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Panda Inn

3488 E Foothill Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107-3115
626-793-7300
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Ranked #21 of 583 Restaurants in Pasadena
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Chinese
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Rosemead Blvd.
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  • English first
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English first
Monrovia, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We've been going to Panda Inn in Pasadena for years and they never disappoint! The food is always exceptional. The wait staff is very efficient but they could work on being a little friendlier. Our recommendations are the won ton soup, the pork rib appetizer, the sea bass and the sweet and sour chicken. The portions are generous and there... More

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Hit this place for dinner. Had the Walnut Honey Shrimp while my friends dined on the Orange Chicken and Broccoli with Beef. Good atmosphere and high quality food. Would stop in again!

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This restaurant was clean and family friendly. We loved the Sunday brunch. There was a large assortment of delicious dishes to try, sushi, soups and desserts. Mimosas and mai-tai's were also included. Topped off with white chocolate dipped fortune cookies, we would definitely eat here again.

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Ankeny, Iowa
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70 reviews 70 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Overall, my family felt right to dine in this restaurant just outside the Universal Studio. We're glad to find that it has nothing to do with Panda Express, and its menu is very rich. The three dishes that we ordered are much closer to Chinese food than the items offered at P.F. Chang. The price is about right. I'm also... More

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Pasadena, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Following his father's recipes, this restaurant continuously delivers tasty , reasonably priced food. The service is always prompt and attentive. A terrific neighborhood gem.

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Irvine, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

We eat here every time we are in pasadena. Tonight they had the 40 year anniversary menu. no wonder they have been around 40 years. consistently high quality, good value, plenty of parking, a great Pasadena staple.

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Pasadena, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The original in Chinatown as worth the drive from any point in Los Angeles county. Now it's Chinese corporate food. While I admire the rise to success as a brand, the food is average. The oils to fry egg rolls tastes used, the noodle dishes are more like soupy canned oyster sauce found in Asian markets in Alhambra.

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Los Angeles
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72 reviews 72 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This great looking friendly restaurant is always packed. It's the source of many Panda Inn's around the US And the Panda Expresses. The next generation continues to explore new recipes - for a awhile they got quite trendy -but now they have returned to a more traditional menu with some nice new touches. My husband loves the sweet and sour... More

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California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Most people thinks gourmet Chinese food is an oxymoron but this place will prove them wrong. This place always been on my favorite place. Courteous and fast service, very consistent in taste. Everything in the menu is guaranteed to please your tastebud. My favorite appetizer are either mushu pork or fried calamari, although everything else a must try. My favorite... More

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Los Angeles, California, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great food and great service. The panda beef is the best! Other entrees are your typical Chinese American fare. Nice casual atmosphere but also good for groups and special occasions. Sunday brunch seems really popular with lots of appetizing dishes.

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