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Mandarin House Restaurant

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1073 Mono Way, Sonora, CA 95370
(209) 536-9887
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 6
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A pleasing Chinese buffet!

We stopped in for lunch and will likely be going back! If you're in the mood for some Chinese buffet staples with a few new dishes, this is the place to eat! We had some usual dishes like General Tsos, and Chow Mien but there was also Calamari in garlic sauce, sushi/veggie rolls, and a few others... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 24, 2015
breb
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Bemidji, Minnesota
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Bemidji, Minnesota
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125 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

We stopped in for lunch and will likely be going back! If you're in the mood for some Chinese buffet staples with a few new dishes, this is the place to eat! We had some usual dishes like General Tsos, and Chow Mien but there was also Calamari in garlic sauce, sushi/veggie rolls, and a few others we hadn't had.... More 

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Groveland, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

When we get a craving for Chinese food, we always go to Mandarin House. Their seafood and vegetables are always fresh. They always treat us with genuine hospitality, and even know what we want to drink when we walk in the door. That's great customer service. Tonight we arrived just before they closed, and they offered to make whatever of... More 

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Thank DoriandGreg
San Jose, California
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Several family members (8) dined here last weekend. Those who chose the seafood buffet were pleased, in fact, the teenage boys went back for seconds. Ordering off the menu was another story. It took forever for the food to arrive. No one enjoyed their soup, and the others items were so-so. My husband has eaten here before with friends, but... More 

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Thank El P
Ukiah, California
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Very good buffet and service. Ice tea was free, and there was a good variety of choices. Desserts were a little lacking and were empty and not replaced as soon as they should have been, but other then that, this place was awesome!

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1 Thank Debbedoo
Sonora, California
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This restaurant has good Chinese food. Parking can be difficult but there is a parking lot in the rear and another not far from the restaurant. Prices are reasonable.

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1 Thank LAURIE S
San Jose, California
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

We recently stopped at Mandarin House Restaurant for lunch. This was our second visit to this restaurant and we found the food to be very good and reasonably priced. Although this restaurant is know for its all-you-can-eat buffet, we opted for the lower calorie entrees. We had sweet and sour chicken and vegetables with tofu. Both were very good. Along... More 

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1 Thank Allan G
california
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62 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

As my title says, I'm here for the pot stickers. They are good. They are super friendly and offer free iced tea which is always a nice perk. Most people come here for the buffet so they can try a little bit of everything but ordering off the menu is absolutley okay. They have a small little desert bar and... More 

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Thank shaytravels
Pueblo West, Colorado
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174 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

I really like the food at this restaurant. The sauces are the way they should be, not overpowering, very flavorful. The pot stickers are as good as I have ever eaten. I have not tried the buffet here, I just order off of the menu to go. Excellent wait staff too.

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Thank Alan N
Sonora
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

From time to time I think of returning here for a meal, and then while I'm going through the buffet line I remember why I don't frequent this restaurant. The food seems to all taste alike, it doesn't appear fresh and usually several item trays are empty. I now vow to not return ever again!

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Thank Kim92212
Los
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42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

Coming from the San Jose, Los Angeles, and San Diego areas, our group is accustomed to good Asian food including the buffet-style restaurants. We stumbled across this restaurant while driving by to our hotel in Sonora. I was a bit wary to try it, but it turned out to be a nice experience. The restaurant was clean. The decor was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1073 Mono Way, Sonora, CA 95370
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonora
  • Phone Number: (209) 536-9887

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian, Japanese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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