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Dragon House

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3970 Central Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN 55421-3931
+1 763-781-8884
16:00 - 21:00
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Mon 16:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

My Aunt and I stopped in for the first time and had the buffet. Not as much food offerings as the typical Chinese mega buffets but the food was so much better! I was thrilled it was real Chinese Dragon food and not the mass produced and processed food served at the great majority of Chinese buffets I have grown... More 

Thank Megan H
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

Other than egg foo yung and the cream cheese wontons (get take out, don't bother sitting in this place), this place has fallen down on the job. Poor service. Boring, dated decor. Server didn't bother to check back, kind of rude too. Menu is old-style, so mostly old-fashioned chicken and pork dishes, nothing too novel or creative, and a poor... More 

Thank LocalEater612
Oak Grove, Minnesota
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41 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

Since we no longer live in the area we order and pick up at least once a month. It used to be weekly and their buffet was our favorite. Always hot and delicious. Our go to items are Chicken Egg Foo Young and Chop Suey Chow Mein. Excellent Egg Rolls...nice and crispy and never greasy.

1 Thank bonnerelli
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

Growing up in the neighborhood, take-out was always convenient. I LOVE this place! Chicken chow mein is my all-time favorite with or without the mushrooms. Servings are huge. Our family of four can be satisfied with three servings. I've never been disappointed with the service. Gift certificates for friends have always been appreciated.

1 Thank TravelinAltHSTeacher
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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581 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2015

Stopped for a fast lunch break. Food was delicious and economical at the same time. Ordered up the Sweet and Sour Chicken $7.00 and the number 1 lunch special Plane Chow Mien, Fried Rice and Egg Foo Young special $6.50.

1 Thank surestop
Columbia Heights, Minnesota
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2013

i waited over 2 hours for my order to be delivered and when i called 2x the owner just yelled at me for being upset. When it finally showed up, the delivery driver didnt even knock. my roommate just saw him peering in our window AND my food was cold as ice and TERRIBLE. no apology or anything just a... More 

Thank Kelly h
Fridley, Minnesota, United States
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2012

Our family has been dining at the Dragon House for at least 40 years. Mother's Day, birthdays, weddings, reunions, funeral gatherings and everything else in between. We have consistently had excellent service and food over all these years. We have brought many friends and relatives to the Dragon House and it is now among their favorite restaurants as well. We... More 

3 Thank Jean C
Coon Rapids, Minnesota
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2012

This place is just amazing. Tasty, the surroundings are elegant and the service? Puts a smile on my families faces as well as mine! Prices are excellent, not overpriced. Food is quality-cooked, I've always loved the Dragon House. My family always brings me here for my birthday, and it really reminds me everytime I come here of why I do.... More 

2 Thank Vanessa N
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2012

Been going here for years and I absolutely LOVE it! My favorite meals are either the #1 combo or an order of spicy lo mein and some wonton soup. The service is always great and the food is spectacular. Whenever my friends visit from out of town I always bring them here!

2 Thank ModernArt_ModernWar
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2012

I have been going to the Dragon House for over 30 years and I've always had wonderful service and quality food. I can't say enough good things about this place. I moved over 45 miles away and I still make it to Dragon House at least 2-3 times per month. The food is just that good!!!!!!

2 Thank Emilygoldsberry

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Buffet, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3970 Central Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN 55421-3931
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Columbia Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 763-781-8884
Serving Northeast Minneapolis since 1972. Former chefs worked at the famous Nankin Restaurant (Downtown Minneapolis) and the Fireside Ricebowl (Fridley Minnesota). Need a quick lunch? Try our lunch buffet from 11am-2pm Tues-Fri. Takeouts and deliveries also available.

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