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Panda Garden

Chinese, Szechuan
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123 Franklin St, Bangor, ME 04401-4966
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Takeout

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Good food

This place has been around a very long time and the food is consistently good. I had the General Tso's chicken which was 'ok' but the rice and steamed vegetables were very good. Service is always good and it's reasonably priced.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 28, 2015
Bangor, Maine
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Orland, Maine
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

There were 10 of us in a group. We had the best service and the food came out hot and yummy. Never had to ask for refills on drinks. Waitress was there when we needed her. It was a fantastic experience and would Definately go back for another meal!

Thank Kelly B
St. John's, Canada
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was highly-reviewed online. I ordered a shrimp and chili lunch special with brown rice and House Special fried rice with brown rice. The shrimp dish had plenty of shrimp, but was drowned out by a weird onion-based sauce that was far too sweet. The fried rice was pathetic. Tiny minced pieces of meat and a few measly pieces... More 

Thank Brian F
Bangor, Maine
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42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

This place has been around a very long time and the food is consistently good. I had the General Tso's chicken which was 'ok' but the rice and steamed vegetables were very good. Service is always good and it's reasonably priced.

Thank Dew-it2it
Nashville, Tennessee
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

My husband and I Spent the night in Bangor to take an early morning flight out. We needed something entirely different from coastal (wonderful) food. So we chose Panda Garden and were very glad we did. His Tangerine beef was delicious , and there was plenty enough to share. I ordered the crispy duck but because my Mandarin speaking waiter... More 

Thank April M
Bangor, Maine
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56 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

At lunchtime, they have long offered a very manageable buffet. There are about 15 items on it and everything is prepared well. Caveat: they have begun to sweeten the hot and sour soup, which is a terrible idea.

Thank Metsfan123
Bangor ME
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389 reviews
317 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Good--Food was presented attractively and served quite promptly. Service was friendly and attentive. Okay--The food, which was satisfactory but really didn't have much flair.

Thank Ghost
Bangor, Maine
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110 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

The restaurant is always spotless. The owners are always friendly. The service is always prompt and courteous. The food is always delicious. Enough said.

Thank Lee S
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

I can't get enough of this place! every time I go in I leave with all smiles. what with their willingness to make any meal for you, whether it is on their menu or not, their pleasant atmosphere and the no msg menu, Panda Garden keeps me coming back for more.

Thank Brittany C
Wells, Maine
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38 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

I do not know why I don't go more often. I have been going there of over 10 years and every time I do I am met but a smile very nice atmosphere and great service. The food is always outstanding and very well priced. Its almost hidden on a side street but worth the find. Get your GPS out... More 

Thank Steve W
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Super nice owners who prepare the closet to authentic Chinese food you can get in Bangor. Lunch buffet is a great bargain; try the spicy eggplant.

Thank susan t

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 123 Franklin St, Bangor, ME 04401-4966
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Bangor
  • Phone Number: 207-942-2704

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Szechuan


Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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