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Mandarin Garden

2401 US Highway 23 S, Alpena, MI 49707-4615
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible10%
18 Jun 2017
“Not impressed ”
2 Jun 2017
“A fine establishment for delicious Chinese food.”
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2401 US Highway 23 S, Alpena, MI 49707-4615
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Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

We love Chinese food, but we were very underwhelmed by what we found at this restaurant. We read a review about the place looking tired, and the need to update the table cloths. It was bad! We were seated at a table in which the...More

Thank Jenny A
Reviewed 2 June 2017

I have eaten here several times for lunch and dinner. The chef cooks all the meals after the order has been taken, so the food is always fresh and prepared as ordered. The quality is always excellent and gourmet.

Thank 484karlc
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Food is always hot and very good. Does need some updating, especially with the green tablecloths. Best crab ragoons!

Thank mightywoman
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Consistently awesome food and service. One of the best Chinese restaurants in the state. I always make a point of stopping in when I'm in town.

Thank Eric G
Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

Very friendly service, was greeted almost imediatly. Good quality food. Had great taste. Great menue choices. Very clean.

Thank Maggie123_123_11
Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

Mandarin Garden is the best Chinese restaurant in Alpena and I always compare other restaurants to it! The crab rangoons are the best! I love the lunch specials that come with soup, rangoons, and your meal. And tea is free! Can't beat that!!

1  Thank Hsobek
Reviewed 27 October 2015

This one is next door to K-Mart. I rarely see cars there but they must get a lot of walk in business, because they are probably the OLDEST Chinese Restaurant in town. These two are fairly close together. The ambiance is nice. It is not...More

1  Thank KEMMH
Reviewed 29 May 2015

I liked the setting the frendly service and the excellent food. Makes my day every time i go hhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

Thank Erik D
Reviewed 18 February 2015

I love their lunch time specials. The quality is great, but sometimes the portions are small, so if you are hungry go across the street to get the buffet. It costs less too, just not as good for quality.

Thank 802philipz
Reviewed 24 September 2013 via mobile

Almost 20 years ago my husband was a waiter here. We have long since moved away but always make a stop back for good Chinese food. We live in a larger city but have never found a place that has food as good as Mandarin....More

1  Thank moorea1999
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Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:15 PM
11:00 AM - 8:45 PM
11:00 AM - 8:45 PM
11:00 AM - 8:45 PM
11:00 AM - 8:45 PM
11:00 AM - 9:45 PM
11:00 AM - 9:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2401 US Highway 23 S, Alpena, MI 49707-4615
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Alpena
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