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Panda Country Restaurant

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9621 Mission Gorge Rd, Santee, CA 92071-3802
+1 619-449-7061
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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El Cajon, California
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Been going here for more than 30 years and every dish I ever tried is amazing. House Special Chicken is my favorite, order it mild to extra spicy, they are all good. People are great here too.

Thank Jason L
Santee, California
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53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

Food ok but wait staff unfriendly. Its always busy so be prepared to wait a long time for your food.

Thank Audreyr0se
Santee, South Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Have been going.here for 14 years...good service, friendly environment dishes consistent. The staff treats you like family and they are very welcome Ing. Kid friendly.

Thank sfgrk
Santee, California
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110 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

This place has always been a long time favorite for my two kids and wife. Kids are now 16 yrs. and 14 yrs. old. They have always loved going here. Shrimp Toast is FANTASTIC! if you haven't had it try it! I love the Egg Foo Young and usually get shrimp. ( Ask for extra gravy) beef and broccoli is... More 

Thank Dave A
San Diego, California, United States
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015

This is our go to Chinese Food restaurant & has been for 25+ years. Can not think of any dish that we have had from here that was disappointing.

Thank Mike T
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Clean, pleasant, friendly & warm atmosphere and the people. The food was delicious with a wonderful presentation.

Thank Cathy T
San Diego, California
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132 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Panda Country Restaurant has the best food ever and the friendliest staff. I eat here almost weekly. The House Special Chicken is my favorite along with a cup of Hot & Sour Soup. I eat here so much they know my order by heart. They are in a shopping center with plenty of parking.

Thank TJ F
San Diego, California
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67 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

Menu has lots of options and all are good choices. Lunch specials daily and wonderful 3 flavor sizzling rice soup. If a dish is noted as "spicy" can request milder (or hotter) for preference. Good size portions - each dish good for at least 2 people+. Staff is wonderful - very attentive and have good sense of humor. Fortune cookies... More 

Thank 619SDGirl
Santee, California
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91 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

AUTHENTIC Means Exactly That! Consistent Quality, Taste And Satisfaction. This Restaurant is Truly a Santee Icon, Well earned over time. Real Chinese Experience, Dine in or Take out. Not a Fast Food Imitation. The Best Recommendation is Only as Good as Your Own so GO GET SOME For Yourself. Price $$-$$$ Money Well Spent. Call in Take Out is Our... More 

Thank Rich_N_Deb
San Diego, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

They have the best food. The cashew chicken is better than anywhere else! The lemon chicken is awesome too!

Thank Chuck S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9621 Mission Gorge Rd, Santee, CA 92071-3802
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santee
  • Phone Number: +1 619-449-7061

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