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Panda Garden

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649 W Main St, New Holland, PA 17557-9343
+1 717-351-0388
10:30 am - 9:15 pm
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New Holland, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed February 17, 2016

15 years ago this was a good place with decent food. Too much MSG and too much sugar in the food. Best thing is the cheap price.

Thank Rick L
Narvon, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed August 19, 2015

We like to come to Panda Garden, especially for lunch. It is not very large, (only about 30 selections), but it is always fresh, and the management is diligent to put the finest quality food out on the buffet We have watched them cutting cases of fresh green beans for the buffet, and sometimes they will have cabbage as well.... More 

Thank 1TravelingGourmet
New Holland, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed June 3, 2015

Our family likes this place very much. The buffet is a good price until about 2...Dinner is not bad price just higher. We enjoy the takeout menu, and often do that. They have good choices, and tasty. It is a nice place.

1 Thank Sallie T
Accra, Ghana
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166 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

Though there are better Chinese buffets in Lancaster city, this one beats other options (notably the one in Ephrata, yuck) in the area. Decent selection, was very fresh during our lunch. Good service, clean, low price. For $7 you're not going to get sushi or seafood other than fried shrimp. The bourbon chicken was especially good.

Thank spicycouple22
New Holland, Pennsylvania
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121 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed December 11, 2014

Panda Garden is a standard Chinese restaurant offering everything one would expect. They have a small buffet, which is perfect for lunch. During my visit I had some great peanut chicken and walnut chicken (something new to me). The food was hot and fresh. Our male greeter could have been a bit nicer, i.e, not walked away from us and... More 

Thank FoodieWriter13
New Holland, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

I would see this restaurant packed all the time so I figured we'd try it out one night for dinner. The only good thing about this place is the Ice cream and that's pretty package from Hershey foods. All the food was horrible I love Chinese food but I couldn't find anything to love about this food no matter how... More 

1 Thank dvvelazquez
Massillon, Ohio
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96 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
Reviewed August 8, 2014

Looking for Chinese food in Pennsylvania Amish Country? This is the place... My family and I ate at Panda Garden late in the evening in August 2014, after a 7-hour drive. Upon arrival, we found that there is a buffet for $10.95 per person or you can order from the menu. We opted for the buffet. However, being late, the... More 

Thank Buckeye_Traveller
New Holland, PA
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed May 28, 2014

Up till about a year ago we were very happy eating here, then things changed. Now when seated the server advised you that "if any of the buffet pans were empty to let her know and they would make fresh". Now I can see that so as not to waste food at the end of an evening but this was... More 

Thank sisterjo3
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed August 26, 2013

The buffet was well stocked. Dishes and silverware clean. Great service. Clean restaurant and friendly people.

1 Thank AvaSecret
Lancaster, PA
1 review
Reviewed August 25, 2013

Okay, I read all the reviews and wonder where people eat that they think this is great. It's not. The people are cheap, they only put out food when the tray is empty, no spareribs, I never heard of a Chinese buffet that doesn't consist have spareribs. Who charges for hot tea, they do!!!! When you walk in, they all... More 

Thank Mary L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:15 pm
10:30 am - 9:15 pm
10:30 am - 9:15 pm
10:30 am - 9:15 pm
10:30 am - 9:15 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 649 W Main St, New Holland, PA 17557-9343
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  New Holland
  • Phone Number: +1 717-351-0388

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?