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700 Washington St, Brookline, MA 02446
(617) 277-4888
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Good food and reasonable

The Dragon Star restaurant is basically a take out restaurant with three small tables. No atmosphere, but good Chinese cheap. Large portions, tasty, and hot. Good combos. Favorite is the mandarin duck and king pau chicken.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 8, 2013
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Brookline, Massachusetts
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86 reviews 86 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

My son and have have gone here a few times for lo mein, and last night got a variety of take-out dishes for dinner with friends. The experience dining there is not too inspiring. The decor is remarkably plain, and there is no bathroom -- but if you don't need an aquarium and more plush dining facilities it's perfectly fine.... More 

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Boston
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158 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013 via mobile

The Dragon Star restaurant is basically a take out restaurant with three small tables. No atmosphere, but good Chinese cheap. Large portions, tasty, and hot. Good combos. Favorite is the mandarin duck and king pau chicken.

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Boston
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158 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

A reasonable Chinese restaurant which primarily serves takeout. Portions are large and the food ranges from tofu to chicken to beef to duck. Combos are well balanced and plentiful. Food cooked fresh and hot when picked up or delivered. A nice choice if you don't want to cook or even eat in your hotel.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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48 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

and that should tell you most of what you need to know about this place. It's pretty ordinary, quick 'n' dirty Chinese food, and that is what you want sometimes.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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8 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2010

The food is pretty good for a chinese restaurant outside of Chinatown. I used to order many times from there. They would include extras when orders a large. But half the times, my huge order would be wrong. They would miss an item or two. I wouldn't find out till I got home and took everything out of the bags.... More 

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Brookline, Massachusetts
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2010

Great takeout place

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Boston, Massachusetts
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34 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2009

Good for take out, lot's of options.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2008

It's tucked away just around the corner from the popular Golden Temple. And while the Golden Temple's thing is healthy Chinese food, this place is where you should go to when want good old Chinese food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2008

My go-to place for takeout or delivery. It is a hole in the wall, but those tend to be the best, and this is! Their dumplings are wonderful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2008

Best chinese ive ever had, but I like the crab rangoons at Chang's house better.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 700 Washington St, Brookline, MA 02446
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: (617) 277-4888

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

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