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Hunan Lion Restaurant

4006 S Lamar Blvd Ste 1000, Austin, TX 78704-8720
+1 512-447-3388
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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good35%
  • Average28%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
4 weeks ago
“Horrible service great food ”
30 Oct 2017
“Excellent Chinese food with lots of options--just off 290”
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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Thai
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
4006 S Lamar Blvd Ste 1000, Austin, TX 78704-8720
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Hunan duck is perhaps my favorite Chinese dish ever. The skin was crispy even covered in sauce. The sauce was flavorful with just a slight kick. The schesuan shrimp and scallops was very spicy but not to the point of being inedible. Their egg...More

Thank mel19802016
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We were looking for a quick meal at the strip mall on South Lamar. This was a good find on many levels, but could use a little help on others. We will return--for certain. We arrived just after 5, and the place was empty, but...More

Thank 1234texas
Reviewed 26 August 2017

My husband and I have been going to Hunan Lion for a long time. Our server, Olivia, is very friendly, attentive and courteous. We always get great service and food. The owner, Eddie, always comes to our table to make sure we have what we...More

Thank Zachary1998
Reviewed 14 May 2017

The place was packed when I arrived there at lunch May 12, 2017. Service was not that great but the food was delicious. I ordered the shrimp with vegetables. there are lunch specials and the serving size was ample. one can bring business colleagues here...More

Thank arlene b
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I am a pretty regular at Hunan Lion off South Lamar. The food is consistently good and affordable. The waitress that we had didn't get our order right on our last visit, but overall the place is good compared to the highly priced restaurants off...More

Thank BB2121
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Had hot and sour soup and twice cooked pork. Soup was so so - a bit salty. The pork could have been sliced thinner. The best part of my meal was the egg roll. The staff were very attentive and polite.

Thank LParnell
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We really wanted eat at HUNAN LION when in Austin because we loved it years ago. The Sesame Chicken did not taste like it used to. It was okay, but did not have the deep rich sweet flavor as before and the bites of chicken...More

Thank octoberhart
Reviewed 28 December 2016

This is our go to spot for Chinese for three reasons. The food is quite good and consistent from visit to visit. Service is outstanding even when they are packed to brim inside with dozens of take out customers streaming through the doors. The kitchen...More

Thank Gary T
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

It has been a few years since we've eaten here so not sure if there are new owners but this was just terrible. It started as soon as we walked in and noticed how run down the place looked. This was followed by a waitress...More

1  Thank dyann s
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We frequently dine out on Chinese and Hunan Lion has become our favorite. We been eating at this restaurant and its predecessor for ~13 years. We occasionally try a new place and usually leave disappointed since they just just don't seem to bring out the...More

Thank Gary T
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I think I recall that there were some gluten free dishes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4006 S Lamar Blvd Ste 1000, Austin, TX 78704-8720
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > South Austin
  • Neighbourhood: South Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-447-3388
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