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Mandarin Terrace Restaurant

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24291 Avenida de La Carlota, Ste P1, Laguna Hills, CA 92653-7634
+1 949-951-1577
11:30 - 21:30
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Beirut, Lebanon
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Entered between 3:00~6:00pm, surprised by their offer of early bird, every main course came with free: salad, soup, side dish and rice 🙈such an generous offer plus tea, water, fortune cookies ..... a great value for the money paid however the chicken is a bit salty but the shrimps was excellent.

Thank AmaniKazah
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111 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Neighborhood Chinese restaurant serving all the traditional Chinese dishes. Hot &Sour soup,egg rolls,sweet and sour pork,great fried rice. Nice ambiance.

Thank laddiebuck
Laguna Beach, United States
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 November 2016

This was a great surprise to us as we stumbled upon this restaurant after shopping next door. Wow...the food is really good here....if you get there before 6 p.m. you get early bird special...soup, egg roll, sweet and sour chicken...etc. The orange chicken is really good, steamed fish excellent....the down side is service is usually very slow and not enough... More 

Thank Pia D
Irvine, CA
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2016

I have been to this restaurant many many times and it's very disappointed. Fabulous food, a real value for your money and a full blown dinner with appetizers, soup and rice along with your main dish, complemented with fortune cookies and orange halves. I love the lo mein with beef, shrimp and chicken and the walnut shrimp which is fabulous.... More 

Thank SoCAGal
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2015

The food was pretty average. I had the egg fu young, which wasn't typical egg fu young. They did have good specials and there was a lot of food for the price. The food could definitely use a bit more flavor.

Thank mnbcgonz
Laguna Woods, California
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79 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2015

This restaurant is a local Chinese restaurant which has been in the same local for more than the 16 years I have resided here. Yes; there have been several owners but the menu and everything seems to have remained the same. If you desire Chinese food locally without driving it is a good choice; the food is good the prices... More 

1 Thank arnold s
Corona del Mar, CA
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422 reviews
291 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 644 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2014

If you are getting take out for your folks in Laguna Woods or taking your great auntie out to Chinese lunch, Mandarin Terrace is more than adequate for Chinese food. No one is going to pretend that Mandarin Terrace will make you skip the great Chinese restaurants of Irvine, but it is good for the immediate area. The food is... More 

1 Thank scottca075
Laguna Hills, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2013

Terrible place! Stay away! I ordered my food and told them i was highly allergic to mushrooms. They said no problem. When I picked up my food I waited for over 15 MINUTES before I was waiting on as the food sat on the counter getting cold. I told the man the food was cold he said it is find.... More 

1 Thank Amy K
lake forest
1 review
Reviewed 23 November 2013

Very upsetting finding a staple on my food!. All the server had to say is sorry and walked away! Worst service I have ever experienced. Never going again.

Thank alxndraguil
Laguna Hills, California
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1 review
Reviewed 25 December 2012

We've been going here for about 15 years now, some of the best service of any restaurant in the Laguna Hills area. The food is above average. While the ownership may have changed the servers haven't and they often remember your unique details when ordering.

Thank Schremp

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24291 Avenida de La Carlota, Ste P1, Laguna Hills, CA 92653-7634
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 949-951-1577

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