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Red Lantern

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1200 Athens Ave, Lincoln, CA 95648-9328
+1 916-408-8326
16:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 16:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 01:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 23:00
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2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A trip of total pampering! From arrival to departure surrounded with beautiful art , decor and furnishings.

Thank Betty J. L
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good restaurant. Recently I started to come back here, after being absent for atleast 2-3years...why? In prior years they had probably THE best dim sum in the north state.!!.then overnight they changed menu..place was less busy then they only opened for dinner. A few month ago I had a hot and sour soup always my favorite. ..the food is... More 

Thank Willem V
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We visit the Red Lantern often, we enjoy the ambiance, the food and the fast & friendly staff. Chinese food & sushi too. The food is tasty & authentic. You wouldn't even notice you're in a casino. A little pricey but worth it and you can dress casual or dressy.

Thank punkin1919
Sonoma, California
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

When the front desk highly recommended it as the equivelelnt of their steak house, I was prepared for high prices. What I found was mid priced but really wonderful food. I ate there on my first night and ate nowhere else. See my specific ratings below. Oops- not avilable. Service, decor, menu, food itself all excellent. Mid price. Try the... More 

Thank bob n
Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

Excellent ambiance and great Chinese food. The vegetables are very fresh. Love this restaurant and make a habit of going there every time i'm at Thunder Valley.

Thank renkogold
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

Appetizers and drinks very filling. We enjoy the platter and also have the Salt & Pepper Calamari. It was very busy , but our bartender was still very attentive and easily remembered our drinks on the second round!

Thank Rodney K
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Second time to this place and we still love it! Portions and price are very good and the wait staff are very well trained.

Thank 265kimh
Lincoln, California
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We visited the Red Lantern last week for our "Girls Night Out" dinner. The food was very good and the service was good as well. We will be back.

Thank Pam F
Lincoln, California
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

The Red Lantern is an upscale Chinese dining. Ducks disappear from the casing as the night time goes on. Little booths and larger area's for smaller parties is good. Tables for two. I like both rooms. The other the quaint bar where the bartender will also serve up some great dishes and cocktails before heading out for your night of... More 

Thank bodieandkitty
1 review
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Poor service, cold food, no refills on iced tea, etc. Most likely will not return. Such a shame too....I'm not sure if they changed management or what but, it definitely was not worth the price.

Thank Jane D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 Athens Ave, Lincoln, CA 95648-9328
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +1 916-408-8326

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?