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Business Description
About Mandarin House Mandarin House is a well-loved and respected Chinese restaurant located in St. Louis, MO. Since its opening in 1979, Mandarin House has hosted numerous high-profile clients in their 430-seat restaurant and banquet room. Their list of clients include Boeing, Monsanto Company, Anheuser Busch InBev and the local government of St. Louis City, County, as well as international guests and ambassadors visiting St. Louis. 1979 saw the first Chinese Ambassador to the US, Chai Zemin ( invited by Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville ), host a banquet at Mandarin House. Since then, our restaurant has hosted guests and dignitaries from China, Japan and South Korea, among others. In June of 2000, Food and Wine Magazine honored us as the only Chinese restaurant among the top 12 restaurants in the Midwest region. In 2005 Mandarin House was again honored in the Chinese Restaurant News as one of the Top 100 Chinese Restaurants in the US. We were again regarded in among the Top 100 Chinese Restaurants in 2007 and 2009! Mandarin House was also awarded the Best of Citysearch award in 2006 and 2007 with an amazing 9.6 rating! Mandarin House adheres to many Chinese traditions and is prepared to make any and all kinds of delicacies or festive banquets, all of which can follow the customs of traditional China, with proper host to make guests feel at home. Mandarin House has decor including a Chinese bridge, pavilions, and an elegant and generous atmosphere to express the Chinese culture and traditions. When dining at Mandarin House, you not only enjoy authentic Chinese cuisine, but also are able to appreciate the cultural background of Chinese food. Mandarin House was renovated in 1989 and operates in Overland, MO, which is easily accessible to St. Louis's major highways 170, 70 & 64 as well as Lambert International Airport. Please call ( 314 ) 427-8070 or fax ( 314 ) 427-8008 Site Design by Seek Media, LLCAll Content Mandarin House314.427.8070Marketing by FY and Associates
Hours

Regular Hours

Extra Phones

Phone: (314) 427-8008

Payment method
visa, mastercard, amex
Price Range
$$
Location
Overland Plz
Neighborhoods
Overland Plaza Shopping Center, Overland
Categories
Chinese Restaurants, Caterers, Family Style Restaurants, Banquet Halls & Reception Facilities, Asian Restaurants, Restaurants
Other Information

Parking: Lot, Free

Wi-Fi: No

Bike Parking: No

Attire: Casual

Good For Groups: Yes

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Cuisines: Asian, Caterers, Family Style, Chinese

Alcohol: Full Bar

Takes Reservations: Yes

Outdoor Seating: No

Price Range : Average

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hard2pls

02/03/2011

Provided by Citysearch - 
Overall
Great Dim Sum!

Best Dim Sum in St. Louis. Pricey but dim sum usually is. This is our favorite place to go on Saturday afternoons. My daughter is 10yrs old & picky about Chinese food. She is used to having dim sum in Chinatowns of larger cities. She looks forward to coming here.

zenmama

11/27/2010

Provided by Citysearch - 
Overall
Do not eat here!! Too expensive for bad food!

First of all, the reviews that say this place is great are old. I have seen reviews from 2003, and 2006. We ordered takeout dinner on Nov. 25th, 2010. This was supposed to be our Thanksgiving dinner. We ordered chicken fried rice and Yun Nan Chicken. The fried rice was not edible. It looked as if it had been boiled, and the only thing added were a few peas and carrots. There were no spices, no onions...it was very, very bland. We called to ask about it, and were told it was fried lightly, in a more healthy way. We tried adding our own garlic, onions, and soy sauce, but were still not able to eat it. We put it away, un-eaten. After another call, we were told the manager was not in. She was also not in when we called on Friday the 26th. We were finally able to speak to her on Saturday the 27th. The restaurant was reluctant to refund our money, and only did so after I became quite upset. The reason I was upset? Not only did they ruin our Thanksgiving meal with inedible food, it made our daughter sick, and then the manager had the nerve to tell me this was not food from their restaurant. We had not even taken the rice out of the cartons, it was preposterous that she was accusing me of putting some other rice in their box. I was finally refunded a portion of the money, $26.50, after having spent $41.50 plus a $5 tip. That is a ridiculous amount of money for fried rice, and chicken.

If you are looking for great chinese food in Overland, do not go to Mandarin House! Instead go right up Woodson to Hon's Wok, where the food and people are wonderful.

hfung86

10/03/2006

Provided by Citysearch - 
Overall
It's okay at best.

This place is not as great as some people say it is. I remember years ago this place used to be the best chinese restaurant in town. However, this restaurant has really lost it's flavor. The quality is mediocre and the servings are decent. I would save my money and go somewhere else.

kitc

08/21/2006

Provided by Citysearch - 
Overall
My Favorite

This is the best Chinese resturant in St. Louis! The food is wonderfuly seasoned and fresh. The service is also top. This is the place I have always gone to after a special event ever since I was a kid. This is the perfect place to get dressed up & gve yourself a special treat.

ec12345

08/07/2006

Provided by Citysearch - 
Overall
Good food, but pricey

This is a nice place to eat if you want to spend a little for maybe an anniversary or if you want to impress someone, or even a business lunch/dinner. But not for casual dining. Don't be fooled by the review with the one dollar sign. It's more like 2-3.

sandiray

04/05/2005

Provided by Citysearch - 
Overall
Awesome Food

As you walk in the first thing you notice is the way the restaurant is decorated. After that you'll notice the great service. When your food arrives you will find it to be excellent. I also noticed there were a lot of other Asian families eating here.

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