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Mandarin Garden - CLOSED

501 Valley Blvd, CA 92315
+1 909-585-1818
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good11%
  • Average34%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible33%
9 Jul 2012
26 Feb 2012
“Worst Chinese Food Ever!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
501 Valley Blvd, CA 92315
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Reviewed 10 July 2012

This restaurant has now moved from the Big Bear City Airport to Big Bear Boulevard in Big Bear Lake, CA, where the Chinatown Buffet used to be located. The same owner owned both places and he has retained the mongolian BBQ at this location. While...More

1  Thank Steven C
Reviewed 26 February 2012

There are quite a few bad restaurants in Big Bear, but this one takes the prize. We ate here awhile back and the food was not great, but we decided to give it a second chance. I wish we hadn't. The food came out quickly...More

1  Thank Bartman51
Reviewed 19 February 2012

My wife and I have eaten at this restaurant several times over the past 15+ years and my wife knows the owner. While the food is generally pretty good, the restaurant has become dated and the food is average overall. The menu hasn't changed in...More

1  Thank Steven C
Reviewed 26 December 2011

I have been coming here since about 1990 and love it. The food is consistently good....not great but good, hot, fresh and fast. Wonderful service, nice view of the mtns, good parking away from the crowds of the Village. The prices are good and they...More

Thank Bethannsd65
Reviewed 15 December 2011

We average once a month here. We must not be gourmets. We like this place, the servers, food, and view (airplanes/mountains). This is our alternate if we ( wife and bro-in-law ) can't decide on any other for Sat. night. Been coming here since it...More

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 30 January 2011

no goodies in the soup ($8.50) or the subgum fried rice ($8.95). Everytiing tasted like bland leftovers...$50. bought a dinner that drove us to a frozen pizza.

1  Thank Laurel32073
Reviewed 29 August 2010

Went here for Valentines Day Dinner. What a joke! We had reservations, but there was no hostess to seat us so we ended up waiting 15 minutes just to be seated. They were understaffed and the food sucked! It took the waiter 20 min. to...More

1  Thank catatonicpine
Reviewed 28 June 2010

This was a nice place to come for our daughter's 23rd birthday. The crab rangoon was just o.k.. The sizzling rice soup was not the best we'd had and the rest of the food was adequate, but the service was outstanding and the atmosphere was...More

1  Thank nelsons4christ
Reviewed 3 June 2010

we order Szechuan lamb & water cooked fish filet, this is better than I had in LA.

1  Thank mimi0819
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  • Address: 501 Valley Blvd, CA 92315
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Big Bear Region
  • Phone Number: +1 909-585-1818
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