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Golden Lotus Vegetarian Restaurant

1301 Franklin St, Oakland, CA 94612-3207
+1 510-893-0383
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“lotus salad” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1301 Franklin St, Oakland, CA 94612-3207
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

The last time i ate here i did not like what i got, the layered Eggplant that someone in the reviews liked,, but this time , we got the crispy Tofu with Jalapeño i liked that, and the Carmelized "chicken" soy something , i liked...More

Thank Gene G
Reviewed 23 May 2017

In case you get confused by the “fish,” “chicken,” and “beef” on the menu, the servers helpfully wear T-shirts with the word VEGAN printed on the front in large letters. It probably saves them from having to answer a dozen questions per day along the...More

Thank jkaybay
Reviewed 31 March 2017

My son took his mom and I to Golden Lotus in early December. I am not a vegan or vegetarian and found the food to be very good. We enjoyed the Wonton soup, and the Sweet Sour Chicken and Mongolian Beef dishes. Service was very...More

1  Thank Prescott2007
Reviewed 31 March 2017

How nice to find a vegan restaurant so close to our hotel! The sign outside says vegetarian, but the menu covers says it's vegan. We're hoping the menu is right. The place is small, the tables are packed in tightly in the first room, and...More

Thank russianwulfgar
Reviewed 6 February 2017

i read the yelp review that said to try the thousand layer Eggplant, and it was ok, but i think there are other things, i would like better. I like the place, and my GF was Vietnamese and i got so i did not like...More

Thank Gene G
Reviewed 19 October 2016

What a cozy small place right next to 12th street BART! Makes it ideal for those who want to grab lunch or dinner close to the station. Very friendly service. They accommodated me very quickly as I was solo. I opted for the imitation beef...More

Thank Heliana M
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

My nephew is vegetarian so got his request. In addition I ordered the noodles, and two of the vegetarian dishes similiar to chicken. Served to my 86 yo mom who thought they were delicious. I've ordered twice from this restaurant. Both times the food was...More

Thank chchomehi
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Had a very good experience here on first visit. Did not disappoint. Although it's all vegetarian cuisine, your non-veggie friends and family will likely find something enjoyable on the menu as well. At lunch time, you can order off the menu or select a combo...More

Thank CalfiorniaDreamin
Reviewed 18 May 2016

All vegetarian restaurant. Was bustling at lunch time. Had the buffet - the mushrooms are tasty! Clean, sat at a table that was near two electrical outlets, so had places to plug in phone and laptop.

Thank samijack5
Reviewed 10 February 2016

In town to visit family and friends for a week. This place was suggested by a old friend. It did not disappoint. It was delicious!!! The Spring Rolls, Egg Plant Curry Clay Pot, and the Papaya Salad. Everything was fresh, fresh, fresh. This is down...More

Thank francine2010
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 8:00 AM
10:00 AM - 8:00 AM
10:00 AM - 8:00 AM
10:00 AM - 8:00 AM
10:00 AM - 8:00 AM
10:00 AM - 8:00 AM
10:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1301 Franklin St, Oakland, CA 94612-3207
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-893-0383
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