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Mandarin Kitchen

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22612 7th Ave S, Des Moines, WA 98198-6821
+1 206-878-8511
Mon - Wed 21:30 - 11:30
Thu 22:00 - 15:00
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Issaquah, Washington
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44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

We've had dinner at the Mandarin Kitchen about three times now. On each visit the food and the service were both outstading. My favorite is the ginger garlic cod. It is lightly floured and fried and served with broccoli. It is light and full of wonderful flavors. The staff is always friendly and they whirl around the place making sure... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

It was our first foray into Chinese restaurants since moving to the area. This may just be our go to place. We had on of the family dinner offerings. We select the Szechuan that consisted of Soup of the day, Vegetables Spring Rolls, Pan Seared Dumplings, Sesame Chicken, Mongolian Beef, Shrimp with Vegetables, BBQ Pork Fried Rice. The portion sizes... More 

Thank pjnanook
Issaquah, Washington
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

I cook Asian and we dine at many and I must say, regarding the quality of the food and preparation, this is State of the Art. Last time, I had the spicy Szechuan Beef. The meat was so tender, it fell apart, not a usual thing for Asian restaurants. I highly-recommend Mandarin Kitchen.

1 Thank Swen N
Maui, Hawaii
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177 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

I found their rest. Nice and clean. Waited and sat quickly. I ordered the special for one. It's the only combo plate for one person. Otherwise you have to do the pick and chose. It came quickly and lots of it. So why only a good. It was bland and the soup was warm. Warm enough for me to pick... More 

Thank mark w
Galion, Ohio
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52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Friends suggested we eat at Mandarin Kitchen in Des Moines, WA. Nice atmosphere and good service. I will come back on my next trip to the area.

1 Thank jatoes
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Family owned and operated, everything is fresh and delicious! The pan seared dumplings are to die for. Spring rolls, amazing....my dads fav is the five flavor red beef! I love the moo shoo pork and the porch egg foo young! The fried rice is also so good!!! Try it all! Been coming here for over a decade!

1 Thank JaimeeSwindall
Seattle, United States
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64 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We regularly order takeout here. Service is nice and super fast. Comes out hot and beautifully boxed so it comes home hot too. Our favorite is the sesame chicken. We have eaten in the restaurant and like that too, but like Chinese and a movie at home better, and leftovers are great sauted up the next day.

Thank Kathrina W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was quaint. The service was great. Prices were reasonable and food was fresh and very tasty. We will be back again. We had dinner A and it had egg rolls, bbq pork, soup, chicken lo mein, sweet and sour chicken,almond chicken. It was 14 per person.

1 Thank jeanieeast
Seattle, WA
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61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Mandarin Kitchen is my "go-to" restaurant for Chinese food. This is a 15 minute drive from my home but it is worth it. This is a family run restaurant and you are likely to see the owners when you stop by. Menu includes typical Chinese-American food but they also have some signature dishes that are great too. They also have... More 

1 Thank CourtneySeattle_WA
Eland, Wisconsin
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57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

My daughter ordered take out from them while we were visiting and it was the best we've ever had. If I lived there I would eat Chinese food anywhere else. Super yummers

1 Thank lordygirl69

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$16
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
21:30 - 11:30
21:30 - 11:30
21:30 - 11:30
22:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22612 7th Ave S, Des Moines, WA 98198-6821
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 206-878-8511

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