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China Garden

2302 Needles Highway, Needles, CA
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Ranked #4 of 24 restaurants in Needles
Cuisines: Chinese
Description: 760) 326-5915
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Description: 760) 326-5915
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19 reviews from our community

73% Recommend
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English first
Los Angeles, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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54 reviews 54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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88 reviews 88 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

We ordered delivery. It was fast, hot, and delicious, and plenty of it. Will probably order from there again if we stay in Needles.

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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94 reviews 94 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

Needles is a small desert community with not a lot of quality places to eat but we followed previous TripAdvisor recommendations and stopped at China Garden/Panda Garden for lunch. We were not disappointed. For a reasonable price, you get a delicious meal that fills you up and tastes great. The restaurant is not highly decorated but it's just what we... More

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Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013 via mobile

As average as average can be. Average facility - average sanitation - average service - average food - average price. Everything swimming in well seasoned (as in AGE) oil, basic soy, garlic and MSG seasoning. Weak service; everything done in first gear. My order was to go, and it was packaged so the smallest, weakest container was on the bottom,... More

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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31 reviews 31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

A very average, but clean place. I was satisfied with my eggplant dish, which was a nice alternative to normal road food. The family that runs the place is earnestly doing a nice job and the service is fast & polite. The cheesy chinese synthesizer music is a Classic! If I close my eyes I can imagine a disco ball... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012 via mobile

Stopping over in Needles we saw the restaurant opposite where we were staying. Upon entering the local cops were eating inside....we knew it must be good! We decided to get take out and went for the sweet and sour chicken. Wow, just how big are the portions! The most chicken bites I've ever had and some of the tastiest also.... More

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Anaheim, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

We had take out and did not realize the portions were so large. We really could have gone with only one entre for the two of us. Very quick service, however the cashier did not speak english very well. I really wanted to try the the thai at Cook's Cuisine, however they were closed (after driving around for about an... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012 via mobile

I eat here as my away from home meal often. Always clean, quick and delicious. Very easy on the budget. You can order a lunch special before 3 that includes a spring roll, soup, rice and a generous main dish for 5.50-7.50! I recommend their General Tso's chicken:)

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