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4201 Broadway St, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-2282
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great staff and friendly, portion sizes are good. It does lack any unique taste, but is similar to other Panda Express locations. Maybe each one does something different. Most items were ready to serve with only a few exceptions and they were available pretty quickly; cook on demand type service. Price was decent for portion sizes.

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Thank Tim W
Centralia, Illinois
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 February 2017

The food is very good when fresh. I recommend going in and seeing the food. Sometimes you have to ask for fresh items. They don't have a problem accomadating.

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Thank Daphane J
Omaha, Nebraska
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Stayed overnight in Mt. Vernon and thought Panda Express sounded good for a quick dinner. My wife and I have enjoyed other Panda Express restaurants in various cities. After dinner here, we cannot recommend this location Entrees selected included chicken breast with green beans that were cold, broccoli beef with barely warm broccoli, and grilled chicken teriyaki with something that... More 

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Thank jreidelb
Mount Vernon, Illinois
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114 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Short menu, but the drive-thru is short, too! Not exactly like Manhattan China town fare, but that is a given. Having written that, those who have not had the more "real deal" will do fine with the menu and the taste. Hopefully, those who really enjoy Chinese foods will travel to locations that have the traditional cooked by grandma's sons... More 

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Thank T C
Mount Vernon, Illinois
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111 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Greasy, tasteless, imitation Chinese food at best. I found it amusing that they consider hot and sour soup to be "seasonal." I always thought that was a staple at a "Chinese" restaurant.

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Thank cpgrn
Mount Vernon, Illinois
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416 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

By far the worst Chinese in Mt. Vernon. As typical for all Panda locations, the food is "generic out of a bag" and, for the most part, tasteless. People and service are fine, just bad product.

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Thank Michael H
Rockford, Illinois
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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

I'm a fan of Panda Express so I was glad we found this on our trip South. Unfortunately, it fell far short of my past experiences with PE. We arrived a few minutes after twelve, and they were out of chow mein, rice, vegetables, and some main entrees. I waited for the chow mein and it wasn't even hot!! They... More 

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Thank Gloria G
Crossville, Illinois, United States
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110 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2015

We enjoy stopping by Panda Express when going through Mt. Vernon. We've eaten at a few of these restaurants. The food is always freshly prepared, tasty and a good value. I like the fact that nutrition information is available in plain sight! That helps me make the right choices! The free samples are great when trying to decide what to... More 

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Thank Mona W
Rochester, Wisconsin
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2015

I'd never eaten in this chain before, but my coworkers wanted to go there. The dishes were all prepared in advance, but the flavor was generally good, so maybe they have a good system for rotating the food and keeping it fairly fresh. Not really my idea of a restaurant, but it was fine for what it was.

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Thank Dave_SE8802HV
Raleigh, North Carolina
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2015

location was good, food was average. I was pleased to find something open late on a sunday night when I was driving cross country.

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Chinese, Fast food, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4201 Broadway St, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-2282
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Mount Vernon

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?