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“Average food, higher price, automatic tips”
Review of Garden Restaurant

Garden Restaurant
Ranked #972 of 5,663 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Chinese, Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighbourhood: Financial District
lafayette, ca
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Average food, higher price, automatic tips”
Reviewed 25 November 2013

We were a party of 4 and ordered four different meals. One of them was really good the rest of them (one was the seafood pot) tasted bland and were not really that good. My wife did not feel well after she this meal.

The staff was polite, however the wait was quite a bit and they charged a 15% service fee, which I always find insulting to the customer, who does not have option to adjust the gratitude.

I'll not visit this restaurant again.

  • Visited November 2013
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
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English first
Nashville, Tennessee
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60 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Next to the Hilton”
Reviewed 11 September 2013

Stopped in after a long day for take-out but decided to stay. Food a service were good - more a Chinese Family style restaurant and I enjoyed the atmosphere. Make sure you ask questions to get exactly what you want since the language barrier caused me to order again. But they try really hard to make the customer happy. Would go back next time I'm in Chinatown

Visited September 2013
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Midland, Texas
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96 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Great Experience”
Reviewed 22 April 2013

Staff at the Courtyard Marriott, Fisherman's Wharf suggested this to us. We try to NOT eat where all the tourist go. This was more of a family spot on the edge of Chinatown. They knew we were from out of town, had no idea what to order and they provided a wonderful meal and we took picture!
We plan on a return visit when we get back to SF.
We don't know if they offer delivery but we saw several come in and take out.

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank onesies1
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Oregon City, Oregon
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great Experience”
Reviewed 26 March 2013

After a great and tiring day visiting places in San Francisco we were looking for a restaurant which was close to the hotel we were staying. It was right next to Hilton and I must say that it was worth the visit. The food was very good and the service was great. The price was reasonable and quantity of food was good.

  • Visited March 2013
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Omaha, Nebraska
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226 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“What a pleasant surprise!”
Reviewed 15 March 2013

We dropped by for a quick lunch as it was near our hotel. We all tried something different and were all pleased. We ordered Vegetable Egg Rolls and Crab Meat Rangoon for appetizers. We shouldn't have ordered that much and don't think we were given all that was supposed to be in the order, but we were very full already. We had the Hot and Sour Soup...not to a few of our likings, but my husband and the other guy with us liked it. We had Sesame Chicken and Mongolian Beef. Everyone at our table left full and happy with our selection. The lunch prices were very reasonable...like $5.99 each entree! Hard to beat!

Visited February 2013
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