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9608 100 St, Fort St. John, British Columbia V1J 3X8, Canada
+1 250-787-1199
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Halifax, Canada
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70 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there for the buffet. It was just good nothing spectacular. Found it strange that there were no chicken balls, but chicken fingers instead.

Thank Damon A
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever we're in town, we visit. We love the make your own combos, and Chinese chicken noodle soup. I've been coming here with my family since I was a kid, now I bring my own family and kids. It's not changed in all those years, still same yummy food. Consistency is good. They remodeled a few years back, and I... More 

Thank RL1002
Edmonton, Canada
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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Went for dinner buffet, quite the selection in town. Won tons were raw. Instead of disposing they reheated 3 times and returned the soup to the buffet. The waitress was good, if I could just rate her the rating would be a 4. The gift card program is a scam. It doesn't work, then I'm told it's my responsibility to... More 

Thank JayfromEdmonton
Taylor, Canada
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Went for Chinese food, I love wanton soup one of my favourite however when I try to eat my soup the wanton soup tasted rotten and the pork also and sure enough that evening I had a up set tummy. So we won't be going back there again, and a few people that I have talked to said the same... More 

Thank Gary L
Fort St. John, Canada
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Mama panda is pretty good the food is what you would expect in a smorgasbord The service is always good

Thank Randy H
Prescott, Arizona
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153 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

We went for lunch, and the buffet was not ready till around 5 PM. So we ordered from the menu. We ordered two combos with 4 items. The food was well prepared, tasty and ample. The decor very nice, staff friendly and efficient. We left satisfied.

Thank Michael D
Victoria, Canada
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74 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Stopped in for their lunch smorgasbord. Everything was average. Same food, same everything as any Chinese restraint that does a smorgasbord in western Canada. Service was slow to none existent. Is like they forget all about you. Even when trying to pay the bill, standing, waiting. Nasty lady. Could get treated like dirt anywhere in Richmond, didn't need to travel... More 

Thank snowywaste
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Always get the self serve buffet. Food is alright. Only decent place for self serve Chinese buffet in FSJ. Staff is usually pretty friend. Good value for your $

Thank coqroho
Great White North
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120 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

As with other similarly named restaurants this too has a buffet style Chinese food self serve food bar. I ordered a plate off the menu and was quite satisfied with the quality and quantity.

Thank Saint_Johnny
Fort St. John, Canada
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

We have always been satisfied with Mama Panda's food. We mostly take out though. I have been to China and the food is comparable overall. Mama Panda is the Canadian version of Chinese cuisine. Don't expect anything "authentic" is what I am saying.

Thank sbilley

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Chinese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9608 100 St, Fort St. John, British Columbia V1J 3X8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Fort St. John
  • Phone Number: +1 250-787-1199

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