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“Very good Chinese food for a very low price!”
Review of A&J Restaurant

A&J Restaurant
Ranked #14 of 121 Restaurants in Annandale
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Chinese
Good for: Families with children
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Good for: Families with children
Reviewed March 7, 2014

Since my girlfriend is Chinese we are always on the hunt for good Chinese (or Asian) food. Most of it is disappointing, but this wasn't! And on top of that it was very cheap! We only had our doubts about the thousand layer pancake... That was not so good (I saw others said it was a must have, I disagree, it's dry and has not that much taste).

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1  Thank ChrisHeiligers
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Reviewed March 4, 2014

This is a cash only restaurant that serves small plates (dim sum) of Northern Chinese food. Most likely very different than anything you've had before. Not far from the Little River Exit on the beltway, I suggest that you give it a try if you're the type that likes new food experiences. Don't spend a lot of time at your ATM as the food is reasonably priced.

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2  Thank Paul B
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Reviewed October 9, 2013

They have good Pan Fried Beef Bun. The Bun is good crusty and looks mouth-watering. The beef is really hot and spicy but a little bit greasy.

The space is quite limited but the service is fast. They have an efficient pre-ordering process which makes the long waiting line move fast.

The parking is free.

Thank Tom W
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Reviewed October 3, 2013

had the pot stickers, tea, fried chicken with soup, Sprite (in a can). Waitress was friendly, you have to remember to mark your selections in pencil on the paper menu they give you, all was fine. No glitches and the food was good. Not transcendent, but recommended.

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1  Thank justicat
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Reviewed September 29, 2013

I finally found a place that serves the sweet and salty versions of hot soy milk and Chinese crullers. They only serve it during certain times, so check first. It is a tiny hole-in-the-wall place that only seats maybe 40 at a time, but the service is quick and friendly. Their menu/ordering process could be improved a little...They have a menu and a corresponding paper that you check off what you want, but it is easy to order the wrong item accidentally because there are so many items and lines. Would be easier to just make the menu the order sheet, so you are not needing to transpose.

The soy milk/crullers were great...just what I was looking for. The other dim sum-like dishes were okay - some better than others. Overall a good valute (our bill was about $53 for 6 people, including soy milk/crullers for all and about 7 dim sum dishes).

They are CASH only and do not take reservations.

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Thank mreaves
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