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Mandarin King

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1223 N Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-1316
+1 949-494-8992
Today
11:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 15:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Austin, Minnesota
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lunch price was affordable and plenty of food. Service was good and quick. Was a nice lunch overall.

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Thank A55912
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I used to live in Laguna Beach in the 90's and ate here a few times and it was always really good especially for the price. We were in Laguna for Spring Break 2017 and decided to get some takeout. For $23 with tip we got a feast. High quality and plenty of meat and veggies and flavor. Very impressed.... More 

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Thank Art M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this place. Go there overtime I am in Newport or Laguna Beach. Always consistent hot food. Fresh with no monosodium glutamate and no preservatives. Family owned and all the wait staff is attentive and friendly.

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Thank Judie M
Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to find. Limited parking. Even though we ate dinner there inside, there were many people stopping in for take out. We had made reservations so we were seated right away at a table in front of the street window. The hot tea was delicious. I ordered the sizzling rice soup and there was enough for the 3 of us... More 

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Laguna Beach, California
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410 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

This is a go to place for me when I need something quick. Sweet and sour pork is great, they have a clear sauce not the heavy red sauce. Service is fast and friendly

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Thank atlagunabeach
Malibu, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Tempted to give this Chinese restaurant 5 stars, food was fantastic and super reasonably priced!! Ambiance is pleasant as expected for a Chinese restaurant. Service was excellent. Highly recommended!

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Thank johnnymalibu
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We love this restaurant! We come every time we visit town. Friendly staff, good service, and amazing food. I have tried almost every Kung Pao Chicken where we live (in Colorado), and I just can't find one that I love as much as MK. We will be back again and again...

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Thank Elizabeth S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

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Thank Austin L
Laguna Beach
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

This is a family owned restaurant and has been in Laguna beach for along time. The place was remodeled last year...The food is still as good and service impeccable

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Thank Khoshid
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Ordered takeaway and ordered the "special salad with chicken. Nothing "special" as it was only boiled chicken, and ordinary salad. Nothing else. And my brothers rice was cold. Sorry. Two stars for happy and helpful staff.

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Thank Christian S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1223 N Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-1316
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-494-8992

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?