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“Really Great Chinese”

City Lights of China
Ranked #876 of 3,196 Restaurants in Washington DC
Price range: $7 - $32
Cuisines: Chinese, Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Dupont Circle
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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134 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Really Great Chinese”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2013

A friend and I enjoyed a great meal at this neighborhood Chinese restaurant--a great find. The food was authentic, served quickly and moderately priced--what more can you ask for. The service was great and the restaurant is in a convenient location a couple of blocks from Dupont Circle Metro station. Will definitely return!

  • Visited August 2013
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English first
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Pretty good food and really good service.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2013 via mobile

Ok food and really good service. The restaurant was a bit worn down though. The price was suite lie compared to the rest of the area

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Istanbul, Turkey
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Consistently delicious Chinese food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2013

This restaurant has the best Chinese food I've found in DC. I've been here with friends and family quite a few times. I've tried a number of their vegetarian entrees and never been disappointed with the food!

Most people order take out, so the seating area is small but cosy. The servers aren't chatty, but they're gracious and attentive.

  • Visited August 2012
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Roanoke, Virginia
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89 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Basement dining meets great food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2013 via mobile

When you step down off of Connecticut into the basement dining that is City Lights, you might question whether or not this is such a great idea. The decor is plain and a bit dated. Resist the urge to scoot down the street for something trendier. The food is tasty and the service is great. They have some great options for healthier versions of popular dishes.

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Thank RareAthlete
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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190 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Tasty Quick”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2013

Great menu choices, reasonable prices for downtown DC, tasty selection, and fast service. Would have been close to perfect if requested chopsticks had been sent along with the meal.

Visited March 2013
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