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“If you love it spicy, this your place” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Pei Wei Asian Diner

Pei Wei Asian Diner
8511 Cooper Creek Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34201
941-359-8570
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Ranked #310 of 849 Restaurants in Sarasota
Cuisines: Asian
Dining options: Dinner
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Dining options: Dinner
NEW WINDSOR
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“If you love it spicy, this your place”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2012

I am not a huge fan of Oriental Food, and Pei Wei didn't do much to change my mind. Most of the menu selections were for spicy food. Since my meds don't allow that, I try and find a blander dish. The selection at Pei Wei was poor at best. I tried the Mongolian Chicken. An ample serving, but with a horrible sweat sauce. Tasted like Soy sauce with HFCS. The Won ton soup was good and the egg roll excellent, light and not greasy. My dinner companions raved over the food. As fir me. Next time I will bring a Chicken Salad Sandwich from a deli. Oh yes, our dinner was a bit spoiled when one of the rushing servers spilled an entire glass of tea all over my dining companion. Kind of dampened the thrill of the place.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Good Expirence”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

When you get to know the sistem, it's good, the food is very good and ftresh, taste

Visited February 2012
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Fairhaven, Massachusetts
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“The food and service was excellent and the price was reasonable.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2012

My wife and I have acquired a taste for Asian food and always enjoy the style used by Pei Wei Asian Diner. The servers did a great job in getting the food to us and making sure we were satisfied with everything.

  • Visited March 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Bradenton, Florida
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“A Petite PF Changs”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2012

If you like PF Changs then you will love Pei Wei, which is owned by Changs. The casual restaurant is more cafeteria style than a sit down restaurant where you receive table service.

The meals are less expensive than Changs but the recipes are the same. I love eating there; the food tastes great and the menu is varied. Enjoy the mongolian steak with brown rice. I getting hungry just writing about it.

Note: It may get crowded during peak hours.

Visited February 2012
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“P.F. Chang lite”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2012

This is owned by the chain. ( which I love)
Much more casual with a limited menu, but with all the favorites.
They also do a brisk take out business.

Visited February 2012
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