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Mr. Chens Organic

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2604 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-1547
+1 202-797-9668
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Seattle, Washington
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1,005 reviews
707 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 317 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying in DC and decided to get dinner through GrubHub. We selected Mr. Chen's Organic. Food was delicious and it was easy to order online. Highly recommend if you are in DC.

Thank misopiso88
Tom C, Owner at Mr. Chens Organic, responded to this review

Thanks for giving us a try! More 

Toronto, Canada
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225 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Great spot for a quick inexpensive lunch or dinner. The food arrived arrived very quickly. My singapore noodles were excellent. LI wife appreciated the 'Light menu' offerings of basically steamed dishes, served with rice and the sauce on the side.

Thank buffytvs488
Tom C, Owner at Mr. Chens Organic, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping in! More 

Columbia, Missouri
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644 reviews
357 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Given that this place claims to have won some "Best of the District" awards, I was disappointed in the food, which is only ordinary ... and not clearly "organic." Service was fast and friendly.

Thank LMOverby
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

When I first got to the neighborhood I was here twice a week. Inexplicably, last year, the service, food quantities and quality all changed. The duck rolls are excellent though skimpier than before. A delicious choice, and worth the extra wait, is the Crispy Beef. The staff can answer no question about the level of organic and where the food... More 

Thank CubanPete
Blacksburg, Virginia
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Won the Best of DC for their Chinese, this non-descript restaurant is easily walked best on Connecticut Ave. but it is so worth looking for! Our party had the General Tso Chicken, Shrimp with Broccoli, Chicken Lo-Mein and the Chicken Singapore Angle Hair Rice Noodles (Curry Style); I cannot recommend Mr. Chens Organic high enough! Simply the Best!

Thank TomintheBurgs
Tom C, Owner at Mr. Chens Organic, responded to this review

Dear TomintheBurgs, Thanks for that stellar review! I am glad you enjoyed your food. Please come see us again! Mr. Chen More 

University Park, Maryland
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301 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

We had wonton soup and their seaweed soup, both were good. My husband ordered chicken in black bean sauce, he liked it. I ordered the vegetable bean curd and that was good although not very spicy. The restaurant lacks atmosphere but the service is quick and efficient.

Thank esopus35
Tom C, Owner at Mr. Chens Organic, responded to this review

Dear Esopus35, Thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts. I have been hoping to improve the interior for some time. Come see us again, Mr. Chen More 

Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
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263 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Really craved Asian food and stumbled across Mr. Chen's while enjoying a beautiful afternoon in D.C. It looked like a good bet based on the signs touting it as a "Best of" restaurant. The good news was that it was not crowded and the server was very nice and efficient. The bad news was that I really didn't care for... More 

Thank Dave G
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

Great food and great service. Restaurant is a little small and in a basement but was surprisingly good! I would recommend stopping in!

Thank Michelle B
Tom C, Owner at Mr. Chens Organic, responded to this review

Dear Michelle B, Thank you! Please see us again! Mr. Chen More 

Newport Beach, California
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

We had a 'to go' order and took it back to the hotel. I should have asked for more soy sauce to help the taste. The 'chow mien' noodles ended up in the trash. The Kung Pao Chicken had no flavor at all. I are it because I was hungry at that point! If in the area, avoid the place.

Thank Dee H
Tom C, Manager at Mr. Chens Organic, responded to this review

Hi Dee H, Sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your take-out. Did you contact our staff with your issue? Please locate your receipt, provide your email and or phone and I will follow up with you. Have a nice day, Mr. Chen More 

New York City, New York
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

I came in late and close to closing time, but they were super friendly and wiling to take my order. I ordered the pork lo mein and spring rolls. Both were flavorful. Mostly, I was impressed at their friendliness when they were close to the end of their day and I came in at the last minute.

3 Thank Ashleigh C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $20
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2604 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-1547
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Upper Northwest
  • Neighborhood: Upper Northwest
  • Phone Number: +1 202-797-9668
Established in 2000, Mr. Chen's Organic Chinese Cuisine has been a local Washingtonian family-owned restaurant committed to healthy Chinese-American cuisine. We strive to use the freshest organic ingredients along with a health-conscious cooking style. Our menu has a variety of vegetarian-friendly options. We've won 2015 Washington City Paper Readers' Choice Best Chinese and we have been nominated for several local awards including City's Best AOL City-guide and washingtonpost's Best Bets Guide for Best Takeout and Best Chinese. Mr. Chen's is conveniently located steps from the Woodley Park Metro stop and a short walk to the National Zoo.

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