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“Won't allow a bill to be split!!!!!!”

Island Park Lodge China Grove
Ranked #8 of 26 Restaurants in Island Park
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Chinese restaurant serving classic & contemporary dishes
Reviewed 31 July 2014

Great food and wait service; however, they will not split the bill! It's a total pain! It made it difficult!!

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Reviewed 8 July 2014 via mobile

When you come out west there's things you want to see. It's not the golden arches large hotel chains or strip malls. You can find these things at home. Your looking for a family run business where the owners are their everyday doing their best to help people enjoy their vacation have a good time and leave with good memories. Island park isn't about corporate , it's about small mom and pop places. I have ate at island park lodge twice and enjoyed it both times. The waitresses were friendly and fast even though they were very busy and the owners were taking part of the day to day runnings. If your looking for McDonald's there's one over the hill. If your looking for a good place to sit for a while and enjoy a real meal swing in to IPL and experience a piece of the real west.

Thank dryridgeoutfitters
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islandparklodge, Owner at Island Park Lodge China Grove, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2014

Thank you Dry Ridge Outfitters for your kindness. We are so very fortunate to live and work in "God's Country." We take great pride in the service, quality and consistency of each meal. I look forward to sharing your review with our crew. It is important that they know that their employment is appreciated not only from me, but our customers as well.
I hope your Summer continues to be one of your most successful on record.
Best Regards,
Connie Funkhouser
Owner for over 25 years

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Reviewed 26 June 2014

We decided to try this restaurant after looking at Tripadvisor ratings we found the food to be excellent and more than ample. A tuna sandwich got cranked up a notch with tomato, pickles and lettuce in a toasted sourdough serving. The homemade potato salad was superb. My wife had the chili and pronounced it excellent as well as the corn bread. Service was fast and friendly and the prices were very reasonable. I saw that several critical reviews dealt with the refusal to split tickets. There is a sign right as you walk in that says they don't split tickets. This is a small restaurant so when I saw a complaint about not getting prime rib cooked different ways, I had to shake my head. This is not the kind of setting where they would have multiple prime rib selections. If you want that better head for Idaho Falls. This is a place we would certainly recommend. People need to know where they are and temper their expectations realistically.

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Thank rtkai
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islandparklodge, Owner at Island Park Lodge China Grove, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2014

Thank you for your kindness and understanding our Guest Check Policy and cooking preferences with our Prime Rib. Refreshing to hear that others appreciate small town establishments.
Wishing you the Best and continue to travel safe.
~ Happy Trails ~
Connie Funkhouser

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Reviewed 17 June 2014

Good service, good coffee, eggs done to perfection. Portions were generous without being wasteful. We left satisfied, not stuffed. Especially good hash browns. Server was new to the profession, and brought a very sunny, humorous attitude. We will be back.

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Thank Jamie M
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Reviewed 15 April 2014

This is great Idaho down-home cooking and it is wonderful. Try the ribeye steak…you will not believe how good it is. The salad, homemade cornbread and baked Idaho potato make this a feast fit for a king…or queen!

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