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Golden Rice Bowl

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Highway 160 Navajo Nation Plaza Building #A-5, Kayenta, AZ 86033
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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Prices are reasonable but it's the taste we are not so sure about - like the vegetables were over cooked. I would rather eat at the McDonald's nearby had we known.

Thank allcurves
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Tasty Chinese food which is reasonably priced. The owner is a cabaret show - very amusing!!! The combo includes rice or noodles and two mains. A nice alternative to the typical fast food joints in town.

Thank Markgraydon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Not a fancy place but clean and the dishes were fresh...and our wonton soup was hot and tasty...the gentleman who served us was very nice...pleasant suprise

Thank Susan G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016

looking in context, the opposite of this would be finding Navajo food when you are on a trip to the Great Wall of China. looking at the clientele, this restaurant has its place in Navajo territory : locals grabbing lunch, shoppers grabbing lunch, tourists esp Asians grabbing a taste of Asian home style try the usual Asian specials : tofu,... More 

Thank VacationTiger
Farmington, New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Well that was a big lunch for us and the place is small but clean and the people were nice and they had restrooms and AC running and I was so glad because kayenta so hott during the summer and the price of the food was not to bad . So next time we here again to visit family I'll... More 

Thank Rbegay
Weatherford, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2016

We found this place after going to the grocery store next door and decided to try it. They have a buffet style selection but it was very reasonably priced and the food was good. We ordered from the menu and received a large bowl of won ton soup and an order of chicken fried rice. The portions were very large... More 

Thank Bruce A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2016

Choice of food was OK but no hot dishes available. Cheap with styrofoam and plastic cutlery. Very friendly staff!

Thank Vidvandrer
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2016

Food was okay, no MSG. Served on styrofoam plates and plastic cutlery. No air conditioning and it was very warm inside. Staff very friendly.

Thank Nancy C
Bridgeton, New Jersey
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2015

After a long day of driving, we opted for fast food tonite. Nearest sit down restaurant was 25 miles down the road and we were not up to it. GIANT mistake. We thought mistakenly there would be some veggies at the Chinese restaurant. And indeed there were; they just were not recognizable. This restaurant was part of a small rural... More 

Thank CyndyandByron
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2015

Get your Pepto-Bismol and easy access to the bathroom ahead of time. I can't be sure that is really chicken or beef in that "stir-fry". Let's just call it mystery meat.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Highway 160 Navajo Nation Plaza Building #A-5, Kayenta, AZ 86033
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Kayenta
  • Phone Number: 19286973570

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?