THE DISH: Rice Station

Photo by Brian Giandelone

Photo by Brian Giandelone


Rice Station

Rice Station

Rice Station

2300 Liam Ave., Suite 195, Dacula



  • Open since: January
  • Location: Rice Station is in the Cornerstone Village shopping center in Dacula.
  • Hours: 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sunday
  • Owners: Dacula residents Pan Kevin and Guo Jin, who are both originally from China
  • Atmosphere: Large, wooden double doors serve as the entrance to the upscale, yet still casual, restaurant. Regular table and combination booth-table seating (the semi-circle booths along the wall are a unique touch) are provided in a spacious dining area, along with seating at the sushi bar.
  • Menu: Rice Station offers a fusion of Chinese, Japanese and Thai selections, with more than 140 items on its menu. The most popular selections are the Shanghai sesame chicken -- lightly battered white meat chicken stir fried with mixed vegetables and a white sweet sesame sauce -- and the Kung Pao chicken.

The most popular Thai dishes are the Thai basil and the panang curry, both made with a choice of tofu, beef, shrimp, chicken, pork or seafood.

Rice Station offers maki sushi -- cooked and raw sushi rolls -- nigiri and combination sushi dinners.

A lunch menu is offered from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lunch specials include an entree served with egg fried rice and an egg roll. A lunch sushi menu is also available.

Rice Station serves beer and wine.

  • Things you might not know: Rice Station offers four menu selections dubbed Spa Cuisine that are low in carbohydrates and include white rice.