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Ping's Mandarin Restaurant

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817 Francisco Blvd W, San Rafael, CA 94901-5307
+1 415-492-1638
Today
11:30 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 21:30
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We were hungry after a wedding. It was Sunday evening and we were unsure what was open in the area. We got right in. It was moderately busy. The menu was broad with several standard Asian food options and an equal number of non standard. The staff was friendly and attentive and the decor was standard Asian food sit down... More 

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Thank dianewagner64
San Rafael, California
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

One of the best Chinese restaurants in the areas. Owners are very nice. Decor is decent and comfortable.

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Thank R0bNeville
Novato, California
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177 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

Ignore the picky and snobby reviews below. I used to come here in the '90s for lunch quite often for business. I decided to take my teen son here today for lunch because it's been a years since I've eaten here. It is STILL really good food and service! In an unassuming little strip mall, Pings doesn't look like much... More 

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San Rafael, California
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103 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

This place is hidden in the "Canal" area, so I often forget about it. But it has the best Chinese in San Rafael. In an area of the world filled with different Asian populations, I rarely eat Chinese food, preferring Thai, or Korean BBQ. But when I get the urge for some Americanized Chinese food, this is the place. Clean,... More 

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Thank david a
San Francisco, California
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123 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015

Tucked in an easy to miss location. However, you wouldn’t have missed much if you did. The food is typical -- nothing to kindle one's taste-buds for a rerun. The service is not particularly heart-warming.

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Thank 99MD2015
San Rafael, California
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304 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2015 via mobile

In the San Francisco Bay Area we are surrounded by the best Chinese restaurants in the world. When I go to a Chinese restaurant I don't really expect the American experience there because it's an opportunity to give me the Chinese experience. So I would have to say that this food is average. I specifically went there to try the... More 

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Thank Thomas B
San Rafael, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014

In the industrial area of San Rafael is a Mandarin favorite. Located in a strip mall, alongside a Dollar store is Pings. Not a fancy restaurant (their other Pings in Terra Linda is fancier), but very presentable and service is excellent. If you are in a hurry or if you want to linger this is the place to go. Extensive... More 

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Thank joanh77
San Francisco, California
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014

Its just OK. I'm spoiled by the great Chinese food options in San Francisco however, Marin County really doesn't have great choices for Chinese food. I have gone during the lunch hour and recommend their lunch specials. The service is pretty good also.

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Thank MarinGypsy
California
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2014

Ping's always delivers the goods. The food is tasty and the portions are generous. There are two Pings now in Marin County and they both do the right thing. This is our favorite place to go for Chinese food. Don't forget to look for the coupons they offer and never take from you. Smart People Great place to go

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Thank frankww123
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2014

When people think Chinese food lots of times they think of anything but Ping's. Ping's does a amazing job of being friendly and kind hearted. They know how to make someones birthday special. The food is extraordinary and the service is one of a kind amazing. They get you seated within seconds and drinks in minutes. Once food is ordered,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:30
Saturday
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 817 Francisco Blvd W, San Rafael, CA 94901-5307
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  San Rafael
  • Phone Number: +1 415-492-1638

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?