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West Lake Chinese Restaurant

11256 Patterson Ave, Richmond, VA 23238-5011
+1 804-740-7000
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good28%
  • Average28%
  • Poor28%
  • Terrible0%
28 Sep 2016
“Standard Chinese fast food”
1 Apr 2016
“Gone down hill!”
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11256 Patterson Ave, Richmond, VA 23238-5011
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

Pretty much standard Chinese fast food. I had the sweet and sour pork lunch special and added in hot and sour soup. It was very filling and decent tasting…fast and cheap for a quick lunch.

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Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

This use to be the place to get the best fried rice in Richmond. Not any more. No egg, carrots or peas in rice. Shrimp were soggy and tasteless. Rice lacked proper moisture content. Like when you have left over rice and reheat it without...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2015

West Lake Chinese Restaurant has been a favorite of our family for years. It was with dismay that we ordered takeout the other day. First, my daughter was kept on hold with them never returning to the phone. I called on my cell and got...More

2  Thank Pamela O
Reviewed 4 February 2015

Neighborhood chinese restaurant, family-run. Traditional chinese. Never crowded because most people order take-out, but eat-in dining is comfortable, and service is great. Tasty food but nothing you would write home about. Beef, chicken, pork, shrimp, scallops, etc. and lots of vegetables. Easy parking in the...More

1  Thank Gone_Fishing_VA
Reviewed 5 August 2014

In a strip mall, this restaurant could easily be missed. The atmosphere is average, as is the food, but our party loved the soup. The staff were very welcoming and attentive.

Thank Alicia N
Reviewed 19 January 2013

The food here is good specially our favorite beef curry. When we do not have time to cook dinner we just order here. I think we have tried almost all of the items in their menu. There are other Chinese restaurants in the area but,...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2008

Great take out. I always forget about this place. Favorite coconut chicken.

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Pamela O
Did West Lake recently change hands? The food seems to be prepared differently and the staff kept my daughter on hold -- totally forgetting about her; I called and placed our order while she was still on hold.
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Pamela O
Did West Lake recently change hands? The food seems to be prepared differently and the staff kept my daughter on hold -- totally forgetting about her; I called and placed our order while she was still on hold.
21 February 2015|
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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11256 Patterson Ave, Richmond, VA 23238-5011
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-740-7000
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