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Panda Express

3849 State St Ste I58, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-3160
+1 805-569-8800
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good48%
  • Average26%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
25 May 2017
“Excellent fresh Asian food at reasonable prices.”
3 weeks ago
“Best Fast Food in the World”
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3849 State St Ste I58, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-3160
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On a recent visit to USA we had orange chicken and we were blown out of our socks with the amazing taste. We have never tasted chicken as good as this. Wish we had a Panda Franchise in my home country. Keep up the good...More

Thank all4you2be
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This restaurant is situated next to the Paseo Nuevo shopping center in the main street, State street, in the centre of Santa Barbara. The service is good, they have lovely fresh food, and the prices are good. They offer a family meal at a very...More

Thank Vidar S
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Saw these places all over during our road trip and decided to give this one a go. Amazingly good food at a great price. The orange chicken and the steak dishes were incredible and well worth the visit. Wanted something other than the usual burger/pizza...More

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This Panda Express is on the Macy's mall opposite some motels so it's really busy. The food is fresh and tastes good.

Thank UlverstonJanet
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Very tasty and not too expensive Staff were nice and friendly We tried a prawn and we had fortune cookies

Thank Vikingbeastt
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Well prepared fresh asian cuisine at very reasonable prices with plentiful portions. For a quick eat in or take out meal this is the place.

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 31 May 2014

Among all the fast food options, this was the best. We were very hungry and tired, and we were looking for a fast meal. The ffod was good for the same price than a hambúrguer.

Thank Fernando L
Reviewed 28 May 2013

Good delicious chinese food, if one is craving for chinese food, pandan express will satisfy your craving. However, they could have more varieties of food to satisfy more people.

Thank Merv3102
Reviewed 13 November 2012

This was a good tasting take out or eat in for chinese food. I was surprised how fresh everything tasted. The servers were very nice and kept the place very clean!

Thank ChantillyLace28
Reviewed 22 July 2012

Fast "chinese" food, everything pretty much tastes the same, alot of frying going on...quality varies, now you have to choose 3 entrees and I have a hard time choosing between fried chicken and fried something else.

Thank puddyfoote
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  • Address: 3849 State St Ste I58, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-3160
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-569-8800
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