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Panda Country Restaurant

9621 Mission Gorge Rd, Santee, CA 92071-3802
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Ranked #20 of 97 Restaurants in Santee
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Chinese
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San Diego, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I have been coming to Panda Country for over 15 years. The food is wonderful and a wide selection of entrees. The staff is very friendly and the service was great. It doesn't take long for them to serve your food. The Hot & Sour soup is the best and my favorite dish is the House Special Chicken. You can... More 

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Santee, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The food was ok if you like a heavy dose of Msg. Waitress abrupt. I prefer Red Lotus on North Magnolia. cheaper and better food. Panda is a chain and those who haven't tasted food at Red Lotus will be satisfied. I won't be returning to Panda. Not a peaceful dining experience and poor service when restaurant was empty.

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Santee, California, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This cute little restaurant sits in a strip mall with a few other little restaurants, stores, and a major grocery supermarket. The food is very delicious and satisfying. You get a lot for your money here. The atmosphere and decor is very relaxing. The staff is friendly and courteous. The price is very reasonable for what you get when you... More 

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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Look it's hard enough to find a good Chinese restaurant in the Lakeside/Santee area but the Panda Country Restaurant (not to be confused with the Panda Inn) is the place to go for your Chinese food fix... great taste and atmosphere and the prices or great too... you can order carry out but there is no delivery...

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Santee, California, United States
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

Sure it's in a grocery store strip mall wedged between a yogurt shop and an L&L BBQ, but they've been there forever, cranking out tasty Chinese menu items that appeal to the American palette. Interior is nice and comfortable, the service is friendly and attentive, and has that Chinese Restaurant feel that you want. Take-out is quick and efficient. Plenty... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

In a small mall with a grocery store. Been in business 35 years. Really good chinese food, clean restaurant, good effecient wait staff. the favorites on the menu are all excellent, we have tried most of them. They serve most of the normal chinese dishes and add extras to their favorites. Scallops, lobster, chicken, beef with vegetables is #1in the... More 

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Additional Information about Panda Country Restaurant

Address: 9621 Mission Gorge Rd, Santee, CA 92071-3802
Phone Number: 619-449-7061
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santee
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Chinese

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