We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 24 Needles Restaurants

China Garden

2302 Needles Highway, Needles, CA
Menu
Improve this listing
Got a photo?
Add it.
Ranked #5 of 24 Restaurants in Needles
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Chinese
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Description: 760) 326-5915
Write a Review

24 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    9
    8
    6
    1
    0
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Arlington, Texas
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
California
Top Contributor
127 reviews 127 reviews
44 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Los Angeles, California
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Coquitlam, Canada
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Gedera, Israel
Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Illinois
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hot Springs, Arkansas
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed China Garden also viewed

 
Needles, California Desert
Needles, California Desert
 

Been to China Garden? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about China Garden

Address: 2302 Needles Highway, Needles, CA
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

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from China Garden staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?