Golden Pond Hong Kong Seafood Restaurant
1753 Hudson Av., St. Paul, 651-793-0001
Atmosphere: Minimal decor, silk flowers.
Service: Friendly, helpful with suggestions.
Sound level: Moderate.
Recommended dishes: Deep-fried sole with roasted garlic, steamed lobster with garlic and Chinese wine, stewed tofu with scallop in XO sauce.
Wine list: No alcohol.
Hours: Sunday-Thursday 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Friday-Saturday 11 a.m.-midnight. Lunch buffet served Monday-Friday 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Price range: Entrees $7.75-$18.50; lunch buffet $5.95.
Credit cards: V, MC.
Smoking: No smoking weekends, smoking section weekdays.
Wheelchair accessibility: Completely accessible.
Parking: Lot in front of restaurant.
Children: No special menu, but items such as chicken wings, fried won tons and egg rolls are available.
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