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“Great Food and Excellent Service”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Mandarin House

Mandarin House
Ranked #125 of 1,241 Restaurants in La Jolla
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Chinese, Asian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: We have been serving the same classic Chinese recipes since we opened in 1977. We are La Jolla's favorite Chinese restaurant going on 3 generations and have continuted to be family owned and operated. Our unique flavors and recipies have been derived from classic Peking and Sze Chuan techniques. We boast many signature dishes that are original Mandarin House recipies such as our Kung Pao and Cashew Chicken, as well as our Smoked Chicken with Mandarin Seaweed, Salt and Pepper Chicken and our handmade Egg Rolls and Dumplings. Additionally, we bring the best version of your old favorites including Orange Chicken, Sweet and Sour Pork, Beef and Broccoli and even Peking Duck which is still handcarved tableside. We make all our sauces and marinades from scratch as well as our chicken stock fresh daily. We roast all our own meats and believe that our key to success all these years has been controlling every ingredient and process into creating all of our dishes. We are open for Lunch daily (except sunday) and offer Monday-Friday, 11am-2:30pm lunch specials. We deliver nightly from 5pm-9pm in La Jolla and Pacific Beach. Call us for take out or reservations. We can accomodate large parties up to 40. So thank you for thinking about dining at the Mandarin House. Our family friendly atmosphere and delicious food and cocktails will be sure to fill your bellies and put a smile on your faces. Come see what all the fuss is about. See you at The Mandarin House!!
Tucson, Arizona
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“Great Food and Excellent Service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2010

This restaurant was next to our hotel and after a day of driving, it was nice to walk to a place for dinner. There are 2 locations, La Jolla and San Diego.
There were 6 of us, including a 4 and 1 year old. The staff could not have been more accommodating. Janine our waitress, was awesome!! Very patient with the kids. The scallops w/ broccoli was good, the Mongolian Beef was so tender and flavorful, it is the best I've tasted and everyone in our group areed. We also had Mo Shu Pork which was very good and Double Happiness which is a combo of shrimp and scallops. I did not have any since my daughter ordered it very spicy. They have an extensive menu and almost anything can be ordered as hot or not hot as you want it. My husband said the hot and sour soup was really good. We had a lot left over as the portion sizes are more than adequate. Overall, this is a great little dining spot with great food at a reasonable price. We'll be back for sure on our next trip.

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