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New Mandarin Garden

111 West Avenida Palizada, San Clemente, CA 92672
+1 949-492-7432
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good47%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“chinese food” (7 reviews)
“fresh food” (2 reviews)
“great meal” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Chinese
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
111 West Avenida Palizada, San Clemente, CA 92672
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We ordered takeouts at the New Mandarin Garden. The service was fast and the total package was well presented and very hot. The entrees with meat were generous with big chunky pieces of meat. The downside was that the sauces were overpowering and it was...More

Thank adesso2636
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We had their sizzling rice soup, orange beef, fried rice and egg rolls. This will be our new local Chinese restaurant now.

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is my favorite Chinese resturant. The service is excellent and the people that work there make you feel welcome. If you go try the Pot Stickers -fried, amazing.

Thank Lee192672
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Egg rolls were inedible. Sauce on cashew chicken was off putting. I couldn't figure out why. Been going their for several years. I was told the owners sold. I gave them 2 tries to get it right and they couldn't.

Thank Robin S
Reviewed 21 June 2016

What a pleasant place for lunch. We were not rushed, and we did linger, and the food came out hot and plentiful. The veggies were crisp, and that is always a good sign of fresh food. Plus, the sauces were very tasty. All in all...More

1  Thank Eva S
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This is your classic Chinese restaurant.....no I mean it. They recently remodeled, and the place looks great. As Chinese restaurants go, this place is right there. They have all the bases covered, the food tastes very good, and it's CONSISTENT. For me, I want consistency....More

Thank slvr68
Reviewed 8 February 2016

I've been dining at New Mandarin Garden for the past three years or so, and I'm always impressed with the overall experience. The food is very good, and you get good portions with your meal. It's also fairly priced, and the service is always excellent...More

Thank Dylan B
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

We had takeout of four entries and two orders of vegetable egg rolls. It was all pretty bland, but acceptable. Portions were ok. Cost was high, 60+ bucks. We were all a little disappointed.

Thank Tapetseb22
Reviewed 6 November 2015

If you like chinese food you will love new mandarin garden, the food is great and the service is good as well. It's located in the historical City Plaza with nice shops to visit as well.

Thank Flint S
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Food is great. The lunch special is a super good deal. I love sitting on their patio and enjoying the perfect weather in San Clemente. Service is excellent.

Thank mybeach101f
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 West Avenida Palizada, San Clemente, CA 92672
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-492-7432
  • E-mail
Description
As a family-owned restaurant in business for 30 years, New Mandarin Garden Chinese Restaurant takes pride in creating authentic dishes from award winning and favorite family recipes. The restaurant serves regular menu from Monday to Saturday and offers Sunday Brunch (buffet style). It's a great place to celebrate holidays and anniversaries.
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