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Mandarin House Chinese Restaurant

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3000 Center Ave, Essexville, MI 48732-1775
+1 989-893-9499
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 21:30
Sat 12:00 - 21:30
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

The flavors were good, bourbon chicken a thumbs up. Rice on the buffet was hard obviously sat in warmer to long. And the underside of my egg roll was soggy. Will order from the menu next time.

Thank Tricia M
1 review
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Good food off the menu. Buffet lacks a little. Wait staff is good. Not wanting to write a book. Just giving a report.

Thank Galen B
Newberry, Michigan, United States
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Finding a Korean specialty diner outside of a university metropolitan area is unusual so I was delighted to discover this delicious Korean Jampong soup in a Chinese cafe. Jacqueline, the waitress, was prompt and courteous as she offered me extra dinner portions the meal! The availability of beer & liquor for beverage service is a nice offering. Thanks for the... More 

Thank Dean O
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87 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

For over 20 years the Mandarin house has been in business in some locations or other in the area. The food has always been top notch when you order of the menu. I always avoid the buffet but that's just my opinion..my wife likes it. It is classic Americanized Chinese food.

Thank jmaxson
Bay City, Michigan
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

Decent establishment. The food is average, the servers are Great! We brought our entire employee Stagg in one lunch, upon paying at the register for over a 25 seat table, the owner didn't even say thank you. No 5hank you for stopping in, no Tha k you for choosing us. Just swiped our company card, and handed a receipt. I... More 

Thank Chuck & Nichole B
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

We order a lot of take out from here and it always consistent. When we eat inside we order off the menu not the buffet. The portions are huge and its always fresh and tasty.

Thank catinthehat2525
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

Was told they have a huge buffet and its so good, no way! Buffet consists of only a few dishes , would've been just as much to just order right off the menu. Buffet food was cold and looked old will never return again

1 Thank cfritz2912
Marquette, Michigan
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123 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2015

The Mandarin House is not stingy with their portions. No matter what you choose off their menu, your meal will be complemented by a choice of egg roll or crab rangoon, egg drop or hot and sour soup, and steamed or vegetable fried rice. And the portions themselves almost guarantee you'll be leaving with a take out container. Located in... More 

1 Thank clyman60
Bay City, Michigan
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2014

I have eaten here regularly for around 24 years both eat in and take out. They serve great food at a great price from 0 to $10.00 , the service is fast and friendly. It is wheelchair accessible which is important to me. A nice touch is that their take out containers are microwavable and reusable . If you get... More 

2 Thank mynamemcgregor
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2013

Very nice buffet with a lot of choices. Restaurant is very clean and the staff is very helpful and friendly. Such a surprise that every Mother was given a box of tea bags for Mother's Day.

Thank BreezyMichigan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3000 Center Ave, Essexville, MI 48732-1775
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Essexville
  • Phone Number: +1 989-893-9499

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