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Panda Inn Restaurant

) #486 of 3,977 Restaurants in San Diego $$ - $$$ Chinese, Asian
506 Horton Plz, San Diego, CA 92101-6125
+1 619-233-7800
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pot stickers” (4 reviews)
“shrimp” (6 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
506 Horton Plz, San Diego, CA 92101-6125
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

After struggling to find the Panda Inn, we had a good meal. However, the restaurant is due to close on 31 January and a new location has not yet been found.

1  Thank Anne Nora P
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Came across the Panda Inn when looking for a Chinese restaurant & it didn't disappoint. It's on the very top floor of the Horton Plaza, so you wouldn't stumble upon it by accident. We ordered 2 small main courses and one vegetable dish and that...More

Thank TiggsGlasgow
Reviewed 9 October 2016

My parents used to bring me to this place when I was a kid, now I bring my kids and I gotta say....the food is as amazing as I remember it. Horton Plaza is NOT what is used to be back int he 90's, it...More

Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Ended up here while looking for Asian food in the gaslamp quarter, the food was really good, friendly staff and free wifi. Ordered a few different dishes, all were very good.

Thank assafpo
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Whenever I missed Chinese food in downtown San Diego, I went there since the neighborhood does not have many options for Chinese. The place is conveniently located and clean and quiet. The staff there are friendly and prompt. Food is decently prepared and the taste...More

Thank August93
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Food was pretty good, service was fast, hot and tasty but it was expensive. $56 for sweet and sour pork (no nasty breading, thank goodness) honey walnut shrimp and fried rice (no veggies or meat in the rice) and two short rib sliders. Try it...More

Thank Charmaine P
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Strange to say but the restaurant guides in the hotel say nothing about Chinese restaurants, especially in and around the Gaslamp Quarter. So, I had to do a bit of digging, querying waitresses et al. Long story short, I discovered that right there in Horton...More

Thank HerbPaine
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Food was delicious, and not too expensive. Michael, our server, was friendly, knowledgeable, and very accommodating. The fortune cookies had white chocolate on them (tasted great), and you could purchase a bag of cookies to take home!

Thank fjngebbia
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We were staying at the Westin Gaslamp (etc) hotel, next to the Horton Plaza mall, and noticed that there was a Panda Inn on the top floor of the mall. What luck - we didn't have to go far for a fairly quick, plentiful dinner...More

1  Thank allang781
Reviewed 30 July 2016

I went there to have their pot stickers and Upside Down Crispy Noodles because none of our neighborhood Chinese restaurants offer it. We were very pleased; they were delicious and the service was great. They even served the crispy noodles at the tableside to maximize...More

Thank SWMDL60
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 506 Horton Plz, San Diego, CA 92101-6125
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-233-7800
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