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Dragon Lady Restaurant

2119 Ivy Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903-1715
434-979-9292
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English first
Richmond, Virginia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

My children liked to eat here for lunch and thought the food was good. The service was friendly and efficient and we always saw a lot of regulars there for lunch. Sadly this restaurant has closed. A friend told me that she likes the restaurant that replaced it- its an Asian food chain restaurant.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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110 reviews 110 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Stopped in over the Holidays for take-out, the Lo-mein, had a very oily taste & sheen to it, the won-ton soup was tasteless.

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Virginia
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117 reviews 117 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Maybe my mistake was ordering one of the specials. It was the special soup, and I guess I expected more than brown sauce and some noodles. Pretty pathetic fair. In fact, it was just plain lousy. I guess their mainstay customer is a university undergrad whose only criterion is delivery, and maybe they appeal to that demographic. But if it's... More

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

Usually get takeout from Dragon Lady, but have also ate-in a few times. Either way, great Chinese food.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

It has been awhile since I have been here buy my have they changed. They had maybe 5 customers and I waited for awhile to be seated. Then it took another 15 minutes for someone to take my drink order. Lunch menu didn't have a lot to choose from. Don't bother ordering soup. They have the smallest bowls I have... More

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Westport, Connecticut
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77 reviews 77 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

We were looking for dinner and stumbled in. Food good (steamed dumplings were too doughy); excellent service (I think the owner's son was moonlighting as a waiter); reasonable prices. What more could we ask? As we were sitting an eating, I noticed a number of diners come in and warmly greet the owner. Return, happy customers are a good sign.... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

I live near UVa and don't have a car. I must have Chinese food twice a week and Dragon Lady was the only walking distant Chinese restaurant in sight! they have fast take out service, friendly owner and staff...I just keep going back twice a week for about two years now! if you have the chance to stop by, then... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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162 reviews 162 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

In any chinese restaurants in the USA, try asking for either a chinese language only menu or something not even on the menu if you want authenticity. A good chinese chef and restaurant would be able to prepare something close to the authentic chinese food (at least for themselve) other than those on the standard menu. Asked and was recommended... More

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2012

Run-of the-mill. Your better basic Chinese. Nothing special. Want special Chinese in Charlottesville? Go to Peter Chang's!

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2011 via mobile

words can't describe my love for dragon lady's crispy beef. I've lived in Charlottesville all my life and I have been to every new Chinese restaurant that's been opened in the past few years. tell you what, you won't go wrong with dragon lady's Chinese cuisine. you can be American or Chinese, there's something on or off the menu for... More

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Additional Information about Dragon Lady Restaurant

Address: 2119 Ivy Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903-1715
Phone Number: 434-979-9292
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Chinese

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