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Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

I love this place for its fresh food. They have a healthy choice menu that comes with brown rice and smaller portions that I like too. I wish they had more choices on that menu but still find it my “go to” Chinese take out.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed February 26, 2019

For those of you who do not know, Mr. Lee opened in Layhill over 40 years ago as a TAKE OUT ONLY. On Fridays it was Mr Lee’s or Pizza Oven in Olney ( no longer there, best pizza ever) . My go to is...Chicken Lo Mein but beef and broccoli is yummy too. I miss seeing Mr Lee behind the counter, but the shop they have now is the original location just without the wooden floor. I actually like carry out better than when it was full service. The other so called Chinese restaurants in the area can’t compare toMr. Lee’s Kitchen.More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Great place to go for a quick Chinese meal. It's carry out only now. Great tasting and moderate prices. One of the best Chinese restaurants in the Aspen Hill / Layhill area.

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Reasonably priced and delicious. I like that they have brown rice too. I love the dumplings and they don’t need to be fried to be tasty. Fish dishes are good too.

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed June 11, 2018

I went in here because it was close to where I was shopping. Also, I hadn't been here in the last 20 years, and I was curious to see if it had changed. (It had changed...but not for the better.) This is strictly a takeout...restaurant. I ordered one thing: Happy Family. It was one of the more expensive items on the menu. Happy Family consists mainly of mixed vegetables (mostly broccoli) in a sauce with a little bit of shrimp, scallops, chicken, and beef. In all honesty, the broccoli took up at least 75% of the total volume of the order. It was easy to explain this: I do most of the family shopping and I know that broccoli was the cheapest ingredient in the entire dish. Well, there were a few carrots, and they are very inexpensive also. The dish was nearly tasteless, The size of the order was acceptable, but I sure would have liked to have seen more meat and seafood. The dish also came with white rice which was more than adequate. The place appeared to be clean and the woman behind the counter was very nice. I think I might give it another try in about 20 more years.More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed May 20, 2018

Lee's Kitchen used to be my go-to place for Chinese, back when they had a dine-in restaurant and actually tried to please their customers. I'm not sure what happened - if there's new management after they went to Take Out Only - but this place...is just AWFUL now. We tried to keep liking them. But the food got saltier AND blander. The meat got disgustingly chewy. Noodles are all stuck together. The service got less friendly. The prices went UP. We have had NO good experiences at Lee's in the past few YEARS. The last time I called to place an order, I asked a quick question that the Lee's rep didn't answer. "Some we do, some we don't," he said. "Call me back later honey." Then he HUNG UP ON ME. I used to have Lee's on speed dial. Now, I will never call them again. Vegetable Garden in Leisure World is great, as is Hunan Delight in Olney. There's no reason to subject myself to Lee's anymore.More

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

Hot and Sour soup okay. Crispy noodles that come with it were stale. Orange Chicken tasteless. Green beans were blah. No spice to them. Fortune cookie was great once I got it out of the package Food was not good a year ago when we...went and I will say they are consistent. Not going back. Not sure how they stay in business.More

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed April 22, 2018

The. Owners shut down the restaurant and just do take out. No complaints from me. Food is fresh, with reasonable sized portions. People like the wings. I opt for Fish or veggies.

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed October 26, 2016

Ordered won ton soup and pork lo mein. Miss this as an eatin restaurant. Take out is good food is plentiful

Date of visit: October 2016
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Reviewed March 3, 2016

I find that more and more, it is hard to find a really good Chinese restaurant. There is a bland sameness to most of them now that makes me suspect that most of the sauces are canned, and the vegetables and maybe even the rolls...are frozen. I wish I could say that Lee's is an exception, but we have experienced mostly mediocre, and even some very poor, Chinese cuisine at this place. I find the Orange Chicken acceptable, and my husband likes the Szechuan Shrimp, but both are marred by cloyingly sweet sauces that make them taste almost more like a dessert than a dinner entre. The prices are fairly good, and because it is close by, we continue to frequent it. The service is pretty friendly, but the kitchen gets busy often. They have recently closed their dining room and are now only carry-out. That's a shame because it was a cozy, pretty space, if somewhat dated.More

Date of visit: February 2016
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