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Panda Express

515 S State St, Chicago, IL 60605-1616
+1 312-663-6617
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good42%
  • Average28%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
Jun 19, 2017
“always happy”
Jun 7, 2017
“Serving what you expect at panda”
Open Now
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Chinese, Fast Food, Asian
515 S State St, Chicago, IL 60605-1616
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Reviewed 19 June 2017

Panda Express offers a perfect balance between price and quality. The personnel is friendly and polite. The food quality is super! I only can recommend Panda Express.

Thank Franky_Bruneel
Reviewed 8 June 2017

I find the food at Panda Express to be good and this location won't disappoint. Oddly they had no salt shakers or salt packets but provided me some salt directly from the kitchen. Now that's service!

Thank USACityPlanner
Reviewed 4 May 2017

The food looked much better behind the counter then in the Styrofoam box that it was thrown into. Although the container was divided into three, the way my order was slopped into it meant that it all mixed up by the time I ate it....More

Thank Louise C
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Funny looking at some of the other reviews- not awful nor awesome. Just good, decent food at reasonable prices, nice selection, speedy service, great value. Think they do a good job.

Thank Nick K
Reviewed 23 October 2016

I don't understand why this is called upscale Chinese. It was awful. I ended up throwing it away. The rice was hard , the broccoli was perfect but that was the only thing I enjoyed.

Thank emotionalbutterfly
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Being Chinese, the food here is not that good. You probably can find better, more authentic Chinese food somewhere else. Like its name, its fast food kinda. Located in the city, its a convenient place to pick up and go I guess. Avoid this place...More

Thank Eric L
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Very clean and professional food was.hot and delicious will go again they have a few items that are not on most panda menus such as sweet and sour chicken breast

Thank luna6373
Reviewed 18 February 2016

my bff and I had our exit lunch here before heading to the airport. the menu was self explanitory. You can do a bowl, add 2 or add 3 of any of their selections(additional may apply for their premium option like shrimp).place was clean,fresh and...More

Thank hershey24
Reviewed 18 February 2016

I took my daughter and a friend here for lunch. It's Panda Express so you know what you're getting because it's basically the same menu at each one. This one had very helpful servers and awesome, fresh food that didn't seem to be warmed over...More

Thank LaniesRents
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

Visited the place last January with my 2 friends. The place is located in Michigan Avenue where most tourists go. It offers variety of Chinese dishes that will really satisfy your taste.

Thank crixicon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 515 S State St, Chicago, IL 60605-1616
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighborhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-663-6617
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