1) Price: Maybe $2-4 more per dish than I would have liked to pay. 2) Ambiance: Contemporary, moderately elevated dining, pretty 3) Service: Lacked heart. Yes they checked all the boxes for service but I just don't like the Asian style of service where you don't approach them, they approach you, so they avoid eye contact/your table until THEY are ready to come to you. I felt a bit of judgment/snobbyness based off our clothes & appearance also. 4) What we ate: Complimentary miso soup. Server was nice-enough to give baby egg-drop soup instead & we got a side of rice for him. I got the only roll that had lobster tempura in it & added spicy ahi on the outside (the good spicy ahi with the mayo/shiracha/tobikko mix). Pretty lobster tail presentation. Then alby got like a Cali roll that had cream cheese & was fried & has a spicy sauce. & we shared a Thai noodle dish pad sew ew with broccoli & shrimp. All 3 were yum. I do like the variety of Asian fusion choices. There was a fried cheesecake I believe. I wasn't a fan, but alby really loved it. $81 incl a $10 tip. Might eat here again if I'm feeling spendy. (For about $30 less I'd go over to Tempura Express. Yeah you might get a Grouchy Korean lady cashier/server/possible owner, but at least the food is the bomb & moderate pricing. Fresh homemade kimchee, teriyaki sauce nicely balanced, & tempura bento's have good variety, sushi good too.)
The dragon roll was pretty darn good, the kid tryed the teriyaki chicken and it was a big plate, it wasnt grilled like the other asian restraunts provide, but i guess the larger portion made up for it. I tryed the spicy squid, it was ok. Bit too much sugar, but like the teriyaki chicken, you get a large plate full. Id def try it out again. This time ill check out the champong "spicy seafood noodle soup". Ive been having that soup in every asian restraunt that makes it in town. It takes a very skilled chef to make it the right way.
While the atmosphere may not scream fine dining, this comfortable, family-friendly, restaurant is by far the best Chinese food option in Alaska. They are consistently satisfying with fresh, hot, entrees, good service, and fair prices. They've been voted top 10 if not the BEST place to dine by Press Picks, Anchorage Daily News, and even by U.S.A. Today! You will not be dissapointed.
We loved the look and feel of the place.. felt like home! The owner who runs the place was very warm and friendly. He is a Tibetan married to an American and is settled in Alaska. We ordered a thali, Tibetan buns and alloo tikki. The buns were new to me they tasted like south Indian Dosa. The Aloo tikkis were yummy!!! If you are in Anchorage, give this place a try!
Asia Garden has been around for quite some time, and the inside kind of looks like it, but the food is really tasty and you can never go wrong with one of their flaming Mai Tai's!!! The atmosphere isn't really the greatest though... Go for food and drink, but don't try and treat it like a night club.
I have been going to this restaurant as a little kid, and love that they haven't changed it. The atmosphere is one of a kind. The food has a great flavor that can't be beat. The dishes served are made from fresh tasting ingredients. The Asia Garden Special is my absolute favorite!!!
Extensive menu, you are sure to find something you like. Food and service are both very good. Spring rolls, ginger chicken & beef w/vegetables were all excellent. Wine prices are reasonable with a very nice selection. Highly recommend if looking for Chinese restaurant.
Have worked in area for some time, the food is always great and service to detail is wonderful the employees are very personable. to say there is a favorite food would be unfair since i have tried just about everything on the menu . my kids love it as well
This place is amazing. The service is so great, they make you feel like family. The food is authentic. It's a favorite of my family. We like the spicy eggplant, the pineapple chicken and the sweet and sour pork. Generous servings, great service!
This is definitely the best Chinese restaurant. A must go. Good things about it: Reasonably priced set menus Awesome view Delicious food Good services The only drawback is the air conditioning is a bit too strong. Tea get cold easily.