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290 Lake St, Bristol, NH 03222-3575
+1 603-744-5180
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Framingham, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

We had passed on this place for years-the outside looks very tired-and NH not known for Asian cuisine. The food tasted fresh and was a bargain. As my son said "I've had worse food and paid a lot more." We got take out and as they were very busy they warned us that there would be a wait-they were very... More 

Thank Mamadog32015
Bristol, New Hampshire
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Very good Chinese food, large menu and super cheap prices. Small restaurant with a huge take-out business.

Thank Janice B
Bristol, New Hampshire
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

The food and portions are beyond expectations, which is perfect for growing children. The food is excellent as it has been over the years. I recommend this for your next Chinese food cravings.

Thank StevaTheDiva
Bristol, New Hampshire
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

The Cheerful Garden is a nice place to eat and it is very clean and the service is great. Chooses of foods is good and they have fish you can watch while waiting for your meal. They do have take out that is done quickly and it is just as good as eating there.

Thank dickie752
New Haven, Connecticut
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2014

This place has been a staple for us for 20 years. We do take out 5 to 10 times a year, and every New Year. We live in New Haven, CT and are fortunate to have a Zagat's rated chinese restaurant in our town - and this is often superior and always as good or better. The fact it's in... More 

Thank arbrnrngr
Danbury, New Hampshire
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2014

My husband and I stopped for lunch on a whim while in town. The portions and price were very good....great tea....but I was not impressed with the taste of the food. Our waitress was not very friendly....far from cheerful. While there we were subjected to a loud battle between the waitress and the cook....complete with slamming doors. Did they think... More 

Thank Lynnie P
Claremont, New Hampshire
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2014

My wife felt like some Chinese food for our first R n R back in the US after a two month trip to Indonesia. At first, my wife was just going to order take-out. A friendly cashier took the order and turned it in. After a very brief discussion with me, we decided that we would eat at the restaurant... More 

1 Thank William V
Warwick, Rhode Island
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2013

My family and I take-out at Cheerful Garden once during the one week of the year we are in Bristol. We go every year. Althought it is the only Chinese restaurant new Newfound Lake, it would still be the only one we would go to. Their prices are very good and the food is just delicious. We have never had... More 

1 Thank scootersmom54
Berlin, Connecticut
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2013

I thought the food was very good and its a small place in NH. I have had a lot of Chinese food and the food Herr is not bad for the price

1 Thank take y
Bristol, New Hampshire
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173 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2013

Wide variety on the menu but the food is not spicy so many of the dishes taste like other dishes. This restaurant is probably the lowest cost of any in the area. Great take out service. The atmosphere is worn. The portions are good.

Thank spill_beans

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
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  • Address: 290 Lake St, Bristol, NH 03222-3575
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +1 603-744-5180

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