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Chens Gourmet

5117 Macarthur Blvd NW, Washington DC, DC 20016-3358
+1 202-364-8313
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good58%
  • Average28%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
8 Oct 2016
“The best Chinese takeout in DC”
29 Dec 2015
“Asian take out”
Open Now
$$ - $$$
5117 Macarthur Blvd NW, Washington DC, DC 20016-3358
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

Chen's Gourmet is not really a restaurant--it is a kitchen where the food is prepared for delivery or to be called for by customers. I was introduced to it more than twenty-five years ago by a friend who was Chinese speaking and worked in the...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2015

Looked on line for a Chinese restaurant with take out and found this surprising find only six minutes away. Wonderful ribs and the Hunan chicken was superb. The pad thai was excellent as was the crispy eggplant.

Thank Wil012014
Reviewed 12 October 2013

It is a neighborhood take out restaurant (they also have few tables to seat). The food is what you can expected from a regular Chinese restaurant at a very reasonable price. I have try it some times and for a everyday simple dining it is...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2013

The food was delicious and very reasonably priced. A great meal after a long day of sightseeing in DC.

Thank SaraMae50
Reviewed 10 March 2012

When we moved to DC from Manhattan in 1997, the lack of decent Chinese food was one of about 50 things on my "I hate DC" list, along with a useless subway system and no super to fix your toilet 24/7. Over the years, our...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2008

super fast, large portions for the price, I will definately order from here again (but I hate to say that it is no PF Changs).

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Reviewed 11 January 2007

Chen's Gourmet is one of the best Chinese take out eateries in Washington, DC. Each time we are in Washington, my wife and I make it a point to order something and have it delivered to our hotel. Its super efficient kitchen whips up authentic...More

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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5117 Macarthur Blvd NW, Washington DC, DC 20016-3358
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Upper Northwest
  • Neighbourhood: Upper Northwest
  • Phone Number: +1 202-364-8313
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