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Lam's Garden

East State Street, Athens, OH 45701
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good12%
  • Average25%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
21 Mar 2017
“Been going here for years!”
18 Oct 2017
“Very good Chinese.”
Open Now
11:00 - 21:30All hours
Chinese, Asian
££ - £££
East State Street, Athens, OH 45701
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Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

I grew up going to Lams as a kid and I stopped in for a quick dinner with my wife and it was just as good as I remember. In fact they have some of the best won ton soup I have ever had outside...More

Thank TravelingPatriot
Reviewed 2 April 2015 via mobile

The food was hot. The portions were huge. Service was good. Food came out quick. Not the normal Chinese menu that we are used to. Liked that you get hot tea and iced water when you sit down.

Thank Tabatha H
Reviewed 22 December 2014 via mobile

I have been to every Chinese restaurant in Athens and Lams always satisfies my taste buds. My favorite is the sweet and sour chicken platter. Lams has been around for generations and the family works very hard to provide fresh authentic food.

Thank DstarrP
Reviewed 25 July 2014 via mobile

Lam's Garden has a committed following in Athens. That's fine, but commitment sometimes overshadows common sense. The owners are sometimes gruff, and once when I walked in to order takeout, the gentleman interrupted my order to answer the phone and take that person's order...as I...More

Thank Huasobruto
Reviewed 29 April 2014 via mobile

Visited based on previous reviews and I ca say we weren't disappointed. We had a family meal with soup (egg drop was great), spring roll( good, not greasy), chicken chow mien, sweet/sour chicken, and white rice. It all was very pleasing. One thing I really...More

Thank mspons
Reviewed 1 March 2014

I eat out a lot especially chinese and this is by far the best restaurant for chinese food. The staff is so friendly, always smiling, the food is hot, delicious and fresh not to mention the portions are great! The waiter kept checking on us,...More

Thank TravelingJim76
Reviewed 11 November 2013

When in Athens, there are at least 9 Chinese restaurants and I've been to several. This one, so far is the best. Great service, delicious food and a quiet upscale atmosphere. We did not leave hungry by any stretch! No idea why they had catsup...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 7 June 2013

A great resaurant for a sit down experiance and or take out. Ive eaten at Lams for the past 20 year and have never had a bad time. I live outside of athens and if I'm going to drive 15 miles into town for Chinese,...More

Thank ArmySpcRet
Reviewed 14 February 2013

this is truly a 5-star chinese experience. excellent, quality food at a great price. it can not be beat!

Thank David W
Reviewed 19 September 2012

Great fresh food, not greasy and good size portions. This is some of the best chinese food in the area. Would definitely come here again!!!

Thank kathyjred
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: East State Street, Athens, OH 45701
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Athens
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