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4929 Bethesda Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-5203
301-654-7788
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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68 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second visit here. The food was great, but the service was horrible. I ordered "Mai Tai", and it wasn't the same as last time. It wasn't fruity as it is supposed to be, and it didn't taste right. My kids ordered the "non-alcoholic virgin pina colada", and it was not good. It tasted like pre-made pina colada... More 

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Thank BKYESS
Bethesda, Maryland
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82 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

We live within walking distance so we often enjoy Shangai Village, whether we go there for dinner or pick up take-out food to eat at home. The food is not sensational but very dependable. You can't go wrong by eating there.

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Thank 102mauricea
Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Been eating there for years. Took my fiance there and now she is spoiled and won't eat Chinese food elsewhere. All foods listed here are sure things. The food is FRESH and flavorful.

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Thank KVAfromDC
Montreal, Canada
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

I was introduced me to this restaurant during a recent visit to Washington DC and we ate there on two occasions. The food is extremely fresh, and each dish (including egg rolls, dumplings, etc.) are prepared to order. You may have to wait a little extra, but it is definitely worth it. We had the Empress Shrimp, Moo Shi Pork,... More 

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Thank Greekchick2016
Columbus, Ohio
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84 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

The waiter brought water to our table when taking our order. One glance revealed LIVE INSECTS crawling around on the lip of my glass. I've also noticed poor food storage practices and an open door to the kitchen, an invitation to vermin populating the dumpster behind the restaurant. Too bad: we've frequented this place as a good value place for... More 

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4 Thank TravelerRog
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

This place is excellent and always has been they don't put the money into the restaurant they put money into the love of the food and how they present. I've been going here since the 90's when it was China Village as well and a different owner. Nancy and her husband / owner/chef are wonderful people. Whenever I've had to... More 

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1 Thank Nancy T
Bethesda, Maryland
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244 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

I like one thing here - their ginger chicken - it's fresh and appealing. The moo shoo pork comes in second. But the place always looks a bit dirty and worn (tired).

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Thank Sandy C
Mt Pleasant, SC
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33 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Having been regulars here before moving to Charleston, SC several years ago, the dearth of real Chinese food in a city otherwise known for fine dining was truly worth a detour for us on a recent trip to DC. Walking in and seeing the daily specials, we were past thrilled to see soft shell crabs written on the board. Going... More 

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Thank George V
Clarksburg, Maryland
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

This restaurant has great reviews on TripAdvisor but very mixed reviews on Yelp. The Peking Duck gets outstanding reviews. We decided to go here for my son's birthday as he loves Peking Duck. Unfortunately, this was not one of the better nights of this seemingly inconsistent restaurant. The service was indifferent to poor. (We would have thought we would have... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Great food and service! Lemon chicken is really good. We will definitely be back. Take out is also available.

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Thank Gillian C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $12
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4929 Bethesda Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-5203
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: 301-654-7788

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