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4611 Sangamore Rd, Bethesda, MD 20816-2503
+1 301-263-1088
11:00 - 23:00
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Potomac, Maryland
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90 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Went on a sunday eve during August vacation time. Almost nobody there. service was prompt. Food was no better than good but fine for what we needed at the time. most dishes were under seasoned compared to the same dish at other local Chinese restaurants. Would go back if i was close but not a place i would seek out... More 

Thank hoteikeeper
Leesburg, Virginia
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48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

Had spring rolls, mu shu pork and chicken lo mein. Everything was delicious. Our granddaughter, who is picky, tried everything and ate it up.

Thank rag0ve
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2014 via mobile

In a town full of foodies, why has this place lasted so long?? The food is average at best. And it sits on great real estate in a neighborhood that clearly wants better food options. Mystery.

Thank 4HappyHippos
Annandale, Virginia
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28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2013

I get take out from the China Pavilion about three or four times a month. I usually get their crispy peppercorn chicken. I've never seen it on any other menu. Sometimes it's a little greasy, but when it's right, it's great! They have a very good Pad Thai also.

Thank Ronald W
Bethesda, MD
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261 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2012

The portions are big here, but not delicate as the best Chinese food can be. A large selection but it would not be our first choice for this type of food.

Thank endjed
Chicago, Illinois
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2012

It's not great, it's not bad...it's exactly what you expect it would be in a little Chinese restaurant in a strip mall. We eat here every so often when we're too lazy to go any further than across the street.

Thank Brian K
Bethesda, MD
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258 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2012

If you want to take out, enjoy the convenience of delivery, or eat at the restaurant, you'll be satisfied by the choices and the preparation. There are plenty of Chinese places in this part of Bethesda and this has the most appeal and attraction.

Thank Jean A
Washington, DC
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108 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2011

The food is exactly what you would expect from a small suburban mall Chinese restaurant! Specifically, middle of the road, designed to please all, bland Chinese cuisine! All the items I ordered were designate "spicy" denoted by the chili pepper beside the item on the menu. As anticipated that designation was utterly laughable! As with many restaurants of this ilk,... More 

Thank JAB611
Washington, DC
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72 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2011

I discovered this restaurant by accident because my son was taking music lessons nearby, and it quickly became habit forming. The food is delicious, the serving sizes very generous, and the prices are modest. My two favorites are kung pao chicken with white meat, and pad thai. The restaurant is several miles from our home, but it's worth the extra... More 

Thank RachelB54
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2011

This is standard chinese food for the area. They are quick and the dumplings are delicious. The staff could be friendlier but I not there to talk. They have really improved the quality over the last couple of years. The prices are in line with comparable restraints.

Thank DCTravelDoc

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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4611 Sangamore Rd, Bethesda, MD 20816-2503
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: +1 301-263-1088

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