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272 E Highway 246, Buellton, CA 93427
805-686-9888
Today
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good, but pricey

The best Chinese food in Buellton. Seriously. If you want better you have to go to Solvang, but that's three miles away. So if you want to stay local, this is it. It's always fresh, and I've never had a bad meal there. It's just pricey for the quality and quantity that you get.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 3, 2014
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Buellton, CA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The best Chinese food in Buellton. Seriously. If you want better you have to go to Solvang, but that's three miles away. So if you want to stay local, this is it. It's always fresh, and I've never had a bad meal there. It's just pricey for the quality and quantity that you get.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

Great family dining. Food comes out hot and quickly. Friendly staff. Owner, William, often stops by to make sure everything is good.

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La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Mexico
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12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

Ten of us from the Terry family enjoyed a wonderful meal at China Panda. The service was great as was the food, since there were ten of us I think we must have ordered one of every item on the menu. We all shared and tasted it all. All of the dishes were just how we hoped they would be,... More 

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Follansbee
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39 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012 via mobile

Whilel pondering what to have for dinner 1 night while visiting in Solvang My sister in law Suggested Chinese sure we love Chinese Well this place had such good food before our 2 week visit was over we had visited there 2 more times Their soup is delicious

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

Our hotel in Solvang recommended this over the chinese restaurant in Solvang. It was worth the 10min drive. The bbq pork chow mein and the mixed veg with shrimp were good and fast. Staff was friendly.

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Santa Barbara, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2012

It's not that special, but the food is always good, reliable, take out often and never had a bad meal.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2011

The staff were very friendly we were very full and took some food away with us. We picked 3 dishes for $8.95 each plus a large fried rice & beautiful egg rolls(spring rolls). Truly enough food for 4 people.

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Brea, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2011

What is Chinese food without rice? We felt ripped off paying $2 for a tiny bowl of rice, after paying $12+ for each dish. To be fair the main dishes were quite tasty, with generous portion, if you don't mind paying $2 for a tiny bowl of rice, you might rate this place higher. If we go here again, we... More 

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Solvang, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2011

We frequently go to China Panda with my mother, and we all like it. The interior is clean, bright and pleasant with a beautiful Koi aquarium. My favorite is Orange Peel Shrimp. I have this dish almost every time we go, and it is always excellent. The vegetables are cooked al dante, to our liking. The tables are covered with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 272 E Highway 246, Buellton, CA 93427
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Buellton
  • Phone Number: 805-686-9888

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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