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126 Alps Rd, Athens, GA 30606-4056
+1 706-552-1688
10:30 - 22:00
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Sun 11:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 22:00
Fri 10:30 - 23:00
Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I called in at 6:30 to get my order, they told me 45 minutes. Being from out of town, I told them we were at the Candlewood Suites and gave them my phone number. 7:30 comes and no food, no call. I called and they said they "lost my order" and didnt call because they messed up the area code.... More 

Thank Joey G
Athens, Georgia
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59 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Golden Dragon has been a favorite of mine for years. They offer the best deals for lunch, with a large buffet and a drink for less than $8.00. The service is impeccable and the food never disappoints. It's always fresh and hot.

Thank lty73
Atlanta, Georgia
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63 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Visited this place at the recommendation of a coworker and was totally disgusted. Service was poor...No instructions (we deduced it was a buffet with no options to order from a menu). On 4th bite of food I noticed a ROACH in the Spicy Ginger Shrimp. DO NOT EAT HERE! I walked up to the counter and told the waiter that... More 

Thank CreolePeach
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Attended this restaurant with a group of fellow police officers, we jokingly said "if the health score is below 90 we will leave" well we walked in and it was an 89, but we decided to give it a try anyways, the server was awful, he sat us and slammed the menus down at the end of the table then... More 

Thank Ben R
Bradenton, Florida
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3 reviews
Reviewed 30 March 2016

The food is fantastic! The ginger beef is absolutely delicious. The menu items are priced well and portions are large.

Thank pzgrl
Bogart, Georgia
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

The food here is great! I love the rice and chicken here!! The Ice cream to finish my meal was great!

Thank Jay B
Athens, Georgia
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61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015

I used to LOVE this place. So much that I wrote a glowing review years ago. I ate here regularly for almost 8 years. It WAS the best "Chinese" I have ever had (and I have had it all over the country). Now it sucks (and I kept hoping it was a one time fluke but it has sucked for... More 

Thank Kerstin M
Staatsburg, New York
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244 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 232 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Golden Dragon is an excellent restaurant. The food is really fine and the portions quite large. Their eat-in lunch buffet is quite popular and with good reason - it's something like $7.95 for all you can eat and the choices are varied and all delicious. They deliver within five miles for a $2.50 fee but won't deliver beyond the five... More 

Thank Pryst
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103 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

I have eaten here many times but none in the last year and a half. Stopped in for the lunch buffet and and was very disappointed. Bland. Tasteless. Somewhat greasy. Hot & sour soup simply bad. It was just your typical Chinese buffet you see in so many towns. This establishment used to be extremely busy for lunch. I guess... More 

Thank GeogiaDawg
LaGrange, Georgia
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2015

Walked in, guy is cleaning a table, looks at me like, what do you want. Finally seats me, I ask for drink, he points to menu to show what they have. Got up and left. Only one there for a reason I guess. Never, ever go back. Went to great Japanese place just up the street.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 Alps Rd, Athens, GA 30606-4056
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 706-552-1688

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