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Mandarin House

6765 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-6044
+1 858-454-2555
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fried rice” (5 reviews)
“walnut shrimp” (3 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
6765 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-6044
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Reviewed 17 October 2014

We placed a delivery order and within 10 minutes our food was there. Piping hot and delicious. Plenty of food too!

Thank sapphire_tyger
Reviewed 3 October 2014

Extremely good Chinese food. the prices of each dish is two or three dollars more than the least expensive restaurants, however the quality and taste at Mandarin House is worth the few dollars more!!

Thank tytd
Reviewed 22 September 2014

Came here because a lot of reviews said it was the best oriental food in the area. OK well now I get it, I guess there are not a lot of oriental restaurants. It was ok but nothing special. The vegetarian egg rolls were crispy...More

Thank Gail S
Reviewed 27 May 2014

I have only tried taking out from here once. The fried rice was plain looking and plain tasting. It did not have much ingredients other than egg. The rice is also of so-so quality. I did not see any asian other than the staff and...More

Thank gzau
Reviewed 1 April 2014

The Mandarin House was within walking distance of the place we're staying in La Jolla, so we decided to try it. It was good. The exterior isn't very inviting, but the interior is pretty nice. Our waitress was friendly, funny, and helpful. Our food came...More

Thank Roadtrip E
Reviewed 2 January 2014

I am not exactly a connoisseur of Chinese Food, but after eating here for 20 years I got to say they always deliver great food. Flavors are great and portions are enough to share. Service is not their strong point but it really does not...More

1  Thank TheLindes
Reviewed 9 October 2013

It seems like this place is hit and miss but their fast and deliver. They egg rolls and wonton soup was really good. The fried rice wasn't so good. The entrees were hit and miss.

Thank beachboy6294
Reviewed 2 October 2013

The food was old style American Chinese. The same type you would have had 30 years ago. A lot MSG and little natural taste.

1  Thank Thomas G
Reviewed 22 September 2013

My wife and I had dinner at the Mandarin House when we stayed at the Travelodge directly across the street from it back in late August (hence, the headline). Yum! She ordered a delicious shrimp dish and I ordered a spicy chicken plate. Sure wish...More

1  Thank Paul R
Reviewed 4 September 2013

Had the Mandarin Fried Rice ( basically fried rice with beef, chicken and pork) and Curry Chicken (tasty but very mild). Came to a little over 23.00. A little pricey for what I expected although my companion thought is was fair. Very quick delivery and...More

1  Thank gusgus8156
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6765 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-6044
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-454-2555
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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!!
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