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Lotus Garden

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1011 King St, Utica, NY 13501-3513
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Upstate New York
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to the Lotus garden several times and it's always great! Most of the time I've had the shrimp special. Hot and tangy and I don't want it to end. Reasonably priced too!

1 Thank herovb
Utica, New York
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

As usual, we came to the Lotus Garden for a delightful meal. We started with the calamari and nime chow appetizers. For my entrée I decided on the cha katna, which consists of steamed whole Chinese broccoli, sautéed mushrooms, your choice of meat (I went with beef) in an oyster/brown sauce. Very similar to , yet different from, the Chinese... More 

2 Thank Brian F
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Nice dining area, fresh veggies and priced right. Friendly waitress and prompt service. Looking forward to our next trip to Utica to have dinner

1 Thank KT F
Barneveld, New York
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

I last had dinner here with a friend who is originally from Burma. She loves Thai food and the menu at the Lotus Garden is the real deal. Any dish can be tailored to your spice tolerance - mild to hot and tangy!

1 Thank Susan S
Syracuse, New York
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Best sushi and noodles around. You also get a lot of food for your money. I am obsessed with their Nime chow spring roll appetizer. It comes with the best sauce.

1 Thank Foodie418
Hamilton, New York
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

This is a simple, pleasant, and very reasonably priced restaurant. Great for lunch during a work day. Portions are not huge, but certainly satisfying.

1 Thank Ken W
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Don't get me wrong, the food always tastes fresh and for the most part flavorful, but since the menu has been cut way down, the allure just isn't there for me. High prices, small portions, but overall pretty tasty. Wouldn't go for sushi however, there's very few options and it's mediocre at best.

Thank Jessica C
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

So many amazing choices, it took us forever to decide. In the end, we split a sushi roll (9 huge pieces) as an app, and were not disappointed. Both entrees were excellent as well. We will be back for sure!

Thank Jennifer W
Utica, New York
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2016

Someone from Utica mentioned this a MUST TRY place - well I'm glad I did! The food here is simply amazing. Try the bee-bong, and make sure to get the spring rolls. They use the freshest ingredients and really put their heart and soul into the product.

Thank Bill B
New Hartford, New York
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235 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Very conveniently located in downtown Utica and a great place to eat before a show at the Stanley Theatre. Great variety in the menu and good friendly service.

Thank Ann K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Sushi, Asian, Thai, Cambodian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1011 King St, Utica, NY 13501-3513
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Utica
  • Phone Number: 315-798-8897

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