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Mandarin Palace - CLOSED

791 S Jefferson Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501-4028
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible10%
26 Apr 2017
“Was great when it first opened, now it;s just subpar.”
8 Feb 2017
“whole family got sick”
Restaurant Hours Closed
791 S Jefferson Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501-4028
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

When this place first opened, it was fantastic. Was the best Chinese place in town and the four counties surrounding Cookeville. It changed owners a couple times, and now it basically sucks hind teat. About the only thing that is even worth eating there now...More

Thank Wouldyaliketoknow
Reviewed 9 February 2017

food was was not good at all some of it was cold, and what my son and niece ate made them sick wont ever go again.

Thank Deborah Sue D
Reviewed 23 August 2016

You won't leave hungry from here. While the sushi is okay for the price, the overall selections are very nice. They have some unusual items I've never seen before made from a filo dough and coconut that is outstanding, and something for everyone on this...More

Thank rocketslady
Reviewed 26 February 2016

While there was only a small selection of food, the sushi bar and the Mongolian BBQ were adequate for a small town.

Thank deputydawg13
Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

Changed owners and quality is going down fast. Use to go there once a week, now we find other places to eat.

Thank Marc B
Reviewed 8 October 2015

The Mandarin is first and foremost a buffet type restaurant. However they also offer a big menu of typical Chinese dishes and a pretty decent Mongolian BBQ and even a fresh sushi bar. All are included with your meal except items ordered off the menu....More

Thank onegypsytraveler
Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

New sign outside..."Super Hibachi Grill Buffet"...yep...more super inside. Great sushi and cook to order station right up front. Good was full, fresh, and tasty. Service was good. Nice upgrades!!!

Thank PioneerTW
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Clean buffet, well maintained and stocked. Decent variety of sushi. Overall, food was OK. Not bad for $10.53.

Thank Travelingfrom865
Reviewed 7 May 2015

Wow. Places like this amaze me. So for $9.95 pp adult dinner you can get pretty much any Chinese/Japanese/Sushi food you can think of...and good too? Huge grill where you can pick your steak, fish, veggies plus rice and have them cook it up in...More

Thank Bill85210
Reviewed 3 May 2015

We were absolutely stuffed by the time we waddled out of this location. Our Days Inn clerk turned us on to this eatery, so glad we went here. Too much food to even chose from! Hibachi & Sushi also available for those looking for fresh...More

Thank acupateaacres
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 791 S Jefferson Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501-4028
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Cookeville
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