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Happy Uncle

18002 Mateny Rd, Germantown, MD
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Ranked #23 of 113 restaurants in Germantown
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Delivery
Description: small family owned restaurant in germantown
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Dining options: Delivery
Description: small family owned restaurant in germantown
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English first
Washington, DC
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We'd been searching for good Chinese food for a while so were happy to find Happy Uncle. The food is excellent! We've now eaten here many times and the food is always well prepared and delicious. The waitstaff is also very good. The atmosphere is nothing fancy but it's a great place to eat with family or friends. Great value... More

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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98 reviews 98 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This is a good place for a lunch buffet. The menu is uneven, there are some very good thing and some not so good. The price in low and on some dishes the quality suffers. I like the chicken with black bean sauce and the hot and sour noodle soup.

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Germantown Maryland
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151 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Once again our standby and once again they never fail to please. My wife and I went there to eat tonight. Same two servers that have been there for at least 15 years, tells you something about the people that run it. Food was great what can you say.

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Leavenworth, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013 via mobile

Take out food, service was slow, quantity somewhat small, hot and sour soup was too spicy without sour flavor. The pot stickers were too "doughy" with little flavor. Green beans needed more flavor. Chicken with cashews was decent but orange chicken was a bit too sweet. White rice was as expected. Hot oil and chilli flakes do not make flavor... More

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Germantown Maryland
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151 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Happy Uncle again as our fall back meal. Spring Rolls, Steamed Meat Dumplings and Hot and Sour Soup. All fresh, all hot and all good as usual. Best Chinese in Germantown IMHO.

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Montgomery Village, Maryland
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171 reviews 171 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

We visited Happy Uncle for dinner. Uncle's menu features a full page of "The Chinese Home Style Dinner." There are 45 entree choices available, all include rice, soup, and a pot of tea. The tea is a satisfactory Chinese restaurant type of tea. We have no complaints on the flavor, but it was not served hot enough so the second... More

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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50 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Had been hunting for Sechuan- Hunan gem since moving down from NYC area 13 years ago. Buddy in Germantown suggested this neighborhood restaurant last month, and my wife and I needed our ( new) traditional pre-passover chinese meal. Happy Uncle has authentic Hunan and Scechuan dishes prepared how you like it. I order mild for both our shrimp and chicken... More

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Germantown, Maryland, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

I love the food here! One of my favorite Chinese food places. I always get the garlic veggies and they are awesome!

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Germantown Maryland
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151 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

Happy Uncle has been my go to Chinese place in Germantown for at least 15 years if not more. Family run the older woman and her daughters are always there. The Hot and Sour Soup is the best I have ever had anywhere and any meal is done well with big portions and quality. If you eat in the place... More

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