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Mandarin Chinese Restaurant

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415 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50010-3319
+1 515-233-5300
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible2%
Jun 22, 2017
Oct 21, 2017
“A little sweet but mostly sour”
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
415 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50010-3319
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Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

The family went here for the first time and we give it a mix review. We called ahead albeit short notice for a table of six. After we got to our table we had to wait a while to get water. Later, I saw other...More

Thank Gary K
Reviewed September 10, 2017

Ok, I went with the reviews this week to try this restraurant. Pictures are better than in person. The cup and fork were dirty. I got my all time favorite, Seasame Chicken, it was not bad and it was not the best. Just OK. I...More

Thank Kerry P
Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

The door was very good. It was Chinese American staples I really liked the garlic chicken The service was a little weird though

Thank trvel
Reviewed February 15, 2017

Another lunch favorite. Mandarin chicken has to be one of my all time favorite Chinese meals. Always a quick in and out. Great crab rangoon.

Thank grandski
Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

Ordered take out tonight. Wasn't impressed. Had sweet and sour chicken and it seemed like inexpensive chicken. Had to spit out several pieces. It was a take out order yet they didn't have paper plates to send with us. We were hoping for a better...More

Thank Marsha O
Reviewed November 22, 2016

I've always liked the Mandarin. It has good food, a cute ambiance, and decent service. I don't frequent here as much as I should, given my favorable views on it. It seems to slip through the cracks of Ames dining, but I've always found it...More

Thank Brooke K
Reviewed October 29, 2016

Sunday dinner with my freshman daughter. Typical options for Chinese restaurant. Generous portions. Great service and great flavor.

Thank Todd D
Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

This was the first Chinese restaurant I visited with my friends when I move to Ames in August, 2012. Since then I have visited this place a lot of times. I really love their Kung pao Chicken. Service is OK and ambience is good. You...More

Thank sehgal01
Reviewed June 9, 2016

This is locally owned and managed place close to downtown. The lunch menu is a great buy and a pleasant meal. The service is outstanding and the owners always treat you as friends. The dinner menu is with table cloth service and an expanded selection....More

Thank cyclonesdan
Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

Great food, great service. Highly recommend it. I am only giving 4 stars because the crab Rangoon's seemed to be mostly if not all cream cheese and no crab.

Thank Jean H
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 415 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50010-3319
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames
  • Phone Number: +1 515-233-5300
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