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18002 Mateny Rd, Germantown, MD
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery
Description: small family owned restaurant in germantown

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  • 6
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  • 9
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Our Go-to Place for Chinese Food

Great variety, good quality, very tasty. Every year, our family gets together one evening during the week after Christmas for a gift swap and, instead of cooking, we order a ton of food from Happy Uncle. They always get our order right and it is always delicious. It's become a tradition.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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Germantown, MD
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Germantown, MD
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Great variety, good quality, very tasty. Every year, our family gets together one evening during the week after Christmas for a gift swap and, instead of cooking, we order a ton of food from Happy Uncle. They always get our order right and it is always delicious. It's become a tradition.

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Germantown, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

As a long time Germantown resident, I can assure you that this is the best Chinese food restaurant in Germantown; second would be Old Shanghai in Milestone. Good service, great food (ingredients seem a bit more on the quality side vs others in the area), clean bathroom.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Happy Uncle's food are pretty good. The restaurant has been around for a long time with same owner. Service is good, foods are good. I really don't have any complaints about this place.

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Maryland
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

They are consistently good. They are always ready when you come for take out. They do not forget anything. Their consistency has continued for 15 years...that's how long we have been going

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MD
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13 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Had dinner there last night and was not impressed. First when we walked in, anodor hit me which smelled like a cross between someone's stomach having a bad hair day and something spoiled in salt water. It had been a long time since we were last there, so I decided to give it a chance. The staff was friendly and... More 

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Washington D.C.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Consistently the best of the many Chinese restaurants in Germantown. Delivery is wicked fast, but the food and obviously presentation is much better when you eat in. Atmosphere is typical sit down Chinese, but the lazy susan tables are fun. Seriously, the food here is so much better than the other Chinese choices in Germantown.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I ate dinner here with two other adults on a Friday evening. There are booths and various size tables available. The décor is almost none existent. Could use a designer's touch. The food was served hot and plentiful. I ordered the cashew and chicken dish and there was a lot of chicken and the sauce had a good flavor. They... More 

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Germantown, Maryland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I like spicy food but Happy Uncles seemed to think salt was the only spice. They must have left all their meat in brine for days. Yuck.

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Gaihersburg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The food is good. It's inexpensive. The decor is outdated and not very inviting. I recommend it for a family with kids.

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Germantown, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

EVERY dish I have ever tried at this restaurant was ALWAYS delicious! They really know their stuff and the consistency is always spot-on!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 18002 Mateny Rd, Germantown, MD
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Germantown

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

Description

small family owned restaurant in germantown
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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