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5555 Palmer Crossing Cir, Sarasota, FL 34233-3335
+1 941-921-8166
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Takeout
Description: Palmer Crossing - Honore and Clark Road

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  • 20
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Awesome food!

Freshest highest quality Chinese food we have found in Sarasota! The orange chicken consisted of high quality meat, delicious sauce and served with fresh broccoli.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 15, 2015
li2244
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Sarasota, Florida
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Sarasota, Florida
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100 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The people here as so nice, I wish I could be more positive about the food. Coming from NYC where decent to excellent Chinese food was on nearly every corner, it is disappointing not to be able to find such here in Sarasota. Ah well, I'll just keep looking.

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Thank Ed T
Moran, WY
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered egg fu young, egg rolls and pork fried rice for take out. When I opened the containers everything looked real good except the gravy, which was lumpy. When we started to taste the food it was tasteless. I put $18:00 down the disposal. We won't be back!

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Thank RescuePuppy
Sarasota, FL
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been looking for years and have not found a very good Chinese restaurant in the Sarasota area. We had high expectations. We tried Mushroom Egg Foo Young and Ma Pa Tofu. The egg foo was dry dense and light on mushrooms. The gravy was lumpy and light on flavor. The Ma Pa was heavy on spice and salt.... More 

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Thank howacow
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

Excellent food! Vegetarian options! Excellent service! Reasonable pricing... Great experience overall! You won't be disappointed.

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Thank Sean D
Sarasota, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Big Panda is close to home and the only place we order Chinese take-out from. My kids love it, too! They treat you like family when you walk in the door. Portions are very generous and it's always clean in there. Delicious! Worth trying it out.

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Thank bonnie t
Sarasota, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

Everything we ordered was delicious. The hot and sour soup had just the right amount of heat and the Kung pao chicken was loaded with fresh crisp veggies. Highly recommend this place

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Thank Ruth H
Sarasota, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

Freshest highest quality Chinese food we have found in Sarasota! The orange chicken consisted of high quality meat, delicious sauce and served with fresh broccoli.

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Thank li2244
Sarasota, Florida
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375 reviews
284 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 257 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Owner is very friendly, but the food is just not there. I cannot understand the high ratings for this tasted terrible. The fried rice was hard and dried and there was nothing in it. The sesame chicken was loaded with breading and small bits of nondescript chicken. The egg roll that came with the luncheon special was a grease bath.... More 

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Thank scbleo
Sarasota, Florida
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Well, Mrs. Chen's closed, and I web searched. First, Big Panda's menu was offline - server error or similar. So, I decided to call without a menu. Asked for two different items, and on pickup, I got one. Score one demerit for the lady with imperfect English. Food was ready, and the soup stayed hot for the several minute trip... More 

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Winter Springs, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

please try this amazing place for the BEST chinese take-out, you will not want to go anywhere else after trying this place. so fresh, made to order and delicious chinese cuisine & wonderful people there too. again, so wonderful, thank you Big Panda! =)

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5555 Palmer Crossing Cir, Sarasota, FL 34233-3335
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-921-8166

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 - 16
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian

Description

Palmer Crossing - Honore and Clark Road
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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