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Ming Dynasty

$$ - $$$Chinese,
290 Storke Rd, Ste G, Goleta, CA 93117-2966
+1 805-968-1308
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good47%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
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“salad” (2 reviews)
“mongolian bbq” (6 reviews)
“mai tai” (2 reviews)
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Chinese, Mongolian
$$ - $$$
290 Storke Rd, Ste G, Goleta, CA 93117-2966
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Reviewed November 10, 2018

We dine at the Ming Dynasty usually once a month or so. Normally enjoy our meal, run into other locals we know. Service is fine except for one person who can be rude. Next time I will ask to be seated in someone else's section.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank K W
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

The food is good I had the buffet the wine was good but I won’t go back. The front looks nice and it is pretty but the dining room looks old and dreary. Needs a renovation. Even the menus look old they were busy so...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Bridgetpianos
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

The food is good. the prices are good. The Mongolian buffet is really good. In an option-challenged area such as Santa Barbara, this is a must visit place.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Hsn N
Reviewed December 22, 2017

This was a men's group dinner for about 25. There is a full bar where we ate. Great Chinese buffet, build your own Mongolian BBQ with lots of great ingredients.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank phillandfried
Reviewed December 3, 2017

Definitely a plus for big eaters and male UCSB students with hollow legs. Good assortment salads, entrees to desserts at the long buffet bar and an included but separate area with raw ingredients for you to chose and have grilled. (Reminded me of a Korean...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank IdeasAndOpinions
Reviewed September 19, 2017

If you feel like a buffet this will fill the bill. Good Cocktails so if you like a Mai Tai with your Chinese Dinner, this is a good place for you.

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank PAC626
Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

Great decor, wonderful service, love the lunch and dinner buffet. The bar area is a fun place to have a drink or few

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank travellingmom_31
Reviewed July 3, 2016

Its a bit hard to review the Ming because it is several different restaurants depending on what you order. We have been coming here for years from time to time and its the only Chinese restaurant in town that we keep returning to. Over the...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank JJJ099
Reviewed June 11, 2016

A friend of ours drove us (about 8 miles from Santa Barbara downtown)to this restaurant and was so good we return for a second visit. Try the Oyster Beef and Chicken Orange peal. Well worth the extra travel. Recommend!!!!Reasonably priced>

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank hertelf
Reviewed January 20, 2016

We went there based on friends' recommendation. Also we got a potstickers appetizer ($10 value) free with our AXXESS card. We had meigugaipan chcicken, Szechuan pork, and fried rice. All tasted very fresh and flavorful.

Date of visit: December 2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Chinese, Mongolian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 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 - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 290 Storke Rd, Ste G, Goleta, CA 93117-2966
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Goleta
  • Phone Number: +1 805-968-1308
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