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Panda Country Restaurant

9621 Mission Gorge Rd, Santee, CA 92071-3802
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Ranked #7 of 96 restaurants in Santee
Cuisines: Chinese
Most recent review
- Jul 24, 2014
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English first
Santee, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

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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3 restaurant reviews
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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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
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3 helpful votes 3 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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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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