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Red Lantern

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248 Old Mammoth Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
+1 760-934-9431
17:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

the food at Red lantern is amazing! Ritchie the chef knows his stuff. I am in the restaurant business and eat out all the time and we come to red lantern every time we are in mammoth. stand out dishes are the chicken lettuce cups, the fried fish special with spicy sauce, any of the noodle dishes, the potstickers, and... More 

1 Thank brad_metzger
San Marino, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Arrived at 6:12 pm on a Wed, there was a long queue already. Were told there's no walk-in for Jimmy's Taverna on second level but we came for Red Lantern anyway. Wait time was said to be 25-30 mins but we were seated around 7:05pm. While waiting, there were continuous walk-ins. Someone phoned in for a carryout and the estimated... More 

Thank MrsRath
Ventura, California
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

We are a family of six...four kids under 10 years of age. We drove up to Mammoth to spend Thanksgiving in our motor home. After spending 6+ hours driving up to Mammoth and setting up our motor home and we were hungry and the kids were antsy. We walked a couple of blocks in freezing cold weather to Red Lantern.... More 

Thank SoCalBroker
Falkirk, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Arrived to find a que awaiting tables, told 30 mins. Obviously short staffed it took much longer to be seated. When it came to ordering our first two choices were "sold out". So far service was poor and it was obvious kitchen was struggling and the 1 waiter was also. All tables complaining at this point. Then the food came... More 

Thank Andy W
Orange, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

It's strange writing a negative review when there are so many positive reviews, but I feel that, being a big fan of Chinese cuisine, other foodies deserve to be warned: this ain't Chinatown in LA, SF, NY, or even OC. In fact after we left, we asked ourselves, what were we thinking going to a Chinese restaurant in Mammoth? Let... More 

1 Thank Chris P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Not your average Chinese restaurant; a cut above. Good sized portions of fresh, well seasoned ingredients. Very good service. Only cons were egg rolls were fried too long, sake was brought cold not hot as requested.

Thank Kathy984
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Delicious food, pleasantly surprised. The staff and decor where also very nice. The food is value for money.

Thank Tianna N
Augsburg, Germany
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We found this nice Restaurant just around the Corner from our Hotel Shilo Inn and have been positively surprised. Nice Decoration and calm atmosphere. Also the Menu is not too big there is a plate for everyone. After a Starter ( traditional Egg/Springroll also for Vegetarians available) for 15$ we had two different beef dishes including rice. Fantastic Taste and... More 

Thank Andreas70
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We ate here late about 8pm but the food was fantastic. I had the kung pao chicken and my gf had sweet and sour chicken. Portions were big so we didn't have starters. Staff were very chatty and friendly and it was great to relax in a nice restaurant with great food and a beer after spending the day in... More 

Thank sean l
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

We were in the mood for Chinese and a quick online search led us here. We weren't expecting much for a Chinese restaurant that isn't in the heart of an Asian community, but were pleasantly surprised. Ordered for takeout Beef & Broccoli, Orange Chicken, Lo Mein and Sweet & Sour Shrimp. We thought each dish was a little on the... More 

Thank Tosh K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Delivery, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 248 Old Mammoth Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mammoth Lakes
  • Phone Number: +1 760-934-9431

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