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Mr. Chens Organic

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2604 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington DC, DC 20008
+1 202-797-9668
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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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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Greater Detroit Area, MI
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78 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were interested in finding the meaning of Organic Cuisine. Everything tasted the same as other Chinese places. Everything was very good. There were a number of filled tables and a constant stream of carry-out orders so apparently the word is out that this is a good place to eat. I ordered Beef Chow Mein with an egg roll which... More 

Thank Retired_Boater
Tom C, Guest Relations Manager at Mr. Chens Organic, responded to this review

Thanks for coming in! Your review is very kind. Sorry we don't have a more accessible location. Apologies. More 

Bothell, Wa
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69 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not the best Chinese by any means, but the chicken and vegetable special was satisfying and the serving was large. Nothing to go out of your way for.

Thank normana53
Los Angeles, California
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126 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

This is the kind of Chinese restaurant that introduced timid Americans to Oriental food when it was exotic, a half century ago. Our meal wasn't bad but it certainly wasn't great; they may use a few organic ingredients, but we suspect more are out of cans and bottles. (We could taste ketchup in one dish. Interesting that such places still... More 

Thank WoodsResidents
Tom C, General Manager at Mr. Chens Organic, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us! I personally have never had a truly great meal in DC or anywhere in the mid-atlantic for that matter. Good luck on your culinary journey! More 

Seattle, Washington
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1,205 reviews
865 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 338 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

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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230 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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670 reviews
376 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 259 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Blacksburg, Virginia
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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317 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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309 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
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, Kids
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
  • 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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