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New Mandarin Garden Chinese Restaurant, SSF report w/ pics

hhc Sep 5, 2007 09:04 PM

Relatives like this restaurant:

Savory soy milk - hubby really liked it
Green Onion Pancake - I liked it
XLB - not good at all, skip this
fried chive dumplings - others loved it, I didn't try it
seafood soup - boring
tender beef w/ onions on a hot plate- pretty good
broccoli w/ shrimp & other stuff - average
tofu skin roll w/ greens - just ok
fried fish fillet - others tried & liked
honey walnut prawns - walnuts were good, didn't try prawns
some kind of pork chop - didn't try
A-Choy - good

Bathrooms: downstairs

Relative paid cash, not sure if they take credit cards

Open 7 days:
Sun-Thurs 11a-9:30p
Fri & Sat 11a-10p

Location: Next door to Little Lucca Sandwich Shop, near Orange Ave.

pics:
http://www.kodakgallery.com/Slideshow...

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New Mandarin Garden
744 El Camino Real, South San Francisco, CA 94080

  1. tanspace Sep 6, 2007 05:32 PM

    The picture of front door sign has some Korean characters advertising Zha Jiang Mian and Chao Ma Mian. Seems like this is a Korean-Chinese restaurant. Did you notice any Shandong style noodle dishes on the menus? Or items such as Gan Pong chicken?

    -t

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    1. re: tanspace
      K K Sep 6, 2007 08:46 PM

      Hmm the Korean characters weren't there some years ago when I was last there.
      Wonder if they went through a business/mgmt change?

      But assuming they didn't change chefs, the beef soup noodles were great (spicy) and the zha jian mian was very very enjoyable. XLB was surprisingly soupy and flavorful.

      Though I think one of the CHs who went did mention Korean-Chinese type dishes. Was it vliang?

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