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Mandarin Wok

#1,939 of 3,868 Restaurants in San Diego}
₹₹ - ₹₹₹Chinese, Asian
4227 Balboa Ave, San Diego, CA 92117-5504
+1 858-272-3972
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good20%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
1 Jul 2017
“Ordered out for 18 - great food”
20 May 2016
“Great for Lunch”
Closes in 20 min
11:30 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
Chinese, Asian
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
4227 Balboa Ave, San Diego, CA 92117-5504
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Reviews (15)
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

We ordered out food for our 18 kids and grandkids while vacationing in San Diego. The folks at Mandarin Wok were very good to work with and very kind. The food was excellent. We'll probably never be back in San Diego, but if we are,...More

Thank mark c
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Many good chinese restaurants in San Diego closed down and it has been difficult to find a really good restaurant that could compare with restaurants of the past. This restaurant is good, and the food was great, but I am not sure if could really...More

1  Thank Way2013
Reviewed 16 April 2016

We went to this restaurant with high expectations, since friends have told us several times that we should try it because it was so good. We have tried and found it to be--well, average. At lunch one of the party had egg drop soup, while...More

1  Thank myrevue
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

No matter what time we come or what day, we always get good food and good service. Pork egg foo young, Mongolian beef, fried dumplings and house pan fried noodles.

1  Thank Michelle E
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

This establishment consisanly provides delicious food and great customer service. While not fancy, modern, or sleek, the proprietors bring dedication and quality, and are representative of what hard work and consistency can bring.

1  Thank sc2sc
Reviewed 22 August 2015

We were on vacation vacation in the Mission Bay area and my teenaged son wanted Chinese food. We searched Yelp and came up with this restaurant. We are very glad we found this restaurant. The food was excellent on taste, quality and quantity. Our server...More

1  Thank Ken K
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Two different dishes arrived like they were re-heated from the freezer. Definitely were NOT prepared fresh. Two staff and cook were eating at a separate table they own lunch - we should have seen it coming. They don't change table cloth after customers, but rather...More

1  Thank krk2san
Reviewed 8 July 2015

I brought my daughter and our exchange student here for lunch. My exchange student is gluten free and this was on a list of restaurants that served GF food. They were wonderful. The hostess/waitress said they could make anything she wanted GF. When we ordered...More

Thank lbalon
Reviewed 21 February 2015

My husband, son and I celebrated Chinese New Year by eating dinner here for the first time. It's located in a strip mall with ample parking. We were greeted warmly and given a very nice spacious booth. The hot and sour soup was tasty although...More

Thank Carlyn B
Reviewed 30 March 2014

Read the reviews here and on Yelp and decided to give it a try. No disappointments, every dish (we had four) was very good to great. The staff was courteous and polite and very receptive to everyone in the restaurant along with the restaurant being...More

1  Thank Mike G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4227 Balboa Ave, San Diego, CA 92117-5504
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-272-3972
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