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Lucky Garden Restaurant

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218 Water St, Hallowell, ME 04347-1391
+1 207-622-3465
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Highly recommend the vegetable fried rice and moo shoo; delicious! We usually get take out and it's always ready when promised. Staff is friendly. Fried dishes are not greasy.

Thank Heather A
Brewer, Maine
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My best friend took my daughter and I to this restaurant for the first time. We had the all you can eat buffet. The food was very good. It would have been somewhat better if the buffet was bigger. The price was very reasonable. The restaurant was very busy at lunch time but the owner made sure all the food... More 

Thank tam1972
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

I have yet to be impressed with any of the vegetarian dishes, the titles do not properly depict the dishes. It's never what you'd expect, even when I asked a waiter if the family style tofu had fresh vegetables and was told yes, but actually came with a frozen peas and carrots blend and wasn't even hot, blech. The "spicy... More 

Thank Rachelle B
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

I love this little restaurant. The food on the buffet stays consistent and always taste so good and for a good price. We have never had any issues with this place. Always feel welcomed when we are seated. This is our go to place for Chinese food.

Thank Taylor7683
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Maine's best Chinese restaurant. Tonight's take out was stellar. Spring rolls, spicy pork in garlic sauce and spicy green beans were fantastic! I'm from Boston and there is not a lot of good restaurant options in central Maine but this is an exception and the owners are very, very nice and welcoming.

Thank bonbec
Augusta, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

My friend raves about the buffet at Lucky Garden. An all you can eat for a VERY reasonable price For $9.00 you can choose from about 15 choices. I found the sesame chicken especially good

Thank twriker
Lowell, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Rustic setting with views of the Kennebec and soft music make this a pleasant dining environment. Buffet was fairly small but all the food looked good, we ordered off the menu and ate here 3 times in 3 days, I Guess we liked it! Excellent beef chop suey! Excellent Kung Pao chicken, not the typical carrots, celery, peanuts that seem... More 

Thank mandmma
Litchfield, Maine
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

This was my first visit to this hidden little jem in Hallowell Maine. I have always heard this was the best Chinese food around. I must agree with the rumors now that I have confirmed it with a yummie fresh lunch buffet. The atmosphere is calm and soothing with gentle music in the background. The restaurant area is very clean.... More 

Thank AMM04350
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

This food here is unbelievably good and in a city where great restaurants are lacking. Nice ambiance, pleasant staff who don't bother you too much, a bit pricey, but a nice afternoon or night out. Dishes are great, nice scenic view of the river. Definitely a place to go every month at least.

Thank Gee D
Augusta, Maine
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

Without question, I have never experienced such quality cuisine and service, nationally! Dr. Paul Gervais

Thank Paul G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 Water St, Hallowell, ME 04347-1391
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Hallowell
  • Phone Number: +1 207-622-3465

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