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“Awful”
Review of Golden Phoenix

Golden Phoenix
Ranked #59 of 273 Restaurants in Rapid City
Price range: US$10 - US$15
Cuisines: Chinese
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed 15 July 2014

Do not visit this place. My husband and I ordered take out. We got sweet and sour chicken and sesame chicken. Both were horrible. We paid nearly $40 for our food, and we ended up throwing it all in the trash after a few bites. What a waste. When we've ordered sweet and sour chicken from other establishments, we've received the sauce in a separate container so that you can choose how much sauce you use. The chicken at Golden Phoenix was swimming in sauce. It was literally a styrofoam container filled with sauce, like soup, with a couple pieces of chicken floating in it. Gross. The sesame chicken was so overcooked that it was hard to bite into. Take our advice and don't visit this place.

Thank Pearl S
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Reviewed 22 June 2014

Golden Phoenix was probably the only truly pleasant, hassle-free experience we had at a Chinese restaurant in the Rapid City area. We ordered a Yu Shang Squid and Fish along with a Mongolian Beef. Both very good portions, both very flavorful. And not bad for the price. The hostess/manager was extremely talkative. She greeted and spoke to us in Mandarin and Cantonese, even though she's from Fujian. She was originally from the San Gabriel Valley in LA but moved out to South Dakota for better business opportunities. Just very friendly and very smiley. Gave us lots of rice.

I think this is the only place I can truly recommend in Rapid City. At least there won't be any weird stuff happening to you.

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Thank Ernest W
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Reviewed 14 June 2014

Offers great lunch deals, even on the weekends. Plenty of food for the price. I had Mongolian beef, it was sweeter than I'm accustomed to but it was a good sweetness. Our son had sweet and sour chicken and loved it. My husband had garlic chicken. It was a good sized portion however it was a bit bland. Overall a good place for a family for lunch.

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1  Thank SDN10731
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Reviewed 12 June 2014

Mom was in town last week from Mpls. We took the opportunity to take her to some of our favorite restaurants here in town (which if you live here, you know are few and far between, being a tourist town) Started with Hot & sour soup which is always delicious, and served hot (temp) every single time. Moved onto dumplings which were obviously made in house, and again, delicious. We decided to share 2 entrees for the 3 of us, if you go you MUST have the walnut shrimp, the shrimp are large, delicately battered with a mouthwatering cream sauce and fresh steamed broccoli. Our other entree was Kung pao beef, the beef was very tender and the sauce was awesome. Great portions, great prices. The BEST Chinese in Rapid City, hands down.

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Thank Rach424
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Reviewed 27 March 2014

i ate here on my way to hill city. i started with egg drop soup. great! i ordered szechuan chicken and lemon chicken. both were great but the lemon chicken really took the cake! atmosphere was nice, warm and inviting, owner was delightfully friendly and personable! a must try!

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2  Thank steakchef_11
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