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“So sad to see it this way”

Mandarin House Chinese
Ranked #27 of 119 Restaurants in Opelika
Cuisines: Chinese
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Reviewed January 7, 2014

Had dinner here on a Saturday with spouse for first time in several years. My good memories were really tested. He chose the chinese buffet, where the chicken (in several presentations) was overcooked/dried out) and egg rolls greasy. I chose sushi (2 rolls) and while presentation was lovely, the fake seafood filling (crab?, was supposed to be snow crab) was way too salty, and my wasabi looked and had the texture of an old eraser. And the prices were too high for the quality now. The decor has also seen better days--peeling paint, wobbly tables, worn flooring. This was the best chinese restaurant years ago; I will not return now.

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Reviewed December 8, 2013 via mobile

This place is the dank! Don't be cheap. The people that complain about this place eat on the buffet side for $9.99.

Fresh food cooked by someone who cares and the very best service in Opelika/Auburn. Owner always ensures the highest standards in food prep and quality.

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Reviewed November 25, 2013

Established resturant near the Opelika/ Auburn line. Very good buffet , can order off Menu for more authentic Asian cuisine , Sushi bar also. Great family owner/ operators.

Thank Keithowen
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Reviewed July 9, 2013

The restaurant was clean & staff was pleasant. The buffet was extremely limited and they did not replenish the buffet when the food went down so you had nearly nothing in the pans. The food was cold and had no taste. It was not worth the $10.95 we paid for our meal. The restrooms needed to be modernized and cleaned up.

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Thank SLACR4
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Reviewed July 6, 2013

Use to love this place, however the last two times that I have visited I have been very disappointed. The service is fair-its a buffet- but some items were not their usual best. The crab Rangoon...my favorite...was very hard and dry. Most of the food looked like it had been setting in place for a while. Most of the chicken dishes just lacked flavor. I left not feeling full or satisfied.

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Thank brewColumbus_Georgia
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