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May Dragon

4848 Belt Line Rd, Dallas, TX 75254
+1 972-392-9998
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Ranked #700 of 3,033 restaurants in Dallas
Price range: $8 - $25
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese, Hunan
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery
Description: May Dragon invite you to Celebrate Chinese New Year 4712- Year of the Horse Come to enjoy the Chinese Lion Dance performances during this festive season. Performed by Jimmy Wong's Martial Arts Academy (Total of 9 shows): Thurs, January 30 7:30-8pm Lunar New Year's Eve Fri, January 31 7:30-8pm Lunar New Year's Day Sat, February 1 7:30-8pm Fri, February 7 7:30-8pm Sat, February 8 7:30-8pm Sun, February 9 7-7:30pm Fri, February 14 7:30-8pm Lantern Day & Valentine's Day Sat, February 15 7:30-8pm Make your reservations today! The Lion Dance embraces the beauty, art, culture, traditions, and history of China. A good performance is believed to bring luck and happiness. Gestures and movements that closely mimic the emotions of the mystical animal tell the story behind the performance. Emotions and expressions portrayed by the dancers include excitement, caution, curiosity, playful, anger, sleepiness, confusion, happiness May Dragon, a Chinese restaurant rated four-star by the Dallas Morning News, has received rave reviews from Texas Monthly, Southern Living and D magazine as well. You can't help but rank this restaurant as one of the best. Their menu offers Peking duck, fresh lobster in ginger root and scallions, steamed whole fish in black bean sauce and roll-your-own lettuce roll with shrimp. "May Dragon serves a health-food type of Chinese food. May Dragon's Chinese food is natural. They don't put all that MSG in it," says satisfied patron and Hollywood star Chuck Norris.
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery
Description: May Dragon invite you to Celebrate Chinese New Year 4712- Year of the Horse Come to enjoy the Chinese Lion Dance performances during this festive season. Performed by Jimmy Wong's Martial Arts Academy (Total of 9 shows): Thurs, January 30 7:30-8pm Lunar New Year's Eve Fri, January 31 7:30-8pm Lunar New Year's Day Sat, February 1 7:30-8pm Fri, February 7 7:30-8pm Sat, February 8 7:30-8pm Sun, February 9 7-7:30pm Fri, February 14 7:30-8pm Lantern Day & Valentine's Day Sat, February 15 7:30-8pm Make your reservations today! The Lion Dance embraces the beauty, art, culture, traditions, and history of China. A good performance is believed to bring luck and happiness. Gestures and movements that closely mimic the emotions of the mystical animal tell the story behind the performance. Emotions and expressions portrayed by the dancers include excitement, caution, curiosity, playful, anger, sleepiness, confusion, happiness May Dragon, a Chinese restaurant rated four-star by the Dallas Morning News, has received rave reviews from Texas Monthly, Southern Living and D magazine as well. You can't help but rank this restaurant as one of the best. Their menu offers Peking duck, fresh lobster in ginger root and scallions, steamed whole fish in black bean sauce and roll-your-own lettuce roll with shrimp. "May Dragon serves a health-food type of Chinese food. May Dragon's Chinese food is natural. They don't put all that MSG in it," says satisfied patron and Hollywood star Chuck Norris.
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English first
Dallas, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

A lovely restaurant in the Addison area with a menu so full of choices it was hard to choose from. The service was knowledgeable and attentive. The atmosphere was perfect for a special occasion with private areas for a group. We had dinner with friends and enjoyed an evening sampling our dinner choices. Everything we ordered was delicious!

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Indianapolis
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

While visiting Dallas last week, a friend, who lives in the Addison area, said, "If you like Chinese food, you will love this place!" and she was right. May Dragon is a locally owned restaurant located in a strip mall with hands on management by the former mayor and his charming wife. Seating was prompt. Friend suggested the crispy tomato... More

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Dallas, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

We went to the May dragon for a team lunch. I liked their ambience a lot. Each party seemed to have their own space to sit in without getting disturbed by others. I ordered a Shirley Temple which was really good. Their hot and sour soup and free appetizer were good. I tried their schezuan chicken and fried rice. Both... More

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Dallas, Texas
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013 via mobile

A very unfortunate evening that could have been avoided with a few simple words when asking if we could make a reservation..."so sorry, we are fully booked." Instead, we endured a 35 minute wait to get seated, a 20 minute wait to get water (our one and only glass of the night) and another 20 minute wait to order our... More

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Naples, Florida, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Restaurant ambiance was great and even live piano music was pleasant. Food was good and was as ordered But there were things as the service that was lacking. Minor though they are, those detracted from our experience. No water on the table or offered after we ordered our drinks. The fried crisps were on the table but with out the... More

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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117 reviews 117 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

May Dragon 4868 Belt Line Rd. Dallas, Texas 75254 Menu web site - http://www.dallasmaydragon.com/ Driving along the street this day at noon we decided lunch was in order. The holiday season and its associated foods was wearing thin, all of us were discussing a different meal when the focus turned to Chinese. May Dragon offers a varied menu. While my... More

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Loco, Oklahoma
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

My wife and I purchased a Groupon for May Dragon. We had never heard of it before so we did not know what to expect. My wife ordered the sesame chicken and I had the orange beef. The sesame chicken was great and that was the best orange beef I have ever had. The service was what you would expect... More

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Richardson, Texas
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79 reviews 79 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

The hot and sour soup was okay. The crab rangoon was awful. The wrappers were so heavy and doughy that the filling was completely overwhelmed. I love mu shu chicken, but the plum sauce was cloyingly sweet. My husband's dish included overcooked shrimp. The service was slow and inaccurate (we were initially presented with another table's entrees). There are too... More

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ROUND ROCK, TX
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

It looks a little upscale, but the prices didn't indicate that. The food was outstanding. The piano player was a very nice touch. We definitely will return there.

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dallas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

May Dragon is the best Chinese restaurant in Dallas bar none! The food is authentic cuisine and the service is excellent! This will delight your palate every time! I highly recommend!

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