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Hunan Garden - CLOSED

3345 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306-2804
+1 650-565-8868
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
30 Sep 2016
“Fav Chinese in Palo Alto...”
6 Sep 2015
“Chinese with some US adaptations ”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
3345 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306-2804
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

One of my favorite Chinese places in Palo Alto. They will make anything however you want it prepared. Especially if you have dietary considerations. Quality/Portions are great value for the money. Especially like the Seafood. Service is fast,efficient and polite. Great little bar if you...More

Thank mike h
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

As Australians, we often eat good quality Asian food. We were not disappointed with Mandarin Roots. Many customers were of Asian origin which is always a good sign. Some dishes were overly sweet for our tastes eg 'Taiwan sliders' but the Mu Shu Pork and...More

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Foods are not bad, authentic enough taste of Central & Northern Chinese cuisine. Staffs are efficient but less the friendly look.

Thank David C
Reviewed 7 February 2015

We have been eating at Hunan Garden (now Mandarin Roots) for several years. My favorite dish is the spicy fish - little fish filets that have been fried with some spices and salt. The flavor is something that I have not been able to duplicate...More

Thank Francesca D
Reviewed 6 February 2015

The menu has some traditional southern dishes like ma po tofu, sichuan chicken, and kung pow chicken; the presentation is creative and fun, also some northern (Peking duck) and just plain invented dishes like pork belly quesadilla and kalbi beef tacos. Highly recommended. I've enjoyed...More

2  Thank John-PaloAlto
Reviewed 11 January 2015 via mobile

They changed the name to Mandarin Roots, be advised, and the food is less Hunan than Mandarin. Whatever it's called, the food is very good. Duck, pork, vegetarian and noodle dishes are all excellent.

Thank Dane94306
Reviewed 4 December 2014

Needed to be local for a few days and found this place had good food, excellent service and amiable staff and owner.

Thank Terrell F
Reviewed 15 November 2014

We have enjoyed this restaurant on many occasions. It is attractive and comfortable and the food is always good. The menu offers many standard Chinese dishes but you can also explore more exotic, authentic dishes. The owners are friendly and always seem to recognize us...More

Thank gardennoodge
Reviewed 15 November 2014

THIS RESTAURANT HAS A NEW NAME----MANDARIN ROOTS! We loved the old Hunan Garden but I would argue that this new iteration is much better. We had Peruvian Shrimp MUSHU, soft shell crab spring roll, Teapot Soup, and some phenomenal noodles. All were superb. the service...More

Thank PAPoodles
Reviewed 18 October 2014

We had an excellent lunch here. All of the food was great and pretty. The duck was a bit tough, but the chow fun was great, the seafood soup excellent. There is no doubt that we will be back.

Thank KevinBuildsWireless
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11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
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  • Address: 3345 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306-2804
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-565-8868
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