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Ping's Mandarin Restaurant

817 Francisco Blvd W, San Rafael, CA 94901-5307
+1 415-492-1638
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Overview
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good43%
  • Average27%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“lunch” (7 reviews)
“soup” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
817 Francisco Blvd W, San Rafael, CA 94901-5307
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1 - 10 of 21 reviews

Reviewed 10 July 2017

We like this as the local Chinese restaurant. Every place needs one! Food is reliably pretty good. Service is fine. It's never too busy to get a table easily. The decor is dated and a bit downtrodden. The servers are mostly of Chinese ancestry. So...More

Thank ryans69
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

It was the worst ever orange chicken I had. It was all skins with almost no real meat covered with a caramel like thick and too sweet sauce. Not eaterable and the rice was lumpy and cold. The sweet and sour soup was too sour...More

Thank e m
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We were hungry after a wedding. It was Sunday evening and we were unsure what was open in the area. We got right in. It was moderately busy. The menu was broad with several standard Asian food options and an equal number of non standard....More

Thank dianewagner64
Reviewed 14 September 2016

One of the best Chinese restaurants in the areas. Owners are very nice. Decor is decent and comfortable.

Thank R0bNeville
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Ignore the picky and snobby reviews below. I used to come here in the '90s for lunch quite often for business. I decided to take my teen son here today for lunch because it's been a years since I've eaten here. It is STILL really...More

1  Thank MomLovesDisney
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

This place is hidden in the "Canal" area, so I often forget about it. But it has the best Chinese in San Rafael. In an area of the world filled with different Asian populations, I rarely eat Chinese food, preferring Thai, or Korean BBQ. But...More

Thank david a
Reviewed 13 December 2015

Tucked in an easy to miss location. However, you wouldn’t have missed much if you did. The food is typical -- nothing to kindle one's taste-buds for a rerun. The service is not particularly heart-warming.

Thank 99MD2015
Reviewed 22 February 2015 via mobile

In the San Francisco Bay Area we are surrounded by the best Chinese restaurants in the world. When I go to a Chinese restaurant I don't really expect the American experience there because it's an opportunity to give me the Chinese experience. So I would...More

Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 3 December 2014

In the industrial area of San Rafael is a Mandarin favorite. Located in a strip mall, alongside a Dollar store is Pings. Not a fancy restaurant (their other Pings in Terra Linda is fancier), but very presentable and service is excellent. If you are in...More

Thank joanh77
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Its just OK. I'm spoiled by the great Chinese food options in San Francisco however, Marin County really doesn't have great choices for Chinese food. I have gone during the lunch hour and recommend their lunch specials. The service is pretty good also.

Thank MarinGypsy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:30
Saturday
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 817 Francisco Blvd W, San Rafael, CA 94901-5307
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  San Rafael
  • Phone Number: +1 415-492-1638
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