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Dragon River

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1319 Cornwall Ave, #102, Bellingham, WA 98225-4743
+1 360-734-3462
11:00 - 21:00
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Ferndale, Washington
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177 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second meal at Dragon River. They were understaffed, with only one waitress for the entire floor. She was diligent, harried, but still friendly. After a wait to be seated, we ordered. The lunch specials came with soup, and the hot and sour soup was excellent. We were hoping for more spice in the entrees, especially as we... More 

Thank Kathair
Maple Falls, Washington
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

It took almost five minutes before we were seated, in an empty restaurant. Service? The food was so unremarkable it bordered on disgusting. The "chicken" in the Mongolian Chicken seemed to be what's known as a "flaked and formed" type of chicken, not whole natural muscle. Ketchup served with very dry BBQ pork. I recognise this type of Cheap product... More 

Thank Mark S
Bellingham, WA
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Eat here last Friday. We had sweet and sour chicken and their pot stickers. The food was really good and the place is quite clean. If you like Chinese food and haven't been here yet, give them a chance. We've lived here for ten years and have been going to the same Chinese restaurant for all this time. Food wasn't... More 

Thank ButchBellingham_WA
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Small place but big flavors, very clean and nice staff Had lunch it was perfect We will come here again

Thank Shannon Kaminsk... A
Bellingham, Washington
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The restaurant doesn't have much atmosphere but the food is delicious and perfect for take out. I recommend the sauerkraut stir-fry and garlic spinach!

Thank tjtisdale
Bellevue, Washington
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37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We ordered take-out. It took over an hour, service was RUDE, and the food -- waaaaay toooo expensive -- was marginal. In fact, it make two in our party ill. Would definitely NOT go back. The General Tso's was dry, tasteless and chewy, same for the fried tofu. The best thing we ordered was an eggplant vegetable medley, most of... More 

Thank EasyT0Please2013
Bellingham, Washington
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88 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

I used to save that title for Xing Panda Palace in Bellingham, but Dragon River is better. I've been here for a couple of lunches and dinners, and it has been really good every time. Service is very good and fast, and the food is just above average all the way around. Even mild dishes like the Chicken with Mushrooms... More 

Thank IvanCU
Bellingham, Washington
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145 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Not having been to any part of China I was looking for "chinese" food for lunch. This is it. Hot and Sour soup with a bit of a bite, General Tso's chicken that was well cooked and the sauce was sweet and spicy, yum.

Thank Norman S
Bellilngham WA
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Lots of choices on the menu, something for everyone. Particularly liked Garlic Beef, a Northern China dish. Careful though, it is very spicy.

Thank Carola A
Bellingham, Washington
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

We have always enjoyed ordering from the Northeastern portion of the menu. These dishes are often hearty and comforting. The braised pork (which must be eaten with the sauce it comes with) is just the thing on a cold night.

Thank Shawn W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 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: 1319 Cornwall Ave, #102, Bellingham, WA 98225-4743
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
  • Phone Number: +1 360-734-3462

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