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Oriental Express

3440 Seminole Trl Ste 107, Charlottesville, VA 22911-2217
+1 434-974-9988
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good9%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
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“chicken” (2 reviews)
“chinese food” (6 reviews)
“takeout” (4 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
3440 Seminole Trl Ste 107, Charlottesville, VA 22911-2217
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Reviewed May 18, 2018

The portions are generous enough to serve two or to make two meals. The cashew chicken was mild and because it was for a child, perfect. I think I'd skip the tofu dishes as the texture was a little closer to a sponge. It is...More

Thank Gina S
Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

Won't go back! Been there twice for take out and the food was mediocre at best! The won-ton soup was good when I had a bad cold and sore throat but two times I was charged double the price than the menu price. The service...More

1  Thank Carol L
Reviewed June 8, 2017 via mobile

The duck I ordered must have died of starvation!! Dry and boney. The outside of the restaurant stunk of cats. Not impressed. Wont go back

1  Thank DIANA W
Reviewed April 14, 2017

Mostly good/slightly above average. Once in a while you get a bland/little flavor dish - almost as if they forgot to add spices and flavoring. Sometimes too many vegetables, bamboo shoots etc. instead of chicken and meat of a specific dish. Overall though, you will...More

Thank Ortus S
Reviewed December 26, 2016

This restaurant specializes in take out and produces very consistent good Chinese food. We typically get the Moo Shu Chicken about once a month.

Thank 32lovinglife32
Reviewed December 12, 2016

This was my first visit, and I think I may go back. Service was friendly and quick. I'd asked for my food to be made extra spicy, and unlike some places, it was. The egg drop soup was especially good.

Thank norskies
Reviewed November 7, 2016

My sister and her family live in Charlottesville so I visit fairly often and this is another must while I'm visiting. They are prompt, friendly and the food is consistent which is not always the case with take out. The sesame chicken, beef and broccoli,...More

Thank Jessica R
Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

The food was very fresh and tasty. Service was excellent and my order was ready exactly at the time promised.

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed September 10, 2016

Family owned Oriental Express has great Chinese takeout (as other reviewers have noted, take out only). The service is quick and friendly and the serving sizes are very generous. In addition, lunch specials, which end at 3 pm are fantastic. Entree (with rice) egg roll...More

Thank JL50
Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

Great family-owned Chinese take-out spot near Hollymead and Forest Lakes. Call you order in ahead and it will be ready when you get there.

1  Thank Peter R
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 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 - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3440 Seminole Trl Ste 107, Charlottesville, VA 22911-2217
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-974-9988
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