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Chinese, Noodle, Vegetarian, Donuts
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5555 Palmer Crossing Cir, Sarasota, FL 34233-3335
+1 941-921-8166
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery
Description: Palmer Crossing - Honore and Clark Road

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 1
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
amazingly fresh & delicious at Big Panda!!!!

please try this amazing place for the BEST chinese take-out, you will not want to go anywhere else after trying this place. so fresh, made to order and delicious chinese cuisine & wonderful people there too. again, so wonderful, thank you Big Panda! =)

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
anewhartz
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Winter Springs, Florida
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26 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Winter Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

please try this amazing place for the BEST chinese take-out, you will not want to go anywhere else after trying this place. so fresh, made to order and delicious chinese cuisine & wonderful people there too. again, so wonderful, thank you Big Panda! =)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

Very welcoming and the food was delicious. Tasted more fresh than other locations. I'll definitely keep coming.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The food is delicious. It's a great place for a large group or just 2. The owners are super friendly.

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Monroe, CT
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153 reviews 153 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

If you are going to eat in then the critics are right in that the setups are minimal. But this restaurant wasn't set up as a destination eat in. Like many small Chinese places, this one does a lot of take out and why: the food is good. You don't have to worry about MSG and food is prepared fresh... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

I was looking for a good place to eat and I am so glad that I found Big Panda. The lady at the counter was very nice and told me how they cook all of their food fresh. I ordered vegetable dumplins which were delicious. I also ordered vegetable lo mein with steamed rice and was more than pleasantly surprise.... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

I've been to a bunch of Chinese restaurants in Sarasota and nothing comes close to this place so now I don't go anywhere else. They cook everything to order and it's always so good.

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Trenton, Ontario, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Tried the place because of some good reviews. Arrived and ordered Hot and Sour soup, pork chop suey, chicken wings and two spring rolls. We were the only couple there at 5:00PM no liquor licence to wait with. Received our order after twenty minutes and went home, starving. Started with the soup which was cold, not like warm but cold.... More 

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Sarasota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Unfortunately, Big Panda fell a bit in my estimation due to it's inconsistency. Last couple of visits were not as endearing as my first. Soup was overly gummy and cold. General Tso's chicken was soggy instead of crisp. Not sure I'll be heading back any time soon.

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Montreal, QC
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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

Went to Big Panda for take-out and was not disappointed. Hot and sour soup is excellent and portion are generous. Well priced and all dishes are made to order.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Food is mediocre service not bad but plastic glasses and vinyl on the tables...I do not know how they got the good reviews? Find a better place to eat ( ex Applebee s next door).

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5555 Palmer Crossing Cir, Sarasota, FL 34233-3335
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-921-8166

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 - 16
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Noodle, Vegetarian, Donuts

Description

Palmer Crossing - Honore and Clark Road
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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