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245 Center St, Auburn, ME 04210-6169
+1 207-783-7755
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 21:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Black Diamond, WA
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2012

We depend on Trip Advisor when traveling, and went here based on the good reviews. I'm sorry to say this was one of the worst restaurant experiences we've ever had. We arrived at 6:00 pm for dinner and the place was deserted. We ordered and the soup came. It was lukewarm at best. We mentioned it to the waitress and... More 

4 Thank lbsowen
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2012

Friendly personable staff and the food is the best!

Thank Enuf1
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2011

Have been going here for years. Great buffet, and even better food if you order from the menu. They will always honor special requests. This is a locally owned family-run restaurant. I highly recommend it!

2 Thank ScubaNanny
Tracyton, Washington
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2011

We decided to try this restaurant based on other tripadvisor reviews and glad we did. We were greeted warmly. The buffet was recommended over ordering off the menu, since the kitchen was very busy and we would have a longer wait for our food. I decided on the buffet, but my husband decided on ordering from the menu. I was... More 

1 Thank dkpuryear
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2011

Panda Garden offers DELICIOUS food at very reasonable prices. For example, their lunch (daily 11:00-2:00) and dinner (Thursday-Friday-Saturday 5:00-8:00) buffets - lunch is $6.50 and dinner is $8.95 for unlimited buffet. Check the menu board as you enter their foyer for times, prices, special events coming up, etc. Dinner buffet is extensive and includes dessert, and of course Chinese tea... More 

3 Thank MaineWeekender
Vienna, Maine
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2010

great in all respects. food is hot and fresh. staff is very friendly and professional. like the family atmosphere the best. nothing i don't like

2 Thank klwright2142
Livermore Falls, Maine
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48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2010

My wife and I have eaten in Chinese restaurants in Canada and U.S. and until now have have suffered through terribly mediocre dining experiences. The menu at the Panda Garden Restaurant (245 Center St. in Auburn, ME) is a true epicurean delight. Wonderful sauces and a wide variety of wonderfully-prepared meats and vegetables. Peter and Linda are ``hosts extraordinaire``- their... More 

1 Thank NutMegSLG
Portland, ME
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2010

The food is some of the best around. I have found the further north you go from Boston the worst the chinese food gets. This place is amazing. They have great food and service is awesome too!

2 Thank AdvisorFan201000
Auburn, Maine
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2010

I live near Auburn, and when we want great Chinese food, this is where we go. The food is fresh, and the staff is very friendly and accomodating. One of my favorite places to eat.

2 Thank RhondaMorelli
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2009

This is a family owned restaurant, and you the guest are made to feel welcomed as if you are family. The prices are very reasonable, the buffet is hot and fresh. The menu has a nice selection. As a regular they remember your name and favorite foods. We have had many family gatherings here over the years. The food is... More 

2 Thank amaineman

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 245 Center St, Auburn, ME 04210-6169
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Auburn
  • Phone Number: +1 207-783-7755

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