If you want to visit one of the best restaurants in Lansing, looking for one that has great reviews is a great way to start.

The Best Reviewed Restaurants in Lansing

We live in a day and age where you can take to the internet, anonymously or not, and write exactly what's on your mind. That definitely has is down sides. However, restaurant reviews can play a helpful part in decision making.

Sure, you get those one-off reviews that are comically negative. But those can usually be written off as the restaurant or the patron having a bad day. If a restaurant has lots of positive reviews, it tends to mean that the restaurant is pretty good.

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If you're thinking about treating yourself and you want to make sure your hard-earned money is well spent, maybe take a look at the best reviewed restaurants in Lansing. In order to determine who was the best of the best, we combined and averaged the ratings from Yelp, TripAdvisor, and Google. Take a look at the list below and try to keep from drooling.

5. Soup Spoon Cafe

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Yes, the Soup Spoon Cafe has excellent soups. They have a few choices that are available all day every day, and there are usually 3 - 5 soups of the day. They also make a mean breakfast. Soup Spoon Cafe got 4.6 stars from Google, 4.2 stars from Yelp, and 4.5 stars from TripAdvisor, giving it an average of 4.4 stars.

4. Meat BBQ

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Meat BBQ is known for their smoked and grilled meats. They were also featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. Meat BBQ received 4.7 stars from Google, 4.3 stars from Yelp, and 4.5 stars from TripAdvisor, giving it a total average of 4.5 stars.

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3. Naing Myanmar Family Restaurant

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The garlic chicken and customer service at Naing Myanmar Family Restaurant are unmatched. They received 4.7 stars on Google, 4.6 stars on Yelp, and 4.5 stars on TripAdvisor, giving it an average score of 4.6 stars.

2. YumYum Bento

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YumYum Bento serves up a delicious fusion of Japanese, Korean, and Thai foods, with people really loving the ramen and pad Thai. YumYum Bento scored 4.7 stars on Google, 4.7 stars on Yelp, and 4.5 stars on TripAdvisor, giving it 4.6 stars on average.

1. ChouPli Wood-Fired Kebob

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Patrons love the combination of fresh food served fast with a side of excellent customer service. Patrons love ChouPli so much that it's the only restaurant that scored a 5 star rating! ChouPli Wood-Fired Kebob got 4.7 stars on Google, 4.8 stars on Yelp, and 5 stars on TripAdvisor, giving it an average of 4.8 stars.

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