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Red Lotus

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19 Madison Ave, West Yellowstone, MT
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35 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Lotus for dinner a couple time throughout our weeklong stay at Yellowstone. The food was overall good along with a hearty portion size. The service was just okay. We had to wait a few times for server to refill water. The prices seemed steep, but was expected for a high tourist area. One note of concern was... More 

Thank pammom3
Watsonville, California
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119 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I think there are only two Chinese restaurants in town. I walked around and found this one first. I ordered the combination plate A which includes egg roll, chicken subgum chow mein, sweet and sour pork, pork fried rice and supreme corn soup for sixteen dollars. the pork fried rice was rather bland but everything was good. The restaurant has... More 

Thank 427BeatleBob
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7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very disappointed in the food & service. Our server never checked up on us after we were served & I had to track her down to get the check. The table are very close together so we were able to observe that Asian people were treated in a much better manner that were we & it appeared that... More 

Thank Everette A
United States
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53 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Local American told me it's the best Chinese restaurant in town, but I think their food taste is just on average. The price is high compared to the local food served. However, since I visited it during high tourism season, I was aware of its expensiveness before I went. The food is oversalted, but their service attitude is ok. They... More 

Thank sophiegracewu
Holmen, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Once we found parking we found a very full restaurant, always a good sign. We ordered egg rolls that were okay. My moo goo gai pan was a large portion and very good. I found it odd that we had to order and pay for rice separately from our entree.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a really delicious meal at this restaurant. I've never seen my picky husband eat an entire meal anywhere. He loved his Mongolian Beef so much, he actually tipped the chef. I had the Crystal Shrimp which was cooked to perfection. The shrimp was wonderful and lots of veggies. I have eaten in alot of Chinese restaurants over the... More 

Thank cheryl f
Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 4 nights in West Yellowstone and ate 2 times at the Red Lotus because we liked it so much! The first night we ordered the Orange Chicken and the Schzechuan beef. The Schzechuan beef was a bit spicey for us, but still good. The Orange Chicken was so good we ordered it again the second night, along with... More 

Thank Laurie B
Vacaville, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After spending a long day in Yellowstone, we decided to have dinner here. The staff was friendly and we were seated quickly. The food smelled delicious! Our family of five ordered several dishes, chicken chow mein, mixed vegetables, sautéed buffalo, black bean shrimp and rice. Nothing tasted bad but nothing tasted great either. It seemed as if the chef was... More 

Thank MakimotoFamily
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great Chinese food restaurant in the tourist area. We got a table within 2 minutes. The table is clean and the waiter is very nice. He took our order within 5 minutes and food was served within 10 minutes. We loved the beef hot-pot dish - shui zhu beef.

Thank Laura Y
Denver, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Atmosphere was fine. Restaurant was very crowded with tourist bus customers. The food tasted alright , but very pricey. They rushed you to eat so they can seat others. Did not like that they added gratuity to bill. . Did not feel they deserved that much gratuity.There were other Asian restaurants in town and they had the highest prices.

Thank Rosie J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Chinese, Asian
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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?