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Panda Buffet

8801 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21043-4123
410-480-9810
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Ranked #86 of 139 restaurants in Ellicott City
Cuisines: Chinese
Most recent review
- May 26, 2013
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English first
Ocean City, Maryland
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76 reviews 76 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

The name changed and the food / service / offering got better. Panda was ok cause it was the only game in town. Chens is better and worth the trip

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

I really enjoy the food here! They have a nice selection of different dishes to try out. Everything is always fresh! The waitresses and manager are very nice as well!

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Columbia, Maryland
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67 reviews 67 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

The Panda buffet used to be one of the best Chinese buffet places that we have been. It changed hands a while back. We went there once under the new name. The buffet part was not as good. They had added a sushi bar -- but we don't care for sushi. They also had added a mongolian grill type of... More

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Columbia, Maryland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011

The Panda Buffet is one the better ones that our family has visited - and it remains the one that we frequent the most in the area. (It changed hands about six month ago, and seems to have gotten better.) It has one of the largest varieties offered and it seems like the food is a notch better than most.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2010

We've been going here every Sunday for the past few months. They have a good variety of food including some sushi and pizza for the kids. It's not great quality, but with 2 small kids, buffets are good for getting food to them quickly. They have a good number of shrimp dishes, which is what my husband likes. They're currently... More

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Eastern Shore, MD
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49 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2010

If this were a $6 lunch buffet, you might overlook how awful the food was, thinking to yourself, "Well, it is only a few bucks" - but it is not just a few dollars. The well-stocked buffet is full of over-cooked, over-salted, and simply tasteless, generic dishes. The sushi has very little actual fish in it, very dry, and looks... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2008

My only experience leaving an all you can eat place hungry.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2008

Good selection of food and the place was clean (always a plus).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2008

Great for a lot of cheap Chinese Food

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