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“Satisfying pan-asian classics”
Review of Asian Bistro

Asian Bistro
Ranked #71 of 754 Restaurants in Alexandria
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Thai
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Old Town
South Jersey
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Satisfying pan-asian classics”
Reviewed August 26, 2013

Delicious and nicely presented food at very reasonable prices. Variety of cuisines to satisfy a variety of Asian cravings. We enjoyed sushi and sashimi, tom yum noodles, vegetable lo mein, and hot and spicy pork pad phed that was actually hot and spicy. Service was polite and efficient if not especially friendly.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank jerseycamper64
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Springfield, Virginia
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Average chinese food”
Reviewed July 15, 2013

At the time of my visit, the restaurant was extremely crowded, so much so, that I had difficulty getting into my chair. The tables were tightly packed. The sushi was good; however, the food was nothing to write home about.

Visited September 2012
Thank Jessica M
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Akron, Ohio
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78 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Great Food at a good price”
Reviewed July 8, 2013

A great variety of choices. We ordered four different meals and were each impressed with the food. Prices were quite reasonable especially for Alexandria.We would love to have a restaurant of this quality where we live. Will certainly eat there again when in the DC area.

Visited July 2013
Thank Mike S
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74 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“GF food available!!!”
Reviewed July 7, 2013 via mobile

The owner Nun is so accommodating for those needing GF food. Order through him. Pad Thai is GF as is red curry chicken. Other options and Nun has GF soy sauce in stock for stir fries and sushi.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank FoodieTootie
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Waldwick NJ
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Excellent Sushi and Pan Asian Favorites”
Reviewed July 2, 2013

Old Towne Alexandria is crammed with restaurants, but some are just too specialized for lunch or are closed. Had a late lunch at Asian Bistro and were very pleasantly surprised. Was not familiar with some of the white wines and asked for tastes and they came quickly and more than we asked for. Chose a very crisp Gewurztraminer (Roberts from South Africa) that was very reasonably priced ($21/bottle) and paired very well with the spicy items we ordered. I had the appetizer sampler because I love small bites and it had some vegetarian options as my son's fiancee is a pescatarian. It was huge: vegetable spring rolls (crisp, not oily, full of crisp veggies); Vietnamese summer rolls with luscious plum sauce, chicken satays, spicy, tender, cooked just right with another great sauce and vegetable gyoza. I'm glad that I had someone to share it with me. My son's fiancee had tuna jalapeno roll - spicy but not searingly hot, a heat that creeps up on you, very fresh and spicy lobster roll, which was spicy but not too much to overpower the delicate taste of the lobster. This restaurant has items from each major Asian cuisine. The wait staff are friendly and informative but leave you alone when you're eating (which I appreciate). A very good deal, a very pleasant experience and looking forward to dinner there.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank pert-traveler
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