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Mar's Chinese Cuisine

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1900B NE 162nd Ave, Vancouver, WA 98684
(360) 896-9980
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Takeout

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    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars

Very good for a strip-mall Chinese food cafe. Eat-in and take out. Fast service. Do wish they had Mu-shu on the menu. Serves beer.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here three times in the past 4-6 weeks. The fresh food keeps bringing me back.....but the service is horrible. All three times the servers have borderline ignored us. They take the order and that is about it, no follow up service. They are also not friendly or engaging at all. The food is good, like I said,... More 

Thank realu2fan
Vancouver, Washington
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We really like the extensive menu at Mar's as the choices treat a variety of tastes - from light to heavy. The Mar's Deluxe Fried Rice is a hit with even picky eaters. The portions are generous so it is easy to split meals for a family. The Kung Pao Chicken is spicy, but more flavorful than hot.

Thank Judith V
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181 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Very good for a strip-mall Chinese food cafe. Eat-in and take out. Fast service. Do wish they had Mu-shu on the menu. Serves beer.

Thank Sellwood86
Vancouver, Washington
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61 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We have been going to this local little Chinese restaurant for over ten years now and it still has some of the best tasting Chinese food in town. Most of the time we have takeout, but occasionally we dine in. The service is quick and friendly.Look for the daily specials written on a blackboard located in the front just as... More 

Thank 6595STG
Porterville, California
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013 via mobile

Walked in off the street and checked to see if they had beef with black bean sauce. They had it with chicken and they had it with shrimp but they didn't have it with beef. I asked the waitress if they could make it for me and they were quite accommodating. You can find beef with black bean sauce at... More 

1 Thank Mestisoboy
Washougal, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

I had heard good things about Mars and finally decided to try it. The portions were indeed large, as others have commented, but pretty flavorless. Pan fried noodles were stuck together and had no spice on them at all - just oily. We asked for extra spicy on our other 2 meals, but either she did not hear, or they... More 

1 Thank PhfamWA
Vancouver, Washington, United States
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

This is actually the second restaurant my wife and I visited with this name in Vancouver. The food is excellent... very decent size portions and very nice people serving for a reasonable price. I really liked the atmosphere of this location which was small but nice looking. The booths are very comfortable. This will be on my list of restaurants... More 

1 Thank NateOrr
Vancouver, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

We thought we ordered here but in error ordered food at a different location. When we picked up our food the lady gave us a bag said it was our order, collected our money and sent us on our way.... When we got home and opened our bag, obviously it wasn't correct. We called to complain and was informed our... More 

1 Thank lydia l
Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

I've been coming here for years and the quality is still there. You get fresh, big portions of flavorful Chinese for very reasonable prices. The staff, especially the waitresses are very nice and helpful. Service is good, the restaurant is clean, prices are perfect and you get both quality/quantity with every dish. Great place for lunch breaks or family dinners!

1 Thank abrown62
Vancouver, Washington
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61 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2012

We started ordering takeout from Mars back in 2000 and even with a change of ownership/management, it is still our first choice for Chinese. It has been said that "if you want good chinese food, go were Chinese-Americans eat". One of my friends has changed that to, "if you want good Chinese food, go where fat white people eat". If... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1900B NE 162nd Ave, Vancouver, WA 98684
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Vancouver
  • Phone Number: (360) 896-9980

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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