Chinese food has long been beloved across the world by foodies because of its flavorful dishes. From elaborate banquet feasts to street hawker fare, there’s something to delight every palate in Chinese cuisine. One restaurant chain built its success on their takes on Chinese food. By catering to mainstream dining tastes and serving fast, casual, tasty fare, Panda Express was able to create an empire spanning over 2,200 locations!
Panda Express was founded nearly 40 years ago in Glendale, California by Andrew Cherng, Peggy Cherng, and Master Chef Ming Tsai Cherng. At the time, Andrew and his father Ming Tsai had already opened the sit-down Chinese restaurant Panda Inn – a sister concept that still runs to this day. However, they got the idea to develop a fast-casual version of Panda Inn. Thus, Panda Express was born in a humble food court.
The fast-food chain opened more branches in mall food courts, until their popularity exploded to the point that there was international clamor for Panda Express. From Japan, Canada, Guatemala, and Moscow, diners were now able to locate a Panda Express and treat themselves to the famous Orange Chicken, noodles, and rice.
The first Philippine branch of Panda Express opened in December 2019, under a partnership with Jollibee Foods Corporation. New branches continue to open, and there’s been no shortage of demand for Panda Express food!
Panda Express Menu
Whether it’s your first time digging into a plateful of Panda Express, or you keep coming back for more, one thing’s for sure: you must order the crispy Orange Chicken in its citrusy sweet and sour sauce. It’s widely considered a Panda Express classic. But for those looking for something a little meatier, you can’t go wrong with the savory Broccoli Beef.
- How to Panda?
|PICK A MEAL||Price|
|Bowl (1 entree & 1 side)||₱234|
|Plate (2 entrees & 1 side)||₱330|
|Bigger Plate (3 entrees & 1 side)||₱420|
2. Choose your Entree
|Kung Pao Chicken|
|Honey Walnut Shrimp|
3. Choose your Sides
|White Steamed Rice|
- Chicken Egg Roll
- Veggie Spring Rolls
- Fried Cream Cheese Wontons
- Hot and Sour
- Egg Drop
- Mango Sago
On a veggie kick? Fret not – their fresh Eggplant Tofu is just as hearty with a side of chow mein and fried rice! Pescatarians on the other hand can indulge in their sweet, crunchy Honey Walnut Shrimp or the Szechuan-inspired Kung Pao Fish.
You can get these tasty entrees as bowls with one side, a plate with one side and extra entrée, or a bigger plate that gives you a side with a choice of three of their tastes entrees! If you want something small but tasty to add to your meal, they have a solid appetizer selection – we highly recommend the creamy and crunchy Cream Cheese Wontons.
Panda Express Delivery
While Panda Express is famous for its food court locations in America, you don’t need to visit a brick-and-mortar location here to enjoy their Chinese food. They have their own website, https://order.pandaexpress.com.ph/ , where you can place orders by choosing your nearest branch.
Panda Express is also available on the popular delivery apps Foodpanda and GrabFood! If you live near a branch’s delivery radius, all you have to do is place your order on the app and wait for it to arrive so you can tuck into a Chinese feast!