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Mandarin Chef Restaurant - CLOSED

5022 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105-4342 (University District)
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Our family has been going to Mandarin Chef for over 10 years. We always get the MuShu tofu, the hot and sour soup and the awesome crispy eggplant. The couple that runs the restaurant are very friendly and they remember their regular customers. The ambiance isn't fancy, but the food is good.

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Blaine, WA
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

We try to eat here every time we visit Seattle (every 2 or 3 months). Some of my favorites are the sesame beef, the mu shu pork and the cranberry chicken. If you like a bargain come for lunch ... the lunch specials are cheap but so good. The owners told us the building is going to be torn down... More

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Chandler, Arizona
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117 reviews 117 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Mom & Pop restaurant in a seedy neighborhood with a large group of teenagers with bicycles, across the street smoking weed. Wouldn't want to be here after dark. It's a small place, 10 tables, thank goodness because Mom is the only one working the fron t so slow it is! We ordered the 15 piece boiled dumplings, they were good... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2010

Under $30 got us tea, two soups, appetizer of wantons, kung pao chicken and beef chow mein. Service was friendly. It looks like a hole in the wall from the outside, but the food was good. Homemade noodles, and not too much oil. Each entree is about $8 and can feed two people, we were just really hungry.

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