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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: Delivery
Description: small family owned restaurant in germantown

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    Very good
  • 3
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Bleh

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... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 9, 2015
dctechno
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MD
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  • Delivery
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16 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
MD
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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.
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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75 reviews 75 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
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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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Germantown Maryland
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200 reviews 200 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

Despite a recent change in ownership Happy Uncle is maintaing it's quality. Many of the same people are still there. Tonight I had kung pao chicken, asked for extra spicy and that us what I got. Delicious. My wife had BBQ ribs and they were the meatiest she has ever had from Happy Uncle. Still the place for Chinese in... More 

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Washington, DC
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42 reviews 42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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109 reviews 109 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 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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200 reviews 200 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 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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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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