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China Boy

817 6th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-3711
+1 202-371-1661
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good49%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“chow fun” (10 reviews)
“noodles” (19 reviews)
“quick meal” (2 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
817 6th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-3711
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have never had this delicious authenthic broth that was so close to what I have at home in my life. Also to find this kind of Chinese restaurant is to be honest a little difficult. Stuff recommended me the noodle soup with beef brisket...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank pbphuong_
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Located on the ground floor of a row house in DC’s Chinatown this place has delicious and very unpresuming food. A family run restaurant with only two tables, I get the feeling most of it’s customer base is takeout. Which is just fine. I stopped...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank mcdedrick
Reviewed 2 September 2018

A co-worker of my husband's recommended we go here for food. He had lived in Washington, D.C. and said this was the place to go to. Very humble with an ordering window and a couple of small tables, the service was fast and the people...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank CaptTrouble
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

We were looking for an authentic Chinese restaurant and found this one. The place is very small there is only space for 8. You can Takeaway if you like. The noodles are home made ; they are chewy and full of flavor. The prices are...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Achiniko
Reviewed 23 July 2018

I only tried the steamed noodle and the steamed dumplings.They both are very delicious. and The taste is similar to the one I had in China. The price is reasonable. However, this place is not good for leisure dining. I saw many people were getting...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Ming C
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Tiny place barely any sitting space, probably 6-8 total. The food is good though. Dumplings, buns, chow fun, and their Chinese canelloni are just delicious. Soups and noodles with different meats are also available. Cash only. Highly recommended

Date of visit: January 2018
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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

This is a "tiny" restaurant with only 2 tables-one for 6 people and one for 2 people. Most of their business is takeout. The food is prepared fresh to order and is quite good! The flavors are good and they didn't appear to be overly...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank baldeagle46
Reviewed 24 December 2016

For starters, be sure not to give up looking for China Boy when you discover that the address to which Google has pointed you — 817 6th St. NW — is not the address of a restaurant. China Boy is next door at 815 6th....More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank wdlindsy
Reviewed 23 November 2016

You can easily walk past China Boy and not realize that it is an eatery place. It is conveniently located a block from the Metro Gallery Place stop. Hours are limited here, although they are open early from 8a.m. till about 4p.m.. There is only...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank karenpammy2016
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Tried the roasted pork foon, huge portion for 9.50, more than enough for two people. Noodles had a nice consistency and the pork was flavorful. Highly recommended

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Jake W
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  • Address: 817 6th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-3711
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Downtown / Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 202-371-1661
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