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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, Takeout
Good for: Families with children
Description: 760) 326-5915

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  • 8
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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
Looking for delivery in Needles?

After a hard day's drive wanted food delivered to our hotel. The hotel desk recommended Panda Gardens. They did a great job on the food. Their prices were more than reasonable. They delivered in the time frame they said they would. Food arrived hot and very tasty.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
Joel G
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Oakhurst, California
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Calgary
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348 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

First off, the name of this restaurant was recently changed to Panda Garden. We almost did not eat here because the smell upon entering the restaurant was unpleasant - perhaps a combination of cooking/frying and some mustiness. But we sat down and ordered and were pleased with the quality of food (mushrooms and asparagus, pork fried rice and Shezwan chicken).... More 

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Morgan Hill, California
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85 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

Considering Needles is a long way from anywhere, and a very long way from a Chinese neighborhood, this restaurant is a welcome break from fast-food and steak-houses. That said, the menu serves the typical dumbed-down-for-Americans dishes found in so many Chinese cafes in the U.S. The Hunan chicken had a generous amount of mildly spicy chicken and mixed vegetables. But... More 

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Oakhurst, California
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

After a hard day's drive wanted food delivered to our hotel. The hotel desk recommended Panda Gardens. They did a great job on the food. Their prices were more than reasonable. They delivered in the time frame they said they would. Food arrived hot and very tasty.

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Thank Joel G
Anaheim, California
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66 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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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Thank bikerbarbie56
Nevada
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62 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 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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Thank desertjoe
Rome, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 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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Thank Khloe70
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 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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Thank Josh B
Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
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65 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 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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Thank Goodfoot0227
Arlington, Texas
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 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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Thank Arno K
California
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130 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 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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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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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