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Red Lantern Chinese Restaurant

1 Simpson St, Mount Isa, Queensland 4825, Australia
+61 7 4743 4070
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good46%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (5 reviews)
“steamed rice” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
1 Simpson St, Mount Isa, Queensland 4825, Australia
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Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Good service Friendly staff Old but clean Nice food Bit expensive Sweet & sour pork Sizzling steak Honey prawns Beef & black bean Chicken & cashew 2 special fried rice Steamed rice Jug of soft drink and water ~$160

Thank Blah-dee-blah
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Ok for a country Chinese restaurant. Meals were lacking in much flavour and pricey for what you get. Plastic table cloths that stick to you in the heat also don’t make a pleasant dining experience.

Thank SoloSydTraveller
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Food was well prepared. Service was good. Prices were very reasonable. Restaurant ambience was good.

Thank SamFod
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Ordered take away of com chow mien, sweet and sour pork boiled rice and spring rolls. S&S pork good, but chow mien had dried up left over chicken in it, obviously not cooked fresh, very bland dry and tasteless. Paid over $43 and thought quite...More

Thank Jenny22-13
Reviewed 31 July 2017

It is a pretty standard Chinese restaurant menu although they do have the classic decor, fish tank etc. It the little things that gives the place an ambiance

Thank William W
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Staff were friendly and great service. Food fresh and tasty. Would recommend anyone who loves chinese food.

Thank ozkiwi07
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We ate here twice during our stay in Mt Isa.. all our meals were delicious, service excellent, and the atmosphere lovely - quiet background music, not head banging blaring music that is common in other places.

Thank Tadpole716
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Have been to this restaurant a few times and can not fault its atmosphere, service or food. Not only does it provide take away but a lovely place to sit in. It is my favourite chinese in town. On this particular visit my partner and...More

Thank Tiffany W
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

We had a family dinner here recently , lots of different dishes ordered including satay , I though satay is supposed to be peanut based with some spice, both chicken and beef satay were ordered , the chicken kebabs were of a gelatinous consistency ,...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

After working late I needed a simple feed of Chinese to eat back in the motel with an ice cold beer. Found the Red Lantern on TI and ordered the duck with a prawn dish as well. Prawns were ok but the special roast duck...More

Thank Whiteman
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Simpson St, Mount Isa, Queensland 4825, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Mount Isa
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4743 4070
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