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Golden Garden Chinese Restaurant

5737 Western Ave, Knoxville, TN 37921-2225
+1 865-588-5517
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good3%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“egg rolls” (10 reviews)
“crab rangoon” (12 reviews)
Chinese, Asian
5737 Western Ave, Knoxville, TN 37921-2225
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

Been here a few times over the years and not going back anymore. The service is the S L O W E S T I have EVER seen. They have 1 or 2 servers depending on the day. If you want a refill - good...More

Thank 3D0Gnight
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Small, family run place. Fast service, good authentic food. I highly recommend if you like good Chinese food.

Thank Dale P
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Just ate here and food was excellent. Service was wonderful and we will definitely be back. We had dumpling spicy rice noodles, chicken mushroom soup and spring rolls. You can also get it seasoned hotter if you choose.

Thank Mary L
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Rebecca and her husband run this Mom & Pop place & do a great job with the food and the service. There food is always fresh,fast and hot. .

Thank James H
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We were on vacation visiting Knoxville and wanted some real Chinese food not your typical basic American Chinese food. Hence, were 100% Chinese ourselves. My wife did a little web search and she found this restaurant. Great authentic food and extremely friendly staff. If we...More

Thank Will M
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here many times in the past and it has always been good. Today was different. We were treated differently. We ordered as usual but we waited longer. A table seated after we ordered our food was seated and put ahead of everyone...More

Thank ladybeth68
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We've been looking for a really good Chinese restaurant in Knoxville, but this is a near miss. Egg roll was excellent. We ordered General Tsao's Chicken, level 5 spicy, and Sesame Chicken. Both were delicious. But they appeared exactly identical except for sesame seed sprinkled...More

Thank Mimor
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

After a workout at the fitness center next door, I stopped in for a bite to eat. I was greeted by a very friendly smiling face, the service was excellent, the food was fantastic. Food came out quickly. I recommend this restaurant if you're in...More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I was recommended by a coworker. She always raved about this place. Outdated interior, but usually the best places to eat are. They put more into their food than the looks. I had the Beef Lo Mein, not much beef, but it was still good....More

Thank M P
Reviewed 7 October 2016

If you want a James Beard 4 Star experience, keep driving to NYC, this ain't it. That said, it's better than some meals I've had in China-towns. Whoever says this place isn't clean, is blind and hasn't been to many Asian restaurants....it certainly is! And...More

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3 October 2015|
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Response from photofast | Reviewed this property |
No it's the best sit down Chinese Dinner we have had in TN
23 June 2015|
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Response from Apokson | Reviewed this property |
Golden Garden DOES have sweet and sour pork! I always get the sweet and sour chicken, but they do have sweet and sour pork, too.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5737 Western Ave, Knoxville, TN 37921-2225
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-588-5517
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