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Chalin's Restaurant

1912 I St NW, Washington DC, DC 20006-2103
+1 202-293-6000
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good43%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“beef” (6 reviews)
“spring rolls” (2 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
1912 I St NW, Washington DC, DC 20006-2103
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

Felt like Chinese and walked by this place which has a nice ambiance and typical Chinese food menu. We are vegetarians and ordered Kung Pao tofu, and vegetarian lo mein. We really liked the lo mein, very tasty, good amount of veggies; the Kung Pao...More

Thank socal4me
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Oh my goodness. Ordered off dim sum menu. It was so good. In particular best egg tarts I've ever had. So flaky. Only problem is dim sum menu stops at 3:00. Wish I could have gone back for dinner!

Thank dem0502
Reviewed 15 May 2017

It is a place you go for a weekday lunch, nothing special. The service is non-committal. The staff just seem to go through their motions. You have to ask for all the seasoning and other ingredients. It is not automatically available on the table. I...More

Thank Sundncr
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

I got a craving for Chinese while on vacation and found this on the restaurant list guide at the hotel. We walked there and the restaurant manager was outside chasing us in for dinner. It wasnt bad or badly priced. Pretty standard Chinese restaurant food,...More

Thank Ginges_revenge
Reviewed 7 December 2016

You know a Chinese restaurant is good when it's packed with Chinese tourists! I love their authentic Chinese food menu, especially all of the spicy dishes!

Thank tmdtmdtmd
Reviewed 28 November 2016

This place was great years ago when it was called Charlie Chang's. My office orders from here quite a bit. I still can't understand why. The food is always too salty. The sauces all taste the same. The spring rolls are frozen with very little...More

Thank mylesmom
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Good and no nonsense service. New ownership and better food. Ask for Chinese menu, which is different from normal menu. Amazing selection. Fast service. Good prices. I especially loved eggplant with basil.

Thank jenabaintheworld
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We had a very pleasant meal with many of our favorites like Spring rolls, crisp, fresh and great tasting, Ginger Sesame Chicken, Pork Lomein, and Mongolian Beef. Lots of veggies great flavor and reasonable prices. Will definitely be back.

Thank SusanCTraveller
Reviewed 16 September 2016

I asked for fried prawns and they brought pork ribs. When I mentioned I didn't want the dish, she gave me a wierd look. The folks at the restaurant were very ill mannered. The quality of food was very poor and they take ages to...More

1  Thank Mrinmoy G
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

The service was prompt and the menu extensive. Important to me were the vegetarian and vegan options on the last page of the menu.

1  Thank John E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1912 I St NW, Washington DC, DC 20006-2103
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-293-6000
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