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Panda East

103 N Pleasant St Ste 2, Amherst, MA 01002-2183
+1 413-256-8923
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
16 Aug 2017
“Good food and service”
27 Dec 2016
“Authentic Mouthwatering Food”
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Chinese, Asian
103 N Pleasant St Ste 2, Amherst, MA 01002-2183
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

This is a better than average Chinese restaurant. The only strange thing I found was in a chicken dish, the cut up chicken had the skin on it making it sort of slimy texturewise.

Thank Judith G
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

This Chinese restaurant had great service and delicious food. As soon as you walk in the door, a waft of mouthwatering aromas wash over you and entice you through the entrance. The authenticity of the food is perfect whereas most of the nearby Chinese restaurants...More

1  Thank Felicia W
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

TripAdvisor is totally wrong, this is best authentic Chinese restaurant around here. Forget about those America Chinese food , Japanese Chinese food, they are not authentic. This is taste like china town flushing.

Thank Xiaofang W
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Always a classic this establishment has catered to students for decades. Typical Chinese dishes abound as do fresh bar drinks. A place to celebrate or just meet friends for good cheap eats.

Thank Luv2travel601
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This used to be the best place in town for Chinese food and even sushi, but the last few meals have been so disappointing. Chicken in the General Tso's chicken that is more dough and grease than chicken. Fish and eel in the sushi that...More

1  Thank NancyW856
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

We were quite disappointed in the meal. The wonton peanut sauce appetizer was doughy. The chef's Special Chicken dinner was monotonous with frequent fatty or tough chicken parts. It came only with a bowl of plain white rice. There are multiple other Asian restaurants in...More

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 28 January 2016

Or any night of the week is a decent night for Panda East. The food is pretty but the scorpion bowls are even better. The service is on point, especially with all of the college students on Thursdays and Fridays.

Thank Liam T
Reviewed 12 December 2015

My favorite garlic shrimp within 50 miles. Good specials, and the standing menu is as good as it was tenty-fivve years ago. Everyone's favorite chinese in Amherst.

Thank g0ldengut
Reviewed 26 October 2015

I like this restaurant for good Chinese food with great prices. We enjoy it as a family. It is sometimes difficult to communicate with waiters.

Thank Timothy R
Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

Definitely worth going and in my opinion is the best Chinese in Amherst. The place is usually full of college kids, but it makes for a fun atmosphere. They have a combo of Japanese and Chinese. Definitely recommend

Thank bmcgilli
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:45 pm
11:00 am - 10:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 N Pleasant St Ste 2, Amherst, MA 01002-2183
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Hampshire County  >  Amherst
  • Phone Number: +1 413-256-8923
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