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“Gluten Free Peking Gourmet”
Review of Peking Gourmet Inn

Peking Gourmet Inn
Ranked #4 of 388 Restaurants in Falls Church
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $50
Cuisines: Chinese
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed March 31, 2013

We were there for a friend's birthday - apparently there were 20 other people there for birthdays because we heard lots of renditions of happy birthday in chinese, along with a free piece of cheesecake with a candle. cute touch. Our favorite thing was that when we asked what they could make that was gluten free, we were told everything! So, we got the Peking Duck and instead of the traditional pancakes, brought us rice wraps and our own Tamari sauce (regular soy sauce and the Hoisin sauce both have glutne). We also had the GF version of ginger beef and the special garlic sprouts with shrimp, both of which were fantastic. Our waitress was Wendy, and she took care of everything with a big smile and made sure to keep our GF foods separated from those of our friends. We'll be back for sure!

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Reviewed March 31, 2013

Wow! We knew something was up when we pulled into the packed parking lot. Fortunately we had reservations as when we arrived at 6:30 they had no openings until 9:00 pm.! The restaurant was very full but service nor food quality was affected. Everything was awesome! We started with the lettuce wraps - fresh and crisp and delightfully seasoned. Tiny steamed dumplings came next- so very good. Of course, you must have the Peking Duck - the table side carving is intriguing and when you take that first bite you aren't disappointed - crispy skin, tender duck, thin pancake, cucumber, green onion and tangy sweet Hoisin combine for a wonderful taste sensation. Also, watching the food that went to the other tables was amazing - can't wait to go back to try some other dishes. Everything looked delicious - the presentation so creative. Not sure how we have missed this place before but, glad we found it!

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Thank junemagpie
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Reviewed March 29, 2013

This is a fun place to dine, especially if you have not had Peking duck. Although they have a fairly extensive menu, most people order the duck for part of their meal. The duck was not bad, but for some reason, the meat was not as tasty as it should be. However, this seems to be the only place in town offers Peking duck. So by all means come and enjoy. The servers are friendly and attentive, and the atmosphere is intriguing.

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Thank Waverunner2012
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Reviewed March 28, 2013

This is a throwback restaurant that is probably the same way it was 30 years ago. It's in an old strip shopping center, but don't let that fool you. A huge place with pictures of famous people everywhere. The service is great and the Peking Duck is out of this world. My first time there as I don't live close and I cant wait to go back and take all my friends.

If you are in the area,, you gotta go!

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Thank thunderbird0609
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Reviewed March 27, 2013

After living in DC for many years, I can not believe I have not been here before. We had the Peking duck, and a side of the beans. Excellent, and fast friendly service.

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Thank Scottinaboat
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