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Ballard Mandarin Chinese Restaurant

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5500 8th Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107-2801
+1 206-782-5531
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Seattle, Washington
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is mostly pretty good and reasonably priced. I recommend take out rather than eating at the reataraunt. Food is prepared quickly and staff is friendly.

Thank Ballardian
Renton, Washington, United States
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87 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for Lunch. Prompt & Friendly service. Very Reasonable prices. Excellent food. Ample portion size. No complaints at all. Try it !

Thank Chris R
New Castle, Delaware
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217 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

This was a good stop. It is a neighborhood restaurant. The food is tasty. The noodles were good. Well worth the stop. Service was good.

Thank Luis M
Seattle, Washington
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

Read so many positive reviews, thought I would try it. Pot stickers were tough. . And Sizzling Rice soup was bland. The white rice with added sweet and sour sauce was the best of the lot. Perhaps I just chose the wrong items.

Thank buddycats
Oregon City, Oregon
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180 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

We we're visiting family in the area and this was just down the street. We walked to it and we're very glad we did! The food was very tasty, well-prepared, and plentiful. We fed six of us pretty cheaply and we're very pleased with the menu choices and the quality of the food. Service was a little slow, but very... More 

Thank Nocilantro52
Seoul, South Korea
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

We had orange chicken, ginger fried fish, and ballard noodle. All the dishes were tasty, and women staff's so friendly. The orange chicken was the best red sauce chicken ever in Seattle.

Thank loveU33
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

Have taken my family here on numerous occasions. I always listen to their recommendations and daily specials. Food is served hot and arrives shortly. The price is fair.

Thank don w
Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015

Service was quick, food was brought out fast. Everyone liked their meals, lots of fresh vegetables, nice pieces of chicken. Sweet and sour soup with the lunch combo was really good. Price was excellent for value of food we received. We will definitely be back for lunch.

Thank rustk2015
Seattle, Washington
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138 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2014

So, how did we come to discover "Ballard Mandarin Chinese Restaurant"? Quite accident! I was taking my son to see the podiatrist in Ballard. We drove past this place and thought: "Hey, want to go have some lunch after your appt?" ... The rest (as they say and YOU know) is history! He ordered Orange Chicken to go. I came... More 

1 Thank MommaHarris
Seattle, Washington
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157 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2013

Love this place! It's so nice having it right in our neighborhood. The food is always great. Everything is made with really fresh veggies that are cooked just the way I like them, so they still taste fresh, not until they're limp. The soups are thick and chunky. Most dishes are the best Chinese I've ever had anywhere, and the... More 

3 Thank Bob C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Restaurant features
Good for
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5500 8th Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107-2801
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Ballard
  • Neighbourhood: Ballard
  • Phone Number: +1 206-782-5531

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?