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Summer Palace

588 S Alafaya Trail, Orlando, FL 32828
407-281-8222
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Wadsworth, Ohio
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I am new to Orlando, and a coworker who also lives in the Waterford area recommended this place for good Chinese. The food is excellent, service is very good, and portions are large. Overall a very good Chinese food joint.

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Orlando, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We had not been to Summer Palace in about 2 years. It "was" one of our favorite Chinese food restaurants. I remember the pork fried rice I ordered then, was not as good as I had remembered from previous visits and at that time, I thought, they aren't using freshly cooked pork but rather some type of precooked pork. So... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I often visit this restaurant when I'm in the mood for Chinese food, or when I have visitors from out of town. In an area where most restaurants cut quality to provide cheap food to college students, Summer Palace stands out. I've tried many things on their menu, but my favorite dish remains General Tso's chicken. The food is good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I love this place. The service is great and so are the servers. When I"m not eating their I get the take-out. Me and my wife love this place.

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Clermont, Florida
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97 reviews 97 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Local friends picked the restaurant as it's one of their favorites. Nothing fancy and fairly small, the servers were friendly and efficient. We were a party eight and everything went smoothly with multiple courses of soups, appetizers, entrees and some having their All You Can Eat Sushi. Hot and Sour soup was spicy, flavorful and better than most you find... More 

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Orlando, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

I love this place. It is my favorite Chinese restaurant. I have been here a couple of time and always have the best experience. I love Mongolian beef and krab Rangoon.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Summer Palace it is better than most chinese restaurants around this area but bottom line it isnt even great. Waitress was horrible it felt that she was rushing us. Food was over seasoned. Orange chicken taste like I was bitting into an orange and General Tso wasnt spicy at all (even I requested to be spicy). Both dinner were overly... More 

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orlando florida
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62 reviews 62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

We were looking for a local Chinese restaurant in our area since many had closed. We have been hitting all the Thai ones a lot. We found Summer Palace on Trip Advisor. Not far from our home, but down a road we never travel. We read all the reviews and noted the poor ones for Sushi. We weren't after Sushi... More 

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Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

This used to be a decent place for sushi. No more. I came here recently with my daughter and really wasn't impressed. Then a few weeks later my fiancé wanted to eat here so I gave in but this will be the last time our family eats here. The spicy tuna roll was not even edible to eat. It was... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Found this little place (Waterford Lakes-East Orlando). Great food, good price, pleasant atmosphere and the service is nice too. Love their 3 in 1 specialties (big enough to share with my husband). Once you try them you will come back.

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Additional Information about Summer Palace

Address: 588 S Alafaya Trail, Orlando, FL 32828
Phone Number: 407-281-8222
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Sushi, Chinese, Japanese

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