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Panda Garden Buffet

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706 Main St, Pella, IA 50219-1621
+1 641-620-8833
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Nevada Iowa, United States
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78 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Panda Garden is a great buffet with great food and great friendly service. Stop in for a quick or relaxing meal. You will enjoy the good food.

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Thank Charles N
Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

The place felt unclean and the service was sullen... the food was poor and the clientele was noisy I visit Pella with my work every year and have been here before ... the restaurant seems to have deteriorated ... inside it looks tired and in need of some attention.

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Thank Tecwyn Vaughan J
Knoxville, Iowa
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We have visited Panda Garden Buffet a number of times over the last few years and enjoy their selection and flavor but the last few visits have not been as good. Many of the buffet items have been luke warm at best and didnt' seem like they were very fresh. We had always enjoyed the experience in the past so... More 

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Thank Donald K
Albia, Iowa
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2015

I recently went to my absolute favorite restaurant in Pella, Panda Garden. I have the privilege to work with elderly and/or disabled people who have filled my life with a passion for my work like I have never known. Last night while we were at Pella Panda Garden, the workers stood 5 feet from us and literally stared at us... More 

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Thank gmajo52531
Chicago, Illinois
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75 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2015

the BUFFET to end all buffets. Good food, satisfies the need for Asian food (and frozen pizza???) - always good, but like most buffets, each dish ends up tasting a lot like the others.

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Thank dr917
Adana, Turkey
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170 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015

You will find very good food at the Panda Garden. The all you can eat buffet is filled with lots of food choices and the price is very fair. There is never a rush to eat once you have been seated and the service staff works hard to serve.

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Thank Yakup A
MN
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2015

Many of the items were room temp. which concerned me after I realized. So we stopped the boys from eating anything questionable but they had already eaten some. The youngest who is 6 got violent diarrhea about 27 hours after eating there. The taste of the foods we had were mediocre but keeping the foods hot enough appears to be... More 

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Thank genejamier
Homewood, Illinois
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110 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2015

The Panda Garden Buffet is a standard “Chinese-For-Everyone” offering, which means nothing terribly exotic, but very tasty food, and plenty of it. A few hits, a few misses. While the hot-and-sour soup had decent flavor, it had none of the heat I expect of it. The Mandarin/Szechuan selections also were tamer than I prefer, but I realize a buffet of... More 

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Thank LKTravelerboy
Ottumwa, Iowa, United States
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95 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2014

Stopped for supper tonight about 5:30 pm Sat night . Very busy and great hot / cold food every thing was fresh and had never say that many people at this restaurant. Great service crab legs as well as shrimp as well as all the regular Chinese food. Was offered more drink and plates were taken as soon as set... More 

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Thank Deb Phil T
Burlington, Iowa
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68 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2014 via mobile

When I pulled up to the Panda Garden I was a little apprehensive. Not a very enticing curb appeal at all. However, this place was recommended by an area law enforcement person so it has to have good food right? Indeed, the food was outstanding! Lunch for two under $20.00! I would eat there again for sure.

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Dinner
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Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 706 Main St, Pella, IA 50219-1621
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Pella
  • Phone Number: +1 641-620-8833

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