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China Panda Restaurant

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272 E Highway 246, Buellton, CA 93427-9650
+1 805-686-9888
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Orcutt, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

While camping at Flying Flags( which I do do recommend) looking for a restaurant to eat at, and we chose a good one. Nicely greeted, nice atmosphere and food was WONDERFUL & PLENTY OF IT. THANK YOU for a good experience at your restaurant Earl & Linda Williman

Thank generalwilliman
Henderson, Nevada
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91 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

We had the dog with us and the restaurant has no outside seating, so we ordered for take-out. The order was correct, including the omission of garlic from one dish as requested, if a bit slow in coming (although the restaurant did not appear to be that busy). Food was very tasty.

Thank Arthur S
Long Beach, California
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107 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2016

We've been here a couple times now and we've enjoyed it both times. Although they have "Mandarin" and "Szechuan"on their sign, we think they do a good job with Cantonese dishes. We haven't had trouble getting a table here on weekends. This time around, we had pork pot stickers, chicken egg foo young, moo goo gai pan, and wonton soup.... More 

Thank octrekster
Orlando, Florida
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183 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2016

Very good restaurant.Food is delicious and yes, a lot of food. Service is fast, staff is very friendly and prices are reasonable. They keep the place clean and well decorated.

Thank Love2travel2222
Varna, Bulgaria
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74 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2016

This place was a sudden surprise for us, because we were waiting our friend from Lompoc and when she arrived, we entered the first near-by restaurant. And, we can not complain - everything here was perfect. We recommend it!

Thank krassie_world_travel
Long Beach, California
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2016

I was the only one seated in the restaurant and expected the staff to be annoyed as it was close to 9 pm. Quite the opposite. The service was terrific and the wonton soup one of the best I've had in a long time. I suspect some ingredients are sourced locally...at least they seemed very fresh to me. I believe... More 

Thank George H
Los Angeles, California
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42 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2015

My husband and I stopped in here without knowing anything about it before hand. We were so glad we took the chance to try something new. The restaurant is off the main road in a little strip mall. We went on a Sunday afternoon and it was pretty empty, but there was a steady flow of people coming in and... More 

Thank irsh21
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2015

Found this restaurant in the strip mall next to a Pizza place. The employees are friendly, attentive, & professional. We ate lunch from the lunch specialties. Very good food. They even mixed 2 different types of soup in one bowl for me. I tend to be a "I like it the way I like it" type of person. They didn't... More 

Thank Benjamin C
SY Valley
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

Some of the best Chinese food this side of San Francisco! Have eaten here often and have never been disappointed! Love the fried noodles and the orange beef - compliment it with a Chinese beer - who could ask for more? Very friendly owner and the wait staff is always attentive. Located a bit off the beaten path in a... More 

Thank HeidiSY
Buellton, CA
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2014

The best Chinese food in Buellton. Seriously. If you want better you have to go to Solvang, but that's three miles away. So if you want to stay local, this is it. It's always fresh, and I've never had a bad meal there. It's just pricey for the quality and quantity that you get.

Thank BuelltonLocal

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 272 E Highway 246, Buellton, CA 93427-9650
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Buellton
  • Phone Number: +1 805-686-9888

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