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Mandarin Palace Chinese Restaurant

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153 Keen Street, Lismore, New South Wales 2480, Australia
61 2 6621 5060
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

This is a great restaurant. The staff are welcoming and know what they are doing. The menu is extensive and there is plenty of variety. The prices are reasonable and the servings are generous. Have been visiting here periodically since 2010 & this place has never disappointed.

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Thank Loren G
Lismore, Australia
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was excellent and we had our food in no time. They had none of the dumplings left so we settled on the steamed wontons for entree which were not the highlight of the meal. The seafood birds nest was lovely and all components were delicious as was the fillet steak with peking sauce. We finished off with the... More 

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Thank Matt C
Lawson, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Very busy on a Sunday night and I did not have a booking. Nevertheless they managed to squeeze me in and went to some trouble to do so. The staff were obviously overworked but remained cheerful and helpful. Got my order in before the big group next to me and the food came quite quickly. The meal was delicious. Not... More 

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Thank Michael N
Ocean Reef
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56 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

Good food at a normal price for the area.amber the waitress is a live wire and happy to help.i came in late and they were more than happy

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Thank ozziemuzza
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

The service and food are very good but the decor is very old and dated, plastic table clothes, odd cutlery and seats older than my thirty something children. The prices are twenty first century it is time the decor was revamped to reflect the prices charged for the meals which are tasty and quickly served.

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Thank Sandy H
Melbourne, Australia
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

Friends took me to this restaurant and even though it was a Wednesday evening, they were crazy busy. We had to wait a little longer than the 15 minutes we were told (about 35 mins) but the staff didn't stop, busily taking orders at tables, at the counter, on the phone and handing out food. The food was fabulous and... More 

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Thank Debbie T
Sydney, Australia
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48 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

It is one of the few restaurants opening on sunday night. I had a dinner with a colleague here. Service was good, food was tasty.

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Thank melbcollege
Sydney, Australia
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88 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

Very popular with the locals. Been a patron for around 20 years. We visit Lismore frequently and have had great family get togethers here at the round table. Food is aways good, Classical Chinese. We will continue coming back.

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Thank Jennifer G
Caboolture, Australia
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49 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

Very quick and friendly service. We ordered takeaway. Chow mein, fried rice, battered prawns and steamed dim sims. The meals were delicious, my only complaint being that the fried rice had the grand total of 2 prawns. I specifically ordered the special fried rice after inquiring (and being assured) if it contained prawns. I guess 2 makes the plural of... More 

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Thank avromark
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

This was a good restaurant but insufficient staff to cater for the diners. It took a long time for us to get drinks and as it had been a hot day, this was very noticeable. I had to go outside to make a phone call and when I came back in, we still didn't have drinks. The waiting time for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 153 Keen Street, Lismore, New South Wales 2480, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Lismore
  • Phone Number: 61 2 6621 5060

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?