Panda Inn

(626) 793-7300 | View Website

3488 E Foothill Blvd, Pasadena, CA | Directions   91107

34.149992 -118.078152

 
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Cuisine: Asian, Chinese

Tags: Carry Out

Payment Methods: American Express, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Neighborhoods: Northeast

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Panda Inn
Panda Inn
Menu
Chinese Pot Stickers, Crab Wontons, Crispy Calamari*, Edamame, Minced Chicken with Lettuce Cups, Mo Shu Wraps, Pork Belly with Lettuce Cups, Steamed Dumplings, Vegetable Spring Rolls, Assorted Wonton Soup... more

Reviews for Panda Inn

Recommends
2 months ago

A higher end Panda Express. Meaning that your served here instead of ordering food that is already cooked. Similar taste to Panda Express since it is the same company.

Doesn't Recommend
1.0
over a year ago

Don't like – Not very good. Rice is not fresh and shrimp is not in the right sauce.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

So yummy!! – Panda Inn is one of my favorites, much much much much better than Panda Express! I would reccommend the honey walnut shrimp and the combo lo-mein. Their brown rice is also very tasty. :)

Recommends
4.0
over a year ago

Panda In is always Great!!! – One of my favorite restaurants of all time, reasonably priced. The bartender Gus is one of a kind. The Sunday Brunch is just over $20 and offers everything on the regualr menu plus two drinks. Check it out

Recommends
3.5
over a year ago

Reliable--if safe--Mandarin cuisine in a chain-designed setting. – The Scene
Filled with families with grandparents in tow, this brightly lit chain is not the place for a romantic encounter. Nonetheless, with bustling servers, speedy yet courteous service and spare, geometric decor, the Panda Inn is pleasant for a quick meal.

The Food

While predictable standards such as sweet-and-sour shrimp, beef with broccoli and chow mein dominate the menu, steer clear of those choices for a more satisfying meal. Vegetarian moo shu is prepared tableside: The server spoons a steaming mixture of bean sprouts, shredded carrots, mushrooms, water chestnuts and scrambled egg into a paper-thin pancake, drizzles it with hoisin sauce and rolls it up for you. Honey walnut shrimp is packed with flavor, the succulent crustaceans glazed with a mayonnaise-based sauce with an orange-citrus tang. A specialty, the orange roughy in black bean sauce is hearty, but not as spicy as the menu claims. Ditto the sauce-deficient crispy garlic chicken.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Awesome chinese!!! – My parents have been taking me here since I was a kid. Their food is incredibly consistent and very tasty. I would definitely come back!

Recommends
3.0
over a year ago

Recommended – Went there for lunch with some co-workers. The food was typical chinese food, similar to P.F. Changs. If you are looking for something real authetic this is not a place to go.

Recommends
3.0
over a year ago

go somewhere else for REAL Chinese food. – First off, I am pure-bred Cantonese, and I've spent more than 1/2 of my life in the city of Canton--so I am biased. This is my in-laws' favorite restaurant, but personally, I'd prefer Chinese food with more of a punch in flavor and smell. For authentic Chinese at a much lower price tag, go somewhere else in Monterey Park.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

One of the best Chinese restaurants in L.A. – Yes, as one reviewer mentioned, this isn't the most authentic Chinese restaurant out there - it is quite americanized, very much like P.F. Chang's. However, if you like this type of Chinese restaurant - and I do - Panda is the king. The food is amazing - I recommend the Panda beef, sweet and pungent chicken, and orange chicken. I have eaten everything on the menu and almost everything is good. Service is usually attentive and friendly; only a few times have I received poor service. Portions are generous, and the fortune cookies are even awesome (chocolate dipped). I have taken every family member, friend, and relative that has ever visited me to Panda and every single one of them loved it. I recommend Panda to everyone; it is stellar in almost every respect. I go there once a week on average, and always will.

Recommends
4.0
over a year ago

Awesome experience – Chinese food is Chinese food - it's supposed to be oily and greasy. If you want it real, that's the way it's gotta be. In any case, this is not an all-out Chinese food place. Definitely upscaled for the American population, yet the food is worth it! Before I went, I was thinking - upscale Panda Express: hellz no! Actually, their food is tasty - even for someone like me who doesn't eat fast food "Chinese." Portions are very generous as well. Service is good - not too in our face, yet available when we needed. Price is worth the up-scaled enviornment.

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