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“Typical West Yellowstone food”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Red Lotus

Red Lotus
Cuisines: Chinese, Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Groups
Dining options: Lunch, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: New Chinese restaurant in the old Bullwinkle's West location just opened October, 2011. Phone 406-646-7002
Rexburg, Idaho
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57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Typical West Yellowstone food”
Reviewed 8 April 2014

Not good, not bad just your typical West Yellowstone food. Most of the restaurants in this town don't try to produce good food because they know they will not be getting repeat business and don't try for excellence. The food was ok the service was ok and the restaurant was almost empty. It's the best Chinese restaurant in town but it is not as good as you are used to. I wouldn't go here if it was anywhere else, most towns have better Chinese food than this.

  • Visited March 2014
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
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English first
Kansas City, Missouri
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Same old stuff”
Reviewed 21 February 2014

I was hoping to get some REAL Chinese food here, even talked to the owner, but they brought out the same old American Chinese food you can get anywhere in the USA.

Visited February 2014
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Montana
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great Food!”
Reviewed 16 January 2014

We go yearly to West Yellowstone and dine at the Red Lotus. We love the food and the Mongolian beef is my favorite. Service is quick, reasonable prices for where you are...great to have this option especially during the winter months. Will be visiting again:)

  • Visited January 2014
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Purcell, Oklahoma
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122 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Great hot and sour soup.”
Reviewed 28 September 2013

Recommended by our hotel staff. We agree! The selection is mice, the food is fresh and well prepared - nice and spicy. The members of our family that do not like spice were happy with theirs as well.

Visited September 2013
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Thank Robin M
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Atlanta, Georgia
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Plain, but expensive Chinese home cooking in a tough tourist town”
Reviewed 27 September 2013

West Yellowstone is an obligatory tourist town that must make all their yearly earning in about six months. There are more tourist traps, fast food joints, and “Chinese” restaurants than rats and cockroaches. Low expectations are probably appropriate for most restaurants here. We tried this place upon recommendation of a local guide. They do have a menu in Chinese, and Mr. Chan the proprietor further recommend fresh trout for this homeboy and his wife. We ordered 3 dishes, the steamed “we only have 4 left” trout, a Chinese vegetable, and a sauté gai lan with beef. All are edible, but nothing to write home about. The meal cost ~$100, about 2.5 times the expected cost of the same meal in any big US city. I suspect they are the best of Chinese food in West Yellowstone. But after a week of steak and potato, this tourist is relieved to have a green Chinese “veggie fix”, no matter how humble.

  • Visited September 2013
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