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Golden Lion

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15026 Carmen Way, Patterson, CA 95363-8554
+1 209-892-8328
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Owner stopped by several times to check on us. Prices were about average and usual fare. Offered sushi but didn't try it. Has a full bar menu and can be busy. Ok for kids.

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Thank Kim W
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Another first! And this was not a disappointment! Food was delicious and the service was great! The food was hot and delicious, and if you go out hungry! I think not. Portions were more than enough for all of us. Had some to take home as well.

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Thank hilariog967
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Ordered the beef chow fun, chicken chow mein Hong Kong style (thin crunchy noodles), salt and pepper fish white, and pork fried rice. Everything was wonderful! My favorite spot!

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Thank 37Traveler37
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

Went with a party of 3. Got seated gave us 2 menus, 2 forks and one set of chop sticks. Had to flag her down to order , then 10 min later had to flag someone else down to get our drinks. The apps came about 2 min before bringing one of the three meals out. Sampled that meal and... More 

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Thank Wendy V
Carmichael, California
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Patterson is a good stopping point for our trips to and from the California Desert. The atmosphere is casual -- we were seated promptly and our drink order was taken shortly thereafter. There was one big party seated, it was not a overly crowded but they seem to do a good amount of take-out orders. They offer a wide range... More 

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Thank brentt916
Aberdeen, Washington
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119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

The front desk at Villa Del Lago sent us over here for dinner. It is not fancy and the staff is somewhat hard to understand. Order a drink from the bar but be sure to make it simple or a beer. Complicated drinks are not within their ability. The food is good but not anything spectacular. We had to ask... More 

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Thank jimsue
Petaluma, California
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100 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We had the orange chicken & vegetable chow mein. Very good food, friendly staff, nice atmosphere, reasonable prices.

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Thank Diane G
Central California
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52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016

There is not a lot of Chinese food around, however, this place is pretty good. Service isn't consistent. Sometimes very good, sometimes not so much. The food is always good. Very good chow mein and rice. Do not miss the Szechuan chicken. Spicy deliciousness! Others in our group liked the sushi as well.

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Thank 3farmboys
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

Fantastic service! Cream cheese won tons were ok but the tofu was good and they made me a personalized veggie roll that was great! Loved the owner!

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Thank Jenell S
Barrigada, Mariana Islands
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2015

What can I say, You should just try it.. Great food, friendly staff.. Hawaiian BBQ Combo plate, sooo delicious.. The Sushi is really great also, Rainbow Roll, Spider Roll, yummy.. I will always go back to eat there..

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Thank Mark C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15026 Carmen Way, Patterson, CA 95363-8554
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Patterson
  • Phone Number: +1 209-892-8328
Description
Conveniently located off US 5 in Central California, this restaurant is a surprisingly good choice for travelers. The Chinese food is freshly made, tasty and reasonably priced. It is a splendid alternative to the nearby, familiar fast food franchises located in the same off-the-highway food-strip. Note: we're told the restaurant is usually quite busy with locals on Friday and Saturday evenings, but there were plenty of open tables on a recent weeknight visit while traveling between Barstow and Napa, California.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?