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Red Lantern

248 Old Mammoth Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
+1 760-709-1012
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
248 Old Mammoth Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
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Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

We arrived early to a fairly empty restaurant and there appeared only to be 2 main servers plus a couple of floaters. We didn’t get our drinks until half way through the main course, so clearly they need more bar staff, we asked for a...More

Thank garnetuk
Reviewed August 4, 2017

We liked the fine Chinese food there. It is too bad that because they offer "fine" Chinese cuisine, they do not have chow mein or wonton noodle soup, something simple and good for your stomach when you are travelling.

Thank PueoKupaa
Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

After a long day walking we were looking forward to some good food and were fairly impressed with the reviews. To get a take-away, I called only to be met with an answer machine. Undeterred I went to order and collect at 8:30, having checked...More

2  Thank Mike C
Reviewed July 20, 2017

I must first say that I would have given this very cool restaurant a "5" if it weren't for the initial interaction with the hostess. She definitely needs some training in customer service. She left us sitting in the lobby to go over some training...More

Thank AnaheimCA
Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

Slow service - we were asked to wait 10 mins for a table but when we got in there the restaurant only has 4 tables filled.... so loads of space. Waiters seemed to know we were waiting to order but wouldn't even make eye contact....More

Thank sewsparkles
Reviewed May 16, 2017

Love the atmosphere, food and lychee cocktails. Staff is friendly and knowledgeable. Atmosphere is cozy.

Thank DaRose46
Reviewed March 23, 2017

We had never gone to the Red Lantern, because we used to come up only on weekends, and all good restaurants were slammed. On a Wednesday night, we were able to walk right in and get a nice table. The glowing red lanterns and dark...More

Thank Carol S
Reviewed March 2, 2017

My friends and I checked out the Red Lantern for the first time last year and really enjoyed the food (the service was severely lacking but we all felt the food compensated for that). Since then, we have tried to eat at the restaurant and/or...More

Thank Tars_Cars
Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

the food at Red lantern is amazing! Ritchie the chef knows his stuff. I am in the restaurant business and eat out all the time and we come to red lantern every time we are in mammoth. stand out dishes are the chicken lettuce cups,...More

1  Thank brad_metzger
Reviewed January 2, 2017

Arrived at 6:12 pm on a Wed, there was a long queue already. Were told there's no walk-in for Jimmy's Taverna on second level but we came for Red Lantern anyway. Wait time was said to be 25-30 mins but we were seated around 7:05pm....More

Thank MrsRath
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$18
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 248 Old Mammoth Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mammoth Lakes
  • Phone Number: +1 760-709-1012
Temporarily CLOSED for the OFF Season! We will see you in the Summer!

The Red Lantern proudly serves Mammoth's finest Chinese Cuisine! Our authentic menu is made from scratch with the freshest and finest ingredients! Executive Chef Richie encourages you to come on in and enjoy our elegant decor and classic menu - offering vegan and vegetarian friendly options and new delicious specials everyday. Takeout & Delivery Available!
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