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Chinatown Garden

Downtown / Chinatown
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618 H St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-3732
(202) 737-8887
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Good for:
Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 15
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 35
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
The Worst Chinese Restaurant Possible

I would give this restaurant 0/5 stars is there was such thing. As this restaurant was packed with people, I thought this place was going to be good; but was I EVER WRONG. Everything on the menu was a little bit overpriced for the quality of food that I received. The only thing that they... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
oayao
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Toronto, Ohio
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English first
Toronto, Ohio
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I would give this restaurant 0/5 stars is there was such thing. As this restaurant was packed with people, I thought this place was going to be good; but was I EVER WRONG. Everything on the menu was a little bit overpriced for the quality of food that I received. The only thing that they didn't mess up on was... More 

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Etna
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

My son and I went to this restaurant in January, 2015 in D.C.'s Chinatown. We ate about 6 pm and the staff was very welcoming and helpful. The food was wonderful. I had a noodle soup bowl and my son had General Gau's chicken (his favorite).Good spring rolls. I enjoyed the variety of choices on this menu and this restaurant... More 

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Quito
Top Contributor
181 reviews 181 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

the food was good typical of Chinese restaurants, but the service was not good an unfriendly face , and also slow, Prices were very reasonable, and the important thing is in the center of the city .

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San Angelo, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The service was decent and friendly. They did not try to charge for tip on receipt. The bathrooms were ok. The food was typical Chinese fare, the prices were average. Not a bad choice for convenience, but not for specifically traveling out of the way for.

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Tavares
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Hubby and I had a bite to eat at the Chinatown Garden while passing through D.C. overnight. We were seated right away even though the restaurant was crowded. I had wonton soup and he had a spring roll, both were delicious. The hot tea was good. We shared a huge plate of roast pork fried rice and the Orange chicken,... More 

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Sarasota, FL
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Stopped here without reading reviews first. The food was very good, much better than Chinese restaurants back home. However the service was quite slow and even a little rude.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Always good chinese food. I stick with my standard of beef and broccoli and always ask the chef to make it spicy for me. They also have probably the best hot chinese mustard for the spring rolls I've ever tasted.

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Wellington
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111 reviews 111 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

this was a pretty typical Chinese place. Food ok, all of the basic Chinese fare, but not worth going out of your way for. Convenience of the metro was the reason we went.

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Seattle, Washington
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

A local Chinese business owner recommended this place for the most authentic Chinese food in Chinatown, and they didn't disappoint! I'm not sure how Chinese their signature drink was (the Zombie), but it was plenty boozy! All the food after that was great!

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Atlanta
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51 reviews 51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Whatever issues others had, I can say I very much enjoyed my Noodle soup with Roast Duck. I even got this take out. The people were nice, gave me a bottle of water just while I was waiting, and the wait was not even that long. I would certainly go back

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 618 H St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-3732
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Downtown / Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown / Chinatown
  • Phone Number: (202) 737-8887

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?