• History

    In January of 1978, Gregory Skedros (the owner of Mountain View Pharmacy in Bountiful, Utah) and his wife Jeni, opened the Mandarin. With the help of their five children (Taki, John, Katina, Anthony and Angel) this Greek-American family embraced the restaurant business. The success of the restaurant is due to the family’s commitment to hard work and warm hospitality, combined with a passion for great food.

    Chefs from Hong Kong and San Francisco prepare over 100 items for this 200-seat restaurant. Uniqueness and special attention are given to the preparation of each entree. Exquisite sauces of the house; along with weekly specials; places the Mandarin in a class all its own. The care, consistency and creativity that is evident in every entree is what draws people from all across the Wasatch Front. Join us for an unforgettable dining experience.


    Awards & Reviews“Certificate of Excellence” TripAdvisor, 2015

    “Best Chinese” -Where the Locals Eat, 2010-2015

    “Top 25 Chinese Restaurants in the USA”-Travel and Leisure, 2013

    “Best Chinese in Utah,” Readers Choice, Salt Lake City Weekly, 2014

    “Best Chinese,” Readers Choice, Salt Lake City Magazine, 2010-2011

    “Business of the Year,” Davis County Chamber, 2010

    “Ted Scheffler’s Top 100 Utah Restaurants,” Salt Lake City Weekly, 2008-1011

    “Artist Series Award-Culinary Arts”, Utah Governor’s Mansion 2009

    “Best Chinese-Readers Choice,” Salt Lake City Weekly, 2009

    “Small Business of the Year,” Salt Lake Chamber, 2009

    “Best of Bountiful,” U.S. Local Business Association, 2008

    “Best Chinese,” Readers Poll, Salt Lake City Weekly, 2006

    “10 Great Places to Dine on Chinese Food,” USA Today, 2005

    Featured on “Good Things Utah” KTVX-ABC (Ch 4), 2005

    “Top 100″ Chinese Restaurants in America, Chinese Restaurant News, 2004-2005

    “Best at being the Best” Editors Pick, Salt Lake City Weekly, 2004

    “Best Chinese” Readers Pole, Salt Lake City Weekly, 1992-2006

    Zagat, America’s Top Restaurants, (Top 10 Chinese Restaurants), 1996-2004

    Listed in the Elite Dining National Directoryof “Neighborhood Favorites,” 2004

    Zagat, Best of the Rocky Mountains, 1997-2004

    Zagat, Best Meal Deals, 1998-2004

    Favorable Reviews: The Desert News and Salt Lake Tribune, 2003

    Zagat, Best Chinese, “Rocky Mountain Restaurants,” 1997-2004

    Feature Article in Aviation Life Styles Magazine, 1994

    Featured on KUTV-CBS (Ch 2) with Gabby Gourmet, 1991

    Golden Spoon Award, Utah Restaurant Association, 1990

    “Best Chinese Food,” This is the Place to Dine, 1990

    Feature article, “Utah Holiday Magazine,” 1984

    “Five Spoon Award” on televised “P.M. Magazine,” 1984