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#201 of 711 Chinese in Paris
#5,713 of 15,480 Restaurants in Paris
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Chinese, Asian, Beijing cuisine
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
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Saint-Honore / Triangle d'Or
0.3 km from Place Vendome
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Reviewed 26 January 2020 via mobile

This is a place to avoid in winter because there is no heating. I wondered why the other guests sitting next to us had their jackets and coats on... We found out the hard way... after an hour despite a warm meal and some hot...jasmine tea we were freezing cold. the service was quite poor, and as a guest you don’t feel welcome. I even wondered whether I was bothering them when I entered the restaurant. The lady at the reception looked at me like I had accidentally ended up there. The waiter gave me that same very puzzled stare and had me repeat twice that I wanted a table for 4. The food was ok although served with abruptness. One of us had ordered a vegetable soup with noodles. It was only 10€ so we did not expect it to be for 4 persons. At the look of surprise on our faces the server got offended although it was really not our intention to complain about it. While we did not say anything he told us in a very rude way that we should have known that such soup was a like a full dish. We tried to have him relax about that explaining that it was ok and as it was not specified on the menu we had not realized but he just went on with the sans harsh tone. The only time we saw him smile was upon our leaving. Not sure what we had done or said but we were definitely not welcomed in that place. I would definitely recommend tourists to avoid it and leave it to the people working in the area and who are used to come everyday for lunch. As a non local who wants to enjoy some nice Asian food near the Opera house, by all means pick another restaurant. That will save you a cold and keep you in good health and mood 😀More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 8 January 2020

After a couple of days’ French food, we were looking for a chinese restaurant to satisfy our cravings. The Opera Mandarin fits the bill perfectly. The food is authentic and delicious. The owner and the waitress are very friendly. The price is also very reasonable....We will be back next time in Paris.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 8 October 2019 via mobile

这边的食物非常好吃,尤其是炒河粉😃,老板很友善,餐厅环境很好,餐厅的位置也特别好,就在巴黎歌剧院附近。 Super delicious food, and good service, owner is very friendly, excellent location near Opera.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 25 September 2019

Food was just OK. Service was OK also. Price was over what I would have expected. Place was almost empty on a Tuesday night in late September at 8pm.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 10 September 2019 via mobile

Delicious food, nice family run restaurant. Clean and attentive staff. I advice everyone to try it. We had fried rice, beef with peppers, shrimp sauce and delicious shrimp stir fry

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 8 September 2019 via mobile

Food-awful. Service-slow. Host-rude. Food-dry and old. Environment-dirty. Toilets-stinky. WOULD NOT RECOMMEND ANYONE TO VISIT HERE.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 September 2019

Stay away is all I gotta say.. tourist rip off. The fried rice was extremely plain and barely had any flavour. The cashew chicken was super slimy and gross. And worst of all, I was stuck on the toilet for ages!

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 September 2019 via mobile

They tried to be friendly, but that’s where it ends. Communication was horrible. Food prices where too high. Worst chinese food I’ve ever had in my life. Please save your time and cash and go somewhere else. Paris has allot more to offer than this...trap!More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 31 July 2019

My wife and another couple have been traveling in Europe since 07/10 (with 14 day cruise included) with another 6 days before we fly home to NJ and they to CA. My poiny here is, the Opera Mandarin was a passing it on the street...choice and we went in. This had to be one of the best, if not the best dining experience since we landed in Europe several weeks ago. Tired of full meals, we decided to order 4 items and share them. We had the Lemon Chicken, Pork Fried Rice, Pork Chop Suey, and Pork Spare Ribs. Mmmmmmm Good all around - the service and, especially the price was excellent. Too bad it is 3,649 miles (with the Atlantic in between) or we would certainly make this a regular dining option.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 5 July 2019 via mobile

The owner and staff very friendly ,good service and good taste. I would like to come back again. This place give me homly touch i like it 祖母 The pork wonton noodle soup and mafu tofu is very yummy the dessert also delicious but i...can't remember how to call itMore

Date of visit: June 2019
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  • Yes, Opera Mandarin offers takeaway services.

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  • Opera Mandarin is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 3.5
    • Service: 3.5
    • Value: 3.5
    • Atmosphere: 3