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Mandarin House

314 Merchant Dr, Knoxville, TN 37912-3547
+1 865-689-4800
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good7%
  • Average17%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible36%
17 Dec 2017
“Old nasty food”
4 weeks ago
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Chinese, Asian
314 Merchant Dr, Knoxville, TN 37912-3547
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Owner is wonderful..always has people complaining about the food... yah its different...but what Buffett can you get for the variety they have for under 7 bucks...quit complaining and eat the pizza or chicken or nuggets and as much salad with all the dressings and the...More

Thank Paulo M
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We ate here the food was nasty.. it was cold and not very good at all. There were items on the salad bar that we're rancid.. I will not ever eat here again!!!!

Thank Sled355
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had dinner. The food was hot and delicious. The service was excellent. We both made several trips to the Buffett and was extremely pleased with everything we tried.

Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 7 January 2018

First the staff was nice and the cokes was good. Food was Luke warm and rice had some ice in it. Only thing I liked was the potatoes, Well try to complain its not gonna do any good. You pay first. I do not see...More

Thank Greenidoll
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Came here for a quick dinner. Bad choice! food was old and cold. Took forever to get "fresh food" then just as disappointing. I have had better freezer food.

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

FOR THE LOVE OF GOD TRUST THE REVIEWS!!!! If your sitting there like me asking yourself owe how bad can it really be, its just chinese food...well go get the worst cinese food you have ever had..leave it sitting out all day, dont even worry...More

2  Thank Atlas_Fontaine
Reviewed 22 April 2017

When I see a restaurant with a lot one star rating but they also have a number of 4 and 5 stars I just have to go to find out the truth. The truth my wife and I travel all over the eastern US we...More

1  Thank Ken S
Reviewed 27 December 2016

My husband was craving Chinese food after watching "The Christmas Story". This restaurant did not disappoint. The buffet had so many selections. Salad bar, hot food, desserts, pizza, french fries. Everything we had was hot and delicious. Would recommend to travelers and locals. Great deal...More

Thank 678karlaw
Reviewed 20 December 2016

This restaurant is kind of hidden from the road, but the food is delicious! Huge buffet. Wish I had a bigger stomach lol. Friendly wait staff. Will definitely return.

Thank Todd N Carrie H
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

It makes me sad to write a bad review but this place is terrible. If they invited me back and said my meal would be free, I still would not go. It's not easy for the owner of a once successful place to step back...More

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Diane V
19 April 2017|
Response from 678karlaw | Reviewed this property |
Good question. You can always ask the wait staff. I'm allergic to MSG and didn't break out after having lunch there. I stayed away from the highly processed items though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 314 Merchant Dr, Knoxville, TN 37912-3547
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-689-4800
Phone number is (865) 689-4800.
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