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Mandarin Chinese Restaurant

) #35 of 144 Restaurants in Ames $$ - $$$ Chinese, Asian
415 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50010-3319
+1 515-233-5300
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good47%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“rangoon” (3 reviews)
“egg rolls” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Chinese, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
415 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50010-3319
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1 - 10 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The door was very good. It was Chinese American staples I really liked the garlic chicken The service was a little weird though

Thank trvel
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Another lunch favorite. Mandarin chicken has to be one of my all time favorite Chinese meals. Always a quick in and out. Great crab rangoon.

Thank grandski
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Ordered take out tonight. Wasn't impressed. Had sweet and sour chicken and it seemed like inexpensive chicken. Had to spit out several pieces. It was a take out order yet they didn't have paper plates to send with us. We were hoping for a better...More

Thank Marsha O
Reviewed 23 November 2016

I've always liked the Mandarin. It has good food, a cute ambiance, and decent service. I don't frequent here as much as I should, given my favorable views on it. It seems to slip through the cracks of Ames dining, but I've always found it...More

Thank Brooke K
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Sunday dinner with my freshman daughter. Typical options for Chinese restaurant. Generous portions. Great service and great flavor.

Thank Todd D
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

This was the first Chinese restaurant I visited with my friends when I move to Ames in August, 2012. Since then I have visited this place a lot of times. I really love their Kung pao Chicken. Service is OK and ambience is good. You...More

Thank sehgal01
Reviewed 9 June 2016

This is locally owned and managed place close to downtown. The lunch menu is a great buy and a pleasant meal. The service is outstanding and the owners always treat you as friends. The dinner menu is with table cloth service and an expanded selection....More

Thank cyclonesdan
Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

Great food, great service. Highly recommend it. I am only giving 4 stars because the crab Rangoon's seemed to be mostly if not all cream cheese and no crab.

Thank Jean H
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Locally owned, very nice staff. Love the food, the Hot and Sour soup is terrific as well as the Crab Rangoon and Eggrolls. If you are luck enough to have Liz serve you, she is very efficient and nice but often times works a lot...More

Thank Denise W
Reviewed 7 October 2015

We usually do take-out food from this place, which I personally think is the best Chinese food in Ames. Atmosphere of the restaurant, itself, is not stellar, but OK. Love the pot stickers.

Thank Wrigley62
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 415 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50010-3319
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames
  • Phone Number: +1 515-233-5300
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