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Lotus Garden

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Sushi, Asian, Thai, Cambodian
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1011 King St, Utica, NY 13501-3513
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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All hours
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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Utica, New York
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 

Thank Brian F
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank KT F
Barneveld, New York
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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!

Thank Susan S
Syracuse, New York
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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.

Thank Foodie418
Hamilton, New York
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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.

Thank Ken W
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars 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 stars 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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
Dayton, Ohio
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51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

Breaking away from chain restaurants on the road and finding something interesting and local has become the primary pastime in my department, Lotus Garden fit the bill perfectly. My teammate and I actually went in on a whim; the cozy atmosphere (good ambience) and dinner specials made it a good choice!

Thank Justin A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Sushi, Asian, Thai, Cambodian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
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?