Eastern Lights Hot Pot & Grill

4215 University Dr # 2
Durham, NC 27707
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Customer Reviews (11 reviews)


on Citysearch Aug 03, 2009
Went to eat on lunch break with friends. I ordered sweet and sour chicken, chicken was overcooked. Didn't complain and ate what I could because didn't have time to return and wait for more to be cooked. Explained... (more)


on Citysearch Apr 27, 2007
They have a large menu with all of your Americanized favorites. Most of them are prepared on par with the area's good mainstream Chinese restaurants (eg Neo-China, PF Chang's) if not better. They also have a lunch... (more)


on Citysearch Jul 09, 2006
<b>In Short<br></b>On the outside Eastern Lights is not much more than a tinted-window, strip-mall presence--but if ever there were an authentic Chinese restaurant in the Triangle, this is it. The menu boasts a... (more)


on Citysearch Jun 13, 2006
Their hot sour soup is the best in triangle. Everyone on the Chef's specialty menu is good. Their Chowma mien (hot red seafood soup noodle) is also the best in this area. We go there almost every weekend. Their duck and... (more)


on Citysearch Jan 26, 2006
This place was very good. Excellant friendly service. The food was very good. Very clean restaurant. (more)

Hyun P.

on Judys Book Dec 01, 2005
I'm from the Pacific region where Asian food abounds. I don't know what the other person had but this is one of my favorites. I know many regulars there besides ourselves. Their food has always been excellent and... (more)

Si H.

on Judys Book Aug 04, 2005
have eaten here twice and have tasted 4 different things on the menu and can say that I have been disappointed both times. The worst idea was to order the shrimp... one key to life: never order shrimp from a Chinese place... (more)


on Citysearch May 23, 2005
I had heard good things about the restaurant, but was disappointed with every dish. Potstickers were uncooked, meat was still pink on the inside and the fried rice tasted like paper. It seemed as if they froze their... (more)


on Citysearch Dec 22, 2002
People who know tell me this is the real deal. For me, the veggies are fresh, the staff friendly and attentive, the take out or eat in is great! Best Chinese in Durham (more)


on Citysearch Nov 08, 2002
As a native chinese food eater, the fried rice is the best in this area. The grains of rice are complete and shining in the plate with the genuine smell of Chinese food. To my surprise, you can even get the fried rice... (more)
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