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Panda Country Restaurant

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9621 Mission Gorge Rd, Santee, CA 92071-3802
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Santee, California
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53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Food ok but wait staff unfriendly. Its always busy so be prepared to wait a long time for your food.

Thank Audreyr0se
Santee, South Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Have been going.here for 14 years...good service, friendly environment dishes consistent. The staff treats you like family and they are very welcome Ing. Kid friendly.

Thank sfgrk
Santee, California
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94 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

This place has always been a long time favorite for my two kids and wife. Kids are now 16 yrs. and 14 yrs. old. They have always loved going here. Shrimp Toast is FANTASTIC! if you haven't had it try it! I love the Egg Foo Young and usually get shrimp. ( Ask for extra gravy) beef and broccoli is... More 

Thank Dave A
San Diego, California, United States
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

This is our go to Chinese Food restaurant & has been for 25+ years. Can not think of any dish that we have had from here that was disappointing.

Thank Mike T
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Clean, pleasant, friendly & warm atmosphere and the people. The food was delicious with a wonderful presentation.

Thank Cathy T
San Diego, California
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104 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Panda Country Restaurant has the best food ever and the friendliest staff. I eat here almost weekly. The House Special Chicken is my favorite along with a cup of Hot & Sour Soup. I eat here so much they know my order by heart. They are in a shopping center with plenty of parking.

Thank TJ F
San Diego, California
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61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Menu has lots of options and all are good choices. Lunch specials daily and wonderful 3 flavor sizzling rice soup. If a dish is noted as "spicy" can request milder (or hotter) for preference. Good size portions - each dish good for at least 2 people+. Staff is wonderful - very attentive and have good sense of humor. Fortune cookies... More 

Thank 619SDGirl
Santee, California
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91 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

AUTHENTIC Means Exactly That! Consistent Quality, Taste And Satisfaction. This Restaurant is Truly a Santee Icon, Well earned over time. Real Chinese Experience, Dine in or Take out. Not a Fast Food Imitation. The Best Recommendation is Only as Good as Your Own so GO GET SOME For Yourself. Price $$-$$$ Money Well Spent. Call in Take Out is Our... More 

Thank Rich_N_Deb
San Diego, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

They have the best food. The cashew chicken is better than anywhere else! The lemon chicken is awesome too!

Thank Chuck S
Santee, California, United States
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This place is not cheap takeout, but you can get takeout there. It's great tasting good quality food.

Thank Rick G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
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 - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9621 Mission Gorge Rd, Santee, CA 92071-3802
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santee
  • Phone Number: 619-449-7061

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?