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3800 Pepperell Pkwy, Opelika, AL 36801-6024
334-745-7234
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Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 6
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Korean-style Chinese restaurant

Good foods at reasonable price. Interior looks nice and clean (much better than exterior). I only tried "Jja-Jang" noodle, but I can guess other dishes should also be good. A nice surprise in a small south town.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 7, 2015
Sukgeun C
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Arvada, Colorado
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English first
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4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

After searching for somewhere local for Thai.. I was told Mandarin house had Thai so I came to try out their Green Chicken Curry and Tom Kha Gai soup(first time visit). I also ordered crab angels based on the previous reviews. The soup came out first and was lacking in flavor immensely. It had bell pepper, green onion, mushrooms, and... More 

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Arvada, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Good foods at reasonable price. Interior looks nice and clean (much better than exterior). I only tried "Jja-Jang" noodle, but I can guess other dishes should also be good. A nice surprise in a small south town.

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Canton, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I know the popular thing to do is to hit the buffet, but I highly recommend you order from the menu and receive the best, freshest product available. Mongolian Beef and General Tso's chicken are two of my favorites along with the egg rolls dumplings!! Always a go to place for me when I can pull out the stops.

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Auburn, Alabama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Have been here many times over the years abut lately have notice a decided downturn of quality and cleanliness. Floor dirty, booth materials ragged, food okay but not great!

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Auburn, Alabama, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Our first visit to this restaurant today will be our last one. We arrived around 1:00pm for lunch and there was not much left on the buffet. The few items displayed were not only scarce but dry. As we were in the middle of eating, a small roach walked across our table right in front of my plate. We notified... More 

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Auburn, Alabama, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I come here sometimes before work. I judge a chinese buffet on the quality of their crab rangoons and I have to say that theirs are pretty solid. The fried rice however is somewhat dry and the sweet and sour soup is somewhat lacking. Other than that it's definitely a choice spot to eat a ton of egg rolls for... More 

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Valley, Alabama
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I took my children out to lunch at Mandarin House and was terribly disappointed. I love Asian food and gave this place a try. The buffet did not have many choices compared to other Chinese buffet restaurants. That was the first thing we noticed. We tried the rice (without veggies) and sesame chicken. The rice was hard and undercooked. The... More 

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Springville, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Stopped in with friends when passing through. Had never been before but if we're ever down there again I'll be glad to back in and eat. I had the wonton soup and it was a big bowl for the price. My friends ordered off the menu and got a large portion or delicious food. I rated just very good because... More 

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Gulf Shores, Alabama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Went with the family and wasn't overly impressed. Nothing was bad though and nothing was dried out or appeared to have been sitting for a long time either. The staff was friendly enough and service was good. They had a good variety on the buffet. Didn't try the sushi so I can't comment.

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Opelika, Alabama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

We have a standing joke that started with an old Checkers commercial from a few years back, wherein the semi-popular eatery highlighted the rivalry between the crews that manned their right-and-left side drive thrus. Ever since then, "Left or right side drive thru" has become shorthand for comments pertaining to the duality of some institution. One such place is M-House.... More 

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Additional Information about Mandarin House Chinese

Address: 3800 Pepperell Pkwy, Opelika, AL 36801-6024
Phone Number: 334-745-7234
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Opelika
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Chinese

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3800 Pepperell Pkwy, Opelika, AL 36801-6024
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Opelika
  • Phone Number: 334-745-7234

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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