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Golden Star Restaurant

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) #171 of 647 Restaurants in Boise $$ - $$$ Chinese, Asian
1142 N Orchard St, Boise, ID 83706-2234
+1 208-336-0191
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
1142 N Orchard St, Boise, ID 83706-2234
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Reviewed February 29, 2016

This iconic restaurant has been a favorite with the Boise crowd for many decades, since its opening in the 1960s. This is the place where birthdays are celebrated, where families gather after church service and where memories are made.....you get the idea. The menu or...More

Thank NHB66
Reviewed February 16, 2016

I try to get here once a month. So good. Best Chinese in Boise for sure. Special fried rice is amazing. Good place for family style too.

Thank DanBoise1
Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

Brought a bunch of family members here for dinner. Everything we ordered was delicious and the portions you're very generous. Service was excellent too. I love this place in 40 years ago the first time I went and still love it!

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed July 25, 2015

We have been going here for years. It was my wife's grandfathers favorite restaurant. Older kind of dingy atmosphere, but good waiters and consistently good food. Very reasonable pricing. I don't think we have ever been disappointed in the food here

Thank Kurt W
Reviewed July 12, 2015

Traveling through on a Sunday and looking for a good Chinese restaurant- SCORE!!! Reasonable prices and the chicken sweet and sour was perfect as well as the ham fried rice... wish it was much closer to home... Loved it ! if ever back this way...More

Thank ashone
Reviewed January 26, 2015

This place has been around forever and always seems to draw a crowd. The food is nothing fancy but what most expect when they go out for Chinese food. They have all the traditional fare from Mu Gu Gai Pan to Sweet Sour Pork and...More

Thank MichH548
Reviewed July 12, 2014

My family went here after hearing decent reviews of Golden Star. It is the worst Chinese restaurant I've ever been in. Definitely the worst in Boise. Why? The food is very very bland. There is no "spicy" option. We aren't really all that picky, but...More

3  Thank Tiger_ L
Reviewed July 6, 2014

I have been going here off and on since 1977. It's not a PF Chang but the family has bee in business forever and that says a lot, not to mention it cost less. Food is ok, could be a little better but sure could...More

Thank IdahoFlyer
Reviewed June 19, 2014

Went for lunch after reading the positive reviews. Had sweet and sour pork and chow mien and my wife had the same except Mongolian chicken. Chicken was pasty and fatty, not crispy like it was intended, My pork was just okay, straight out of a...More

Thank Jim D
Reviewed April 22, 2014 via mobile

I take that back... It's the best Chinese food anywhere, and I've lived in 14 different states and 4 different countries. The egg flour soup is one of my favorites.... It's so yummy. I have started getting the halibut these past few months....It is so...More

1  Thank MinervaNichole
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1142 N Orchard St, Boise, ID 83706-2234
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Boise
  • Phone Number: +1 208-336-0191
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