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4233 Fairfax Dr, Arlington, VA 22203-1606
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Baltimore, MD
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73 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The lemon chicken was dry and the sauce was runny. The sesame chicken was rubbery and tasted old. If it wasn't delivery, I would have sent it back. Not recommended.

Thank Aaron R
Dayton, Ohio
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Ordered Shrimp Curry off American menu. Delicious with ample jumbo shrimp and lots of onions and curry sauce. Light on the peas and carrots, though

Thank drmussel
Annandale, Virginia
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106 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

Food is ok, I do recommend the honey chicken its so yummy. The food is average good price and you get your monies worth.

Thank Sarah D
Arlington, Virginia
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016

We had a lovely dinner there. The six of us tried a variety of dishes, including Peking Duck, and everyone enjoyed their meals. There is dedicated parking behind the restaurant. Will definitely eat there again.

Thank Gary N
Atlanta, Georgia
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2016

At one point, this place was almost good because of some dishes unique to Northeast China, a cuisine rarely featured in the US. My favorite used to be the fried chive dumpling/pocket. For some reason, the dish is no longer as good.

Thank Puputintin
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

School Tours of America chose this restaurant for us to bring 28 students and 17 adults for dinner. We arrived at about 7:00pm and were seated immediately. The buffet was ready and the servers immediately began distributing water, flatware, napkins and taking drink orders. Many parents were able to order cocktails as the restaurant has a full bar. The buffet... More 

Thank Kimberly C
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2016

It was the best Chinese food we have ever had. We ordered the Orange Chicken and Sesame Chicken with the Crab Rangoon! OUT OF THIS WORLD!

Thank Jodi A
Dublin, Ohio
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321 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2015

This is a surprising good Chinese restaurant in Arlington. For folks that have work at the National Science Foundation, this is just a few minutes walk (right across from the subway station and the Hilton). In the past I've eaten the lunch buffet here and it is basically the typical Americanized Chinese lunch buffet that is indistinguishable from any other... More 

Thank Ness S
Arlington, Virginia
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2015

Standard Chinese fare, such as dumplings. The food was not that flavorful, and almost sour. The menu at least offers some vegan options for those interested. The service was not good, and was unwilling to even give a glass of water for a take-out service. Also, the price of $7 for a few small dumplings was a bit too high.

Thank nak3n
Pasadena, California
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356 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

The restaurant offers standard northeastern Chinese food. The prices remain comparable to the area. The food tastes good and the flavor a on the heavier side. Note: the Mandarin and English menus offer different dishes!

Thank JackandResh

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Delivery, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4233 Fairfax Dr, Arlington, VA 22203-1606
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: 703-243-5678

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?