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Happy Uncle

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18002 Mateny Rd, Germantown, MD
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Germantown Maryland
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333 reviews
314 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Got home early today so we went to Happy Uncle and had the lunch special. For $7 you get your choice of soup, an egg roll and an entree. I order hot and sour soup and general tsao chicken. The wait staff is great, they have been there for the 20 years I have gone. They don't talk much but... More 

Thank D4379
District of Columbia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

We ordered delivery from this restaurant and it came within the promised timeframe. It was inexpensive and one of the best menus.

Thank Grace W
Gaithersburg, Maryland
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134 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

I heard that Happy Uncle is under new ownership & that the food is very good. I decided to go for carry-out. Ordered an egg roll, spring roll & chicken & corn soup for appetizers. I also got the Crispy Eggplant, Kung Pao Chicken, & fried rice. Everything was delicious. They gave me plenty of crispy noodles for the soup... More 

Thank BevSoo
Germantown, Maryland
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153 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

I have tried this restaurant before and didn't like it. Recently, I tried this place again, same results as the first time. Their food is not even close to decent chinese food. I would not return or recommend it to anyone.!

Thank Larry20874
Washington DC
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203 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

We had a huge order, about 130 dollars. I think this would denote more than 4 eaters, however we only got 4 fortune cookies. anyway food was mushy and just didnt taste right. not fresh, somewhat of a constant "almost spoiled" taste. Just gross overall. Maybe they were having a bad day, but we wont be back to find out.

washington dc
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

Delicious, well priced and a nice staff! Great lunch specials and buffet as well. Our kids like it as well and the wait staff was very good with the kids. Will definitely be back!

Thank smd8z
Germantown, MD
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Great variety, good quality, very tasty. Every year, our family gets together one evening during the week after Christmas for a gift swap and, instead of cooking, we order a ton of food from Happy Uncle. They always get our order right and it is always delicious. It's become a tradition.

Thank martipp
Germantown, Maryland
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99 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

As a long time Germantown resident, I can assure you that this is the best Chinese food restaurant in Germantown; second would be Old Shanghai in Milestone. Good service, great food (ingredients seem a bit more on the quality side vs others in the area), clean bathroom.

Thank Jean-F K
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

Happy Uncle's food are pretty good. The restaurant has been around for a long time with same owner. Service is good, foods are good. I really don't have any complaints about this place.

Thank Monet s
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77 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

They are consistently good. They are always ready when you come for take out. They do not forget anything. Their consistency has continued for 15 years...that's how long we have been going

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
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 - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18002 Mateny Rd, Germantown, MD
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Germantown
small family owned restaurant in germantown

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