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Little Q Hot Pot

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196 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02474-8626
+1 781-583-1367
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good42%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“soup” (3 reviews)
“beef” (4 reviews)
“seafood” (3 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
196 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02474-8626
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Reviewed January 19, 2017

Perfect lunch spot on a cold day! My favorite go to place to take the chill off. This quaint little restaurant has it down when it comes to soup. ALL the broths are homemade and super flavorful. You can even choose to have 2 types...More

1  Thank Carolyn4evr
Reviewed December 11, 2016

Ordered a lot of fresh delicious hot pot items. The spicy broth was literally spicy, so it is advisable to order the regular one as well, 50-50.

Thank DrRoyA
Reviewed November 20, 2016

This small East Arlington spot a block away from the Capitol Theater offers both a wide range of well-prepared standard Chinese dishes and the “hot pot” cook-it-at-the-table fare. In the several times we’ve been there, we have sampled both. We’ve especially enjoyed the hot and...More

Thank SisBoston
Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

We have been going here since they first opened, it doesn't matter what time of the year. Great selection on their menu. Highly recommended. Try their appetizer - spicy wonton - to die for.

Thank triptonowhere_11
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Very tasty, delicious, fresh, healthy food. I love ethnic food, but this is the only Chinese restaurant I go to. Just wish for a little less oil sometimes and that it was closer to my house.

Thank LS_1818
Reviewed May 21, 2016

Little Q was the perfect place for our group of English-language learners to meet for lunch. Mostly from China, also from Japan, Brazil, and the US, gathering around the hot pot made conversation easy and fun. Following delicious appetizers--scallion pancakes and steamed dumplings--we ordered several...More

Thank RedSoxFan100341
Reviewed March 7, 2016

If you love Chinese food this is the place to go! I come here for takeout all the time and can honestly say I have yet to find a better place nearby. Highly recommend the orange flavored beef!

Thank Alexandra R
Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

I don't know what took me so long to try Little Q Hot Pot- but I'll definitely be back. The servers were very helpful in picking out dishes and making sure we avoided shellfish (daughter is allergic). The food was excellent. We got the black...More

1  Thank Adam M
Reviewed October 15, 2015

I can't remember the last time I had hot pot. Maybe never and I'm thinking of bulgogi. So it's like I had hot pot for the first time. The restaurant was empty because we visited at an off-peak hour. The server was helpful, friendly, and...More

Thank Tim C
Reviewed July 8, 2015

Delicious, fresh and varied food for the "hot-pot" broth (there's lots of choice here, too) the diner gets to enjoy cooking it in - right at your table. Excellent choice of meat, fish and super healthy vegetables - including greens and mushrooms, to feel satisfied...More

Thank picketfencemusic
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 196 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02474-8626
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 781-583-1367
phone (781) 583-1367
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