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Yen's Cafe

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43490 Yukon Dr Ste 113, Ashburn, VA 20147-7311
703 723-8811
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 9:30 am
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very small restaurant with wonderful service and delicious food. The restaurant was full when we arrived (not kidding, very small), so we sat at the bar and had a wonderful time talking to the people at the bar/front desk. The wonton soup was original tasting with wontons made with the thinnest of shells and tasty filling. We had Beijing Style... More 

Thank OceanAndy
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113 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've been junk-food-ing for quite some time. Finding Yan's cafe is a blessing. Food was awesome. We had the cashew chicken and water spinach beef. One of the owner was very friendly and welcoming. Makes dining there more enjoyable. Definitely will recommend and return to try other food.

Thank byusmommie
Frederick, Maryland
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82 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

This is a small, think really small, cafe in a mall near the toll road in Ashburn. In spite of the small size it manages to support a full bar and some of the friendliest and most attentive servers you'll find anywhere. But, the reason most people go to a restaurant is for the food, not the help. In that... More 

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71 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

We've had hit or miss experiences here, but I think that's because of the language barrier when trying to figure out what certain dishes are made of. The things we love are the spicy green beans and the special meatball dish (the name escapes me), they are both amazing! We will keep trying the menu to find new favorites. The... More 

Thank Melissa E
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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104 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

This is my regular go to place for Chinese food. Food is authentic and quality here is great. Very low key and affordable. You can't go wrong with any dishes there. My favorite: Taiwanese style fried chicken.

Thank Tenacity28
Mostar, Bosnia Herzegovina
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

We were please try greeted as we walked in. The He staff took the time to explain many items on the menu and different teas they offer. They do offer a huge selection of teas and fruit juices. They food portions were good size and great flavor. Definitely will go again.

Thank BlackDogPub
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

If you are eating in it can be tight as the place is very small but the staff is friendly and the food is terrific. Two of our favorites are the crispy beef and crispy chicken but we've never had anything we didn't like.

Thank Jeff C
Ashburn, Virginia
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112 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

When you least expect it...expect it. Yens is a family owned business and it shows. From the moment you come in to the time you leave you are catered by a family that really cares about its food and customers. If you're really lucky you may just get a chance to meet Mama. Go there for the food and family... More 

Thank Robert C
Ashburn, Virginia
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Thus restaurant was good a few years ago. Went today and things had drastically changed. Great servers very attentive and always smiling. First ordered a glass of house Cabernet. Was not they didn't have any only Merlot. I ordered that. Unfortunately the wine had been open for a long time. It even smelled old. They brought me a Stella Beer... More 

Thank Blackdrap
Reston, Virginia, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Finally found a great Taiwanese restaurant that I can share with friends who are looking for good chinese food. Really enjoy their tea selections and extensive menu.

Thank Shirley W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Chinese, Asian, Taiwanese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:30 am
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43490 Yukon Dr Ste 113, Ashburn, VA 20147-7311
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Loudoun County  >  Ashburn
  • Phone Number: 703 723-8811

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