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“excellent appetizers”
Review of lotus bar & eatery

lotus bar & eatery
Ranked #7 of 239 Restaurants in Gastonia
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $30
Cuisines: American, Sushi, Wine Bar
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Private Dining, Reservations
Description: Our approach is simple: Good food... Fine drinks... Friends & Family. These are the ingredients at Lotus. We bring them together under the same roof, and combine these elements into a memorable experience. Sound complicated? It's not. We begin with an incredible variety of locally-sourced products and imported fresh ingredients, searching far and wide for distinct local flavors, and bringing them home to our close-knit community. Here at the crossroads of the Carolinas, we set our sights upon presenting to you, our valued customer, a time-honored feast that we hope will evoke a long-lost meal, an eye-opening experience at a five star restaurant, or a favorite that you haven't even discovered yet. With signature cocktails made fresh from scratch, over 80 domestic and imported micro-brews, 40+ wines by the glass, premium sake, and rare, small-batch spirits, we stock a drink lover's library to quench your thirst. Our sushi bar specializes in traditional fare as well as creative signature rolls, serving only the freshest fish: raw, cooked, and everything in between. Our kitchen finds inspiration in classic American comfort food, bringing together a wide range of regional influences and culinary know-how to produce a modern twist on homespun favorites. With fresh catch specials brought in daily from the coastal Carolinas, and everything from prime steaks, all-natural free-range chicken, and house-smoked BBQ to jumbo lump crab cakes, shrimp 'n grits, and homemade pastas, we have something for everyone regardless of taste, appetite, or budget. We Love what we do, and know you will too.
Reviewed March 4, 2014

Haven't been there for awhile only because we've been too busy. But the YMCA had a get together function there and we decided to go.

The restaurant put out appetizers that were delicious. Most notable were the chicken wings, pot stickers, and sushi. They were all great.

They set up a room upstairs that could accommodate the crowd. They offered a full bar and had some great beer selections.

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1  Thank RSpicer
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Reviewed March 4, 2014

This is our favorite Gastonia restaurant. We live nearby and love having a "neighborhood" restaurant. The food is excellent and beautifully presented. Service is good, and there is a nice bar area if you want to just stop in for a drink.
The menu has a little bit of everything including a delicious vegetarian plate.
Sushi is also wonderful.

They also have carryout and we get carryout sushi sometimes.

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Thank JMCANorthCarolina
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Reviewed November 18, 2013

We have enjoyed several delicious meals at this restaurant and Im surprised more people have not discovered this hidden gem. The Sunday brunch has very good french toast and a wonderful chef omelet. My favorite dish is the filet mignon but the salmon and pork dishes are very good also. The homemade desserts are so good that its hard to decide. The white chocolate napoleon with fresh berries is very good and they have over 20 homemade sorbets. The wine and beer menu is one of the most extensive I have seen in the area in a long time. Its a relaxing place that is not noisy or stuffy and a great place for a enjoyable dining experience.

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Thank dougspookie
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Reviewed August 1, 2013

Lotus has a very good menu. We has sushi and it was very good. They also have a good beer selection. The atmosphere is really nice and relaxing. the device was excellent.

Thank honeybear63043
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Reviewed July 1, 2013

This would be a top restaurant in a large city, In Gastonia, there is not a close 2nd. Excellent food, staff is superb. They have a well chosen selection of beer and wine. Trust the chief's specials they well chosen and prepared. This is the only restaurant in Gastonia where I will order seafood.

Thank NewEnglandSalesGuy
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