have,

The chef cooked the Chinese food in the back and then came out to make the rolls. I was not sure they had sushi because there was no fish displayed and not sure I should order it. But the fish was good although the rolls had too much rice.

I would go back if I were in the mood for sushi.

The ribs were very good.

Thank Tdiso
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Windsor, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Consistently great”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

This is a small, family run place which puts out consistently great food. It does a brisk carry-out business but it is also pleasant to eat in their dining room. When you order in the dining room, you can enjoy the beautiful garnishes which decorate the plates of food. The food is always hot, fresh, and tasty. If you like your food crispy, it is best to eat it in the dining room where it will be served hot and crispy. While the food will still be hot by the time you get home, it may not be really crispy.
In short, this is one little restaurant worth finding.

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“An Oasis”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2005

The Oriental Cafe is a classy restaurant on a quiet stretch of Route 1 in beautiful Old Lyme. Their food always has fresh ingredients and the menu offers Chinese, Japanese and Thai. They do it all well, and the staff is very helpful and cheerful. A must-stop on the shoreline.

4 Thank MrCottage
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