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The Great Wall Szechuwan House

$$ - $$$
Logan Circle/ Shaw
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1527 14th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20005-3706
+1 202-797-8888
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a step up from the little hole in the wall chinese food shack most people order from. I've dined in a few times, and it's always clean with quick service. Their delivery is also super fast. I highly suggest the fried pork dumplings - I probably order them at least once a week! Throw in some lo mein... More 

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Thank Cassie W
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Excellent servers (two women were working the night I visited) and they were very attentive and paid close attention to whatever we needed. My son and I both ate far too much, all of it good and fresh! Very reasonably priced, not too loud and very comfortable place to unwind after a day of sight seeing.

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Thank Stacy S
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Don't let the name fool you...they have Chinese as well as wings, sandwiches, etc. Prices for a meal is cheaper than McD's and better

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Thank ktball2016
Tokyo, Japan
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420 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 266 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I read a great review of this place in a newspaper so I thought I would give it a try. We ordered 5 dishes, and they were hit or miss. I'm going to go out a limb and say that everything on the regular menu is not done well and you should waste your time. Their special menu, ma-la, is... More 

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Thank McG_Road_Warrior
Arlington, Virginia
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51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Very dependable Chinese restaurant offering Szechuwan specialities. Service is efficient, but you have to ask for things like water, a glass for your beer, or sometimes even a fork. I was disappointed in the spring rolls, which were barely warm. Obviously they had been held under a heat lamp, not fried to order. But the soup, rice, and main dishes... More 

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Thank GregLee7
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Ate here twice. Once for dinner, and the second time for lunch. The first time was a disappointment, but I decided to give it another try. Mistake. Food is greasy and a culinary disaster. The service is poor. The staff are not only completely unresponsive to customers; they are glum and miserable-looking, No one really speaks or understands English. This... More 

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Thank Pauline T
Los Angeles, California
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131 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

if you like your chinese food hot, then this your place in dc; specializes in mala-style (hot and spicy) cooking; prices are reasonable

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Thank W Fredric G
Baltimore, Maryland
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74 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

I've just made my first trip to Great Wall Szechuwan, it won't be my last. I had the shrimp with mixed vegetables lunch special ($7.95 including fried rice and one spring roll.) The shrimp were good sized, the veggies super fresh, all served in a tasty light white sauce. I also had a bowl of egg drop soup ($2.00) which... More 

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Thank Buffaloman
Malaga, Spain
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176 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Very popular place, we thought we'd hit on a good one. Sorry to say, we were disappointed in the food. Sesame chicken with hard crunchy bits and unidentifiable cut of meat. Mongolian Beef dish was tasteless and meat had very strange consistency.

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Thank marchamona
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2016

It is a fact we need more Chinese Restaurants in DC that are hole-in-the-wall types of family-owned take-out places...all those dashes take from the excitement. This place has two great duck dishes on their menu. I am a repeat offender and will continue to return. The food is flavorful and as fresh as you would expect. The service is attentive... More 

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Thank Adrian S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1527 14th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20005-3706
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Logan Circle/ Shaw
  • Neighbourhood: Logan Circle/ Shaw
  • Phone Number: +1 202-797-8888

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?