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“Elegantly Informal Chinese Restaurant”
Review of Hunan Legend

Hunan Legend
Ranked #21 of 170 Restaurants in Ellicott City
Cuisines: Chinese
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Reviewed March 3, 2013

Pleasant atmosphere with very friendly service. Feels like home but the decor and staff make you feel special. Each dish is presented with a little flourish of design. There are many standard Chinese fare items, but if you look a little deeper in the menu you will find some unusual and tasteful choices. I love the vegetarian dishes, which are prepared with a little more presentation than you might expect. All in all, very good food at reasonable prices.

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Reviewed January 19, 2013

Given the large Asian population in Howard county, there are plenty of good Chinese and Asian style eateries in Ellicott City. Hunan Legend is my go to for Chinese take out. (The restaurant is also decent to eat in). We have never had a bad meal from Hunan Legend. Best dishes: honey sesame chicken (my kids go nuts for this dish and it always delivers), Singapore style noodles (mei fun), and Happy Family.

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Thank Ravens32
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Reviewed October 5, 2012

This is the best Chinese resturant we have eaten at, and we eat Chinese almost every weekend. The food beats any Chinese resturant we have ever eaten at, and the service is top notch! The food is fresh, hot, served qiuckly but the courses are not crowded together, you have time to eat the soup before the next course is served. We've never had a bad meal at this resturant. And the prices are very reasonable. This is a good place to go out for Chinese.

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Thank John O
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Reviewed September 6, 2012

Mom and I dined here for lunch. It was my first time in this restaurant; the decor is eye catching and we were greeted and seated in the large dining area immediately. The server was prompt and polite and our orders were freshly prepared and quickly served. The presentation of the dishes is very appealing to go along with all of the colorful decor that surrounds you. The only thing that I couldn't find on their menu was Lo Mein. It is a large menu so I may have just missed seeing it. Our selections were very tasty and there was another meal leftover for me to take in a bag. The lunch specials are plentiful and reasonable, and come with soup and an egg roll too. More than enough!

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Thank travelkitty50
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Reviewed March 2, 2012

I was in the area for acupuncture and asked my acupuncturist (Chinese) for recommendation of a Chinese restaurant and he recommended Hunan Legend. I ordered General Tsao Shrimp and Basil Chicken (Thai special) and they are both delicious. I had spring roll instead of egg roll because I like the crispy and thin skins and all the items were delicious. The Shrimp are jumbo size for lunch special ($8.50), with spring roll and fried rice which typically would cost $15 or so in an American restaurant. What a bargain and definitely one of the better Chinese restaurants in the area. Will be back again! The only complain is that the host took my orders (2 items) and when I changed it, he was quite reluctant to delete the third item and wasn't friendly. However, another hostess was very pleasant and quickly rectified the situation and indicated that there was no problem since the cook/chef hasn't started cooking my third item yet. It could be my fault too, just a mis-communication in general and I was willing to take all three items if the chef had already started. I thought that he could be more courteous in handling the situation.

Overall, highly recommend this restaurant! BTW, the dining hall seems pleasant and nice too when I peeked in. They were pretty busy during lunch hours, mainly carry-out customers.

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Thank lavinia123
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