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The Mandalay

Columns What We're Eating At

February 11, 2012

Story By: Dining Out Team |

The Mandalay Chinese Restaurant is located in the heart of downtown on Alakea Street, and provides those who enter its doors with a beautiful dining atmosphere and exceptional food.

Dining Out caught up with Gabe Lee, Cheryl Nagaki, Paul Busk and Stanley Hong during a business meeting. The group ordered Won Ton Soup ($8.95), Crispy Chicken with Ginger and Green Onion Sauce ($24/whole, $12.50/half), Chinese Broccoli with Oyster Sauce ($8.95) and Fried Scallop Fried Rice ($11.95) as main dishes.

  • (from left) Stanley Hong, Cheryl Nagaki, Paul Busk, and Gabe Lee
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These hungry patrons also ordered an assortment of dim sum: Scallop with Spinach Dumpling ($4.50), Shrimp with Chive Dumpling ($4.50), Roasted Chicken Bun ($3.50) and Egg Tarts ($2.50).

Paul Busk: “I really liked Chinese Broccoli with Oyster Sauce. It was so fresh and flavorful. This one stood out the most, but they were all delicious.”

Cheryl Nagaki: “My favorite was Shrimp with Chive Dumplings. The chive brought out all the flavors. I also liked the Won Ton Soup.”

Stanley Hong: “I like the fried rice, and I also like the Shrimp with Chive Dumpling. Everything is hot, and freshly made and extremely well-served. It’s a pleasure dining here.”

Gabe Lee: “My favorite is Fried Scallop with Egg White Fried Rice. It’s delicious and healthier than regular fried rice.”

The Mandalay

  • Where
    • 1055 Alakea Street
    • Honolulu, HI 96813
  • Call
    • (808) 525-8585
  • Hours
    • Open daily
    • 10:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.
    • Dim sum hours daily
    • 10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Website
  • Notes
    • Free validated parking Monday-Friday after 5 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday all day at Bishop Square (across the street from the restaurant).