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Mei Lee Garden

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381 Madison Ave, Skowhegan, ME 04976-4241
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Skowhegan, Maine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

The portions are very big but not really very good. Many dishes all taste the same. Crab rangoons have a very bad flavor and after taste. Rice was very dry. The teriyaki steak and chicken was very good though.

Thank JayDubbs
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

Dont know where to begin. Most of the help is American and not Chinese...kinda a red flag right there. The food poor...first time i left a Chinese restaurant still hungry The pork fried rice had a strange after taste, like burnt and dry. The other customers were loud and obnoxious. Belching and laughing ..l..Was like a prison mess hall atmosphere... More 

2 Thank Amg p
Salem, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

I have a particular fondness for Mei Lee Garden in Skowhegan. For years, I lived in Waterville, and occasionally on Sundays, I'd bring my elderly mother for a ride to Skow Town, and we'd always stop at Mei Lee. There used to be a "sister restaurant" to Mei Lee Garden in Waterville called "Mei Lam Lau," and the décor and... More 

Thank Rod L
Anson, Maine
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

Ate there and was not disappointed. Wonton soup was delish! Service was good too. Food was very hot you could tell it was fresh. Yummy. We will go back again.

Thank mom43913
Madison, Maine
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116 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We were seated with just a few minutes wait on a busy Sunday at about 1pm. We waited maybe 10 minutes before a waitress appeared announcing abruptly, "I don't know who's supposed to have you or if I am, but I'll grab your order." Our drinks arrived a few minutes later, our food 20 minutes after that. We didn't see... More 

1 Thank PrincessPalmTree
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125 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Unfortunately there was nothing really special about this Chinese restaurant average Chinese food with average prices. The staff was really nice.

Thank Heidi F
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43 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

Went for a late lunch the food is excellent, large portions and a great price. Our waitress was very attentive and more than on top of being sure all our needs were met. By far the best Chinese food we have had in this area. I would definitely recommend this establishment to others.

Thank Lisa K
Skowhegan, Maine
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

For some reason small town Skowhegan has 4-5 Chinese restaurants. This one is by far the best. It is clean and the staff is friendly. There is plenty of seating and large parties are welcomed. The atmosphere is private with dim lighting.

Thank Michelle C
Lake Suzy, FL
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This is my favorite Chinese restaurant, every visit has been enjoyable, more than filling (I always take some home), and the prices reasonable!

Thank Tricia1950322
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

After eating chinese food forty yrs this was the worst I have ever experienced. Got order at closing fri night and call sat morning had ice storm sat so could not return till sun morn .When I took it in all full containers ..pork rice..generals chicken..lo mein which had fettuccine noodles yellow rotten broccoli. ..rice was days old I think... More 

2 Thank Christine D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Chinese, Asian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 381 Madison Ave, Skowhegan, ME 04976-4241
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Skowhegan
  • Phone Number: 207-474-8307

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