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8251 Flying Cloud Dr, Eden Prairie, MN 55344-5350
(952) 941-9828
Today
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great place for lunch

They have a noon buffet that is outstanding. The food is fresh, hot and tasty. The service is very good. This is our favorite place to eat at the Eden Prairie Shopping Center.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Everyone loves the Great Mandarin for the local Asian food choice. Their food is nicely presented, tastes good, great dips and sauces, generous portions, and friendly, fast service. It is simply over and above most other Asian-style restaurants in town.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

If you are looking for authentic Chinese food, this is not the place. THEY DON'T WANT TO BE SO DON'T COMPLAIN! They have a really kind and great service crew. The food WAS AMAZING!! I personally recommend the sesame chicken (my favorite). This is a classic Chinese American restaurant that I will visit for many more times.

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Vesta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

They have a noon buffet that is outstanding. The food is fresh, hot and tasty. The service is very good. This is our favorite place to eat at the Eden Prairie Shopping Center.

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Twin Cities, MN
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

It's a nice place inside the local mall with a very decent buffet. Items off the menu are very good. The owner, Tony, is a really nice guy and always recognizes us but that's easy to do because I'm married to a large, kinda scary looking Hispanic guy.

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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I looked forward to this meal here, walked in and was greeted nicely and sat down. I was disappointed immediately when I asked for a chinese green tea! They dont serve green tea was the answer!!! I have never in years and years of eating chinese food not been able to have that. Then I was horrifed that knives and... More 

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Minneapolis, Mn.
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Did not actually dine at the restaurant itself, but ordered from an on-line delivery service which turned out to be OK. The fried dumplings as appetizer were not very good, kind of soggy and tasteless and the dipping sauce that came along appeared to just soy sauce. My main was the shrimp in garlic sauce. While the portion was enough... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

First visit last weekend. Have walked past for years. Very friendly service, huge portions - expect left overs or do some sharing. Very flavorful. Sesame chicken was delicious. My mother in law loved her duck dish. Would highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I love this restauraunt. I have eaten here for years and the consistency is unsurpassed. I love the menu and different options. The proprietor is amazing. The food is excellent.

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great mandarin is our favorite Chinese restaurant. The food is great, the staff is friendly and Tony the owner is always there to greet you.

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

The Great Mandarin is an awesome place to eat. Their food is wonderful. They also have a great buffet. The suroundings are nice and relaxing.

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Additional Information about Great Mandarin Restaurant

Address: 8251 Flying Cloud Dr, Eden Prairie, MN 55344-5350
Phone Number: (952) 941-9828
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Eden Prairie
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Chinese, Asian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8251 Flying Cloud Dr, Eden Prairie, MN 55344-5350
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Eden Prairie
  • Phone Number: (952) 941-9828

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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