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Golden Lion

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15026 Carmen Way, Patterson, CA 95363-8554
+1 209-892-8328
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Aberdeen, Washington
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184 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

The front desk at Villa Del Lago sent us over here for dinner. It is not fancy and the staff is somewhat hard to understand. Order a drink from the bar but be sure to make it simple or a beer. Complicated drinks are not within their ability. The food is good but not anything spectacular. We had to ask... More 

Thank jimsue
Petaluma, California
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83 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We had the orange chicken & vegetable chow mein. Very good food, friendly staff, nice atmosphere, reasonable prices.

Thank Diane G
Central California
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52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

There is not a lot of Chinese food around, however, this place is pretty good. Service isn't consistent. Sometimes very good, sometimes not so much. The food is always good. Very good chow mein and rice. Do not miss the Szechuan chicken. Spicy deliciousness! Others in our group liked the sushi as well.

Thank 3farmboys
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

Fantastic service! Cream cheese won tons were ok but the tofu was good and they made me a personalized veggie roll that was great! Loved the owner!

Thank Jenell S
Barrigada, Mariana Islands
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

What can I say, You should just try it.. Great food, friendly staff.. Hawaiian BBQ Combo plate, sooo delicious.. The Sushi is really great also, Rainbow Roll, Spider Roll, yummy.. I will always go back to eat there..

Thank Mark C
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

My family and I decided to have Chinese food they claim they closed at 930 and there's not many restaurant in patterson we arrived at exactly 915pm we knew it was late so I asked the guy at the register can I order Togo with out even looking at my eyes All I heard was We closed I ask sir... More 

Thank German L
Patterson, California
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

This place is a family favorite. We usually order as many dishes as people in the party and have LOTS of leftovers which have always reheated very well. The staff is friendly and helpful to those with gluten issues, which is also a big plus.

Thank Deborah95363
Breaux Bridge, Louisiana
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2015

We have stopped eating from chinese buffets so we're always looking for good sit down dinners. This restaurant was recommended by Amanda, the clerk from the hotel next door. Awesome fresh food...service was excellent, host was entertaining!

Thank MEDWARDS2008
Patterson, California
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2015

We went to this restaurant because a couple of our other favorite restaurants were closed. I'm sure glad we tried it. We started out with some sushi and then moved on to our meals. The sushi was fresh and very tasty. Our meals were also very well made and had enough leftover for another meal. The service was great and... More 

Thank boxerlover924
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96 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2015 via mobile

I've eaten at this restaurant many times. It's authentic Chinese food, you won't be disappointed. The people that work here are friendly and the services is very good.

Thank Tim P

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15026 Carmen Way, Patterson, CA 95363-8554
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Patterson
  • Phone Number: +1 209-892-8328
Conveniently located off US 5 in Central California, this restaurant is a surprisingly good choice for travelers. The Chinese food is freshly made, tasty and reasonably priced. It is a splendid alternative to the nearby, familiar fast food franchises located in the same off-the-highway food-strip. Note: we're told the restaurant is usually quite busy with locals on Friday and Saturday evenings, but there were plenty of open tables on a recent weeknight visit while traveling between Barstow and Napa, California.

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