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5015 Kanan Rd, Agoura Hills, CA 91301-2515
818-991-9831
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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We were looking for a place in our neighborhood where we've never eaten and saw the other positive reviews. I've parked in this lot a hundred times and never once considered eating at Mandarin Express. Unique menu offerings and nothing like a typical strip mall Chinese take-out. Outstanding food... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
kann61
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Agoura Hills, California
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Agoura Hills, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We were looking for a place in our neighborhood where we've never eaten and saw the other positive reviews. I've parked in this lot a hundred times and never once considered eating at Mandarin Express. Unique menu offerings and nothing like a typical strip mall Chinese take-out. Outstanding food and service. Looking forward to going back and trying other dishes!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

An absolute must if you are a vegan or vegetarian. This place has an amazing menu full of mock meat dishes and tofu. Every dish I have had has been excellent, and it all comes spiced to your liking (spicy for me!).

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Kennebunk, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Don't let the modest strip mall exterior fool you. The owners are amazing. The menu is vast. The food is outstanding. No generic over-salted grease here. Everything is fresh and packed with flavor. Eat in or take out - it's a hidden gem.

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los angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

This is delicious Chinese food. If you want run-of-the-mill selections, go somewhere else but if you want something truly interesting, this is the place. The food is consistently delicious and the service is wonderful. These are lovely people. It's the best Chinese/Asian food in the area by a longshot!

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Hamilton, Bermuda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

It was our first time to the Agoura Hills area and we were looking for a restaurant where could enjoy vegetarian and non vegetarian cuisine. We searched online and found the Mandarin Express (Lotus) restaurant. Once we arrived, we were greeted by the husband and wife owners. They were very friendly and welcoming. We looked at the menu options and... More 

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Agoura, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

The food was quite good. We ordered the OMG shrimp, and some dumpling appetizers. The OMG was a large serving, and we shared it. It was quite flavorful and fresh. The dumplings were just dumplings. The menu has many healthy choices, like tofu, and gluten free. There were lots of people picking up food to take home. We will be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013 via mobile

Chinese food fused with French, Vietnamese, Thai and other Incredible combinations like, Lavender honey blackberry shrimp, or Saffron Omega orange tofu, Vodka Mango Cumin, plus the deserts , we had the Lavender Mango Creme Brûlée. wow Wow Wow. And they have Alkaline water really good for your health. enjoy

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California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

I thought the food was just ok and very over priced. If you ask for anything different in a dish, watch out. Your price will be much higher than expected.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

The food was great, prices were a little high but the owners were so nice and made dinner at the mandarin express worth the extra money we spent.

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tarzana ca
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

"Fusion" = interesting sauces for various meats (or tofu...). Good enough to go back to, if you're headed that way. Fair prices, informal; good service

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Address: 5015 Kanan Rd, Agoura Hills, CA 91301-2515
Phone Number: 818-991-9831
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Agoura Hills
Cuisine: Chinese

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  • Address: 5015 Kanan Rd, Agoura Hills, CA 91301-2515
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Agoura Hills
  • Phone Number: 818-991-9831

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

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