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Onion Restaurant and Tea House

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4211 Charlestown Rd, New Albany, IN 47150
+1 812-981-0188
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11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Louisville, Kentucky
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120 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been coming here for over a decade. Never a bad experience, food is always great and service is always friendly. They have great hot tea and a true bubble tea. An extensive menu, even an American menu so everyone can find something. The restaurant is a converted house so it's easy to drive past it and not notice... More 

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Louisville
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187 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I happened in here for lunch yesterday. It was a little busy and the waitress was over worked but with patience we got an excellent lunch. I had two delectable egg rolls with homemade sweet and sour sauce. I'm getting hungry thinking about them. I had sizzling chicken soup and it was wrought with deliciousness. I enjoyed... More 

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Charlestown, Indiana
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

New ownership even after months is just awful at customer service, some of the food is the same, but that cant tell you what is, that's if you can even get their attention.

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Thank Michael S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

Great food. Very reasonably priced exceptional wait staff and an awesome variety of teas (hot and cold) Bubble tea was fun and delicious! Had a wonderful time. Even our 8 year old grandaughterwho was staying with us had to call her mom to ask if they could go back sometime for dinner there.

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Thank loriaplin
Louisville, Kentucky
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52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

My family likes to do carry out here. The place is a little hard to get to but the staff is always nice and the food is good basic Chinese. Not the cheapest around but the best spot in our area.

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Thank 431ericd
Indiana
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

We are long time fans of the Onion but discovered that the restaurant changed hands. Food quality and service has suffered greatly.

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Thank KnobKnee
Louisville, Kentucky
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120 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

Been coming here for years, restaurant is family run and it shows in the quality of the food and the friendliness of the staff. Over the years I have sampled most of the menu and never been disappointed. If you like bubble tea, they do it right at the Onion.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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141 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

The Onion is hidden away in what looks like a little house on a side street...and kind of hard to get to. Well worth the effort however as the food is excellent! Lunch menu is very reasonable and the portions are more than enough to fill you. Service is friendly and usually very good. My kids love that they have... More 

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Thank Jerry N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

A consistent favorite of ours, The Onion serves Bento boxes, bubble tea and other traditional fare. My favorite is the lunch special of Kung Pao Chicken. Lunch comes with egg roll, soup and fried rice ($0.50 extra). Fast friendly service and never a wait. Worth trying if you've never been. An established regular in our restaurants to visit.

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Windsor, ON
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Very good attentive service. Vegetable soup was good although I wasn't a fan of the broth. Ordered shrimp rolls which were a little greasy and didn't contain a lot of shrimp. Lastly ordered the shrimp with broccoli which was very good. Next time I would skip the soup and rolls and just jump to the main dish.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4211 Charlestown Rd, New Albany, IN 47150
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  New Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 812-981-0188

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