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“Very well prepared sushi!”
Review of Panda Machi

Panda Machi
Ranked #7 of 49 Restaurants in Alpine
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Monterey, California
Level 5 Contributor
86 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Very well prepared sushi!”
Reviewed May 28, 2014

I ate at this restaurant 3 times over the course of a 2 week stay in a nearby lodge. I ordered takeout the first time and was very impressed by the meal presentation, amount of food for the price, and the quality of the fish. The menu is extensive so there are options that will likely please everyones palate. I had a variety of sushi and appetizers and was not disappointed by any dish!

  • Visited May 2014
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English first
Corona, California
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great Value”
Reviewed April 27, 2014

We ate here while staying in a nearby lodge. The prices were very reasonable and the food was great and fresh. We liked that we could have both Japanese and Chinese cuisine at the same place. Good service.

  • Visited April 2014
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Alpine, California
Level 4 Contributor
43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“A consistently excellent place”
Reviewed April 15, 2014

Whenever the mood strikes for Chinese take-out or those times when you just don't want to cook for the family, Panda Machi here in our hometown offers an always tasty menu. The service is excellent and the quality of food is superior in every way. For a Chinese restaurant, their Sushi selections are surprisingly good with family favorites Nigiri Tako, Maguro roll, and my guilty pleasure - the Philadelphia roll. Szechuan Beef, Orange Peel Chicken, Wor Wonton Soup, and Broccoli Beef are standouts. I recommend highly!

  • Visited April 2014
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1 Thank JWP90
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Los Angeles, California
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Excellent!”
Reviewed March 15, 2014

Really nice, classic Chinese style restaurant. Plenty of menu choices and plenty of food served. Good and fast service, prompt and friendly.

Visited March 2014
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Thank Timothy S
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El Cajon, California
Level 6 Contributor
487 reviews
301 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
“Worth the Drive to Alpine Ca. !”
Reviewed March 5, 2014

Panda Machi is One of the best Chinese/Japanese Restaurants I have ever eaten at. You can have both cuisines in the same restaurant. Well worth the short drive to Alpine, Ca. just east of El Cajon, Ca. in San Diego County. Their Hot and Sour soup is the Best ! Their Kung Pow Chicken is to die for. Trinity the Owner/Manager and Sushi Chef is the greatest. There Sushi using all Fresh Fish is GREAT ! There prices are low and the quantity and quality of the food and service is #1. Their Lunch and Happy Hour specials are awesome ! They have wide range of Chinese/Japanese Beer, Wine, and Sake. Trinity and her staff makes you feel like a family member every time you go into Panda Machi. And try their home made Giant Almond cookies for dessert, Outstanding !

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank grandslamhomer
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