There are no Panda Express franchise operations. As of 2014, The Panda Restaurant Group operates all of its 1,678 restaurants throughout the United States and Puerto Rico.
Panda Express is looking for new locations for its restaurants as of 2014, and there are opportunities for landlords, developers and real estate brokers to submit proposals. Panda Express has stand-alone street locations, drive-through locations and mall locations throughout the United States. In addition, Panda Express locations are found in nontraditional locations such as college campuses, casinos, airports and sports stadiums. Panda Express is the fastest-growing Chinese restaurant concept in the United States.