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“No windows, no music... Awkward”

Golden Fountain Restaurant
Ranked #17 of 25 Restaurants in Athabasca
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Reviewed June 28, 2012

First off all, when you enter the restaurant you realize that the building has no windows and it feels like you're entering a stripper bar. This, along with the cheap decorations of fake plants and no music playing, makes for a very uncomfortable eating atmosphere. Next, the menu was very odd in that for a Chinese food restaurant, it did not contain many Chinese food items. This was disappointing because I was excited for Chinese and had wanted some that was from a reliable restaurant. The menu is limited and too expensive for the quality of the food. The ginger beef was quite unpalatable in that it had a cheap and overly hard breaded layer which was covered in a sauce that had a bit too much of a vinegar tart taste. The combo items were served with the sauce packets for the spring rolls just thrown on the plates.
Overall I would suggest avoiding this restaurant.

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Thank Kendrapp
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Reviewed June 7, 2012

Avoid the buffet. The menu items looked better. The buffet food is low end although the stir fried veggies are pretty good. The menu items that others ordered looked tastier.

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Thank KarynKat
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Reviewed March 27, 2012

It's got a buffet and a menu as well - most of the staff is Chinese but the menu's even got steak. The buffet is OK, good selection, good food, nothing special. The menu is a bit overpriced, although the portions are huge.

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Reviewed January 7, 2012

This is a typical chinese food restaurant for a small town. The owners have changed a few times in the last 10 years, but the menu stays pretty much the same. Good chinese buffet and friendly owners at the moment.

1  Thank kandl24
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Reviewed September 9, 2009

The restaraunt is a little older, but don't let that fool you about the food. The buffet is excellent with over 20 items to choose from. New owners are very friendly and service was good. They have a full menu also, but everybody seemed to be going for the buffet.

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3  Thank hungrytraveller_9
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