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609 H St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-3731
+1 202-289-1703
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good43%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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“spring rolls” (7 reviews)
“chicken” (12 reviews)
Opens in 14 min
Chinese, Asian
609 H St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-3731
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is my favorite Chinese restaurant in DC's Chinatown. Food is always good and has inexpensive lunch specials

Thank CindyFromAnnapolis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While the service, and decor leave a bit to be desired, the quality of the food and portions is excellent. Just for the food alone, I would definitely return here again. Recommend if you like Chinese food

Thank James N
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

The entrees were very good. Order the chicken and mixed veggies. Yumm! My usband had General Tso’s and enjoyed that as well.

Thank Samantha D
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

We liked the fish with black bean sauce, moo shu pork, and stir fried green beans. Reasonably priced and nicely flavored. Not much atmosphere in the restaurant and service is okay.

Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

I went there during the Chinese New Year parade... I was on my own... I was a few minutes late after lunch time... still, I think I deserved better treatment.i asked a beer, and they did not bring a glass for it, I had to...More

Thank Cosimo U
Reviewed 6 February 2018

We stumbled upon this restaurant walking through Chinatown just past the Friendship Arch. We were a little hesitant as there was no one really inside but the menu looked tempting. The drinks were cheap and they had great cocktails (and some non-alcoholic mocktail choices) all...More

Thank erinsemmler
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Was staying nearby and starving. Wanted something close and had tons of restaurants to choose from. The wantons were good and the sesame chicken was ok. Going to try sweet n sour or General Tso next visit.

Thank Timothy E
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

This is not a fancy place; but its a small and clean restaurant with very, very tasty traditional chinese food. The menu is variate, they have local and import beer and nice staf. Water, tea and fortune cookies are from the house. Definitely try the...More

Thank Elena R
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Zagat rates. Large menu selection and very varied. They offer the traditional Chinese American dishes as well. Prices are very reasonable and food was well prepared. Tip: serving size is large so might want to share. You can always order more

Thank t c
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Don't let the look of the place fool you. This is a great place to get some really good (and cheap) Chinese food. You get the food fast, it is well made and there is plenty of it. Service was good the 2. times I...More

Thank Peter A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 609 H St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-3731
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Downtown / Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 202-289-1703
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