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Red Lantern Chinese Restaurant

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1 Simpson St, Mount Isa, Queensland 4825, Australia
+61 7 4743 4070
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37 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a family dinner here recently , lots of different dishes ordered including satay , I though satay is supposed to be peanut based with some spice, both chicken and beef satay were ordered , the chicken kebabs were of a gelatinous consistency , and overly salty flavor, No hint of spice or peanut in either dish , rice... More 

Thank Sue B
North Ward, Australia
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39 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

After working late I needed a simple feed of Chinese to eat back in the motel with an ice cold beer. Found the Red Lantern on TI and ordered the duck with a prawn dish as well. Prawns were ok but the special roast duck was a standout! Went back next night and ordered more duck and chatted to the... More 

Thank Whiteman
Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Service always good . The front desk always happy to see you again. Meals are never mean and are always very tasty .

Thank Dulcie2013
Ballarat, Australia
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9 reviews
Reviewed 4 December 2016

poor quality and tasting food. We like chinese food but my husband said this was enough to put him off it for ever and also felt sick after eating a smallish amount.

Thank cherlylh
Byron Bay, Australia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

This place was great. Four of us went after work. Best Chinese I've had in a long while. Wish I'd found this place earlier. Be back again.

Thank beachfood
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46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

There are a very limited number of restaurants in Mount Isa - which means a very limited number of asian restaurants. This restaurant is average, though is one of the better asian restaurants in Mount Isa. I recommend the duck - however this was much crunchier/tastier when dining in. When dining in there was only one waitstaff - and she... More 

Thank g1sb
Mount Isa, Australia
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Delicious food, fast and efficient service, waitress have a good knowledge of what's on the menu and recommended a few dishes that we really enjoyed. Great variety to pick from, we will definitely eat here again.

Thank lynneandrew35
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

I've been going to this place since I was a kid. I am now 41 and the food is still just as good. The place hasn't changed, still looks the same and still provides yummy chinese food with good service.

Thank Melndaz07
Bundaberg, Australia
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43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Orders five dishes from this restaurant and the five dishes were just so nice The Cantonese Duck was just beautiful and the sizzling steak was so gooood :) would go back there again and again was just so yummy

Thank didgey
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Ordered combination hot pot off chefs recommended list, satay chicken and rainbow beef with fried rice... both fresh and tasty... served very hot and very quickly... delish very worthy visit will stop again!

Thank Brae M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Simpson St, Mount Isa, Queensland 4825, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Mount Isa
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4743 4070

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