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Red Lotus

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19 Madison Ave, West Yellowstone, MT
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing to recommend this place. I had a noodle soup with beef, it was not cooked well and was hard to eat. As a dining experience this is not a place to recommend either as it's hard to get service, especially when a bus load suddenly arrives, they seem to be understaffed. They assumed from the get-go that I did... More 

Thank kenh743
Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is average - chicken with snow pea has good taste but beef with onion ginger is too salty. Shanghai green is overpriced - $18 per order. When we receive the bill, the cashier already includes 15% tip charge in the total!!!

Thank jlinx
Usk, Washington
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a restaurant that caters to the many Chinese tourists visiting Yellowstone. Most of the employees are non-english or very limited english speakers which makes communication difficult. The food was good, service slow, but the place was packed which probably accounted for the slowness of the service.

Thank Sheila J
Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we had take away, the food was simply awful, there is no other way to put it. in the end we throw most of the food away

Thank Shiri B
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Vegetable Fried Rice was good. But when we ordered Stir fried vegetables, they brought in with chicken and we are strict vegetarians. Strange thing is when they were greeting us, they knew perfect English and when we complained about the wrong dish, they didn't understand English at all. Bad customer service!

Thank HarryOnWheels
Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

We chose this restaurant based on other reviews. Can't understand why it got any good reviews. We ordered egg rolls (two orders), I got the orange chicken my husband got shrimp lo mein. Egg rolls came out within 1 minute and we were still eating them when the main courses came out. Food simply cannot be prepared that quickly. It... More 

Thank csanacory
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

In trying something else in the west we came into this place. The waiter don't understand English, and even after showing the item on the menu got the order wrong. The food was really not tasty and was all flavored with one hot-sweet sauce. Quite pricy for such food. Recommended to skip, unless the other Chinese restaurant in even worse?

Thank gadi_rei
Naperville, Illinois
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

The food in this restaurant was above average, though as noted in other reviews, timing is everything here. There are busloads of Asian visitors who are brought here for lunch or dinner. Try to time your visit before their lunch arrival or before dinner. My wife and I each had one of the 10+ lunch specials (we had sweet and... More 

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Benton, Arkansas
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138 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

My husband got combo meal "D" - fried shrimp, pork fried rice and Szechuan beef (large pieces of steak). I got combo "C" - fried shrimp, pork fried rice and moo goo gai peen. Both served with fresh spring roll and hot & sour soup. Our service was excellent and timely. The manager was present and thanked us for dining... More 

Thank MrsSparky
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

We were somewhat cautious based on other reviews, but we had a great dinner (as good as Chinatown in NYC). Service was great and price was reasonable. No dumplings, unfortunately.

Thank David W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Madison Ave, West Yellowstone, MT
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  West Yellowstone
  • Phone Number: 406-646-7002
New Chinese restaurant in the old Bullwinkle's West location just opened October, 2011. Phone 406-646-7002

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