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2302 Needles Highway, Needles, CA
+1-760-326-5915
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner
Description: 760) 326-5915

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Better than you would expect....

Service can be a little slow, but the food and the portions are definitely worth it. They will even create dishes for you. Beer available. Good value.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Anaheim, California
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Anaheim, California
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56 reviews 56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Service can be a little slow, but the food and the portions are definitely worth it. They will even create dishes for you. Beer available. Good value.

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Nevada
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16 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Good fare at a fair price in a very small town. I am local (20 miles) and this is a nice change to escape fast-food diners, eat in a tasty family-run restaurant and see some smiles. It's situated just a few yards from I-40 access so you can even have your food boxed and chew it all the way to... More 

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Rome, Italy
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We were fed up with american food, I mean hamburgers, meat, fries, etc. so chinese food was what we were looking for and this small restaurant, that looks at historic route 66, did not disappoint our expectations, especially when the bill came... Do not miss it out if you appreciate chinese cuisine.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

liked the atmosphere, very oriental's like and food was great, cleaning up after the kid's not the best. All in all I had a great trip and enjoyed my stay at the knights inn and felt compelled to writes some reviews.

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Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
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62 reviews 62 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Found this restaurant thru Trip Advisor; glad we had reviews to rely upon because other wise I may have just driven by. Nothing to look at from the outside, inside is nice in a sparse kind of way. Food was delicious. Crisp spring rolls, good egg drop soup, they come with the lunch specials. I had the vegetable egg foo... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We wanted a quick bite close to our motel and weren't disappointed when we picked China Garden. I enjoyed the food tremendously, but it certainly wasn't a dating restaurant atmosphere. Get down to business, eat your food and enjoy it. After a day of riding a motorcycle through the desert I could have done with a beer or two that... More 

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California
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129 reviews 129 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

The Lemon chicken was excellent, we enjoyed our dinner. Easy to find, clean place with good service. Just remember it is now called Panda Garden.

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Los Angeles, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

This restaurant was close to the hotel, not filled with children and had air conditioning, all of which we required although not particularly in that order. The food is delicious. It’s your typical Chinese fare, nothing cutting edge, but tasted fresh with well-balanced flavors. A nice change of pace from typical dinners on the road.

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Coquitlam, Canada
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104 reviews 104 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We order for delivery to our RV. Absolutely excellent food. This is the 2nd time we used the Panda Garden while in Needles. Cannot speak to atmosphere but the telephone service was average; delivery was made right to promised time; prices for both the quality and quantity is at least 'very good'. Wonderful tasty variations being very good to excellent.

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Gedera, Israel
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105 reviews 105 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

This restaurant (now called the Panda garden) serves excellent, truly authentic Chinese food, with no MSG, delicate original tastes that remind me of good cooking in China. Simple, very clean, freshly cooked, plenteous and unreasonably cheap. Needles has few good restaurants for which to boast. Panda Garden is worth a boast or two. 7 Days a week 11:00 am -... More 

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Additional Information about China Garden

Address: 2302 Needles Highway, Needles, CA
Phone Number: +1-760-326-5915
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Needles
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 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 - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Chinese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2302 Needles Highway, Needles, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Needles
  • Phone Number: +1-760-326-5915

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

Description

760) 326-5915
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 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 - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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