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Lam's Garden

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Chinese, Asian
East State Street, Athens, OH 45701
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good12%
  • Average25%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
21 Mar 2017
“Been going here for years!”
18 Oct 2017
“Very good Chinese.”
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11:00 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
Chinese, Asian
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
East State Street, Athens, OH 45701
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

We love Lam's. Having tried all of the Chinese restaurants in town, this is our favorite. It is more expensive than others, but the atmosphere and food are better. Their fried rice is addictive, and the house specials are all delicious. Best Chinese apps in...More

Thank George A
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Very friendly and fast. They bring out hot tea but the only option is white rice and the food is not really worth what you pay. It is good if you like Americanized Chinese food.

Thank KadieKay
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Been going to this place for years; my parents know the owners. Always good food and it's good to go here if you have a large group; that way you can order a bunch of different entrees and just share them with everyone!

Thank Kelly K
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We have been going to Lam's Garden for many years. Usually satisfied with results. Know the owners so it is a comfortable place to stop. Lots of variety on menu. Reasonably priced.

Thank pjm936
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Brown rice is not an option! Good prices, pleasant service. The food is not authentic, of course, but rather what Americans expect in a Chinese restaurant. Portions are adequate. Expect to pay about eleven bucks per meal. Typical decor.

Thank Brookie69
Reviewed 1 May 2016

I have had the privilege of dining at Lam's Garden for over 30 years. It is the best Chinese food that I have had in the United States. As someone who used to work all over the country and even in foreign countries I feel...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 1 May 2016

My go to choice! I drive 30 min one way and pass to other Chinese restaurants. Be going here for 10+ years

Thank Jlynn S
Reviewed 1 January 2016

Traveling 150 miles to Athens and decided to revisit Lams Garden 15 years after our son graduated from Ohio University. We had probably gone there at least 5 times when he was going to school there. Waitress wore see through badly stained white teeshirt showing...More

Thank Doug P
Reviewed 18 November 2015

So many people recommended how terrific this place was and I guess I don't see it. Given the food portion and the quality of food, it's certainly not a good value. Typical General Tso's is spicy but this was exactly the opposite and had an...More

Thank Reviewer45638
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Have eaten here many times since the mid-1980s. Yes, its been there that long! Always happy with the food. Will return soon, now that our daughter is an O.U. student.

Thank aaron c
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Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: East State Street, Athens, OH 45701
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Athens
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