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“Avoid as this is awful”

Mandarin Chinese Restaurant
Ranked #209 of 293 Restaurants in Napa
Cuisines: Chinese
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Reviewed November 6, 2010

I have eaten Chinese from Hong Kong to San Fran, ok this is a local and lets not expect too much I hear you say, well I have eaten local small town chinese all day long and this is plain awful, they are trading an a name made by previous owners, the food is bland and not fresh with the cheapest ingredients loaded in it, It has too much hot spices in every dish which indicates the Chef has no idea of Chinese cuisine. Its also overpriced for a local eatery and I strongly recommend that if you have any idea of half decent food, you will be disapointed.....

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Reviewed November 23, 2009

This restaurant goes largely unnoticed near a busy intersection in Napa, which is too bad. More people should eat here. I'm surprised that I'm only the second Trip Advisor reviewer. We went on a recommendation by local friends who say they eat here "frequently."
The food is great, and the service is friendly, by people who seem to really enjoy what they're doing. Our waitress in particular seemed to have a fun sort of banter with regular clients. I had mu shu pork, and my wife had spicy green beans with beef. We also shared pot stickers, which were huge! We had plenty to eat, and took some home.
Atmosphere is what I call "expected asian restaurant," slightly kitchy but not gaudy, and floors, tables, and restrooms seemed to be quite clean. In fact, we were leaving at the end of their day, and noticed them cleaning the entry hall floor with a substantial disinfectant.
Finding good, reasonable asian food in Napa is a huge challenge, and the Mandarin came through for us on a day of busy shopping. We will return again, and would invite friends to join us.

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Reviewed June 29, 2009

food is always cooked tasty. Sometimes I just walk in and order instead of calling and I'm always amazzed at how quick they are. This is my favorite Chinese restaurant in town and I've been to them all.

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