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Oriental Express

3440 Seminole Trl Ste 107, Charlottesville, VA 22911-2217
+1 434-974-9988
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good10%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
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“lunch” (5 reviews)
“egg rolls” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Chinese, Asian
3440 Seminole Trl Ste 107, Charlottesville, VA 22911-2217
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Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

The duck I ordered must have died of starvation!! Dry and boney. The outside of the restaurant stunk of cats. Not impressed. Wont go back

Reviewed 15 April 2017

Mostly good/slightly above average. Once in a while you get a bland/little flavor dish - almost as if they forgot to add spices and flavoring. Sometimes too many vegetables, bamboo shoots etc. instead of chicken and meat of a specific dish. Overall though, you will...More

Thank Ortus S
Reviewed 26 December 2016

This restaurant specializes in take out and produces very consistent good Chinese food. We typically get the Moo Shu Chicken about once a month.

Thank 32lovinglife32
Reviewed 13 December 2016

This was my first visit, and I think I may go back. Service was friendly and quick. I'd asked for my food to be made extra spicy, and unlike some places, it was. The egg drop soup was especially good.

Thank norskies
Reviewed 8 November 2016

My sister and her family live in Charlottesville so I visit fairly often and this is another must while I'm visiting. They are prompt, friendly and the food is consistent which is not always the case with take out. The sesame chicken, beef and broccoli,...More

Thank Jessica R
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

The food was very fresh and tasty. Service was excellent and my order was ready exactly at the time promised.

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Family owned Oriental Express has great Chinese takeout (as other reviewers have noted, take out only). The service is quick and friendly and the serving sizes are very generous. In addition, lunch specials, which end at 3 pm are fantastic. Entree (with rice) egg roll...More

Thank JL50
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Great family-owned Chinese take-out spot near Hollymead and Forest Lakes. Call you order in ahead and it will be ready when you get there.

1  Thank Peter R
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Tasty Chinese and sushi for take out. We love chicken and broccoli which they willingly make mildly spicy for us. Another favorite of ours is the shrimp avocado roll. As an extra plus, our order is always ready when they say it will be!

1  Thank Victoria M
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Perfect for take out Chinese. No tables but super fast service. Call ahead and give them a pick up time. Your food will be hot and waiting. Speaking of food, they do a good job using fresh ingredients. My orders are sometimes complicated; more spice,...More

Thank 64Jag
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3440 Seminole Trl Ste 107, Charlottesville, VA 22911-2217
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-974-9988
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