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Mandarin Garden Restaurant

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40 E Sunset Way, Issaquah, WA 98027-3813
+1 425-392-9476
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sammamish, Washington
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130 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed December 19, 2015

The serving sizes are very good, the food is tasty and the value for money is good. It's a nice, quiet place for a dinner. The decor is quite decent and the staff is friendly. The service is good but if you visit them before closing time, they will be in a hurry to get you to eat and leave.

Thank Amit B
Issaquah, Washington
1 review
Reviewed January 7, 2015

One of our favorite restaurants. Highly recommend eating in the Cloud 9 Lounge, adjacent to the restaurant, either at the bar (if you want jovial company) or near the fireplace (if you want more privacy). Recommend the Garlic Chicken Wings (best wings ever), Pot Stickers, Won Ton Soup, and Honey Walnut Prawns. Limited but good selection of beer (including draft),... More 

Thank Jim M
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed October 22, 2014

Chinese/American food is good and well cooked. Not many customers present so restaurant seemed a bit sterile.

Thank Karen B
Seattle, Washington
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 16, 2014

We wound up going here after we left the Shanghai Garden, as we found it to be a bit to "nouveau" for our taste. Mandarin Garden provided traditional Chinese selections that were both tasty and reasonably priced. We would return here when in Issaquah and in the mood for Chinese.

Thank JKfedway
Seattle, Washington
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205 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

I've been eating Chinese in the greater Seattle area for 50+ years. This was plain, uninspired and cheap Chinese fare. Small serving size. Little meat or seafood. Bland flavoring. On the positive : our 4 course order was out on our table in 5 minutes. Oh, also they serve dry long grain rice so if you like sticky rice... NOT.... More 

Thank darkswede218
Bellevue, Washington
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69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed August 29, 2014

We found this to be the best Chinese around the area that we know of right now. The food was excellent and the service couldn't be better. Best of all they understood what meals on the menu could be served gluten free. I suddenly had a large choice of Chinese dishes because they use gluten free sauces if asked. Most... More 

Thank TangierJohn
Carnation, Washington
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186 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed December 7, 2013

I have two favorite Chinese food places, this is one. Quality meat, wonderful veggies, good noodles and soup. Just delicious all around. It is on the list for regular Issaquah restaurants.

Thank Andy C
Issaquah, Washington
1 review
Reviewed October 7, 2013

The lady at the reception and almost all the staff in this restaurant are soo rude that it amazes me someone in restaurant business facing customers all the time can do it to themselves! Unless you are in a mood to totally ruin your day or our particularly interested in experiencing extreme rudeness first hand, don't ever enter this place.... More 

Thank Nidhi T
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51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed May 29, 2012

After I moved to Bellevue area in 2006, I was looking for a good Chinese restaurant locally. Mandarin Garden was my first stop but never returned. I can't say the food is good or not, because the reception lady (I think she is the owner) was so rude we left without entering. In a small town, warm welcoming is the... More 

Thank Flyawy
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4 reviews
Reviewed April 19, 2012

Went to the Mandarin with another couple, and we were both disappointed! They are passing off shrimp, as prawns in the sweet & Sour dish, and the sauce tasted like it came out of a can! The broccoli& Mushroom dish was not fresh tasting and too much gravy! The other couple sent back their barbarcued pork as it tasted like... More 

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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, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
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
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 E Sunset Way, Issaquah, WA 98027-3813
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Issaquah
  • Phone Number: +1 425-392-9476

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