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Ming Dynasty

$$ - $$$Chinese,
290 Storke Rd, Ste G, Goleta, CA 93117-2966
+1 805-968-1308
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good47%
  • Average3%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible12%
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“salad” (2 reviews)
“mongolian bbq” (6 reviews)
“mai tai” (2 reviews)
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Chinese, Mongolian
$$ - $$$
290 Storke Rd, Ste G, Goleta, CA 93117-2966
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

This was a men's group dinner for about 25. There is a full bar where we ate. Great Chinese buffet, build your own Mongolian BBQ with lots of great ingredients.

Thank phillandfried
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Definitely a plus for big eaters and male UCSB students with hollow legs. Good assortment salads, entrees to desserts at the long buffet bar and an included but separate area with raw ingredients for you to chose and have grilled. (Reminded me of a Korean...More

Thank IdeasAndOpinions
Reviewed 20 September 2017

If you feel like a buffet this will fill the bill. Good Cocktails so if you like a Mai Tai with your Chinese Dinner, this is a good place for you.

Thank PAC626
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Great decor, wonderful service, love the lunch and dinner buffet. The bar area is a fun place to have a drink or few

Thank travellingmom_31
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Its a bit hard to review the Ming because it is several different restaurants depending on what you order. We have been coming here for years from time to time and its the only Chinese restaurant in town that we keep returning to. Over the...More

Thank JJJ099
Reviewed 12 June 2016

A friend of ours drove us (about 8 miles from Santa Barbara downtown)to this restaurant and was so good we return for a second visit. Try the Oyster Beef and Chicken Orange peal. Well worth the extra travel. Recommend!!!!Reasonably priced>

Thank hertelf
Reviewed 21 January 2016

We went there based on friends' recommendation. Also we got a potstickers appetizer ($10 value) free with our AXXESS card. We had meigugaipan chcicken, Szechuan pork, and fried rice. All tasted very fresh and flavorful.

Thank Appleman2309
Reviewed 15 September 2015

The all you can eat buffet is full of variety, but I love the build your own bowl/ Mongolian BBQ. For cocktail lovers, this place is perhaps one of the stiffest pours in Goleta. Know for their Mai Tai, this house speciality drink isn't too...More

Thank RodTucknott
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Do not waste your time or money! Ming Dynasty has poor food quality, high prices and a very small selection at their over-priced buffet!

1  Thank PAM I
Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

I'm not sure what happened. This place used to be really good. We ate there tonight and let's just on believably horrible. Their potstickers are like shoe leather. General Tsao is turning over in his grave. This was my last visit to Ming Dynasty.

1  Thank harpo0828
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Chinese, Mongolian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 290 Storke Rd, Ste G, Goleta, CA 93117-2966
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Goleta
  • Phone Number: +1 805-968-1308
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