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Panda Cuisine

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2358 Nicholasville Rd, Lexington, KY 40503-3032
11:00 - 22:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

Panda Cuisine is the only Chinese restaurant in Lexington that I have found to be more authentic! They actually have two menus--an "American" menu, and the authentic Chinese menu which has dishes such as chicken feet, pork intestines, etc. My husband and I always order takeout from the Chinese menu--so I've never actually eaten in the restaurant before. I cannot... More 

Thank Lauren B
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Just stopped in on way to bowl and all me and the wife can say is great authentic Chinese food , they say buffet on Sunday is great we will see .. my advice try for yourself it will not disappoint!!!

Thank braves1075
Somerset, Kentucky
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017

we ordered 4 dishes kung pay tofu ,garlic eggplant ,golden roast duck,and chef fried rice The 1st 3 dishes were pretty good except portions were on the small side But the fried rice was pretty awful mostly the ingredients like chicken and vegetables were additional $1 dollar each without which would BE just plain fried rice with soy sauce for... More 

Thank Epison T
Frankfort, Kentucky
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78 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Went shopping with family, then just happen we pass by the Panda restaurant, and quite a bit of car in the parking lot, so we decide to stop in and try it, it have a very special menu with picture on it, most are very traditional Chinese food items, and it is different then the other Chinese restaurant, the price... More 

Thank Kenneth Y
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

If you are looking to have the closest to authentic Sichuan food you can, please go here! I've seen complaints about the service here, I think the service is great and the food comes out quickly. Oftentimes, people come here expecting more americanized Chinese food. This is not the case with Panda cuisine. Research Sichuan food before coming here and... More 

Thank Charlotte J
Richmond, Kentucky
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148 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

I was in the mood for some great Chinese food so I looked at the local TripAdvisor reviews - this place sounded like it had promise. We arrived at 3:30 on a Thursday afternoon - no one was dining, the place was empty. Fellow at the counter told us to sit anywhere - we did - he put two menus... More 

3 Thank Digger309
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461 reviews
316 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Our group of 6 enjoyed our dinner at Panda Cuisine this evening. We had Kung Pao Chicken, Egg Fu Yong, Tofu in Brown Sause, Imperial Chicken, Broccoli with shrimp, steamed shrimp dumplings, jasmine tea, and ice tea. Three of us took home enough food to have at least 6 more meals. The server who took our order finally smiled at... More 

Thank KyBoop
Lexington, Kentucky
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The service is really bad. Went in for a buffet lunch recently. Every time i had to call the waitress in order to have the empty plate removed. Waitress came over with disgruntled look. Come on, you get paid for your service. It is your job, not something you do a favor for me for free.

1 Thank Dianaandal
Frankfort, Kentucky
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72 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The house fried rice was fantastic. The won ton soup was good as well. All the food was very good. The service was suspect at best. I felt like I was being hurried out the door. If you want good Chinese this place is for you. If you want good service try somewhere else. But the food is top notch!... More 

Thank JhibbnJuno
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461 reviews
316 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We were seated by a woman who didn't seem happy to be there. Our server was a little more friendly, but not much. We ordered egg foo young and sour and spicy shredded potatoes. The potato dish was definitely spicy, and the egg foo young was very filling. Both came with steamed rice, and we also had some hot tea.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2358 Nicholasville Rd, Lexington, KY 40503-3032
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: 299-9798

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